Hey all - absolutely jam packed with releases and very cool distributed titles this week. From Mondo we have the groundbreaking score to Planet of the Apes, and from Death Waltz Originals we have the debut artist LP from film composer Wojciech Golczewski (We Are Still Here).
Last week we also announced our Austin performance of The Beyond - Composer's Cut Live, with Fabio Frizzi returning to the US to perform his iconic score for Lucio Fulci's horror masterpiece.
We're thrilled with our schedule from now until December. Can't wait to show you guys what we have lined up!
As always, all new releases go on sale on Wednesdays at 12PM (CST).
Planet of the Apes - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. 2x 180g LP . Music by Jerry Goldsmith. Artwork by Matthew Woodson. Mastered by James Plotkin. Liner notes by Devin Farci. $35
We are thrilled to be releasing Jerry Goldsmith’s absolutely astounding score to one of the greatest science fiction films of all time: the original Planet of the Apes. Nominated for an Academy Award, Goldsmith’s score is unlike anything moviegoers had heard before - avant garde, experimental and using every instrument Goldsmith could get his hands on. It stills spins heads today. Essential listening for soundtrack collectors, and fans of the franchise.
Available in two versions:
Event Edition: Pressed on Black and Yellow Half and Half Vinyl. Housed in a vinyl jacket with sound effects chip. Limited to 1,000 copies.
Online Exclusive: Pressed on Purple and Black Half and Half Vinyl (Disc 1) and Green and Black Half and Half Vinyl (Disc 2).
DEATH WALTZ ORIGINALS
Wojciech Golczewski - Reality Check LP. Artwork by Marie Bergeron. One-off pressing of 400 copies on 180g Coke Bottle Clear vinyl with green colour in colour and white splatter. $20
Using his knowledge of film scoring and his love of melodic modern electronica, Wojciech Golczewski has managed two create an absolutely flawless, beautiful synth record that soar above all others, creating the style of music at the moment. Fourteen tracks of dystopian decayed synth workouts that are both incredibly intricate yet moving and melodic. A truly immersive listening experience. If you loved the Stranger Things score then this is definitely worth your time.
Golden Axe I & II. Released on Data Discs. Pressed on heavyweight Translucent Gold or Classic Black vinyl. On sale now. $27
For their seventh release in partnership with SEGA of Japan, Data Discs is delighted to bring together the complete music from the classic Mega Drive games, Golden Axe (1989) and Golden Axe II (1991), in one special package. This release features the unforgettable artwork from both games, supplied on two thick lithographic prints, The outer sleeve features rare artwork from the 1989 Japanese edition, sourced from the SEGA archives and presented on 425gsm cardstock with gold flood printing.
John Carpenter's Assault on Precinct 13 / The Fog. Released on Sacred Bones Records. Music by John Carpenter. $15
Sacred Bones Records present newly re-recorded versions of John Carpenter’s classic themes recorded by his brand new band. Pressed on black vinyl and housed inside a mirror board cover.
John Carpenter's Halloween / Escape from New York. Released on Sacred Bones Records. Music by John Carpenter. $15
Sacred Bones Records present newly re-recorded versions of John Carpenter’s classic themes recorded by his brand new band. Pressed on Black vinyl and housed inside a Mirror board cover.
Code Elektro - Wolf. Released on Iceberg Records. $35
Alongside acts such as Perturbator, Code Elektro is at the forefront of the Nu Elektro scene that owes as much to ancient video games and 80s synth worship as it does to filthy techno such as Underground Resistance. Chock full of bubbling synths, banging beats and a baseline to rumble your speakers, Code Elektro prove that their debut record Superstrings was no one-off. We also have a limited number of the first record back in stock too for those that missed out!