Seu Jorge recently stopped by Amoeba Records in Hollywood to participate in their “What’s in My Bag?” series. He has some cool picks. You may remember the series previously featured Jason Schwartzman. Jorge’s most recent album is Músicas para Churrasco, Vol. 1, and he’s currently the coolest man alive.
We’ve been off for a month, and for The Musical Wes Anderson‘s triumphant return we’re going back all the way to a seminal moment in Wes’ very first feature film.
After a brief Holiday break we’re back with the third installment of The Musical Wes Anderson, this time with a musical triptych by The Kinks.
In the second installment of our on-going weekly series The Musical Wes Anderson we stay in Europe, and take a look at a plaintive folk hit.
Part of the reason for our lack of posts is because there’s not a whole lot to report on at the moment in the world of Wes Anderson.
With that in mind, The Rushmore Academy is proud to present our new series: The Musical Wes Anderson.
Each week we’ll post at a song featured in one of Wes’ works, whether they be films long, films short or commercial advertisements and we’ll take a look at the history of the song, its use in the Anderson work, and a whole bunch of other tangential stuff and what not that we come up with that week.
For the first part in our (presumably endless) series let’s take a look to the past, all the way December 2008.
The Playlist blog has uncovered (via Film Music Reporter) a new release of Alexandre Desplat’s Academy Award nominated score from Fantastic Mr. Fox. The collection features unused music from Desplat’s score, recorded at the famous Abbey Road studios. You may remember that a a similar, albeit unofficial release was done of Mark Mothersbaugh’s music for The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic was done during the awards campaign, and that there was an official release of the Seu Jorge sessions done for the latter film aswell.
You can see a full tracklisting, along with links to purchase the collection, after the break.
Wes, Alexandre Desplat, Jarvis Cocker, and the London Oratory School Schola