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


AMS (Italy), 1972. New Copy
One of the greatest moments ever from saxophonist Gato Barbieri – and that's saying a lot, given that by the time of this recording, he'd already had a great 60s run as an avant jazz musician, and started the 70s with a string of albums that criss-crossed jazz and South American musical ... LP, Vinyl record album
AMS (Italy), 1966. New Copy (reissue)
One of the first big moments of global fame for the legendary Ennio Morricone – and a record that still stands as one of his landmark albums all these many years later! The set's famous for its haunting theme – that "wah-wah-wah" melody that led to countless covers and ... LP, Vinyl record album
BTF (Italy), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold
One of Ennio Morricone's most famous scores – and certainly the one that got him recognized worldwide as a genius! The whole thing's pretty damn eerie – about as eerie as the movie, which is a real stunner – and it shifts from dark orchestral themes to sparer numbers that use ... LP, Vinyl record album
CAM/AMS (Italy), Late 70s. New Copy Gatefold
A very cool collection of work from Goblin – the prog rock group whose horror soundtracks really helped transform the sound of Italian cinema in the 70s! Goblin's earlier music was more jamming – but here, they really revel in space as much as they do sound – leaving plenty of ... LP, Vinyl record album
Mondo, 1970s/2020. New Copy Gatefold
On the TV show High Fidelity, Zoe Kravitz runs a record store that's much hipper than ours – a Brooklyn shop where all sorts of cool folks hang out together. And, as you'd expect, her choice of music is much hipper than we could ever come up with – a mix of soul and rock that includes ... LP, Vinyl record album
AMS (Italy), 1965. New Copy (reissue)
An archetypal record all the way through – with some of the best Morricone western styles from the period – and still one of the greatest in its genre! To match the darkness of the film, Morricone's working here in a spare, stark mode – using bits of guitar and whistling to state ... LP, Vinyl record album

Piero Umiliani/Basso Valdambrini

I Piaceri Proibiti (180 gram vinyl)
CAM/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1963. New Copy (reissue)
A beautifully jazzy soundtrack from the great Piero Umiliani – one that features solo work by some of the key members of the Basso Valdambrini sextet! The style here is very much in the mode of the best jazz soundtracks used during the French new wave years – simple themes that burst ... LP, Vinyl record album

Bruno Nicolai

Defense De Savoir
RCA/Transversales Disques (France), 1973. New Copy (reissue)
A cool little soundtrack from Bruno Nicolai – penned for a French film instead of an Italian movie – and with a sound that's a bit different than usual! Nicolai makes nice use of some sweeter themes here – a hint of the modes you might find in Michel Legrand or Francis Lai in the ... LP, Vinyl record album
CAM/Transversales Disques (France), 1969. New Copy (reissue)
A gem of a record from maestro Morricone – even if it wasn't one of his most famous sets at the time – a soundtrack that really brings together that effortless balance of darkness and light that makes some of the best recordings by Ennio Morricone so wonderful! The set's got a few ... LP, Vinyl record album
Croydon Municipal (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy
CD...$3.99 13.99
Not the usual film themes of the late 50s and early 60s – no James Bond numbers or Henry Mancini hits – and instead, a very cool, very well-selected batch of tracks that really opens up this cinematic generation! All of the numbers stand very well on their own – and the set mixes ... CD
Pye/Trunk (UK), 1974. New Copy
That's an angry-looking James Coburn on the cover – a tipoff that you're in for something really special on the record – one of the best-ever soundtracks from the mighty Roy Budd, the man who also gave the world the superb score for Get Carter! There's a few elements here that echo the ... LP, Vinyl record album
CAM/Universal (France), 1969. New Copy (reissue)
Bruno Nicolai conducted this score by Morricone for the film The Sicilian Clan – a bit of a hit back in 1969, and a dark little gangster film! The soundtrack's got a number of different classic Morricone approaches – it starts with a power "boing" on the track's grooving ... LP, Vinyl record album
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1971. New Copy
CD...$6.99 11.98
One of the less-remembered records from the era of the giant rock festival – a set of tracks that were recorded during a wild cross-country hippie caravan! Although maybe not another Woodstock, the album does have some long live tracks that are really worth seeking out – in a ... CD
Demon (UK), 1980/1981. New Copy 3LP
Three Italian horror classics – packaged here in a single set! First up is Fabio Frizzi's score for Nella Citta Dei Morti Viventi/City Of The Living Dead – exactly the kind of set that shows why he was one of the true masters of Italian horror! The sounds here are a mix of electric ... LP, Vinyl record album

