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Vehlinggo

6 Soundtracks You Need to Experience Right Now: A simple string instrument becomes a sinewy, grotesque iteration of itself. Percussion comes in blasts and splatters that stick to your skin like bloods-strewn molasses. Just sit back and be enveloped by this deeply off-putting and eminently engaging score. 

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Musique Fantastique

Metal tubes and chains were attached to the instrument’s body and strings to produce dark and evolving textures while some of the more intimate and emotional scenes in the film were live recorded with a string orchestra and string quartet.

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Forbes

Mair’s score uses a ridiculous range of organic and electronic sounds, deriving its unique audio from “tons of vintage and analogue effects”, “modular synths” and, er, seashells.

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IndieWire

Anthony Wonke (director): I was really drawn to his unique sense of atmosphere. But I also wanted someone who could bring out the emotion in an interesting but not saccharine way. Also, his classical background brings a really strong range across something intimate and personal to something really grand and cinematic.

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The Independent

Sir Paul McCartney has one, as do Lou Reed, Lionel Bart and Annie Lennox. They hold a prestigious Ivor Novello Award, Britain’s tribute to the finest songwriters the world has seen. This week they will be joined by someone whose music has never been near the charts: the composer of a computer game soundtrack.

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DIGITAL SPY

Glue director Daniel Nettheim added: ‘Walter is a wonderful collaborator and true craftsman of music for the screen. His entrancing score elevates the emotion and drama of the series to another cinematic level.’

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Reviews

PRS Magazine

I wanted the music to capture the beauty of the setting and the complexities of the characters while going deeper into the dark underlying events that take place throughout the entire series.

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Top40 Charts

The soundtrack captures the beauty of the setting and the complexities of the characters and their relationships whilst conveying the dark underlying events taking place throughout.

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Flickering Myth

The first dream sequence is a masterpiece of desire, Walter Mair’s score invading to the point of utter submergence. Michel Dierickx’s camerawork is a treat – quick edits between static shots from early on are replaced here with long, languishing ones, fully accepting the dream nature of the piece.

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Raindance

The film is helped in no small part by Walter Mair’s brilliantly unsettling score and some lively supporting performances from Alan Ford, Haluk Bilginer and Alice Sanders.

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Creative Review

The cinematic film features the voice of Ayrton Senna, and a cameo from Formula 1 driver Jenson Button.

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Filmmusic Reporter

Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album for the British horror thriller The Unfamiliar.

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