Blue Ruin (Original Score To The Film)

by Brooke Blair and Will Blair

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  • Record/Vinyl

    Pre-order - Ships late December 2014
    Edition of 150 copies 180 gram blue vinyl with rust haze effect.
    Exclusively available from Blackest Rainbow
    Includes immediate download with extra bonus cue not on the LP.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Blue Ruin (Original Score To The Film) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    shipping out on or around 30 December 2014
    edition of 150 

     £14.99 GBP or more

     

  • Record/Vinyl

    Pre-order - ships late December 2014
    Edition of 250, 180 gram blue vinyl with rust splatter
    Includes immediate download with extra bonus cue not on the LP.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Blue Ruin (Original Score To The Film) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    shipping out on or around 30 December 2014
    edition of 250 

     £14.99 GBP or more

     

  • Record/Vinyl

    Pre-order - Ships late December 2014
    Combines both the haze and splatter variants of the LP for a slight discounted rate!
    Includes immediate download with extra bonus cue not on the LP.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Blue Ruin (Original Score To The Film) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    shipping out on or around 30 December 2014

     £26.99 GBP or more

     

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about

Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin premiered at 2013 Cannes Film Festival to great critical acclaim and won the FIPRESCI Prize. It gained distribution and opened in the US to April 2014 to a great response from critics and audiences.
This revenge thriller focuses largely on the consequences of revenge, and the main act of revenge you expect will be the focus of the film happens early on and it spirals progressively into even darker and grim territory, dramatically enhanced by the score by brothers, Brooke and Will Blair. The relationship between composers and director has been long standing, having all known each other since they were kids, with Jeremy and the film's Macon Blair, who plays lead protagonist Dwight, working on films for quite sometime. Macon, also happens to be the elder sibling to Brooke and Will. Brooke and Will composed music to most Jeremy's previous work, and Macon also starred in some of this output.
Being so familiar with one another personally, Jeremy's horror and 80s inspired early work, and his love of Carpenter's music, the brothers settled a synth based score, which feels remarkably organic, and at times even almost classical. Minimal tones gliding through one another, with the tense and melancholic themes of the film, percussion seemed like it would detract from the tone of the film. However at times there is a slight percussion sound, which was created from a sample of Macon's heartbeat, that was unexpectedly captured on set by his lavalier mic on set. Editor Julia Bloch sent them a short file, which was manipulated into a "drum". It seemed appropriate to incorporate Dwights' actual life force, his heartbeat into the score. The intensity of this picture is driven home through the power of this score.
Blue Ruin will be pressed in an edition of 400 copies. Housed in a UV gloss finished sleeve. 150 copies available on blue vinyl with a rust haze effect, and 250 copies on blue vinyl with a rust splatter effect. T
Includes a download which features a selection of additional cues not included on the LP, which you get as FLAC as well as high quality MP3 and several other formats.

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released 31 December 2014

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