Taking inspiration from European composers like Michael Nyman and Georges Delerue, Mosseri “romanticized” the city with its own impressionistic identity — swirling woodwinds, shivering strings and regal brass. – Tim Greiving, Los Angeles Times
“The movie was a composer’s dream,” said Emile Mosseri of working on The Last Black Man in San Francisco. The Los Angeles Times profiles the score by Mosseri and digs into the modern-day fairy tale aspect of the Indie Spirit and Gotham Award-nominated film in collaboration with Director Joe Talbot. Read the feature now at Los Angeles Times in which Mosseri also talks about recording with a 25-string orchestra to bring about a big, classic score.
If you have yet to experience the score loved by critics in context with the year’s most acclaimed film, head over to Prime Video and stream it now.
The Last Black Man In San Francisco – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is available now on digital, vinyl and CD on Lakeshore Records.
Nineteen precise excursions into the world of modern audio creativity. Cool, inventive cuts include “Ah America,” “The Civilian Executive,” “Jeanie,” “Mariah,” and “War Machine.” Top pick.
Review site babysue selects Nick Cave & Warren Ellis‘ War Machine score as a Top Pick for September! If you missed our previous posts about the composer duo’s work on the Brad Pitt absurdist drama, preview the album below. See the full list at babysue.
The soundtrack, from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, is quite possibly a classic – The Quietus
Find out why critics love Nick Cave and Warren Ellis‘ score to War Machine, in the latest review at The Quietus. Brendan Telford goes in depth with the album tracks, highlighting the composer duo’s talent for extraordinary compositions,
Together with Invada Records, Lakeshore Records released the soundtrack, which also includes four tracks by electronic/kraut-rock innovator Roedelius — is out now on all major digital outlets and on CD.
Their twelfth score and arguably their best. – Nick Roseblade, Drowned in Sound
Check out Drowned In Sound’s superb review of Nick Cave & Warren Ellis‘ score to War Machine, Netflix’s absurdist war drama starring Brad Pitt, Tilda Swindon, and more! Together with Invada Records, Lakeshore Records released the soundtrack, which also includes four tracks by electronic/kraut-rock innovator Roedelius — read the review now at Drowned In Sound. You can also preview the critically-acclaimed score below.
War Machine is not only one of Cave and Ellis’ finest scores but one of the best things the duo have ever created in all of their myriad of projects. – Simon Tucker, Louder Than War
Together with Invada Records, Lakeshore Records released Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ highly-anticipated score to “War Machine”, the absurdist drama which debuted on Netflix and is now streaming exclusively on the platform. Read the soundtrack review now at Louder Than War, in which Simon Tucker says their outstanding score is one of their best! Also check out tour dates for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds in our previous post here.