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“Combine the stellar cast with a killer soundtrack and beat-driven score by Dan the Automator, and you have a recipe for grand success.” austin360.com
The New York Times Critics’ Pick film Booksmart, directed by Olivia Wilde is an instant classic! One of the year’s best-reviewed coming-of-age films now on Blu-ray, don’t miss out on owning a piece of cinematic history! The film also features score by hip-hop icon Dan The Automator (Gorillaz producer, Deltron 3030, Handsome Boy Modeling School). The score is available now digitally and on vinyl on Lakeshore Records!
Also from Lakeshore Records: own the Various Artists soundtracks on vinyl, featuring music from the movie by Jurassic 5, Perfume Genius, Discovery, Cautious Clay, Kings Go Forth, Ceelo Green, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zero, Theophilus London, Lykke Li and more, exclusively at Urban Outfitters! See links and reviews below!
This particular conversation has been one of my favorites recent memory. – Score Keeper, Birth.Movies.Death
Listen to the podcast interview with Booksmart composer Dan “The Automator” Nakamura, hosted by Tony Giles exclusively now at Birth.Movies.Death! Dan talks about his collaboration with the film’s director, Olivia Wilde, and goes in depth about his philosophy and approaches on creating the right tone for the films he works on. Birth.Movies.Death also premieres the forthcoming vinyl (not to be confused with the previously announced soundtrack vinyl exclusive to Urban Outfitters), coming out this summer featuring Dan’s score on Blue Marble vinyl! See more details below.
Olivia Wilde’s critically-acclaimed Booksmart film is now playing in theaters! The New York Times Critic’s Pick film features score by Dan The Automator, out now on Lakeshore Records! Check out the interview over at Talkhouse, where you can find out what this iconic music producer is into lately. After all, composers don’t spend all their time inside a recording studio, right? Right?
Also, new this week, Dan The Automator’s Booksmart film score comes to HD audio on Bandcamp. See below. Which tracks are your favorite so far?
★★★★ “The snappy rhythm of Jamie Gross’ editing makes the girls’ adventure feel like it’s flying by to the infectious beats of Gorillaz’s Dan the Automator.” – Monica Castillo, RogerEbert.com
A New York Times Critic’s Pick film, Olivia Wilde’s coming-of-age comedy, Booksmart, opens in theaters everywhere! Featuring score by cult hip-hop producer Dan “The Automator” Nakamura (Deltron 3030, Handsome Boy Modeling School), the score album releases digitally worldwide on Lakeshore Records. Listen below!
Olivia Wilde’s highly-anticipated “hilarious, sharp, endearing” film (Joi Childs, /Film), Booksmart, opens in theaters everywhere this Friday, May 24! Ahead of the score album release also on Friday, Lakeshore Records is giving film music fans an advance peek at the forthcoming Various Artists album to be released on vinyl (an Urban Outfitters exclusive) and a listen to another score track by the film’s composer, Dan “The Automator” Nakamura entitled, “One Night Left”. Check out the exclusives now at Slash Film! See the track list and more below.