Giancarlo Bigazzi & Marco Falagiani

Mediterraneo (clear blue vinyl pressing)
AMS (Italy), 1991. New Copy
A really sweet little soundtrack to the 1991, WWII set film Mediterraneo – with warm instrumentation on Greek and Middle Eastern string, percussion and wind instruments – seamlessly blended with drums guitars and saxes! The soundtrack was composed by Giancarlo Bigazzi & Marco ... LP, Vinyl record album

Mario Nascimbene

Psycorama
Minstrel/Roundtable (Australia), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)
Some of the moodiest, most unusual music we've ever heard from Mario Nascimbene – an artist who's maybe best known for working in the more romantic side of the spectrum, but who here is using a "mixerama" keyboard – which works a bit like the mellotron to sample elements, then ... LP, Vinyl record album

Guido & Maurizio DeAngelis

Bomber
Beat (Italy), 1982. New Copy
A catchy little soundtrack for a weird sort of film – one in which Italian comedy heavyweight Bud Spencer plays a boxer, and gets a great theme to match his action in and out of the ring! The core of the score is a groovy electro pop tune titled "Fantasy" – almost a mix ... LP, Vinyl record album

Guido & Maurizio De Angelis

Lo Chiamavano Bulldozer (180 gram vinyl)
Beat (Italy), 1978. New Copy
A very groovy little soundtrack from the team of Guido and Maurizio De Angelis – one that was penned to accompany an offbeat Bud Spencer film of the late 70s, and which offers up plenty of variations on the catchy theme! Bud plays Bulldozer – an ex-US football player, holed up in Italy ... LP, Vinyl record album
Digitmovies (Italy), 1968. New Copy Gatefold
A dreamy soundtrack for an obscure Rock Hudson film – one that sports some really wonderful music from Ennio Morricone! The music here is occasionally topped with groovy vocals – often sung wordlessly in a "la la la" sort of mode by I Cantori Moderni, and set to ... LP, Vinyl record album
Digitmovies (Italy), 1967. New Copy
A beautiful little soundtrack from Armando Trovajoli – the best sort that he did in the 60s, at a time when he and a few other Italian soundtrack artists were helping push things forward from straighter jazz into the sorts of groovy modes that would make their scene stand out from the rest! ... LP, Vinyl record album

Guido & Maurizio De Angelis

Alien 2 Sulla Terra (180 gram vinyl)
Beat (Italy), 1980. New Copy
A very unusual soundtrack from the Italian team of Guido & Maurizio De Angelis – best known for their crime work of the 70s, but here working on the music for an "unofficial" sequel to the Alien film, done as a low-budget production overseas! In this movie, the Alien has come ... LP, Vinyl record album
Music Box (France), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD
Some of the most famous 70s soundtrack work of French jazz musician Claude Bolling – served up here in a double-length CD that's overflowing with bonus material too! First up is the original score for Borsalino – a really lovely little soundtrack for the French film that starred Alain ... CD

Alec Cheer

Night Kaleidoscope
Trunk (UK), 2019. New Copy
A really great electronic soundtrack – contemporary, but served up with a very spare, electronic feel that takes us back to some of the best horror gems of the 80s! If you're a fan of the music for Stranger Things or Good Time, you'll find plenty to love here – as Alec Cheer works in a ... LP, Vinyl record album

