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LISTEN: New Simon Fisher Turner Score
Patrick Clarke , April 27th, 2017 14:45

A limited vinyl run of the soundtrack from Simon Fisher Turner's collaboration with Makino Takashi last year is available now.

Simon Fisher Turner has issued a limited vinyl run of his soundtrack for Makino Takashi's film The Picture from Darkness. You can hear it streaming via Bandcamp above.

French label Optical Sound have issued 300 opaque cream vinyl editions, which includes a download of the whole performance, which took place at the IMAX in London for the BFI London Film Festival.

The 'sounds' for the work were recorded across Europe and Japan, before being 'placed manually' to the film by Turner and performed live on 8 October.

When tQ spoke to Turner about the project, he said: "The film is a wonderful abstract colour dream film and I feel Takashi and I have made a firm friendship and a good collaboration. He let me be free, and he is alive. Most directors really want to dictate how they imagine the music. I thought very long and hard about this and James [Aparicio, musical collaborator] and I made it over two days on his studio. It's like sounddream come true for me."

You can watch a trailer below, and order the limited physical run here.

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