Lovett’s score is one of the most compelling and nuanced I’ve heard in a long time; and it’s worthy of many repeat listens. – Vehlinggo
On the eve of Ben Lovett’s cassette release to his acclaimed Synchronicity film score, we take a look back at the film and addictive analog synth score. Jacob Gentry’s mind-bending ‘Sci-fi Noir’ in the tradition of Blade Runner, Gattaca and Memento,stars an ensemble cast: Chad McKnight (The Signal, TV’s “ER”), Brianne Davis (Hulu’s “Casual”), Scott Poythress (Allegiant), A.J. Bowen (The Guest), and Turbo Kid’s Michael Ironside.
Consequently, the score is a “shameless love letter to Vangelis,” the composer of Blade Runner. However, the score became its own standalone work of art. You can’t think of Synchronicity without thinking about Ben’s infectious score. Ben’s work earned accolades from peers and critics alike, garnering him a Discovery of The Year Nomination at the World Soundtrack Awards. Certainly one of Lakeshore Records’ favorite releases of 2016, we are pleased to keep the love going through this cassette release via our friends at Megatapes.
One of Lakeshore Records‘ favorite releases of 2016 is Synchronicity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Ben Lovett’s analog synth score to Jacob Gentry’s stylish ’80s-centric time travel film. The score is out now digitally, on CD and vinyl, and now for the first time on cassette via our partners at Megatapes. Vehlinggo has debuted the all-new album art by John Bergin, exclusive to this cassette release. In celebration of this new release, there is a soundtrack cassette giveaway — check it all now at Vehlinggo.
Ben Lovett received worldwide acclaim for his score to Synchronicity, nominated by the World Soundtrack Awards for Discovery of The Year in October 2016.
Magnet Releasing, a division of Magnolia Pictures, presents SYNCHRONICITY, available now on Blu-ray/DVD (get it here) and on VOD (rent it on iTunes).
‘Synchronicity’ Soundtrack Is Out Now On Lakeshore Records – Download Here: [iTunes]
Last week Death Waltz Recording Company, in collaboration with Lakeshore Records, released Ben Lovett’s mesmerizingly enigmatic score for the new time-traveling flick Synchronicity (2015) directed by Jacob Gentry. Lovett harnessed a museum of vintage analog synthesizers to concoct a musical cocktail rooted in the nostalgia of ’80s sci-fi. – Birth.Movies.Death
The soundtrack to Jacob Gentry’s scifi thriller, Synchronicity, is now released on 180-gram color vinyl via label partners Death Waltz Recording Company (a division of Mondo)! On this occasion, Birth.Movies.Death has the exclusive premiere of Lakeshore Records‘ video interview with composer Ben Lovett, who talks about his longstanding collaboration with the director, his score which pays homage to Vangelis, and the wonders of analog synthesizers. Watch here.
‘Synchronicity’ Soundtrack Is Out Now On Lakeshore Records! Download Here: [iTunes]
**Perfect Score Review**
This is without a doubt my first true love of 2016, a score that takes me back and on a journey through space and time. They don’t make scores like this anymore, seriously… – Soundtrack Geek
Synchronicity, directed by Jacob Gentry (The Signal) is available now on Blu-ray/DVD (get it here). Find out why critics love this “mind blowing” sci-fi film which pays homage to Blade Runner! Chat with director Jacob Gentry and co-stars Chad McKnight and Brianne Davis on Friday, May 13 (1 PM PDT / 4 PM PDT) on Reddit AMA (join here).
Magnet Releasing, a division of Magnolia Pictures, presents SYNCHRONICITY, available now on Blu-ray/DVD and on VOD (rent it on iTunes).
Heads-up, synth fans: Ben Lovett’s Synchronicity might just be this year’s It Follows. All the usual names apply here: Vangelis, Carpenter, Carlos, the Dream, but Lovett’s evocative music deserves to be put on its own terms. – Films On Wax
If you haven’t gone out to see Synchronicity,winner of this year’s L’Écran Fantastique Award at Fantasia International Film Festival, then go see it in theaters or On Demand! Find out why critics are calling Composer Ben Lovett’s analog synth-driven score this year’s It Follows!
Magnet Releasing, a division of Magnolia Pictures, presents SYNCHRONICITY, in theaters, On Demand, On Amazon Video and iTunes now (find a theater).