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Top 10 Best Film Scores Of 2018: Mandy, You Were Never Really Here | The AV Club

His score for the hitman-redemption potboiler You Were Never Really Here mirrors Joaquin Phoenix’s remarkable performance, flicking quickly between Drive-wave menace and fluttering string elegies. – The Playlist 

It’s been a year of reinvention, says The AV Club of the film scores out in 2018.  Both the compositions of Johann Johannsson (Mandy) and Jonny Greenwood (You Were Never Really Here) — which made their tightly-curated 10 Best Film Scores of 2018 list — may fit the bill or their scores are just so special that it defies the typical film music critic descriptors.  Lakeshore Records (together with Invada Records in the UK) released both of these critically-acclaimed scores, and you can find them now on Digital, CD and vinyl, worldwide.  See the full list at The AV Club.

Mandy marked a new musical direction for Jóhannsson, one that pulls the seemingly contradictory aural impulses of lush synthesizer romance, cold percussive menace, and harsh buzzsaw guitars into one doom metal-influenced ambient whole that sets your whole body abuzz with blissful waves of ecstatic noise.

Mandy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – [Download/Listen/Buy]


You Were Never Really Here  (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – [Download/Listen/Buy]


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Midnight Movie: See Mandy With Special Appearance in Los Angeles At The Landmark Nuart Theatre on December 7!

Mandy Soundtrack - Score by Johann Johannsson | Lakeshore and Invada Records

The public demands it! Join the Mandy cult when the critically-acclaimed film screens on December 7 at Midnight in Los Angeles at the Landmark Nuart Theatre! The film will be introduced by Producer Daniel Noah and moderated by Mayhem Director Joe Lynch!  Book your tickets now while they’re still available, online at the Landmark website.

Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Listen/Buy Vinyl



Indie Spirit Award Nominee ‘Mandy’ Movie Goes Maximum Cage November 29 on Shudder!

Mandy Soundtrack - Score by Johann Johannsson | Lakeshore and Invada Records

Nicolas Cage gives the performance of a lifetime – Russ Fischer, The Playlist

Got chainsaw?  Get your popcorn ready (or better yet, Mac ‘n’ Cheese) and prepare yourself for visionary Director Panos Cosmatos’ Mandy movie — the critically-acclaimed film debuts November 29 on horror streaming platform Shudder!   Mandy is a New York Times Critic’s Pick film with a 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and it just received the Indie Spirit Award Best Cinematography nomination (Benjamin Loeb)!  If you’re kicking yourself for not seeing the film yet, then Thursday is  your day of atonement.  

Mandy – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by World Soundtrack Award Composer of the Year Winner Johann Johannsson is available now via Lakeshore and Invada Records:

[Download/Stream][Order Vinyl]




Screen Panos Cosmatos’ ‘Mandy’ Film At The Metrograph Theatre In New York City (November 16-19)!

As part of the Bill Duke series, movie fans who have been dying to see Mandy in the big screen can catch screenings at the Metrograph in New York City from November 16 to 19!  Mandy co-screenwriter Aaron Stewart-Ahn will be introduce the film at select screenings, so book your tickets now at Metrograph online.

Mandy – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Johann Johannsson is available now via Lakeshore and Invada Records:

[Download/Stream][Order Vinyl]




Special Guest Panos Cosmatos Talks ‘Mandy’ And Films On His First Podcast! | Shock Waves

You read that right! Director Panos Cosmatos partakes in his very first podcast in a recent Shock Waves podcast show to talk about his filmmaking journey to the cult film phenomenon that is Mandy!  If you’ve ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a conversation with Panos Cosmatos, this is the interview to hear!  The show kicks off with the hosts, Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry, who offer their take on the film and soundtrack.  Let us know what you think about their reviews below!

Lakeshore and Invada Records have released Mandy – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, available now on vinyl, CD and digital formats!

Soundtrack Available Now: [Order Vinyl][Download/Listen]

We welcome the helmer of MANDY and BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW for his first ever podcast appearance to talk about his early filmmaking days, the long road and inspiration to get MANDY made, working with Nicolas Cage, and much, much more!