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AKIRA (Original Soundtrack Album)This Is The First Time The Akira Soundtrack Has Been Released On Vinyl
Features Ultra Hi-resolution Audio That Produces The Hypersonic Effect, A Physiological Change In The Brain That Results In A Comfortable, Relaxed Feeling
The soundtrack to the legendary anime film AKIRA is now available! Set in the year 2019 in Neo-Tokyo, the world is still recovering from the ravages of World War III. One night, teen delinquent Kaneda has his biker gang hurtle through the busy city. Kaneda's friend, Tetsuo, is seriously injured during an accident and is taken to an army hospital. There the military notice Tetsuo's potential psychic power, so they transfer Tetsuo to a secret government laboratory to awakening his latent abilities. When Kaneda gets involved in an antigovernment guerrilla movement, he encounters Kei, a member of the revolutionaries, and learns that the goal of the fighters is to infiltrate a secret laboratory - the very one where Tetuso is being held. The experiments to awaken Tetsuo's powers are a terrifying success as he begins to wield psychic energy he cannot control - reminiscent of the emergence of the legendary esper boy Akira, which triggered World War III. The stage set, a fierce battle begins between Kaneda, Kei, the army and Tetsuo with the destiny of Earth at stake.
The symphonic music to AKIRA was composed by Dr. Shoji Yamashiro, head of the beloved Japanese musical collective Geinoh Yamashirogumi, and performed by the group.
Rerecorded and remastered using the most advanced audio techniques available, this release of the unforgettable score of AKIRA is peerless in quality and audio fidelity.LP 1
2. Battle Against Clown
5. Dolls' Polyphony
6. Exodus From The Underground Fortress
1. Winds Over Neo-Tokyo
4. Requiem$30.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Shore ObsessedSoft Circle started as the solo project of Hisham Akira Bharoocha after he left the experimental band Black Dice in 2004. Bharoocha started out making tribal/electronic/ambient soundscapes that forged paths between the spirit world and the human clans of the past and present using looping equipment, electronics, drums, and voice. His recent music is still based on this fascination with repetition, cyclical rhythms, and trance-inducing tones, but has gone further in the direction of heavy beats and more solidified song structures, with Bharoocha now using lyrics as a means to communicate.
Soft Circles new album, Shore Obsessed (Post Present Medium), is its first to feature collaborations from new member and multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Vida (Town and Country, Bird Show, Singer), and includes additional vocals by singer/songwriter Matteah Baim. The album serves as a comment on the current state of our disturbed planet. Deeply frightened by the way the governments of all nations and the wealthy use their power to drain the planet of its resources without taking into account the destruction of the environment or the toll on the global economy, Bharoocha sings about the bottomless pit of greed and the lack of humanitarianism that we as a people must get back in touch with. Shore Obsessed uses more traditional song structures than on past releases, as well as dance-music beats, to entice the audience to move, a positive act, and to think progressively when listening to the lyrics.1. First Time
2. Dont Know
3. Treading Water
4. Light Bright
5. Take Flight
6. Nerve of People
8. Bad Habit
10. Not Another Follower$14.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Isle Of Dogs (Original Soundtrack) (Pre-Order)Release Date: June 29, 2018*
Isle of Dogs tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots.
Isle of Dogs (Original Soundtrack) includes Academy Award-winning composer Alexandre Desplat's original score, compositions from acclaimed Japanese films Seven Samurai and Drunken Angel, The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band's brand of American psychedelia, and The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra's eccentric euphonies.
"I Won't Hurt You" originally appeared as a B-side on the debut 1966 single by Los Angeles-based psychedelic group The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band. The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra's 1952 single "Midnight Sleighride" incorporates piccolo, xylophone, triangle, chanting, and, of course, sleigh bells. Japanese composer Fumio Hayasaka worked with legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa on many projects, including Seven Samurai (1954). Isle of Dogs (Original Soundtrack) includes a composition from Seven Samurai, performed here by the Toho Symphony Orchestra, as a cinematic nod to Kurosawa's work.
*Please note that release dates are subject to change.1. Shinto Shrine - Alexandre Desplat
2. Taiko Drumming - Kaoru Watanabe
3. The Municipal Dome - Alexandre Desplat
4. Six Months Later Dog + Dog - Fight - Alexandre Desplat
5. The Hero Pack - Alexandre Desplat
6. First Crash - Landing - Alexandre Desplat
7. Kanbei & Katsushiro Kikuchiyo's Mambo (from Seven Samurai) - Toho Symphony Orchestra
8. Second Crash - Landing + Bath House + Beach Attack - Alexandre Desplat
9. Nutmeg - Alexandre Desplat
10. Kosame No Oka (from Drunken Angel) - David Mansfield
11. I Won't Hurt You - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
12. Toshiro - Alexandre Desplat
13. Jupiter and Oracle + Aboriginal Dogs - Alexandre Desplat
14. Sushi Scene - Alexandre Desplat
15. Midnight Sleighride (from 'The Lieutenant Kije Suite') - The Sauter - Finegan Orchestra
16. Pagoda Slide - Alexandre Desplat
17. First Bath of a Stray Dog - Alexandre Desplat
18. TV Drumming - Kaoru Watanabe
19. Konbayashi Canine - Testing Laboratory - Alexandre Desplat
20. Tokyo Shoe Shine Boy - Teruko Akatsuki
21. Re-Election Night Parts 1
22. End Titles - Alexandre Desplat$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now