So I’m listening to the soundtrack to Last Tango in Paris the other day – I picked up the LP more because I was on a Gato Barbieri kick, rather than for any nostalgia for seeing the film. I’ve seen Last Tango, I guess I enjoyed it – can acknowledge its classic/controversial status – but I can’t say […]
Kevin Smuts My Octopus Teacher [Music From The Netflix Documentary] Maisie Music Publishing, LLC For me, by far and away the best thing about the recent Netflix documentary hit, My Octopus Teacher was its soundtrack.
George Fenton / Simon Chamberlain The Piano Framed Shogun Music Ltd British composer George Fenton has worked across all mediums – radio dramas and TV, documentary and feature narrative film, theatre, absolutely the works. And within that there are some longstanding collaborations and connections, with the BBC, for the films of Ken Loach and then […]
Rhian Sheehan We Are Stars [OST] 360.com Fans of Rhian Sheehan’s music could sense both a fascination with space and with film scores – before he was ever overtly working in the industry. Well, it was never hidden, more a preoccupation. Those two vestiges come together perfectly for this aspect of his occupation here, with […]
John Luther Adams Become Ocean Cantaloupe In a single-track, album-length work, the composer John Luther Adams has made a stunning soundtrack for contemporary life – it shimmers with a restraint, it play with – and in and around – silences. Under the baton of Ludovic Morlot the Seattle Symphony gives life to the Alaskan composer’s […]
Ravi Shankar & George Fenton, Ghandi [OST] (1982) I have only the vaguest recollection of the film – not so much of even watching it as watching my parents watch it – but YouTube can help me there when I next have a spare three hours. I bought this soundtrack album recently and it’s got […]