New Music From Calm Blue Sea

promoCalm Blue Sea is an Austin band that have been known for their innovative take on music and their willingness to try things in a unique way.  That being said, it should come to no surprise that the locals have embarked on this new project of scoring an entire film and releasing the soundtrack completely on their own.  You may remember way back in March when we told you about CBS live scoring the old black and white cult favorite film Siegfried.  Yes?  Well shortly after that show, the band spent some studio time recording all the tracks for a double CD Calm Blue Sea soundtrack.  The results are really quite beautiful.  You can buy a digital copy of the soundtrack starting August 18th on your favorite online media outlets like itunes & Amazon or you can stream the entire thing at lastfm.  If you’re interested in seeing the music synced up to Siegfried, try searching youtube or snooping around one of those bit torrents you aren’t supposed to use.  For now, here’s two tracks from the soundtrack “The Treasure” and “The Hunt”.

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Download: Calm Blue Sea – The Treasure [MP3]

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Download: Calm Blue Sea – The Hunt [MP3]

Calm Blue Sea Score Film @ Alamo (3/29)

siegfried20-webLocal and ATH favorites, The Calm Blue Sea, are one of those bands with music that just screams movie soundtrack/score.  The guys in the band have apparently listened to our demands and will be doing a live score at The Alamo Ritz on Sunday night.  The film to be scored is an old school black and white/silent movie from 1924 called Siegfried.  Alamo describes the silent film as one that “ranges in scope between the hellishly intense defeat and death of a Dragon to more quiet emotional moments”.  Sounds like a perfect fit for the band’s emotionally charge instrumental music.  We’re sure you won’t want to miss out on this unique opportunity to relive the days of live scoring.  Show time is set for 7pm with tickets on sale now for only $11.

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Download: The Calm Blue Sea – We Happy Few [MP3]