Carlo Rustichelli

Avanti (with bonus tracks)
United Artists/Quartet (Spain), 1972. New Copy
An American film – directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon – but one with a distinctly Italian-styled soundtrack, thanks to the music of Carlo Rustichelli! Rustichelli scores the film with a style that's quite like his early 60s work for Italian films – warmly romantic, ... CD
Quartet (Spain), 1970. New Copy
An extremely unique Henry Mancini soundtrack – scored for this European film that starred Marcello Mastroianni and Ingrid Bergman – with a sound that's almost in a similar mood to the work of Ennio Morricone from the same time! Most of the tracks are fairly dark and moody – with ... CD
Quartet (Spain), 1989. New Copy
A really wonderful jazz soundtrack by Herbie Hancock – recorded at the end of the 80s, a decade when Herbie was spending a lot of time on keyboards – but with a rock-solid older jazz vibe that really fits the vintage Harlem setting of the film! The music mixes larger arrangements with ... CD

Nelson Riddle

Rough Cut
Quartet (Spain), 1980. New Copy
A sweet Nelson Riddle soundtrack for a Burt Reynolds caper film – served up with a style that updates older Riddle modes for the 80s, but with a surprising current of jazz too! The jazzier modes are emphasized by a few older Ellington tunes in the mix – amidst newer Nelson tunes that ... CD

Lalo Schifrin

Nunzio
MCA/Quartet (Spain), 1978. New Copy
A really unusual soundtrack from the mighty Lalo Schifrin – and one that seems to show off all of his best modes in its shifting range of styles! The film is a somewhat understated story set on the streets of New York – and the music often takes on the same sort of vibe – with ... CD
Something Weird/Modern Harmonic, Late 60s. New Copy
Freaked out sounds from a movie that offers up a look at the struggles of youth at the end of the 60s – a movie that was recorded "on the scene where the action is – presenting 500,000 young Americans doing their own thing!" The sound of the whole thing is pretty darn great ... LP, Vinyl record album

Devonte Hynes (Blood Orange)

Queen & Slim
Domino, 2020. New Copy
Sublime soundtrack work from Devonte Hynes – an artist you might know under other sounds as Blood Orange, but who emerges here as a film score force to be reckoned with – creating these amazing tracks that are a balance between richness and subtle instrumentation! The film is fantastic ... LP, Vinyl record album

Gianni Marchetti

Il Magnifico Tony Carrera
CAM/Transversales Disques (France), 1969. New Copy (reissue)
A great one from Gianni Marchetti – the Italian composer we know best for his work on The Wild Eye, but who sounds equally great on this set too! The best tracks have a heavy rhythm at the bottom – not really funky, but kind of mod, and a bit more off-kilter on the slower numbers ... LP, Vinyl record album

Armando Trovajoli

Le Dolci Signore
Digitmovies (Italy), 1967. New Copy
A beautiful little soundtrack from Armando Trovajoli – the best sort that he did in the 60s, at a time when he and a few other Italian soundtrack artists were helping push things forward from straighter jazz into the sorts of groovy modes that would make their scene stand out from the rest! ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1984. New Copy
An overlooked 80s score from Ennio Morricone – not done for an Italian or American film, but for one of Sam Fuller's later directorial efforts in France! The music is fantastic – very much in the best spirit of some of Morricone's genius from the start of the 70s – almost echoing ... CD

Riz Ortolani

Gege Bellavita
Digitmovies (Italy), 1979. New Copy
A catchy little soundtrack for this late 70s Italian sex spoof – a film in which the lead character's wife discovers his philandering, then decides to pimp him out to the neighbors! The score begins with a jaunty vocal tune – "Nun Me Scuccia" – which is then echoed in a ... CD
GAD (Poland), 2019. New Copy 2CD
A more recent soundtrack from Polish composer Andrzej Korzynski – put together for a film by the son of his old partner, director Andrzej Zulawski – and in a way that continues their cinematic legacy from previous years! The roots of the music like in older Korzynski recordings, but ... CD

