On their latest collaboration with director Alex Garland, Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury craft an unsettling vocal-driven score to match the creepy idyll of Men. – Pitchfork
As previously promised, Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow’s unsettling original score to Men is getting the vinyl treatment! Pressed on “apple red” vinyl, the release features six interchangeable covers with watercolor design by Julian Gross. Pre-order now on the A24 shop!
The digital edition of Men–Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is out now via Invada Records and Lakeshore Records. Keep reading for more on the film’s Blu-ray release!
“A choral score by Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow beautifully bridges the gap between the film’s modern British pastoral setting and timeless Euro-gothic chills…” – Mark Kermode, The Guardian
“’Men’s’ off-kilter atmosphere is redolent of Robert Altman’s Images, and greatly enhanced by Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow’s creepy, dissonant score (shades of György Ligeti)” – Slant
Men, a haunting new vision from writer/director Alex Garland (Annihilation, Ex-Machina) is now playing in theaters via A24! Starring Academy Award nominee Jessie Buckley, BAFTA nominee Rory Kinnear and EMMY nominee Paapa Essiedu, the film also features score by Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow. Invada Records and Lakeshore Records have released Men–Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, available now digitally worldwide. View full album details and watch the film trailer below. A vinyl edition is forthcoming, so stay tuned!
Alex Garland’s highly-anticipated film, Men (A24) is set to open in theaters on May 20. Ahead of the film’s release, composers Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow have given us a first listen to their forthcoming soundtrack. Listen to “The Church” below. Invada Records and Lakeshore Records will release the full soundtrack digitally on May 20, 2022. Share your thoughts below in the comments!
A film written and directed by Alex Garland, Men stars Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear, EMMY-nominated Paapa Essiedu and Gayle Rankin. In theaters May 20 via A24.
“Composers Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow, and their collaborative group The Insects constantly defy expectation. Beautiful riffs are routinely interlaced with experimental electronics and white noise before plunging into deafening silence.” – Decider
And if [Alison] Pill won’t haunt your dreams, the series’ rumbling score — crafted in collaboration among Ben Salisbury, The Insects, and Geoff Barrow — certainly will. ” – Rolling Stone
It just seems fans can’t get enough of Devs, Alex Garland’s sci-fi Limited Series on Fx on Hulu, and neither can the critics. If you haven’t watched the show and if you’re a fan of Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury’s previous collaboration with Garland on Annihilation, then expect more of the soundtrack magic. See what critics far and wide are saying about Ben Salisbury, The Insects and Geoff Barrow’s score!
“Alex Garland‘s latest sci-fi endeavor is proving that silence can have just as powerful an effect. In Devs it’s not only the drama’s gorgeous and carefully crafted soundtrack that gives this FX on Hulu show depth… composers Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow, and their collaborative group The Insects constantly defy expectation. – Decider
“The series is also visually spectacular and, as with his films Ex Machina and Annihilation, Garland got Geoff Barrow (Portishead/BEAK>) and Ben Salisbury to do the score and, collaborating with fellow composers The Insects (Bob Locke and Tim Norfolk), they’ve delivered their most striking work yet. – Brooklyn Vegan
Composers Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury team up once again with The Insects to produce the soundtrack to Devs, the critically-acclaimed FX Original Series now streaming on FX on Hulu. When news broke that Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow was teaming up once again with Annihilation Director Alex Garland on this project, both the show and of course the soundtrack became one of the most highly-anticipated television scores to-date. The Devs (Original Series Soundtrack) is out now worldwide via Lakeshore Records (the Americas) and Invada Records (UK/Rest of World) on all major music services! See music players and links to download the music below.