Beyond the Black Rainbow

Jagjaguwar and Death Waltz Recording Company are excited to announce that they are coreleasing the soundtrack to Panos Cosmatos’ Beyond The Black Rainbow on 9/2. This supposed “lost film” from the 1980s is inspired by obscure scifi movies and classic dystopian fiction. Created by Sinoia Caves, the ongoing project of Jeremy Schmidt a disciple of longform cosmic synthesizer soundscape, and member of Canadian psychandprog pioneersBlack Mountain the soundtrack draws on inspiration from Tangerine Dream, Wendy Carlos andJohn Carpenter. Schmidt artfully navigates the various sonic sensibilities of his predecessors, incoporating touchstones such as mellotron choirs, glacial analogue synthesizer pads and arpeggiators. The result is ominously beauitful, otherworldly and terrifying.

The Death Waltz Recording Company version is exclusive to Europe & housed inside a super glossy Stoughton tip on (Casebound) sleeve complete with an Obi strip and comes on smoked clear and red vinyl with sleevenotes From Jeremy Schmidt this is a recordcollector’s record.

Head over to The AV Club for an exclusive listen.

Cross-posted from Deathwaltz Recording Co.

20,000 Days on Earth/Nick Cave 2014 Tour


Nick Cave will perform at a trio of exclusive events this summer in conjunction with advance screenings of 20,000 Days on Earth, the groundbreaking new film on the iconic rock legend, and winner of two awards at the Sundance Film Festival.

AUSTIN, TXJune 2nd, 2014 – Special advance screenings of 20,000 Days On Earth—the lyrical and inventive documentary on musician Nick Cave—to coincide with Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds’ North American Summer 2014 tour before its wider, traditional theatrical release this September have been announced. In association with Goldenvoice, three eventized screenings will take place at The American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles (July 10th), The Phi Centre in Montreal (Aug. 1st) and The French Institute Alliance Francais’ Florence Gould Hall in New York City (Aug. 4th..) Each of these screenings will be followed by a conversation with the rock legend himself, during which Cave—in a rare solo piano performance—will play a number of songs from his extensive catalog.

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