William Butler and Owen Pallett of Arcade Fire are getting a lot of attention for the melodious score they created for Spike Jonze's Her, and not just because it landed them an Oscar nomination, but simply because it's gosh-darn gorgeous. And now you can listen to the entire 13-song soundtrack here and now.
Remember The Suburbs, the totalitarian-urban-sprawl music video collaboration between Being John Malkovich's Spike Jonze and indie darlings Arcade Fire? Now you can watch a much longer companion piece, Scenes from the Suburbs. Growing up sucks in a police state.
Arcade Fire's album The Suburbs won top honors at the Grammys last night, cementing its reputation as one of the best modern examples of dystopian rock. You can see the science fictional underpinnings of the album's themes in the Spike Jonze-directed video for single "The Suburbs," and many of the other songs on the…
Arcade Fire collaborated with Spike Jonze to create this weird, moving portrait of suburban life slowly going to hell as the military rounds people up. I've never seen anyone successfully create a wistful apocalyptic tone the way Jonze does here.
Arcade Fire's new album's generating tons of excitement, but we're more stoked about their collaborations with genre film's leading lights. Spike Jonze is directing their science fiction short film, and Terry Gilliam's directing the webcast of their August 5 concert.