“Composers Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow, and their collaborative group The Insects constantly defy expectation. Beautiful riffs are routinely interlaced with experimental electronics and white noise before plunging into deafening silence.” – Decider
And if [Alison] Pill won’t haunt your dreams, the series’ rumbling score — crafted in collaboration among Ben Salisbury, The Insects, and Geoff Barrow — certainly will. ” – Rolling Stone
It just seems fans can’t get enough of Devs, Alex Garland’s sci-fi Limited Series on Fx on Hulu, and neither can the critics. If you haven’t watched the show and if you’re a fan of Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury’s previous collaboration with Garland on Annihilation, then expect more of the soundtrack magic. See what critics far and wide are saying about Ben Salisbury, The Insects and Geoff Barrow’s score!
“Alex Garland‘s latest sci-fi endeavor is proving that silence can have just as powerful an effect. In Devs it’s not only the drama’s gorgeous and carefully crafted soundtrack that gives this FX on Hulu show depth… composers Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow, and their collaborative group The Insects constantly defy expectation. – Decider
“The series is also visually spectacular and, as with his films Ex Machina and Annihilation, Garland got Geoff Barrow (Portishead/BEAK>) and Ben Salisbury to do the score and, collaborating with fellow composers The Insects (Bob Locke and Tim Norfolk), they’ve delivered their most striking work yet. – Brooklyn Vegan
Composers Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury team up once again with The Insects to produce the soundtrack to Devs, the critically-acclaimed FX Original Series now streaming on FX on Hulu. When news broke that Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow was teaming up once again with Annihilation Director Alex Garland on this project, both the show and of course the soundtrack became one of the most highly-anticipated television scores to-date. The Devs (Original Series Soundtrack) is out now worldwide via Lakeshore Records (the Americas) and Invada Records (UK/Rest of World) on all major music services! See music players and links to download the music below.
Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow have done it again: their collaboration with another Alex Garland film has earned them numerous accolades for their Annihilation score and the latest comes from Soundtrack Geek, who grants them the coveted 100% review rating! Have you seen the film in theaters and listened to their brilliant, visceral score?
Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow are two essential contributors to the film’s spellbinding quality. – PopMatters
Now that Alex Garland’s critically-acclaimed Annihilation film is out on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital, PopMatters shares this recent interview with composers Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow, first touching on the cinematic experience of the film, and diving into their collaboration with Director Alex Garland on the score’s placement in the film.
Annihilations fans, take note and rewatch the movie now on your favorite digital streaming platforms or own the DVD! The soundtrack is released by Lakeshore and Invada Records and available now on all digital music services, on CD and coming soon to vinyl!
If you did not have a chance to see Alex Garland’s critically-acclaimed Annihilation film in theaters, the much-talked about sci-fi movie starring Natalie Portman is now available on Digital (get it on iTunes)! The composers of the film, Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow, recently announced the forthcoming release of the vinyl album, as well as a CD, so stay tuned for that as well!
It’s a truly stunning piece of work, Garland’s visuals intertwined with that score, which was the product of Ben Salisbury and Portishead’s Geoff Barrow. – Stereogum
Haunting score – Rolling Stone
Absorbing and hypnotic, Annihilation is the best kind of sci-fi film – the kind that challenges and subverts the genre, all the while introducing new ideas that you’ll see in films to come. – Wenlei Ma, News.com.au