“I think that in every instance of every sound, there are 760 million sounds that are wrong and there are 34 sounds that are correct. And of the 34, 27 of them are very similar. But 7 of the 34 are completely weird… but they still work.”

•June 21, 2019 • Leave a Comment

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Playlists for The Double R Club’s 10th Annual Miss Twin Peaks Contest, 20th June, 2019

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The Dream Man’s Shuffle – Aidan Baker, from I Had the Strangest Dream Last Night (The Owls Were Silent)
Packard’s Vibration – Angelo Badalamenti, from Twin Peaks Season Two Music And More
Love Theme Intro – Angelo Badalamenti, from Twin Peaks Season Two Music And More 

(How to speak in the Red Room by Michael J. Anderson / Back To Fat Trout & Teresa’s Autopsy – Angelo Badalamenti, from Fire Walk With Me)

Twin Peaks Theme (Music Box Cover), watch HERE
Audrey’s Dance (redux) – The Chevrons, from Where We’re From, There’s Always Music in the Air (Heaven Is a Large and Interesting Place)
Sycamore Trees – Jimmy Scott, from Fire Walk With Me O.S.T.

(At Home With Philip Jeffries: sound design / dialogue from Twin Peaks: The Return)

Love Theme Farewell – Angelo Badalamenti, from Twin Peaks Season Two Music And More
Twin Peaks- A Wretched Tribute (8bit Just You!) – Filthy Frackers, watch HERE
Slow 30’s Room – David Lynch & Dean Hurley, from Twin Peaks Limited Event Series Soundtrack
Dark Mood Woods / The Red Room – Angelo Badalamenti, from Twin Peaks Limited Event Series Soundtrack
Falling (Twin Peaks Theme) – I Am Snow Angel, listen HERE

(How to speak in the Red Room by Michael J. Anderson / Back To Fat Trout & Teresa’s Autopsy – Angelo Badalamenti, from Fire Walk With Me BACKWARDS)

(Sarah’s Rage – audio from Twin Peaks: The Return, view HERE)

Grady Groove [Featuring Grady Tate] – Angelo Badalamenti, from Twin Peaks: Limited Event Series Soundtrack
Cop Beat – Angelo Badalamenti, from Twin Peaks Season Two Music And More
Freshly Squeezed (bass clarinet version) – Angelo Badalamenti, from The Twin Peaks Archive

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Snake Eyes – Trouble, from Snake Eyes
I’m Hurt Bad (extended RRemix) – Angelo Badalamenti, original version from Twin Peaks Season Two Music And More
Blue Frank – Angelo Badalamenti, from Twin Peaks Season Two Music And More
Sycamore Cowboys – Colatron, FREE download from Mashed In Plastic
Mississippi – The Cactus Blossoms, from You’re Dreaming
Blue Frank / Pink Room – Xiu Xiu, from … Xiu Xiu Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks

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LISTEN TO PLAYLISTS HERE

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My opening act was a mashup of Twin Peaks Theme by Angelo Badalamenti and Space Oddity by David Bowie, the originals of which appear on Music From Twin Peaks and Space Oddity respectively. My second act was a version of Axolotl (the Roadhouse Mix) by The Veils, the original version of which appears on Twin Peaks: Limited Event Series Soundtrack.

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“Hey you wanna go for a ride?”

•June 18, 2019 • Leave a Comment

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“I’ll see you in the trees…”

•June 12, 2019 • Leave a Comment

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Is… is that Jerry Horne…?

“…in that dark room and the big picture and the right sound, it’s all a good thing”

•May 31, 2019 • Leave a Comment

Way back in 2007 I was at the NFT for a showing of Lynch’s Inland Empire, followed by an interview with Lynch by Mark Kermode.

David Lynch at the NFT

After a dark, unsettling and bemusing 3 hours, Lynch appeared to rapturous applause and the interview took place, Lynch being his usual buoyant, hand-waving, and wonderfully, almost belligerently, un-explaining self, after which Kermode threw it out for a Q&A. My hand shot up after each answer but sadly I was never picked (I’m choosing to blame quiff envy on Mr. Kermode’s part).

My question would have been concerning the background sound design in Lynch’s films, the tones, the drones, the buzzes, the hums, the distant and muted mechanical sounds that pervade so much of his work. Ever since seeing Eraserhead, I’ve always thought that if these ambient, background atmospheres were released on CD that they would sell. I’d certainly buy ’em.

In fact, it was with this thought in mind that I made my David Lynch’s Discreet Atmospheres Of Dark And Troubling Things Mixcloud.

Now, however, in lieu of a CD release (but then who the hell buys CDs other than me?) in fact, in lieu of any kind of official release, someone who goes by the name Beyond Reason on Youtube has gone through all of Twin Peaks: The Return and stripped the dialogue from certain scenes, leaving only the atmospheres behind, only the beautiful, reverberating dread and tonal strangenesses. They call their project Listen to the Sounds.

They say: “When removing the dialogue audio channel from Twin Peaks episodes, it is nice to discover the rich tapestry of sound design hidden underneath. Listen to the sounds extracts these layers for you personal enjoyment. This is a compilation of all the sequences previously uploaded separately on this channel to enjoy as a single experience.”

And the result is as close to my dream as anything I’m likely to get. As an added bonus, each track is accompanied by a snippet of the appropriate scene in ultra, dreamlike slow-motion.

Watch, listen and  d r e a m  HERE.

TP

 

S W E E T D R E A M S . . .

•May 28, 2019 • Leave a Comment

An audio / visual sleep aid for when trapped inside somewhere that is “slippery.”

Be Your(dream)self.

•May 24, 2019 • Leave a Comment

This one goes out to Agent Cooper

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CAVALCADE HOLLYSHORTS (RRemix)

•May 19, 2019 • Leave a Comment

-being a RRemix of audio from the David Lynch Hollyshorts promo (view original HERE) executed for play at The Double R Club, London.

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