Soundtrack collectors, own this Tom Holkenborg score: Lakeshore Records is offering 100 free download codes for this week’s Free Music Fridays giveaway!
The ever versatile Composer Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL), has made a career of producing compositions for blockbuster films such as Tomb Raider, Mortal Engines, Divergent, Mad Max: Fury Road and Dead Pool. In 2016, he composed the score to Distance Between Dreams, the Red Bull Media House Films release which documented one of the most historic years in big-wave surfing.
Debuting on Yahoo! Music is Junkie XL’s track, “The Worx” from Distance Between Dreams, the big wave surfing documentary featuring surf legend, Ian Walsh. Filmed during a record-breaking , Tom Holkenborg brings all the drama and beauty of the big wave surfing documentary in this immersive synth score experience. Watch the full music video now at Yahoo! Music. Vinyl on sale details available here.
The most historic year in big-wave surfing comes to life through the eyes of iconic surfer Ian Walsh, as he sets mind and body in motion to redefine the upper limits of what’s considered rideable. With massive El Niño-powered swells building across the Pacific, Ian, Shaun, DK and Luke Walsh band together in a way that only brothers can to progress surfing to unimaginable heights.
Red Bull Media House Films presents DISTANCE BETWEEN DREAMS, available now on DVD and Digital (get it here).
On Sunday morning May 7th at 9am Pacific Standard Time Lakeshore Records will make available to the public a limited number of signed vinyl copies of DISTANCE BETWEEN DREAMS by Junkie XL aka Tom Holkenborg.
Because these records have been unpacked we are unable to determine which variant you will be shipped as copies of each variant have been signed. The price for the signed copies are $34.98, first come first serve. Available to customers world wide, buyer pays shipping costs. All sales are final, no returns, refunds or exchanges.
This is not only one of our very favorite Junkie XL records of all time, it is also one of our very favorite synth-score albums of all time. A stunning and beautiful record that has the marks of a classic in the making featuring lush analog synths and wonderful clean ambient guitar textures that pay homage to surf music. Listen at the Spotify embed below.
It’s a stirring score that draws you close into the film and the video. “Jaws” features stunning landscapes of water and mountain, beach, and waves that begin with tones of warm blues and greens before shifting through the course of the song to darker tones and more insistent roiling from the score. – Popmatters
Experience Junkie XL’s music from Distance Between Dreams (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) in this stunning new video, featuring “Jaws” — watch it now exclusively at Popmatters. Featuring footage from the big wave surfing documentary starring surf legend Ian Walsh, this music video is just a taste of what you can expect.
As far as electronic albums go you can rarely do better than this one. – Soundtrack Dreams
Soundtrack Dreams reviews Tom Holkenborg’s (aka Junkie XL) score to big wave surfing documentary, Distance Between Dreams. Film music critic Mihnea Manduteanu remarks on Junkie XL’s wide range as a composer and creating sounds that reflect the drama of an extreme sport. “This is the power of music and this is one of those times when a film score is much more than an album.” Full review at Soundtrack Dreams.