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.
It’s big, ominous, sometimes beautiful and often eerie — think Blade Runner or Annihilation — not to mention unsettling at times. – Brooklyn Vegan
Invada Records and Lakeshore Records have released the soundtrack to In The Earth, a film by Ben Wheatley, original music by Clint Mansell — available now digitally worldwide! The original music is both luminous and ominous with rich, organically inspired flourishes that inhabit a pronounced place in the folk horror film.
Lakeshore Records released the album digitally in the Americas and Invada Records in the rest of the world.
The NEON film, written and directed by Ben Wheatley, and produced by his ROOK FILMS production company, is now playing in U.S. theaters April 16, in the UK in June and the rest of the world TBD. The film is now Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes!
In the Earth’s bleak kaleidoscope of horror is a hallucinogenic meditation on the residual pandemic fears that haunt humanity. – Dread Central
We are thrilled to announce Invada Records and Lakeshore Records will release Clint Mansell’s score to the Ben Wheatley film In The Earth—the album releases digitally April 16 in the U.S. via Lakeshore and the rest of the world via Invada, and the NEON film opens in the U.S. on April 16, the UK in June and the rest of the world TBD. The original music is both luminous and ominous with rich, organically inspired flourishes that inhabit a pronounced place in the folk horror film. Listen to the soundtrack preview below original premiered at Brooklyn Vegan.
Music.Film and Lakeshore Records have released the soundtrack to Possesssor, featuring score by Jim Williams (Raw, Kill List). See album purchase links and players below to listen now. The British composer creates unnervingly hypnotic soundscapes utilizing electronic minimalism and twisted orchestral accompaniment to create ominous backdrops to the sci-fi thriller.
The NEON film directed by Brandon Cronenberg (Porfirio), is in theaters now.
The British composer creates unnervingly hypnotic soundscapes utilizing electronic minimalism and twisted orchestral accompaniment to create ominous backdrops to the sci-fi thriller. – Bloody Disgusting