In advance of the Austin premiere of his experimental chamber opera PANCHO VILLA FROM A SAFE DISTANCE at FUSEBOX FESTIVAL, composer / bandleader / improviser GRAHAM REYNOLDS will release a dozen digital only albums on February 17th, 2017 via the prestigious INNOVA RECORDINGS label. Physical copies including a box set will be available for sale at upcoming shows and events.
The collection includes re-mastered versions of Golden Arm Trio classics including the very early DEMO TAPE, the self-titled THE GOLDEN ARM TRIO, plus WHY THE SEA IS SALT and THE TICK-TOCK CLUB; soundtracks for the films SHEPARD & DARK, 5 TIME CHAMPION and INCENDIARY; scores for collaborations with Ballet Austin including BELLE REDUX, THOUGH THE EARTH GIVES WAY, CULT OF COLOR, and TWO BALLETS, plus the experimental onslaught of FUN WITH SOUNDS & PATTERNS. Bonus material and additional delights are scattered throughout the series that explores the broad and diverse palette of his career.
The infamous and clandestine DJ BUZZY BEAR has created a MIX-TAPE RETROSPECTIVE of the 12-Pack.
Dubbed “the quintessential modern composer” by the London Independent, Reynolds creates, performs, and records music for film, theater, dance, rock clubs and concert halls, and has collaborated with esteemed director Richard Linklater on the majority of his films over the last ten plus years. He recently scored HBO’s “The Diplomat”, “Before Midnight” with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, “Bernie” featuring Jack Black, the Rooster Teeth TV series “Day 5”, amongst many others. His score to the Robert Downey, Jr. feature “A Scanner Darkly” was named ‘Best Soundtrack of the Decade’ by Cinema Retro magazine, and he recently received the prestigious Creative Capital Award for his chamber opera, “Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance”.
UPCOMING FEBRUARY 2017 SHOWS
February 10-12: Belle Redux / A Tale of Beauty & The Beast @ Long Center for the Performing Arts (Austin, TX). A provocative and sensual retelling of the centuries-old tale, this innovative contemporary ballet draws inspiration from film noir and haute couture with a powerfully romantic score, blending classical instruments with industrial sounds to create a groundbreaking soundtrack for Stephen Mills’ sleek and sexy dance work.
February 14: Wings (1927) @ Bullock Museum IMAX Theater (Austin, TX). A special Valentine’s Day screening of Wings on the biggest screen in Texas with live score. Shot in and around San Antonio, Texas, Wings was the first film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture in 1927 and is still one of the most recognized and beloved silent films of the era.
Additional upcoming events can be found HERE.