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Originally posted by bender99 bender99 wrote:

Pink Floyds Obscured by Clouds album was actually for the movie "La Vallee". 

They also did music for a film called Zabriskie Point. If anyone has seen the making of Dark Side of The Moon doco, then they'll know that one of the rejected songs from Zabriskie Point became Us and Them.

Yes, you are correct. I need to change my post. Thanks. Zabriskie Point had other artists contributing though including the Grateful Dead if I'm not mistaken. Then there's Roger Waters "music for the body" which I think was a documentary dealing with human anatomy.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote noni Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 10 2017 at 11:33
Originally posted by AFlowerKingCrimson AFlowerKingCrimson wrote:

Originally posted by essexboyinwales essexboyinwales wrote:

IQ - Subterranea the Movie
Nightwish - Imaginaerum

Despite my love for IQ, the latter is way better...

From what I've read the Subterranea movie was horrible. The few ratings on IMDB gave it a really low score(something around a 4). There needs to be better prog related movies to make up for it. 


I have the movie,  it's not bad considering it's a B' movie...  Definately not oscar winning material. Big smile  It portrays Peter Nicholls song writing very well....  Would rate the movie 7/10
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Evolver Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 10 2017 at 11:50
Mark Isham (Group 87) made some soundtracks
 
Plenty of fusion musicians made soundtracks as well.  Stanley Clarke and Herbie Hancock are the first ones that come to mind.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AFlowerKingCrimson Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 10 2017 at 11:52
The US proto prog band Spirit recorded music for a film called Model Shop in 1968 but the soundtrack was not released until 2005.
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Originally posted by AFlowerKingCrimson AFlowerKingCrimson wrote:

Rick Wakeman's music was used in some Airforce documentary from the late seventies but I have no idea what the name of it is. It was mentioned on PE a while ago but that was a long time ago and I've never been able to figure it out.
Rick also did that documentary about the 1976 Winter Olympics titled White Rock (same as his album).
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Wakeman also composed the soundtrack to Lisztomania in 1975.
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Yes, "white rock" and also "G'ole" which was a documentary about the 1982 FIFA world cup(soccer or futbol for non US people). 

Edited by AFlowerKingCrimson - October 10 2017 at 13:38
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Originally posted by noni noni wrote:

Originally posted by verslibre verslibre wrote:

Jan Hammer!

Also: Steve Moore, who's one-half of some band called Zombi.

Can you quote the films please!!....Smile  Wink

JAN HAMMER:

A Night in Heaven
Miami Vice
Secret Admirer
Eurocops
Cocaine Cowboys
A Modern Affair

(and many more)

STEVE MOORE:

Horror Business
Cub
The Guest
Mind's Eye
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Originally posted by noni noni wrote:

Originally posted by fredyair fredyair wrote:

Rick Wakeman, Keith Emerson, Pink Floyd , Phil Collins, Roger Waters, Vangelis and many more that escape my memory now.

Which movies?,  Keith Emerson did the soundtrack for Nighthawks with Sylvester Stallone ...Smile



There is a nice 3 CD collection of his film music called Emerson At The Movies and is split into Italian ,American and Japanese films.

Off the top of my head:
Inferno (1979) (Dario Argento being the director)
Nighthawks (1980) - dubbed ''Kojak for the 80's'' 
Best Revenge (1984)
Murderock (1985)
Harmageddon (80's)
The Church (or 'La Chiesa') 80's I think
Godzilla (Japanese animation) 90's

I think the last 3 may have been shared with other artists

The first couple are his best undoubtedly. Nighthawks is the only decent film in that lot I suspect. (Inferno was not Argento's best apparently)

He also provided the music for the TV animated series 'Iron Man' (nothing to do with the Marvel adaptions starring Robert Downey Junior of the same name)
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Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Originally posted by noni noni wrote:

Originally posted by fredyair fredyair wrote:

Rick Wakeman, Keith Emerson, Pink Floyd , Phil Collins, Roger Waters, Vangelis and many more that escape my memory now.

Which movies?,  Keith Emerson did the soundtrack for Nighthawks with Sylvester Stallone ...Smile



There is a nice 3 CD collection of his film music called Emerson At The Movies and is split into Italian ,American and Japanese films.

Off the top of my head:
Inferno (1979) (Dario Argento being the director)
Nighthawks (1980) - dubbed ''Kojak for the 80's'' 
Best Revenge (1984)
Murderock (1985)
Harmageddon (80's)
The Church (or 'La Chiesa') 80's I think
Godzilla (Japanese animation) 90's

I think the last 3 may have been shared with other artists

The first couple are his best undoubtedly. Nighthawks is the only decent film in that lot I suspect. (Inferno was not Argento's best apparently)

He also provided the music for the TV animated series 'Iron Man' (nothing to do with the Marvel adaptions starring Robert Downey Junior of the same name)

La Chiesa is a very good horror film, very creepy. I also like Inferno (underrated).

Keith did a bunch of music (along with two Japanese musicians, but not a collaboration) for the 2004 live action film Godzilla: Final Wars (no Godzilla animations, IIRC). Good stuff.
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Game of Thrones - Mastodon
and Jonah Hex -same
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Originally posted by verslibre verslibre wrote:

Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Originally posted by noni noni wrote:

Originally posted by fredyair fredyair wrote:

Rick Wakeman, Keith Emerson, Pink Floyd , Phil Collins, Roger Waters, Vangelis and many more that escape my memory now.

