The revolution will be televised: How the TV soundtrack raised its game

George Garner

The relationship between television shows and music has always constituted something of a mutually-beneficial holy matrimony.

Long before TV entered its modern golden era via the vaulting cinematic ambitions of HBO – in particular, the countenance of Tony Soprano cruising along the New Jersey Turnpike to Alabama 3’s Woke Up This Morning – music has always supercharged some of the most iconic moments in television history.

Still, in 2017, the incursion of music into the medium is arguably more prevalent ...

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