Daniel Lopatin
Uncut Gems, OST
Warp Records
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2019
2LP
25.99
WARPLP308 / Includes Download Code
Gatefold sleeve
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Tracklist
1The Ballad Of Howie Bling
2Pure Elation
3Followed
4The Bet Hits
5High Life
6No Vacation
7School Play
8Fuck You Howard
9Smoothie
10Back To Roslyn
11The Fountain
12Powerade
13Windows
14Buzz Me Out
15The Blade
16Mohegan Suite
17Uncut Gems

Daniel Lopatin returns as composer for Josh and Benny Safdie’s latest film Uncut Gems, whose soundtrack will be out internationally December 13 from Warp Records the same day the film is released in U.S. theaters by A24. The film stars Adam Sandler, NBA player Kevin Garnett, Lakeith Stanfield, Irina Mendel, Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, and Julia Fox, and has screened to rapturous response from critics and audiences at the Telluride, Toronto and New York film festivals. The hypnotic crime thriller follows Sandler’s Howard Ratner, a charismatic hustler always on the lookout for the next big score, on a twisted odyssey in pursuit of the windfall of a lifetime (watch trailer).

Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never) and the Safdie brothers have developed a close partnership over the years through their shared love of cult genre movies and music. As Josh Safdie recently said in an interview with Variety, "I was a fan of his music… his albums are very conceptual, and he was making basically scores for movies that didn’t exist. So when we met on Good Time, after he saw the way we were using a lot of Debussy on our film prior to that, he was like, ‘Oh let’s get deep together,’ and we’ve become very close friends."

Press reactions to Uncut Gems: “A remarkable percussive soundtrack by Daniel Lopatin (aka Oneohtrix Point Never) overwhelms the constant whir of action.” - IndieWire “Daniel Lopatin’s score mixes electronica and opera in menacing fashion that keeps viewers’ blood pressure high, but also contributes to the strange magic the Safdies are working.” - Thrillist “There’s also an acute sense of neurotic, nervous energy which means the film zips by, aided by Daniel Lopatin’s electro-synth score which amps up the tension to breaking point while also adding a hint of the fantastical.” - Little White Lies “A hypnotic score by Daniel Lopatin imbues the film with an almost otherworldly quality” - Film School Rejects