Okay, friends. It has been nearly an entire year since I discovered the Manhunter soundtrack, and the shine has still not worn off. It is so great. Seriously, go listen to it. I want more movie (or tv, I suppose!) scores/soundtracks like this. Please. [more inside]
Curious to know if there exists a film in which two songs (ideally not score material) are essentially mixed as though they were selected by a DJ. One or both of the music sources can be visible on screen (band, radio, etc.), but stuff like a live band segue or DJ set doesn't really qualify as what I'm looking for. Or maybe this is super common, and I just never realized it?
I'm looking for songs that aren't objectively scary or spooky, but due to their use in horror/slasher/whatever movies/TV, they're now associated with scary times. "Goodbye Horses" in Silence Of The Lambs would be the ideal with "Red Right Hand" in Scream just squeeking in.
Years ago I saw a version of the classic weird animated sci-fi movie Fantastic Planet (Planete Sauvage) where the sounds and dialogue had been completely replaced by electronic music from Venetian Snares, Matmos, and the like. I can't find it anywhere - all the sites that blogged about it link to the same outdated video link. Anyone have a line on it? [more inside]
What is the name, and who is the composer, of the music in this scene from Pirates of Silicon Valley?
My parents have finally converted their old 8mm home movies to digital format and I've been tasked with adding music and editing. What are some good songs to use for background music for movies shot from roughly 1960 through 1983? [more inside]
Can you recommend music similar to the Brothers Bloom score? [more inside]
What are some films with great work by a Foley artist? [more inside]
Looking for examples in film/tv where music that might normally be considered "cheesy" or "corny" is used to create an incredibly dramatic, memorable, even haunting scene/atmosphere... [more inside]
I need help identifying some film music by Michael Nyman. [more inside]
What are the best cinematic movie soundtracks you've ever heard? [more inside]
I've been oddly fascinated with scenes in movies when the theme of the music diverges from what is going on in the movie. What is this device called?
I've been oddly fascinated with scenes in movies when the theme of the music diverges from what is going on in the movie. What is this device called? [more inside]
What's the name of the song that's playing in the movie scream when Matthew Lillard's character is chasing people? [more inside]
What song is playing at the end of the trailer for Millions?