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Thom Yorke – Why Can’t We Get Along

Twin Peaks Theme (Flying Lotus Remix)

Twin Peaks Theme (Akira The Don Remix)

Because you expected no less, I humbly present to you my damn fine version of the classic TWIN PEAKS theme.

I’ve been working on this on and off for about 5 years. Look out for a vocal version featuring H-Town legend Fat Tony and myself rapping our asses off shortly.

DJ Shadow – Systematic feat. Nas

DJ Shadow and Nas unveil their first-ever collaboration with “Systematic”, which will also feature on the Season 4 premiere of HBO’s Silicon Valley April 23. The song finds Shadow and Nas joining forces over a deeply funky, boom-bap beat. Shadow’s deft touch of old-school turntablism and scratching sets the scene for a fiery, scathing performance from Nas. “Systematic” is the first track to be released from Mass Appeal Records’ forthcoming ‘Silicon Valley: The Soundtrack’ out on June 16.

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

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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: https://ghostintheshell.lnk.to/album

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”

Holy Other – Agi & Sam OST

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UK producer Holy Other returns with this haunting original soundtrack for the recent Agi & Sam‘s show at London Fashion Week Men’s.

No. 11: Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein – Stranger Things

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The Stranger Things original soundtrack was composed by Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon of the electronic band Survive.[43] It makes extensive use of synthesisers in homage to 1980s artists and film composers.

OST: JOHNNY JEWEL – Home

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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.

The Americanos – Set Me Free feat. Nile Rodgers

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On the heels of their critically acclaimed single featuring Ty Dolla $ign, French Montana and Lil Yachty, “In My Foreign”, Los Angeles-based music collective The Americanos (Louie Rubio, Alexander Shultz and James Corrine) are very excited to share their new single for one of streaming television’s most hotly anticipated shows to date – The Get Down. Co-produced by Baz Luhrmann and Nas, The Americanos’ new production “Set Me Free” (ft. Nile Rodgers) with Herizen Guardiola as Mylene Cruz on the show, is featured in the series trailer, and lands digitally today. Highlighted by Herizen Guardiola’s rich vocal stylings and and Nile Rodgers on guitar, the track builds to a genre-bending soundscape that illustrates a very personal sentiment. The group comments:

When Baz Lurhman came to us to work on one of the most important hit songs in ‘The Get Down’ we were honored. He needed a huge dance anthem that could seamlessly combine Gospel, Afro-Latin, Disco, and Hip Hop, and so “Set Me Free” was created. Baz loved the track so much he ended up extending certain parts of the song so he could use it as much as possible in the show. We’re a DJ group with a crazy vinyl collection but we’re also multi-instrumentalists and big Baz fans so this was a perfect fit for us.”

Baz Luhrmann, director of Moulin Rouge, The Great Gatsby, Romeo + Juliet and Strictly Ballroom, says of the project: “This is living history. The forefathers of it are actually living… There have been times when I haven’t known if I could do this. I haven’t had a break of any kind in two years. It is constant and relentless.”

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In addition to The Americanos, The Get Down features original music and onscreen appearances by the likes of Grandmaster Flash, Jaden Smith, Christina Aguilera, Donna Summer, Nile Rodgers, Teddy Pendergrass, Leon Bridges, Janelle Monáe and up-and-coming young actors Herizen Guardiola, Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen. The series is the debut TV effort of Baz Luhrmann, and highlights the era of disco, hip-hop and soul set in South Bronx in the late ‘70s.”The Get Down” is set to debut as a Netflix Original TV Series via the online streaming service on August 12, 2016.

Tune into the trailer for The Get Down, where “Set Me Free” appears at the 1:26 mark, right HERE: