Various Artists - The Matrix Soundtrack (2LP/red and blue pill vinyl/Aug 4th)

Various Artists - The Matrix Soundtrack (2LP/red and blue pill vinyl/Aug 4th)

65.50

August 4th release. 

Every decade or so a science fiction film comes along that captures the Zeitgeist and simultaneously casts a searchlight into the murk of what's to come. Such a film was The Matrix. Released in 1999 to a public already grappling with huge technological change and subject to Y2K hysteria whipped up by the media, The Matrix wove such au courant tropes as Japanese animé, Hong Kong martial arts films, cyperpunk sci-fi, and hacker hero worship into a tale of druggy paranoia whose vision of a grim future marked with universal surveillance and pathological interconnectedness actually looks less paranoid by the day.

And its soundtrack was similarly forward-looking. Instead of offering the blues-based, heavy metal rock that might have populated the score had the movie been made a decade before, The Matrix tapped into the new, breakbeat electronic sounds making inroads into popular music. The result was a propulsive audio ride perfectly mated to the film's cinematographic "bullet time" innovations, a doom-laden, neck-snapping blend of stoner metal, hip hop and electronica.

Now, Real Gone Music is proud to present, for the first time ever on vinyl, the original soundtrack to The Matrix. The colored 2LP-set comes complete with a newly-designed gatefold package featuring stills from the original film production. Free shipping available to St. John's/Toronto for pickup only.

LP1
Rock Is Dead - Marilyn Manson
Spybreak! (Short One) - Propellerheads
Bad Blood - Ministry
Clubbed to Death (Kurayamino Mix) - Rob D
Prime Audio Soup - Meat Beat Manifesto
Leave You Far Behind - Lunatic Calm
LP2
Mindfields - Prodigy
Dragula (Hot Rod Herman Remix) - Rob Zombie
My Own Summer (Shove It) - Deftones
Ultrasonic Sound - Hive
Look to Your Orb for Warning - Monster Magnet
Du Hast - Rammstein
Wake Up - Rage Against the Machine

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