Hear a track from Under The Skin and Jackie composer Mica Levi's anime score

English musician Mica Levi (formerly of the lo-fi noise-popsters Micachu And The Shapes) has developed a reputation as one of the most interesting composers in film on the strength of her scores for Under The Skin and Jackie, the latter of which earned her an Oscar nomination. But while we’re still waiting for a…

Mica Levi will write the score for Rooney Mara’s pop star drama

Mica Levi received an Oscar nomination this year for her ominous and surprising contribution to Jackie, making her the first woman recognized in Best Original Score in quite some time. But Levi’s career hasn’t been limited to the world of cinema, which makes her the perfect fit for Vox Lux, a drama about the life of a…

November’s new music includes releases from Alicia Keys, Metallica, and (maybe) Beck

Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to review sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out…

Jonathan Glazer directed bizarre new ident bumpers for Britain’s Channel 4

Britain’s Channel 4—best known in the US as the original home of cult items like The IT Crowd, Spaced, and Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, and at home as a tide pool of reality shows and imported American TV—is in the middle of a large-scale rebranding effort. Part of that involves crafting new ident bumpers to run during…