Ennio Morricone

Ruba Al Prossimo Tuo
Digitmovies (Italy), 1968. New Copy
A dreamy soundtrack for an obscure Rock Hudson film – one that sports some really wonderful music from Ennio Morricone! The music here is occasionally topped with groovy vocals – often sung wordlessly in a "la la la" sort of mode by I Cantori Moderni, and set to ... CD
Carosello/AMS (Italy), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
A really spooky soundtrack from Pino Donaggio – even if the instrumentation is somewhat standard! The music is for the great Nicolas Roeg film Don't Look Now – set in a slowly rotting Venice, and filled with moody mystery and hints of horror – but all elements that never fully ... LP, Vinyl record album
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

Sven Libaek

Nature Walkabout
Festival/Votary (Australia), 1965. New Copy
CD...$4.99 14.98
An incredible record from the great Sven Libaek – a soundtrack for a land-based TV adventure that's every bit as great as his underwater music from the 70s! The style is very jazzy, and heavy on vibes and woodwinds – sounds that really showcase the best sound of the growing Australian ... CD
Mondo, 1950s/1960s. New Copy 2LP
A really cool collection of music from a very unusual source – songs that come from the "industrial musical" – a special small stage version of the Broadway form, but based around the needs and ideas of a specific industry! The music here was created for insurance, appliance, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Four Flies (Italy), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
That's a sexy lady on the cover, and there's lots of sexy sounds within – music from a whole new generation of Italian soundtrack genius – a time when disco influences were being used to transform some of the groovy modes that always made Italian film scores so great! The disco styles ... CD
Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
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! ... LP, Vinyl record album
El (UK), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 4 CDs
A huge set of music – one that's maybe a bit different than you might expect! Right from the start, Stanley Kubrick was a groundbreaking director – one who had a great sense of music on the screen – sometimes from film scores that he'd commission for his movies, sometimes from ... CD
Sony (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs
A really wonderful collection of music penned by the legendary Michel Legrand – the French film maestro who's one of our favorite soundtrack composers ever – represented here in a beautiful assortment of lesser-known material! CD1 features tracks mostly recorded under Legrand's name ... CD

Johann Johannsson & Yair Elazar Glotman

Last & First Men (2LP/Blu-ray set)
Deutsche Grammophon, 2020. New Copy 2LP & Blu-ray
A beautiful multi-media sci-fi project from composer Johann Johansson – done in collaboration with Yair Elazar Glotman, and served up here as both a batch of music and a stunning set of visual images! The music is not unlike some of Johansson's soundtrack work – but it's maybe more ... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A fantastic audio tribute to the greatness of the movie Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – a record that not only includes so many of the great tracks that were playing alongside the story, but which also recreates the way in which they were used! If you saw the film, you'll know that a good ... LP, Vinyl record album
Island/Real Gone, 1995. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
A great return for fame for Jim Carroll – who didn't star in this story of his life and writing (that went to Leonardo DiCaprio) – but who did get a chance to reprise some of his music with help from Pearl Jam, and Graeme Revell! The set features the original "People Who Died" ... LP, Vinyl record album
Quartet (Spain), 1976. New Copy
Music has always played a great part in the films of Roman Polanski – and that's definitely the case in The Tenant, a film that's got a score that's subtle, but which really fits the spooky mood of the story! Philippe Sarde is in relatively familiar territory here, but darker too – and ... LP, Vinyl record album
AMS/Quartet (Spain), 1972. New Copy
Dark genius from Italian composer Riz Ortolani – very spooky sounds written for a film whose English language translation is "Don't Torture A Duckling"! Non Si Sevizia Un Paperino has these amazing string passages that really creep us out – played with razor-sharpness and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Beat (Italy), 1980/1981. New Copy 3CD
Three Italian horror classics – packaged here in a single set! First up is Fabio Frizzi's score for Nella Citta Dei Morti Viventi/City Of The Living Dead – exactly the kind of set that shows why he was one of the true masters of Italian horror! The sounds here are a mix of electric ... CD
 
Updated June 06, 2020


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