Which movies?,  Keith Emerson did the soundtrack for Nighthawks with Sylvester Stallone ...Smile



There is a nice 3 CD collection of his film music called Emerson At The Movies and is split into Italian ,American and Japanese films.

Off the top of my head:
Inferno (1979) (Dario Argento being the director)
Nighthawks (1980) - dubbed ''Kojak for the 80's'' 
Best Revenge (1984)
Murderock (1985)
Harmageddon (80's)
The Church (or 'La Chiesa') 80's I think
Godzilla (Japanese animation) 90's

I think the last 3 may have been shared with other artists

The first couple are his best undoubtedly. Nighthawks is the only decent film in that lot I suspect. (Inferno was not Argento's best apparently)

He also provided the music for the TV animated series 'Iron Man' (nothing to do with the Marvel adaptions starring Robert Downey Junior of the same name)

La Chiesa is a very good horror film, very creepy. I also like Inferno (underrated).

Keith did a bunch of music (along with two Japanese musicians, but not a collaboration) for the 2004 live action film Godzilla: Final Wars (no Godzilla animations, IIRC). Good stuff.

I stand corrected thanks. Yes its really good , actually almost as close to Vangelis stylistically as Keith ever got Thumbs Up
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the "Tango-Fango" line-up of Guru Guru even played the leads in a German TV-movie called "Notwehr" ("Self-Defense") and of course also provided the music.



you can see drummer Mani Neumeier on the left


Edited by BaldJean - October 11 2017 at 17:48


A shot of me as High Priestess of Gaia during our fall festival. Ceterum censeo pricipiis obsta
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I believe that I have read that Focus have had songs used as TV show themes.  Sylvia maybe?
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One oddity people may or may not be aware of on the prog tangentials is Roy Harper's semi-starring role in the British film Made, which I quite enjoyed - some of his work is adapted for it. Obscured By Clouds is the obvious critter. I think Gentle Giant's Talybont was written for a film or TV series that never made it? Peter Gabriel has written some (fine) soundtrack pieces.

On an unprogrelated note Dylanistas may enjoy his role in Peckinpah's mutilated masterpiece Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.
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Herbie Hancock (and the Headhunters), original "Death Wish" soundtrack.
 
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^Yeah, that's a winner! I was really happy to add that one to my collection when it was first reissued on CD twenty years ago.
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Originally posted by noni noni wrote:


Originally posted by AFlowerKingCrimson AFlowerKingCrimson wrote:

Maybe so but I had their "more" and "Obscured by Clouds" albums in mind since those are actual soundtracks. 
Which film?...

I'm not sure that these two films had much to do with PF any more than what Barbet Schroeder was hoping to achieve with the music. In "MORE", the music was the girl's tripping stuff, and it was on her cassette player, something that many people hate, and think that it hurts the music, but makes the movie more "real" than it does a Hollywood fantasy with music on the side that she is supposed to be hearing. This gives the film a personal edge, that most people are not comfortable with, and kinda changes the way music is used in film.

Barbet's follow up, was "OBSCURED BY CLOUDS" and the film suffered because there were problems with what the film was about, and what ended up being on the celluloid. And almost all of the music in there was "incidental" and not entirely in tune with the film, even though it looked like Barbet made an effort to connect the two better. The shots with one piece of music, were almost a copy of the opening shot of Werner Herzog's "AGUIRRE, THE WRATH OF GOD", where the film music DICTATED a lot of the work, and even the end piece was choreographed around the Popol Vuh piece of music.

In Michelangelo Antonioni's "ZABRISKIE POINT", what originally appeared to have mostly PF music got taken apart by the American producers, that created a nice soundtrack, but the long shots and stretching elements in the scenes that Antonioni was known for (which would fit PF music!) and capable of putting together were all cut apart and destroyed by the American Producers, to create a more Hollywood film with bashing about the "hippie" culture, than an artistic film altogether, which I'm sure Antonioni wanted to do, which was his signature.

PF's best musical statement in film, was "THE WALL", but while it is hard to give Alan Parker the credit for it, since the show was just as good as the movie ... though the movie kinda showed the parts missing in the show, and became the album after it.


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Hi,

Wow ...

No one mentioned Brian Eno or Ryuichi Sakamoto or David Byrne?

Are you guys even watching movies at all?

Tongue

Eno
Various Derek Jarman films
A couple of Nicolas Roeg's films
At least one Peter Greenaway film
A lot of David Bowie's stuff in videos
Basquiat (uncredited)
Dune (Prophecy Theme) (Story varies but goes that Klaus Schulze and Brian Eno music would be in the film, but the American producers were afraid that it was too far out stuff for most audiences! I guess we're stupid and not intelligent to listen to different music?)
Talking Heads
9 1/2 Weeks
The list is insane ... just check out his listings on the Internet Movie Database! You'll quit looking after 2 or 3 minutes ... that's how long it is!

Ryuichi Sakamoto (just a few listed ... too many to count)
Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence
Black Rain
The Handmaid's Tale
The Sheltering Sky
High Heels
Little Buddha
Tokyo Decadence
Wild Palms
The Last Emperor

Tangerine Dream (just a few listed)
Risky Business
The Keep
Street Hawk
Legend
Moonlighting (song in an episode)
Sorcerer
Wavelength
Miracle Mile
Flashpoint
Thief




Edited by moshkito - October 13 2017 at 13:27
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Tangerine Dream was mentioned in the first post of this thread.

Tangerine Dream didn't score John Carpenter's The Thing. That was Ennio Morricone.

TD didn't do any music for Moonlighting, either.
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