"Cinematic" is a descriptor often assigned to instrumental bands, a catchall term that frequently serves as a polite way of saying "background music." Although On Fillmore creates sparse, mysterious sonic landscapes that occasionally function as film scores, the duo of Darin Gray and Glenn Kotche hates background music. Eschewing traditional structures, the band lulls, intrigues, startles and grinds, while crafting works with an illustrative quality. Some instrumental music feels like a soundtrack searching for a film, but Gray and Kotche create songs that invent... More >>>