New Music Friday: ‘American Folk’, ‘Videoman’, ‘Blind’ + Vinyl Releases

This week, we welcome these new soundtrack releases from the realm of folk, synthwave, singer/songwriter and orchestral scores: American Folk (Ben Lovett), Videoman (Waveshaper & Robert Parker + Various Artists), Blind (Various Artists), and the forthcoming soundtrack, The Ritual (Ben Lovett)!  Also out on vinyl are the sought-after albums, The Mountain Between Us (Ramin Djawadi) and The Lobster (Nick Cave feat. Kylie Minogue + Various Artists).  See the full details below!

Digital Releases Out Now:

American Folk (Original Score) – [get it here]

Understatedly moving, with lots of good music, David Heinz’s pleasing indie, starring two real-life singer-songwriters, merits the critical leg-up it will need to gain a commercial foothold beyond the festival circuit. – Dennis Harvey, Variety

Many followers of Film Music Daily know Ben Lovett from his stand-out score to Synchronicity, so we’re pleased to hear more of him: his diverse talents are put into use in this new indie film, American Folk.

Good Deed Entertainment presents AMERICAN FOLK, in theaters and on VOD Friday, January 26.



Videoman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – [get it here]

With the majority of the 23 track album being songs by either Waveshaper or Robert Parker, it’s hard to not be excited about the upcoming film. – NewRetroWave

“Love On Ice” is a key part of a truly killer original motion picture soundtrack – Vehlinggo

Fans of The Rise of the Synths have been waiting to get their hands on more music by Waveshaper and Robert Parker, and oh boy are we in for a treat: Videoman is a smorgasbord for all synth heads and synthpop lovers aching for some fresh cuts.  The album also features some massive tracks by Johan Agebjörn (featuring collaborations Ryan Paris, Sally Shapiro and Tom Hooker), Main, Motoboy, Sveinung Nygaard (feat. Niki Yrla), and Femmepop

World of Film presents VIDEOMAN, premiering in Swedish cinemas in 2018.



Blind (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – [get it here]
Various Artists (see below).

Feat. music and performances by Amy Lee (Evanescence), Dave Eggar, Sasha Lazard, Chuck Palmer, Phillip Phillips, Ann Hampton Callaway, Cindy Morgan, Everett Bradley, Johnny Farro, Jake Baine, and Matt Rocker and the Constituents.

Vertical Entertainment presents BLIND, available now on VOD (rent it on iTunes or Amazon).


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The Ritual (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – [get it here]
Score by Ben Lovett.

Ben Lovett (American Folk, Synchronicity, The Signal) reunites with The Signal director David Bruckner (Southbound, V/H/S) for the new horror film, The Ritual.  More soundtrack details are forthcoming!

THE RITUAL premieres February 9 on Netflix.


Vinyl Releases Out Now:


The Mountain Between Us (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Vinyl – [get it here]
Score by Ramin Djawadi.

Ramin Djawadi’s score to The Mountain Between Us, one of the most romantic films of 2017, comes to vinyl!  This album is a must-have for Ramin Djawadi film score fans who have followed his career (“Game of Thrones”, “Westworld”).


The Lobster (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Vinyl – [get it here]
Featuring “Where The Wild Roses Grow” by Nick Cave feat. Kylie Minogue + Various Artists.

Academy Award® nominated The Lobster film, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos gets a well-deserved vinyl treatment.  Not only is the Nick Cave song a treat in of itself, but the classic tracks couldn’t be more perfect for the turntable.  Out now via our friends and partners at Fire Records.

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