SOUNDS OF SCI-FI
Samplers, sonic spaceships, acoustic science and electro-dystopian visions
- Upstream Colour: Ambitiously cinematic and acoustically effective sci-fi love tale
- Dark Star: In space no one can hear you scream
- Kin-dza-dza!: Russian cult sci-fi satire with a creative use of language: the bizarre Plukanian tongue.
- Sensing through Sound: Sinoia Caves’ score for Beyond the Black Rainbow
- Roger Corman: The Producer as Jackdaw Filmmaker
- When Score and Sound Design Become Indistinguishable: The Universality of Evgueni Galperine’s Music for Carré blanc
- In the Loop: The Sound Design in Shane Carruth’s feature debut Primer
- Casting Sound: Upstream Colour sound designer Johnny Marshall talks about the process that led to sound being a unique protagonist in the film
- Amped author Daniel H. Wilson is Dave Lister from Red Dwarf
- Synthphony for the Ant Nation: Phase IV
- The High Pitch of Strangeness: Ikarie XB-1
- The Weightless Drift of the Claustrophobic Soul: Solaris (1972)
- Monsters from the Id – The Music of Forbidden Planet
- Kristinia Buozyte on Vanishing Waves: The Lithuanian director talks to Virginie Sélavy about her film, a hypnotic, sensual sci-fi experience in which a scientist connects with the brain of a comatose patient with whom he has increasingly intense neural encounters, which gradually reveal what happened to her.
- The Call of the Kosmos – Soviet Science Fiction: Virginie Sélavy talks to Russian scholar Sergei Kapterev, from the Institute of Film Art in Moscow, about Soviet science fiction, including Roger Corman’s re-edits of popular Soviet sci-fi films.
Illustration by Laura Gilbert