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Chromatics – Cherry LP (Deluxe Edition)


Video: Johnny Jewel – Windswept

Johnny Jewel - Windswept

Video By Chromatics. Windswept out worldwide May 10th on Italians Do It Better.

Video: Heaven – Lonesome Town


Here’s a Ricky Nelson’s “Lonesome Town” cover by Johnny Jewel’s Heaven project. Video by Chromatics. Heaven’s “Lonesome Town” EP Out May 10th. Get it here

Video: Heaven – It’s Not Enough


“It’s Not Enough” is the first track from the Heaven’s debut EP, out next month via Italians Do It Better. Produced by Johnny Jewel.

Video Directed & Filmed By Rene & Radka. Edited By Chromatics. Starring Hana Vagnerova.



The Hacker and The Key are out now on Italians Do It Better.

Johnny Jewel – The Hacker [Music Inspired By Ghost In The Shell]

ghost in the shell

The world of Ghost In The Shell naturally echoes with a synthesis of automated sounds, industrialized textures and cyberpunk artistry. Johnny Jewel’s composition “The Hacker” begins with portentous ticking punctuated by electronic swells as it rises towards a cinematic break that’s as stunning as it is scintillating. The track which appears on Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell [Paramount Pictures via Kobalt Music Recordings]–due out on March 31–is now available with the album’s pre-order at:

Listen to Johnny Jewel’s “The Hacker” now here:

From the pages of the original 1989 Japanese manga by iconic Masamune Shirow to the 2017 Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment’s big screen adaptation of Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson as its heroine, this immortal tale seamlessly lends itself to the ebb and flow of electronic music. The complete track listing for Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell is:

01) Kenji Kawai- “Utai IV Reawakening” (Steve Aoki remix)
02) Johnny Jewel – “The Hacker”
03) Boys Noize – “Cathryn’s Peak”
04) DJ Shadow ft. Nils Frahm – “Scars”
05) Above & Beyond – “Surge”
06) IO Echo – “Aokigahara Forest” (Album Only)
07) Tricky – “Escape”
08) Ki: Theory – “Enjoy The Silence” (Album Only)
09) Johnny Jewel – “Free Fall”
10) Gary Numan – “Bed Of Thorns”
11) Johnny Jewel – “The Key”
12) Kenji Kawai- “Utai IV Reawakening”



The Home soundtrack, featuring new tracks by Chromatics and Symmetry, is officially out on October 14th via Italians Do It Better. Check it out below.

Video: Chromatics – Magazine

The soundtrack to Johnny Jewel’s score of the film Home will be released digitally on Italians Do It Better on October 14th. The CD and vinyl editions of the soundtrack will coincide with the film’s theatrical release in January. The new Chromatics song “Magazine” receives a video by Home director Fien Troch, comprised of scenes from her film.

The first side of Jewel’s soundtrack for Home is made up of new and unreleased tracks from Chromatics and Symmetry, and the soundtrack’s second half consists of score for the film by Johnny Jewel.

Home Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
1. Magazine – Chromatics
2. Paradise – Chromatics
3. The Magician – Symmetry
4. Alligator – Symmetry
5. Countdown – Symmetry
6. Running From The Sun (End Credits Version) – Chromatics
7. Home – Johnny Jewel
8. Subdivisions – Johnny Jewel
9. Trust – Johnny Jewel
10. Remorse – Johnny Jewel
11. Endless – Johnny Jewel
12. Isolation – Johnny Jewel
13. Decay – Johnny Jewel
14. Youth – Johnny Jewel

Home had its world premiere in August at the Venice Film Festival, where Fien Troch won Best Director in the Orizzonti section.

Chromatics – Cherry LP


Johnny Jewel uploaded the full “Cherry LP” on his soundcloud page, download it for free below. There are still no news regarding “Dear Tommy LP”.

Cherry (4:31)
Candy (4:19)
Headlight’s Glare (2:37)
Ceremony (Featuring Ida No) (6:13)
At Your Door (3:17)
I Can’t Keep Running (4:37)
Vertigo (1:37)
Cherry (Instrumental) (4:31)

Chromatics – In Films


Shiny Red Car Do You Feel So Blue?
When You See Your Friends Crashing Around You?
Lost Inside A Daydream In The Afternoon
Matinee In Black & White
They Hide You Behind Bars
Kept Away From View
They’ll Take You Out On Sundays
If The Skies Are Blue
Brando At The Drive-In
The Girls All Look At You
They Sing Like In The Pictures
Shiny Red Car Do You Feel So Blue?
You Never Get The Lead
You Always Wanted To
Stuck In Double Feature
Freeze Framing Into View
Action Yells Director
& You Say There’s No Substitute
& You’re Always Turning Blue
& You Say There’s No Reward For You
But All Your Lies End On A Monday
& We Say We’ve Got Some Things To Prove
But We’re Always Wasting Time
& You Still Think That They’re All After You
But All Your Crimes End On A Monday
They Hid You Behind Bars
Kept Away From View
They Took You Out On Sundays
When The Skies Were Blue
James Dean At The Drive-In
The Girls All Looked At You
They Sang Like In The Pictures