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Soundtracks — Recently Added

XFilm noir to new wave, Italian film scores, cop movies, crime jazz, blacksploitation funk, spaghetti westerns, and more!


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Les Disques Du Culte (France), Late 70s. New Copy Gatefold
That's a pretty racy cover – but the music inside is a lot more cool and classy – a set of sweet jazz funk numbers put together by the famous French maestro Alain Goraguer, with lots of nice electric touches! You may know Goraguer from his 60s work with singers – including France ... LP, Vinyl record album
Calamo (with bonus CD)
Aris/Sonor (Italy), 1976. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
A pretty fantastic soundtrack to a movie that looks pretty darn spooky – not in the usual Italian horror way, but more in an earthy, ritualistic sort of mode! As part of that vibe, the music's got this great current of sex – some funky elements mixed with grittier sounds – often ... LP, Vinyl record album
Lingua D'Argento
Sonor (Italy), 1976. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
Alberto Baldan Bembo isn't the biggest name on the Italian scene – but he's forever been remembered for this totally groovy album from the 70s – the kind of record that really matches the highest standards of the time! Bembo has this way of mixing floating instrumental currents with ... LP, Vinyl record album
Modern Harmonic, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Something weird, and something very cool too – a set that brings together a whole host of strange and unusual tunes from the glory days of exploitation cinema! These cuts are all from a time when the b-movie underground was playing it fast and loose – trying to get more folks into the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Multiplication Rock
Capitol (Japan), 1973. New Copy
Sure, it was silly stuff when we were kids – but once De La Soul sampled "Three Is The Magic Number", this record became one of the most prized in our possession! And thanks to that hip hop reintroduction, we've really fallen in love with the music again over the years – ... CD
Vedette/Cometa/Four Flies (Italy), 1973. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
A totally groovy gem from the great Piero Umiliani – and one of his rarest soundtracks of the 70s – and a set that brings together so many different wonderful strands of his sound! Some tunes have sweeping strings, others have offbeat vocals, some have quirky instrumentation, and a few ... LP, Vinyl record album
Butler (Netherlands), Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold
One of the spookiest soundtracks ever crafted by one of our favorite film composers of all time! Francois DeRoubaix always had this amazing style to his music – unlike anyone else, especially in the way he could blend together spare acoustic elements and unusual sonic and electronic touches! ... CD
Naked City
Doxy, Early 60s. New Copy
One of the greatest albums of crime jazz ever! But even cooler than that, the whole thing's got narration by John McIntire, very much in the spirit of the crime drama Naked City – filmed in New York in verite style. The music is in that late 50s TV crime mode, but the narration really makes ... LP, Vinyl record album
Goal – The World Cup 1966
El (UK), 1966. New Copy
CD...$6.99 13.99
Totally wonderful sounds from UK soundtrack giant John Hawksworth – penned for a film on the heated World Cup of 1966, but served up in John's usual blend of jazzy styles, mod elements, and beautifully tuneful grooves! The CD presents the music with lots of snippets of dialogue from the film ... CD
Sacred Bones, 2018. New Copy
The legendary John Carpenter first made his mark with Halloween – both as a director, and as a composer – the second a role for which he's finally gotten the attention he deserved! The original Halloween soundtrack was a masterpiece in understatement – spare instrumentation, ... CD
Warner/Rhino, 1973. New Copy (reissue)
A classic to end all classics – and the record that showed the world that the kung fu genre could be every bit as funky as American crime and action films! Lalo Schifrin's at the height of his powers on this set – working in a blend of raw guitars, rolling bass, and choppy rhythms that ... LP, Vinyl record album
Four Flies (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy
Freaky funk from the Italian scene – exactly the kind of grooves that will open your ears if you think that funky sounds can only come from American soul bands or jazz musicians! The music here is filled with heavy drums, tight basslines, and lots of other groovy instrumental touches – ... LP, Vinyl record album
Four Flies (Italy), 1970. New Copy (reissue)
An ultra groovy soundtrack and one the rarest records ever by the hip Italian group! Like many of I Marc 4's other legendary efforts, it was originally issued as a sound library release – but this one was actually composed as a crazy 1970 film soundtrack. It's got some wild use of ... LP, Vinyl record album
Beat (Italy), 2018. New Copy 2CD
A recent live performance by Italian soundtrack legend Fabio Frizzi – recorded in America as part of a tour designed to support Frizzi's surprising return to the spotlight in recent years! In fact, the Frizzi heard here is even more in the spotlight than ever before – still using the ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD
The great John Barry as a young man – stepping out here on songs that are a lot more rocking than his later fame as a soundtrack composer – served up in a massive 3CD box that collects together singles for Parlophone and Columbia, plus some early rock songs from films! The style here ... CD
Music Box (France), 1970. New Copy
