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The Knick (Cliff Martinez)

Synchrotones’ Microtones Review… all of the opinion, less of the words.


Cliff Martinez, 2014, Milan Records
20 tracks, 51:00

What is it? Set in New York City in 1900, this new television drama from Steven Soderbergh centers on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who push the boundaries of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. 246 more words


Review: 'Cold in July' 9.13.14

I’ve grown quite fond of director Jim Mickle over the past couple of years. Really only having very recently seen both his 2006 debut – “Mulberry Street” and last year’s “We Are What We Are” (a surprisingly better remake of the 2010 Spanish film of the same name). 703 more words

Home Theater

The Knick, created by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler, is a ten-part TV show which may be the best thing Steven Soderbergh has ever done. 657 more words


19th Century Medicine, 21st Century Tunes

The Knick is a gritty medical drama with some harsh and unforgiving characters, but an important character you wont see on screen is the music. It might not seem like they would go together but this strange juxtaposition somehow works perfectly, to make a mysterious and intense rhythmic tempo to the shows more high stress moments. 89 more words


Behind the Sounds: Cliff Martinez, 'The Knick (Original Series Soundtrack)'

Beakers spilling over with a dying patient’s blood; corpse-stealing ambulances; dank, rotting tenements; placenta previa; a breached fetus; horse-drawn carriages trampling down the dirt roads of Mott and Broome Street; medical instruments marrying the Civil War and… 540 more words

The Knick (Cliff Martinez) - Press Release


(August 6, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA) – Milan Records will release THE KNICK – Original Television Soundtrack digitally on August 19, followed by a physical CD release on Tuesday, September 16.

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