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Brandon E.L. Magnuson
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Film Scores?

I'm looking for some good scores for films, something pretty minimalist, nothing really over the top. Here are some digs and junk.
1Mono
You Are There


Perfect soundtrack to a rainy day.
2Kronos Quartet and Mogwai
The Fountain OST


Just kinda put this on so everyone won't rec me this. I love the last track but otherwise I'm not a huge fan.
3The Saddest Landscape
Lift Your Burdens High For This is Where We Cross


Lift Your Burdens High For This is Where We Cross is quite possibly the rawest, most emotional piece of music I've ever. It almost seems that emo group The Saddest Landscape, recorded they're masterpiece just jamming in the basement for a straight 40 minutes. Usually this for cause for "lameness" but with some of the most emotional vocal work I've ever heard and incredibly tight muscianship, they have created, possibly, the purest emo record ever.
4Howard Shore
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kin


Pipen's song is beyond powerful.
5Stars of the Lid
The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid


Probably gonna be my newest 5 soon.
6Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
The Road


Minimalist but epic, dark but glorious, dreary but organic the soundtrack to the Road conveys exactly what the film presented; a glimmering hope in complete turmoil. Not only that but it could possibly the best work from both of the artists involved, referring to their work with The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Cave?s award winning score to The Proposition, Ellis? band Dirty Three, and whatever else they have been a part of. The Road soundtrack completes maybe one of the decade?s most prevailing trilogies, while standing on its own as a modern classical masterpiece, taking its place beside Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Lustmord as creating a perfect soundtrack for the apocalypse.
7Matthew Good Band
Vancouver


Vancouver, to me, is not just a recorded political statement, nor is just a great record by a great artist; what it is, is one the few records that have such a deep impact on me, not just in my own music but in my everyday life. It is the kind of record that reminds me of the kind of relevant art that can be made by a passionate songwriter, even one who has been around for over a decade and has been through so much desolation. Solely produced by Matthew Good, he combines the grandiose sound of the fan favourite, Avalanche, with the intimacy of heartbreaking, Hospital Music, creating a soundtrack that is not only politically savvy and intelligent but also devastating and desperate. With Vancouver, Good doesn?t simply make his other work irrelevant but instead, effortlessly, combines all the paramount attributes to make not just the record of the year, but his magnum opus.
8World's End Girlfriend
Ending Story


Ambient laced trip hop meets sample filled post rock. A brilliant.
9Mono
One Step More and You Die
10Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I


almost deserves the hyperbolic raves it receives.
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