Graham Reynolds complemented Linklater’s imagery with equally colorful music that is as unpredictable as its visual counterpart. – Score Keeper, Birth.Movies.Death
The Lakeshore Podcast is back and our Vinyl Specialist Tony Giles caught up with Graham Reynolds, composer of A Scanner Darkly! A Scanner Darkly, an adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel, was released back in 2006 to critical acclaim, and Lakeshore is proud to release the score on vinyl for the very first time in partnership with Fire Records! Listen to the podcast interview now at Birth.Movies.Death.
[Graham Reynolds’ score] is nothing short of the perfect fit for Richard Linklater’s next gen rotoscope interpretation of Philip K. Dick’s novel of drug induced paranoia and corporate mind control. – IGN
In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we revisit A Scanner Darkly Soundtrack–film directed by Richard Linklater! Using a technique called interpolated rotoscope to produce its distinct animated aesthetic, the film is adapted from a novel by Philip K. Dick and features score by Graham Reynolds (Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny, Bernie)! Listen to this exclusive album preview below!
Graham’s latest release on Lakeshore, Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny, is out now (get it on iTunes).
We revisit action-adventure film Tropic Thunder starring the really, really, ridiculously funny Ben Stiller (Zoolander), Academy Award® nominee Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man 3), Jack Black (The D Train), Brandon T. Jackson (Fast & Furious), and Jay Baruchel (TV’s DreamWorks Dragons). Lakeshore Records was there for all the fun in 2008, with a dedicated Myspace page and all! The Tropic Thunder score album, various artists soundtracks (both on Lakeshore Records) and the movie are available now on iTunes. Read further for the soundtrack preview and more.
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This week’s Lakeshore Records Pick of the Week is Zodiac, a soundtrack which features an eclectic mix of great musicians and groups from periods past: Johnny Coltrane, Donovan, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Isaac Hayes, Johnny Mathis, Marvin Gaye, Miles Davis, The Four Tops, Three Dog Night, Santana, Sly & The Family Stone, and more! Directed by David Fincher (Se7en), this film (rent it on iTunes) takes its viewers back to the period between 1968-1969, when the infamous killer, “The Zodiac” terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area.
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal (Source Code, Donnie Darko), Mark Ruffalo (Reservation Road) and Robert Downey, Jr. (A Scanner Darkly), The interplay between the three characters: an obsessed cartoonist-amateur detective, newspaper reporter and Police Inspector, respectively, adds to the tension and frustration built by one of the country’s most infamous unsolved murder mysteries.
Download The Album! Zodiac (Music From The Motion Picture): iTunes | Buy CD
Zodiac (Music From The Motion Picture)
01. Easy to Be Hard – Three Dog Night
02. Sky Pilot – Eric Burdon & The Animals
03. Soul Sacrifice – Santana
04. Bernadette – The Four Tops
05. (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden – Lynn Anderson
06. I Want to Take You Higher – Sly & The Family Stone
07. Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic – Isaac Hayes
08. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) – Marvin Gaye
09. Brother Louie – Stories
10. Hurdy Gurdy Man – Donovan
11. It’s Not for Me to Say – Johnny Mathis
12. Mary’s Blues – Johnn Coltrane
13. Solar – Miles Davis
14. Johnny Mann Singers – The Sound of the City
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