in 2022 I live-streamed this improvised vocal score for the film Fantastic Planet (1973) which is as sad and deep in its themes as it is beautiful in its aesthetic.
I'm really proud of this score - it was done totally off the cuff having never seen the film before and I feel like my music is really perfect for its visual world.
I tried to put this up on YouTube along with the film earlier in 2023 but it was removed for copyright reasons. I can't see any reason why you shouldn't download the audio and listen to it after you press play on the film though. the movie is available for free on Internet Archive here: archive.org/details/fantastic-planet-1973-full-movie-french-with-english-subs-dir-rene-laloux-aka-la-planete-sauvage
I've put this up as pay what you want because it's a little imperfect - I've had to shrink the file size somewhat to release it as one continuous track and you can hear me laughing over the end credits over some random comment in my twitch chat. I really wanted to keep a record of this and make it available in some way, though, and also release something before my next album (which won't be improvised and will probably take me some time in the studio).
released December 14, 2023