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Tribeca Exclusive: Listen To Fall On Your Sword's "Alive, Safe, And Happy" From Drama 'X/Y'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 18, 2014 10:00 AM
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For the last few year, music collective Fall On Your Sword has been building up an impressive resumé of film scoring gigs. The group counts "Another Earth," "Nobody Walks," "28 Hotel Rooms" and "Lola Versus" among their credits, and the Tribeca Film Festival presents another movie this year with their distinctive work on it.

Sundance Scores: Jenny Lewis, Flying Lotus, Nick Cave, Willis Earle Beale & More Tune Up Park City Films

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 7, 2014 3:45 PM
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Last week we brought you word that Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and Beastie Boy Ad-Rock where bringing their musical skills to a couple of films headed to Sundance by providing a score (Lynn Shelton's "Laggies" and the baseball flick "No No: A Dockumentary," respectively). Well, that's just the tip of the iceberg. As you might suspect, the worlds of indie film and indie music aren't so far apart and there will be a lot of music to be heard in the films headed to Park City next week, so let's dive in...

Listen: Exclusive Track From Fall On Your Sword's Score To Wikileaks Doc 'We Steal Secrets'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 17, 2013 10:15 AM
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We've had our ears on composer duo Fall On Your Sword (aka Will Bates and Phil Mossman) for a while now. The duo have become some of the most in-demand musicians in the indie world over the last few years, thanks to the works on "Another Earth," "Nobody Walks," "Lola Versus" and "28 Hotel Rooms," among others, and we named them as one of our 5 Composers On The Rise earlier this year.

On The Rise: 5 Composers To Keep An Ear Out For In 2013

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • February 7, 2013 4:19 PM
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Last week, we kicked off our annual On The Rise season with a look at 5 cinematographers who you'll be seeing a lot more of in the coming years. This week, we wanted to switch lanes a bit, away from the eyes, and towards the ears, to pick out some promising new composers on the scene.

Exclusive: Listen To The Album Stream Of Fall On Your Sword's Soundtrack To '28 Hotel Rooms'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • November 1, 2012 12:58 PM
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Having composed moody and effervescent scores for "Another Earth," "Lola Versus," Ry Russo-Young's "You Won't Miss Me" and "Nobody Walks," and Keanu Reeves' upcoming indie "Generation Um…" Brooklyn-based electronic band Fall On Your Sword are quickly becoming the go-to outfit for indie film composing.

10 New Pics From 'Nobody Walks' Starring John Krasinski & Olivia Thirlby Plus Soundtrack Details

  • By Edward Davis
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  • September 13, 2012 11:42 AM
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Starring John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt and an excellent supporting cast that features Dylan McDermott, Justin Kirk, and one-to-watch up-and-comers like India Ennenga, Rhys Wakefield and Jane Levy, "Nobody Walks" is one of our favorite indie dramas of the fall. The third feature-length effort from Ry Russo-Young (2009's celebrated indie "You Wont Miss Me"), "Nobody Walks" is also co-written by one of Young's high school pals, one Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO's "Girls."

'Lola Versus' Soundtrack Features Dan Deacon, Ani DiFranco, Taken by Trees & Score By Fall On Your Sword

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 3, 2012 4:43 PM
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Starring Greta Gerwig, Zoe Lister Jones, Hamish Linklater and Joel Kinnaman with supporting assistance from Bill Pullman and Debra Winger (who play Gerwig's parents), Daryl Wein's New York-centric romantic comedy "Lola Versus" arrives in theaters on June 8. And we've got the deets on both the soundtrack and score front. Let's start with the score, which was composed by LCD Soundsystem offshoots and multi-media composers Fall On Your Sword. They've been very busy on the indie-film score front of late, writing the scores to Brit Marling's "Another Earth," the as-yet unreleased Keanu Reeves indie "Generation Umm" and Ry Russo-Young's "You Wont Miss Me," among others.That score is due digitally June 5th and comes out on CD June 12th.

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