Mellow magic from the great Francis Lai – a relatively obscure soundtrack, even if it was issued during a time when he was hitting great fame for Hollywood scores! The style here is in the best subtle modes that Lai reserved for his French productions – heavy on keyboard lines, ala ... CD
Four Flies (Italy), 1976. New Copy
A really great record that definitely lives up to its title and cover – a set that's sort of a cool 70s take on exotica modes from years past! The music here is almost all performed by Giuliano Sorgini – who plays drums and lots of percussion, then adds in electronics too – using ... LP, Vinyl record album
Fantasy, 1972. New Copy (reissue)
The funky freaky soundtrack to Ralph Bakshi's animated feature Fritz The Cat – a really messed-up little film based around the original character created by Robert Crumb! Like the movie, the album's got a very skittish kind of feel – leaping from one genre to the next with each ... LP, Vinyl record album
Cinedelic (Italy), 1975. New Copy (reissue)
That's a pretty groovy little cover – and the album's filled with very groovy sounds from the great Fred Bongusto – always one of the more enigmatic composers of the golden age of Italian soundtracks! Fred's 60s work always had a bit of a bossa touch, and that's definitely here at ... LP, Vinyl record album
Per Pochi Dollaro Ancora
Pentamusic (Italy), 1966. New Copy
A great early soundtrack from Italian maestro Gianni Ferrio – one of his westerns from the 60s, done in a nice mix of bold themes and a few more contemplative moments! There's a good balance of elements going on in the mix – and while you definitely get some of the more familiar fast-mo ... CD
Lakeshore, 2018. New Copy
... LP, Vinyl record album
Flying Dutchman/Modern Harmonic, 1967. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
A very wild soundtrack! The film is about The Minx, a crew of lovelies trained in the art of sensual pleasure and corporate espionage – and the original music for the film, by the rock group The Cyrkle, is about as cool as you'd expect from a theme like that! Some cuts are straight trippy ... LP, Vinyl record album
Dagored (Italy), 1965. New Copy (reissue)
A very groovy early soundtrack by Morricone! This one's earlier than many of the reissues we've been stocking – and it's got a groovy sound that's made even groovier by some fab vocal work by I Cantori Moderni, a hip vocalese group that's kind of the Italian version of The Swingle Singers. ... LP, Vinyl record album
Sacred Bones, 2018. New Copy
The legendary John Carpenter first made his mark with Halloween – both as a director, and as a composer – the second a role for which he's finally gotten the attention he deserved! The original Halloween soundtrack was a masterpiece in understatement – spare instrumentation, ... CD
XL, 2018. New Copy
A really great soundtrack to the remade version of Suspiria – a film that was famously scored by Goblin in the 70s, and which might have an equally great match here in the music of Thom Yorke! Yorke's sounds here are more extended and even spookier – electronic, but often abstracted ... CD
Quartet (Spain), 1963. New Copy 2CD
Nino Rota's impressive score for the Luchino Visconti film The Leopard – sounds put together with enough of an epic feel to match the sprawling story of the movie! The music is more orchestral and serious than some of Rota's Fellini work from the same period – a masterful bit of ... CD
Quartet (Spain), 1961. New Copy
A stunning jazz soundtrack from Piero Piccioni – much more like some of the classic French new wave jazz scores of the late 50s than some of his groovy, mod sounds to come later in the 60s! The instrumentation here is a beautiful mix of piano, bass, vibes, and some occasional stronger horns ... CD
Omicron/Schema (Italy), 1970. New Copy LP & CD (reissue)
Amazing work from the legendary Piero Umiliani – a perfect soundtrack to show the warmer sound of his talents, which are sometimes eclipsed by his weirder electronic modes! The soundtrack's from an erotic film starring sex-goddess Zeudi Araya, but despite the kinky origins of the material, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Muscle Up
Dark Entries, Late 70s. New Copy
Moody work from the legendary Patrick Cowley – all music originally composed for use in 70s porno films shot on the San Francisco scene – most of it in the years before Cowley took off in more techno-styled dancefloor modes! These tracks are all heavy on electronics, but the grooves ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1968. New Copy
A sensual soundtrack for the sensual revolution – presented here with a nice balance between dreamy numbers and groovier tunes! Some of the music here actually uses woodwinds in almost a chamber-style mode, while others bring in more of the 60s electric elements you'd expect – but ... CD
Four Flies (Italy), 1960s. New Copy
Modern jazz from the Italian scene of the 60s – all of it recorded for film and soundtrack use, and almost none of is released before! The music here shows not just the fantastic advances in film scoring in the 60s, but also the overlooked growth of jazz in Italy at the same time too – ... LP, Vinyl record album
GDM/Beatball (Korea), 1970. New Copy
One of the first great soundtracks we ever heard from Piero Piccioni – and still one of the best! Colpo Rovente has this really special sort of sound – jazzy, but not really jazz – bassy, but not really funky – and often done with spare, stark sounds – but never in a ... CD
GDM/Beat (Italy), 1971. New Copy
Italy meets Australia – in a lovely set of grooves written by Piero Piccioni for this little-seen Alberto Sordi film from 1971! The sound is as sunny as you'd expect – with the Piccioni bossa groove used to set the scene for postwar Australia – sometimes coming across with ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1979. New Copy
