Movie Soundtracks

Essays

How Twilight Ushered in a New Dawn For Movie Soundtracks

Ten years since its release, we look back on the soundtrack that brought indie acts like Bon Iver and St Vincent to the mainstream.
Elizabeth Sankey
12.4.18
Obsessive Tendencies

The Music in ’Run Lola Run’ Is Still a Techno Rush to the Head

Every beat that pulses through Tom Tykwer's 1999 cult classic captures the breathless pace of big city life.
Daisy Jones
3.7.18
Essays

The Soundtrack of the 'Fifty Shades' Trilogy Is a Horny Hit Factory

Success from artists like Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding, or the Weeknd is proof that landing on the soundtracks of the three worst movies ever made is a foolproof way to guarantee a song will be a hit.
Rosie Hewitson
3.5.18
Music

[Premiere] The First Full Track From 'Arrival,' a Sci-Fi Film About Communication

The film's composer Jóhann Jóhannsson talks about how he created the unearthly soundtrack to sci-fi movie 'Arrival.'
Kevin Holmes
10.28.16
thump exclusive video

Meet the British Composer Taking Cowboy Western Soundtracks Into the 21st Century

Simon Frangel sits down with Daily VICE to discuss scoring 'The Magnificent Seven' and his love of grime.
THUMP Canada Staff
9.14.16
Holy Shit

Here's Pusha T and Jeremih's Jaunty New Song "Paid"

From the soundtrack of the Nas-produced film 'The Land.'
Phil Witmer
7.28.16
VICE vs Video games

Space Is, Once Again, the Place for Video Games

These are the off-Earth places I will visit, alone, just me against the vastness of the galaxy (and the occasional killer android).
Mike Diver
7.28.15
Interviews

'It Follows' from Video Gaming: An interview with Soundtrack Composer Disasterpeace

We talked to the composer about writing to film vs video games, referencing John Carpenter, and why he's anti-vinyl.
Joseph Yanick
4.7.15
New music

Waxwork Records Are Here To Remind You Why You Were Totally Terrified

Soundtrack label resurrects classic names like 'Rosemary's Baby,' 'The Re-Animator,' and 'Friday the 13th' for vinyl release.
Joseph Yanick
8.26.14
Film

The Secret To Successful Sound In Movie Trailers

We offer an in-depth look at the sound editing processes of major motion picture trailers.
Mike Sugarman
8.21.14
Features

Smash Mouth is the Greatest Movie Soundtrack Band Ever

Now, before you read the title of this article and say, “No, you’re wrong,” first, consider this: No, *you* are.
David Bailey
3.19.13