Lend an ear to SPINEMA: a column exploring all movie music, music related to movies, and movies related to music. Be they film scores on vinyl, documentaries on legendary musicians, or albums of original songs by horror directors, all shall be reviewed here. Batten down your headphones, because shit’s about to sound cinematic.
Last month saw the release of the soundtrack to Lee Whannell’s genre masterwork The Invisible Man, by Mondo and Deathwaltz Records. This striking special edition of Benjamin Wallfisch’s synth-heavy score presents a master class in effective scoring and mood setting, with its eerie silences and thunderous interludes. You can see below, I wasn’t honestly prepared for some of the surprises I found when unboxing this album.