Putting together a film about high fidelity that focuses on the importance of enjoying music is the exception, not the rule. So, as I watched Type 7 Film’s feature short on Devon Turnbull and his OJAS brand of bespoke loudspeaker, amplifier and cable designs, I was struck at how truly unique the approach was.
A single screening of a pop culture obsessive’s homage to martial arts/grindhouse cinema is all it takes to seriously consider director Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Vol. 1 as possibly film’s greatest soundtrack mash-up.
While some who see themselves as serious music collectors may hold the compilation album in low esteem, its value should never be underestimated. Often a compilation album’s true worth lies in its ability to bring difficult-to-find music to a wider audience.