The Old West Is New Again As John Maclean And Jed Kurzel’s Collaboration Invigorates The Western Genre
John MacLean was once a member of the Beta Band, the great and influential and weirdly underrated Scottish group. He directed some of their videos, and after the group’s breakup, he became a filmmaker. His first movie is Slow West, the new indie Western with Michael Fassbender. The composer Jed Kurzel did most of the Slow West score, but MacLean got one contribution from a band who almost certainly carries some Beta Band influence, the London art-poppers Django Django. –Stereogum
Slow West (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is out now digitally via Lakeshore Records! The album features score by Jed Kurzel (The Babadook, Macbeth), and tracks by various artists such as Bryan Michael Mills, Lone Pine and more. Hear the song, “Slow West,” by Django Django exclusively now at Stereogum. See below for more soundtrack updates.
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