Posts Tagged: soundtrack

This Week in Posivibes: Fire Walk With Me

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In celebration of the prequel film’s 25th anniversary, Death Waltz is re-releasing the soundtrack to Fire Walk With Me. The score is much lesser known, and hard to come by, than the soundtrack to the Twin Peaks series that Death Waltz re-released last year. Like the more famous recording, Fire Walk With Me’s soundtrack was composed by Angelo Badalamenti in close collaboration with David […]

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This Week in Posivibes: Embers

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Embers, directed by Claire Carré, has received a long list of awards for the ingenious way in which it employs a sci-fi landscape to explore memory and what we would be—as humans, as partners, as higher thinking beings—without it. The film’s score was created by Kim Henning and Shawn Parke, multi-genre composers living in Portland who […]

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The Perfect Eerie Piano Scale

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In honor of Halloween, Consequence of Sound has collected what they deem the “10 Essential Horror Movie Scores.” Following Scorsese’s argument that music and film are intrinsically tied, “[b]ecause there’s a kind of intrinsic musicality to the way moving images work when they’re put together,” the piece celebrates how horror perhaps above all genres uses […]

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Oasis Hijinks

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The latest news in Oasis ridiculousness is a throwback: apparently, according to Danny Boyle, Noel Gallagher confessed he turned down the opportunity to get on the Trainspotting soundtrack because he mistakenly assumed the movie was about “train spotters.” Bummer to miss out on being a part of an iconic 90s film alongside Brian Eno, Iggy Pop, Pulp, and Primal Scream because you can’t bother to […]

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John Carpenter’s “Utopian Façade”

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“Utopian Façade” is a track from the director’s second studio album, Lost Themes II, and the video, directed by Gavin Hignight and Ben Verhulst, is a kind of Neon Genesis Evangelion meets zombie forest freakout set to the hum of Carpenter’s darkly suspenseful composing. Speaking of their goals in the project, the video’s directors said: [Carpenter’s] work stands the test […]

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Can You Judge a Book by Its Soundtrack?

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When I’m deep in writing a novel, pretty much every song on the radio or on my phone reminds me of someone from that particular book. Here are some of the ones that consistently came up as embodying certain characters and their situations… Gina Frangello shares a soundtrack for her new novel, Every Kind of Wanting […]

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Twin Peaks Remastered

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As a prelude to the upcoming third season, the utterly perfect soundtrack to the original Twin Peaks has been remastered and is now out on vinyl from Death Waltz Recordings. The reissue features liner notes by Angelo Badalamenti, the composer who helped create David Lynch’s iconic eerie smiling moodscape. Read an ode to the wonderful crazy thing that is the Lynch-Badalamenti […]

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Lynch’s Perfect Musical Something

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David Lynch is often cited for his influence on artists of all media—a fact which may come down to the director’s incredible ability to generate an atmosphere, a full immersive sense of being in a place or mindset. Beyond the Beyond: Music from the Films of David Lynch attempts to articulate what makes Lynch’s work particularly attractive […]

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The Rumpus Interview with William Cusick

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Director William Cusick discusses his new film, Pop Meets the Void, its unconventional narrative structure, simultaneously acting and directing, and the universal urge to create.

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Christian Kiefer and the Soundtracked Novel

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When we interviewed Christian Kiefer about his recent book, The Animals, the soundtrack he produced to accompany the text was still an upcoming release. Now available, the album features music by Kiefer and others such as Jefferson Pitcher, Tetuzi Akiyama, Tom Carter, Kevin Corcoran, to name a few. Taking its name from the novel’s first sentence, What […]

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