On the heels of the NEON release of PIG, the New York Times Critic’s Pick film now playing in theaters, Lakeshore Records‘ Alon Levitan caught up with co-composers Alexis Grapsas (Monday, BBC’s “Trigonometry” Series) and Philip Klein (Wish Dragon, The Last Full Measure). The film’s score received love from critics and playlist editors alike, taking top slots on Apple Music and Spotify playlists. Find out how the composers cooked up the tasteful music to the Nicolas Cage movie.
“Alexis Grapsas and Philip Klein’s sparse, folk-infused score aids the innate mournfulness of Sarnoski’s camera: even in its occasional lighter moments, Pig is suffused with the smoky air of tragedy.” – Consequence
Lakeshore Records has released Alexis Grapsas and Philip Klein’s score to New York Times Critic’s Pick film Pig! A Top 10 film, the affecting 13-track album is available now globally on all major music services! View the album tracklist, purchase links, and more below.
The score reflects the mood of the lead character played by Nicolas Cage with the simple folk-like colors of the raw baritone violin and acoustic guitars creating a richly mournful tone while more modern, aggressive electric guitars, distorted colors and drums provide a strikingly ominous, propulsive backdrop to his more intense moments.
Listen to “Hunting” which previously premiered at Dread Central:
The NEON film, written and directed by Michael Sarnoski is now playing in theaters.
One of the best horror scores of the year. – Cut Print Film
Composer Andrew Hollander collaborated with My Friend Dahmer Director Marc Meyers to create a score that was true to the period (Daily Dead) in this fascinating film centering on the coming-of-age years of the infamous serious killer, Jeffrey Dahmer. And now, you can take home the movie on Blu-ray or DVD or Digital. Keep reading for film and score reviews.
Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack to My Friend Dahmer, featuring score by Andrew Hollander (Leap!, Waitress). The album will debut digitally on all music services on Friday, March 30. Keep reading to view the album track list and more below.
One of the best horror scores of the year. – Patrick Phillips, Cut Print Film
In its fusion of craft and narrative, My Friend Dahmer is exquisite. – Sherry Linden, The Hollywood Reporter
My Friend Dahmer is an intriguing biopic about the early life of one of America’s most notorious serial killers, with an extraordinary and breakout per-formance by Ross Lynch at its center. Read full review William Bibbiani, IGN
FilmRise presents MY FRIEND DAHMER, available now on Digital (get it on iTunes).