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Blanck Mass - Ted K Grey Smoke Vinyl exclusive only 300 worldwide

Blanck Mass - Ted K Grey Smoke Vinyl exclusive only 300 worldwide

£19.99

This item will be released June 10, 2022.

TRANSMISSION & MONDO EXCLUSIVE

300 COPIES ONLY WORLDWIDE (MONDO COPIES ON SALE JUNE 2022)

100 FOR TRANSMISSION AND 200 FOR MONDO

49 available for pre-ordering

Description

This February the story of the infamous Unabomber Ted Kaczynski will receive its theatrical debut in a new Tony Stone directed film, Ted K. Kaczynski is notorious for both tragically murdering three people (and wounding an additional 23) via bombs sent in the mail and for his numerous writings on the evils of technology he composed during his primitive residency in the woods of Montana. Stone’s choice to have the renowned electronic artist Blanck Mass score the film is somewhat ironic and creates an obvious tension perfect for the controversial and complex subject matter.

2020 saw the first Blanck Mass movie score, for the soundtrack to Nick Rowland’s acclaimed cinematic debut 
Calm with Horses. This expansion into new areas of melodic composition and textural exploration won Blanck Mass many new fans, with the BBC’s acknowledged number one film buff Mark Kermode proclaiming the work the soundtrack of the year. In 2021, Blanck Mass won the prestigious Ivor Novello Award for Best Original Film Score and has firmly established himself at the forefront of the latest wave of experimental soundscape wizards.

Recording during lockdown at his studio in Edinburgh, Scotland, Blanck Mass’s Ben Power was in the perfect setting for a musical piece intended to capture the isolation central to Kaczynski’s story. Power was also working with a director in a time zone 10 hours behind and thus many sessions required working in the middle of the night, which added a fitting intensity to the composition process. He said of the project “I wanted it to feel like an ‘epic’” and drew on the legends Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone for inspiration in encapsulating the energy of the perceived good vs. evil.

The gentle madness of sound achieved is exquisite and slowly builds in intensity and desperation as the score moves along. Power is able to perfectly capture the complexity, the terror and the deep emotionality of the film while presenting an often breathtakingly beautiful and always masterful album that stands on its own as a work of art.

 

1.Scroll 

2. Montana (Main theme) 

3. Noise Destroys Something Wonderful 

4. Pesticides 

5. Revenge 

6. ComTech 

7. Greyhound 

8. Second Test 

9. Desecration 

10. Tell Me Your Heart  

11. Dark Materials  

12. Becky’s Theme 

13. Blue Tunnel  

14. Manifesto  

15. Ranger Gary  

16. At Peace - Freedom Club  

17. Prophecy  

18. Skidders  

19. Montana (Reprise) 

Additional information

Weight 500 g
Dimensions 32 × 32 × .50 cm

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