Category Archives: CLINT MANSELL

The Best of 2016

2016 has been a pretty fantastic year for film music and here are what we consider the best of the lot, in no order of quality… By Charlie Brigden ABULELE – Frank Ilfman  A darker take on E.T., with spectacular melodies from Ilfman, one of the best contemporary composers around. HIGH RISE – Clint Mansell As dystopian as the film’s concept, Mansell combines orchestra and moog to score a deterioration of society and it’s a spectacular work. Review. JACKIE – Mica…

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Black Mirror: San Junipero

black-mirror-san-junipero_2400By Charlie Brigden Charlie Brooker’s surrealist Netflix show Black Mirror has come back with a vengeance this year not only with the show but also a list of fine composers, including the great Clint Mansell who has provided music for the unique romance San Junipero. There’s always a clear line of intelligence in Mansell’s work, and San Junipero is no exception, bringing in his own brand of emotional hedonism. Completely performed on synthesiser, the score has the sense of a…

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RSD16 Picks

Well, it’s Record Store Day again this Saturday. Is that a good thing? Yes, no, maybe – it’s good cause you get all sorts of nice things to buy, it’s bad because the majors have totally taken it over with a lot of shit and everything is squeezed into this one day and then slowly sold online over the next year. But I’ll be there, and I imagine you’ll be there too, so here’s a handy guide to what to… Read More Read More

RSD16 Picks