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Oneohtrix Point Never Soundtrack Album Announced
Christian Eede , June 8th, 2017 14:14

Oneohtrix Point Never teams up with Iggy Pop on lead track from his soundtrack for upcoming film. Homepage photo courtesy of Tim Saccenti

Oneohtrix Point Never will release a new album this August featuring his soundtrack for upcoming crime thriller Good Time. You can listen to the album's Iggy Pop-featuring lead track, 'The Pure and the Damned', above.

'The Pure and the Damned' features in the film's closing moments, and the lyrics were also written by Iggy Pop. The track sees Lopatin somewhat rein in his off-kilter brand of electronic music, retaining various hallmarks of his sound while fittingly providing the closing salvo for the film on which it features.

The soundtrack will be released via Daniel Lopatin's now-established home of Warp Records, and can be heard in the film Good Time which recently received strongly positive comments from those reviewing at Cannes Film Festival. The film stars Robert Pattinson and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and is directed by Josh and Benny Safdie.

A press release accompanying the announcement of the release says that throughout the film, "diegetic audio is interspersed and mutated in a natural foundation of Garden of Delete meets Rifts-era Oneohtrix Point Never sound palettes".

Speaking about working on the film, Lopatin said: "I had a good feeling when I walked into their midtown office, which was more like a shrine to everything they loved -- amongst which was a massive Akira print side by side with one of King of New York. They told me they were setting out to make a genre film. To me the Safdies are doing something really unique and yet drenched in tradition. I think of Jarmusch, Tarantino, Carax -- directors whose love of the history of cinema is too strong to keep out of the filmmaking itself, but remain totally idiosyncratic anyway."

Lopatin's soundtrack for the film also received the Cannes Soundtrack Award at the recent 70th edition of the annual film festival. You can buy the track here right now while the full soundtrack will be available to buy from August 11.

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