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Invisible Undercurrents: Cat's Eyes' Favourite Soundtracks
Kiran Acharya , February 19th, 2015 12:18

With their soundtrack to Peter Strickland's new film The Duke Of Burgundy released this week, Cats' Eyes - The Horrors' Faris Badwan and composer Rachel Zeffira - run through their movie collection with Kiran Acharya to pick out their 13 top scores and soundtracks


Riz Ortolani - Cannibal Holocaust
FB: Because there were rumours that this was an actual snuff film, that the actors who died in the film had actually died, they had it in their contracts to avoid all public appearances for a year after the film was released, to fuel the rumours that they were actually dead. It's pretty gruesome. But there are a couple of Riz Ortolani's pieces that I really love. This marriage of quite minimal electronic pieces and beautiful orchestral parts that come out of nowhere.

RZ: When Nino Rota died, all of a sudden, Ortolani did the memorial for him. He conducted the orchestra. I think he might even have completed some of his compositions. Riz is a bit younger. Nino Rota - I wish I could have met him. He always believed that music lasts if it comes from the soul. That's how he worded it. If it wasn't connected to the soul it was pointless.