One of the lighter soundtracks we've ever heard from Francesco De Masi – scored for an equally lighthearted film about a bunch of kids off on adventure – all given a nice soundtrack that's both playful and lively, but without ever sounding too sentimental! The style here is more late ... CD
Zorro (with bonus tracks)
CAM/Digitmovies (Italy), 1975. New Copy
A groovy take on the Zorro sound of yore – put together by Guido and Maurizio De Angelis for a hip 70s version of the character! The style here mixes some older Italian western modes with touches of "Mexican" instrumentation to set the scene – but there's also a brighter ... CD
Digitmovies (Italy), 1958. New Copy
An obscure late 50s soundtrack from the glory days of the Italian toga film – composed by Giovanni Fusco, and conducted by Carlo Savina with this great blend of sentimental and more striking modes! There's still strong ties here to a Hollywood mode of scoring – but there are also ... CD
Digitmovies (Italy), 1966. New Copy
Music for a film about witches – but handled here with sounds that are a lot more dreamy than they are spooky – thanks to the fantastic 60s talents of maestro Piero Piccioni! There's lots of elements here that are kind of an extrapolation of bossa nova styles – both in terms of ... CD
Beat (Italy), New Copy
Relatively recent material, but sounds that grew out of a real love of classic cinema between both of the artists involved! The films of Roger A Fratter might be a bit low budget, but the music from Massimo Numa is completely top shelf – served up without large orchestrations, often on ... CD
Rosemary's Baby (180 gram pressing)
Waxwork, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
An amazing little soundtrack – one that's as spooky and eerie as the film for which it was written, and which was also one of the few American recordings issued by Polish jazz great Krzysztof Komeda! The core of the album is an especially haunting theme – one hummed as a lullaby by Mia ... LP, Vinyl record album
Four Flies (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy
Sunny grooves with a fantastic sound – music that echoes some of our favorite Italian soundtracks of the 60s and 70s – but most of it previously unreleased! The work here is from undertapped sources of the period – not some of the oft-compiled songs from the Italian ... LP, Vinyl record album
Gungala (La Vergine Della Giugla)
Quartet (Spain), 1967. New Copy
A late 60s Italian soundtrack, but one that's got a sound that's right in keeping with the best American exotica albums of the late 50s – a beautiful blend of rootsy tribal elements, eerie voices, and just the right dose of larger orchestrations! Angelo Francesco Lavagnino seems to have ... CD
Cinevox (Italy), 1984. New Copy
A wonderfully mellow soundtrack from Riz Ortolani – a bit different than most of his other work, and handled with this spacious style that often has a lead instrumental solo sliding out in front of soft orchestrations! The mood is sometimes somber – maybe not as sexy as you'd guess ... CD
XL, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A really great soundtrack to the remade version of Suspiria – a film that was famously scored by Goblin in the 70s, and which might have an equally great match here in the music of Thom Yorke! Yorke's sounds here are more extended and even spookier – electronic, but often abstracted ... LP, Vinyl record album
Den Rode Skov (red vinyl pressing)
Penultimate Press (Sweden), 1986. New Copy Gatefold
A wild mix of electric and acoustic sounds from Henning Christiansen – done as a soundtrack for a film that's represented with images inside the cover – images that make the movie look as wild as the music on the record! Sounds come from a variety of sources – glass bowls, tubes, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Executioner
Penultimate Press (Sweden), 1971. New Copy
Impossibly hard to describe music by Henning Christiansen – originally done as a soundtrack for a film, but very much able to stand on its own – with a quality that's as moving as it is experimental! There's vocals on a number of titles, sung by Bodil Hojsgaard and mixed with piano ... LP, Vinyl record album
Space 1999
RCA, 1976. New Copy (reissue)
One of Barry Gray's greatest moments – the ultra groovy soundtrack for Space 1999, the short-lived but well-remembered mainstream sci-fi show from the 70s! The title theme has a nice bit of a dancefloor bounce to it – pre-guessing the disco-copy mode that other space soundtracks were ... LP, Vinyl record album
Quartet (Spain), 1976. New Copy
An island-themed love story from the Italian film scene of the mid 70s – scored here by one of the lesser-known composers of that time, but in a great way that resonates strongly with much more familiar material! Adolfo Waitzman mixes gentle love themes with dreamier numbers – ... CD
EMI/Beatball (Korea), 1970. New Copy
A beautiful score to this lesser-known Marcello Mastroianni film from 1970 – sublime sounds from the great Armando Trovajoli – done in a beautiful mix of electric keyboards, wordless vocals, and dreamy orchestrations! The set's got this warmly stepping groove that's really tremendous ... CD
International Detective/Man From Interpol
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy
CD...$6.99 13.99
A pair of cool British TV soundtracks – both of which feature an action jazz style to rival the best early work of Henry Mancini for the television screen! First up is lost spy soundtrack work from the British composer Edwin Astley – best known for his work on The Saint and Danger Man, ... CD
RCA/Dagored (Italy), 1966. New Copy (reissue)
Early darkness from Ennio Morricone – an obscure mid 60s action thriller that combines boldly driving numbers with other tunes that slip into some of the spareness of his work for westerns! The work here is as mod and cool as you might guess from the cover – a bit more in a ... LP, Vinyl record album
 
Updated December 14, 2018


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