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IMAGINAL SOUNDTRACKING is one of those excellent conceptual series whereby a label creates a scheme for artists to work within, often lead to surprising and enveloping results. This particular schemata comes from Phantom Limb’s soundtrack imprint, Geist im Kino, and looks to “… reframe overlooked or forgotten works of cinema and to offer a new …

SASCHA RING, the German electronica artist who plies his trade as Apparat, is set to release a limited edition four-album box set through Mute in mid-April collecting together a quartet of his recent soundtrack works. It’s the first time these soundtracks will have been available on vinyl, and this rather lush edition will also include …

LEGENDARY film music writer John Carpenter still has so much to say; so many eerie atmospheres to evoke. The composer of such industry-standard soundtracks as the Halloween series, The Fog and Christine is back early in the new year with a new album for Sacred Bones; and he’s released a single to both prickle the …

DERBYSHIRE’S brilliant post-folkrock trio Haiku Salut will be releasing two new ten-minute tracks over the next week, both in response to a commission by Live Cinema UK, in which the three-piece was set the task of rescoring archive shorts from the British Film Institute National Archive. The first, “Pattern Thinker”, soundtracks the 1940 black and …

EERIE soundtrack overlord John Carpenter has released a brace of new songs digitally ahead of a dizzying array of vinyl options in late August. The two songs, “Skeleton” and “Unclean Spirit”, are the first music outside the soundtrack sphere that John has released in four years. Both tracks were again produced in collaboration with his …

ITALIAN soundtrack scion Ennio Morricone has died, aged 91, in his birth city of Rome. Morricone’s life almost took an entirely different path: a talented footballer, he signed for his hometown club AS Roma. But it was to be his other talent, the trumpet, which won the day. Stints playing in jazz bands in the …

So last Friday night I watched one of the best low budget sci fi epics I’ve seen in a very long time. I think had I seen this movie when I was 10 years old I’d probably still look at it as a classic now. As it stands, this movie didn’t exist when I was 10. …