An experience enjoyable without the visuals… Black Hills Forest, and Rustin Parr, establish several of the key features of the album… listening at a louder volume reveals new worlds. – Musique Machine
To truly appreciate Adam Wingard’s score to last year’s Blair Witch movie, the direct sequel to the cult phenomenon The Blair Witch Project, this soundtrack review at Musique Machine is essential reading. Mastered by Robert Rich, a pioneering ambient musician, the album is described as “surprisingly detailed” without being intrusive. It is certainly a rich review of the soundtrack. Read the full review at Musique Machine.
Have you caught up on the latest Lakeshore Records releases? Here are just a few fresh Digital/VOD picks to get you going on this first week of the New Year: Blair Witch (score by the film’s director, Adam Wingard), Criminal (score by Brian Tyler and featuring the end credits song, “Drift And Fall Again” by Lola Marsh), and I.T. (score by Timothy Williams). These films are currently featured and trending on their respective streaming platforms, so don’t miss out! Also, revisit some of our best vinyl releases of 2016. Read further for more film and score details.
For the past half-year, Lakeshore Records has been supplying us with fantastic behind-the-scenes podcasts featuring interviews with many different composers talking about their latest work. Hosted by Tony Giles, these podcasts have been a real addition to the web site offering unique perspectives that aren’t often translated through the written word. – Score Keeper, Birth.Movies.Death
Take a trip down memory lane with Tony Giles (host of The Damn Fine Cast and our Lakeshore Loves Vinyl guru), who spins a curated set of Lakeshore Records vinyl released in 2016 — we may be biased — but boy is this playlist good. There aren’t enough words to describe all the emotions that go into hearing Tony’s selections from each album. It’s been a truly amazing year of soundtrack releases at Lakeshore Records and we thank you for sticking by us on this musical journey. So sit back, relax, and hear the full podcast exclusively at Birth.Movies.Death!
Featured Music: Lakeshore Loves Vinyl 2016 Podcast Playlist
1 KMC014 – Synchronicity
2 Baskin – Baskin
3 Wayward Pines Theme/Suite – Wayward Pines
4 Overture – Anomalisa
5 Four Doomed Men Ride Out – Bone Tomahawk
6 Rustin Parr – Blair Witch
7 End Titles – Don’t Breathe
8 Stranger Things Theme Extended – Stranger Things
9 Bill Harper – Mr Robot
10 Memories – Captain Fantastic
11 Love Crime – Hannibal Season 3
12 Daniel – Camino
13 Prologue/Tuyo – Narcos
14 Don’t Tell Sarah – Swiss Army Man
15 – September – The Nice Guys
Musique Machine recently interviewed director Adam Wingard on his work as a composer for Blair Witch, the sequel to the iconic ’90s film phenomenon, The Blair Witch Project! Adam spoke of incorporating actual woodland field recordings, audio from a live sorcery ceremony conducted on the grounds where he filmed, and the synth gear he used to realize the evil soundscapes desired for Blair Witch. Check out the full interview at Musique Machine.
Blair Witch (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is out now digitally on Lakeshore Records(get it here), and on vinyl, co-released by Death Waltz (get it here).