Category: Soundtracks

The Crow (Soundtrack): Tipstor® Pick

Summary: The film’s aura of death and gothic unease, moods that are brilliantly underscored by this well-chosen collection of stark alt rock, dark metal, and industrial dirges. The opener, the Cure’s typically angst-ridden “Burn,”...

Good Will Hunting (Soundtrack): Tipstor® Pick

Summary: The soundtrack to Good Will Hunting doesn’t strive for fake urban cool; this film about white, working-class Bostonians gets a mostly white, working-class sound. The soundtrack effectively mirrors the half-filled desires and lives...

Apocalypse Now (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: From the very start?which is, ironically, the Doors? ?The End,? overlaid with the ominous throb of helicopter rotors?the 96-minute album takes a journey as dark as that of Martin Sheen?s Captain Benjamin L....

Boogie Nights (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The film?s despair is pure and uncut, and?its?soundtrack is just as fantastically on-the-nose. Eric Burdon and War?s tiki-bar-tastic ?Spill the Wine? pairs perfectly with a pool party, and the vocal eruptions that dot...

The Sheltering Sky (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The Sheltering Sky is the original soundtrack to the 1990 film The Sheltering Sky starring Debra Winger and John Malkovich. The original score was composed primarily by Ryuichi Sakamoto. The album won the...

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: A stunning commercial success, the?O Brother?soundtrack launched a new folk renaissance, in part because its deep roots offered a soothing sense of national connection in the dawning era of post-9/11 anxiety. Like the...

Lost In Translation (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Lost in Translation is the soundtrack from the 2003 film of the same name, directed by Sofia Coppola. The soundtrack was supervised by Brian Reitzell and was released on September 9, 2003 through...

Do the Right Thing (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The soundtrack for director Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing is a veritable window into the hip-hop/contemporary R&B scene circa 1989. Peppered with “new jack” era slabs of wax from the likes of...

Pulp Fiction (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Music from the motion picture Pulp Fiction is the soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 film Pulp Fiction. No traditional film score was commissioned for Pulp Fiction. The film contains a mix of American...

2001: A Space Odyssey (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: 2001: A Space Odyssey?is a soundtrack album to the?film of the same name, released in 1968. The soundtrack is known for its use of many classical and orchestral pieces, and credited for giving...

Trainspotting (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The first of two Trainspotting discs is a prime example of the contemporary rock soundtrack, functioning as a useful keepsake of the 1996 British film smash and as a cohesive, eclectic listen in its own...

Purple Rain (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Featuring the debut of Prince’s first band -the Revolution, Purple Rain was a concerted effort to court rock audiences. The results were overwhelmingly positive, spawning two number-1 hits When Doves Cry and Let’s Go Crazy. The critics raved...

Halloween (Soundtrack): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The soundtrack to the 2018 installment of the Halloween franchise directed by David Gordon Green. Album: Halloween Soundtrack Artist: John Carpenter Label: Sacred Bones REVIEW An invigorating soundtrack and at the same time a soundtrack...