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Notebook Soundtrack Mix #1: “HYPER SLEEP”

The first ever Notebook Soundtrack Mix! HYPER SLEEP includes work that reflects jazz, classical, experimental and pop influences.
Welcome to the first Notebook Soundtrack Mix—HYPER SLEEP! A word about the mix: There's no thematic thread through this collection, it's a variety of intriguing music. In making soundtrack mixes, I'm drawn to the subjective qualities of association and meaning that arise from experiencing the musical narratives that result from transitions and combinations of tracks in succession. Though there are several favorite films, Seijun Suzuki's Branded to Kill, for one, individual pieces are chosen simply for the music. I haven't seen some of the films. Robert Drasnin, Vladimir Cosma and Antoine Duhamel are represented with curious French T.V. work, rather than with some of their more well known output (The Kremlin Letter, Diva and Pierrot le fou, respectively.) Maybe this is the first of a series…I have several ideas for themed mixes, but wanted to start this way, including work that reflects jazz, classical, experimental and pop influences.
Part of our on-going series, Notebook Soundtrack Mixes.

Stream the mix above or download it here.
  1. Michel LegrandThe Go-Between, "Main Title (edit)" 0:00
  2. Dave Grusin, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., "The Girl from Uncle Theme" 0:47
  3. Robert Drasnin, Lost in Space, "Little Joe's Yes" / "The Curse of Cousin Smith" 3:27
  4. Vladmir Cosma, La double vie de Théophraste Longuet, "Reincarnation (edit)" 4:52
  5. Antoine Duhamel, Belphégor, "Theme de Menardier" 5:21
  6. Serge Gainsbourg / Jean-Claude Vannier,Cannabis, "Premiere Blessure (edit)" 6:38
  7. John Barry, Deadfall, "The Meeting (edit)" 7:42
  8. Lalo Schifrin, THX1138, "Loneliness Sequence" 8:43
  9. John Barry, The Ipcress File, "Goodbye Harry II (edit)" 10:11
  10. John Barry, Thunderball, "Bond with Spectre Frogmen" 10:59
  11. John Barry, The Knack... and How to Get It, "Doors & Bikes and Things (edit)" 12:35
  12. Akira Ifukube, Destroy All Monsters, "The Kilaak's Essence" 13:38
  13. John Barry, Diamonds are Forever, "Following the Diamonds (edit)" 14:36
  14. Francois De Roubaix, Les aventuriers, "Casino Latino" 15:01
  15. Jerry Goldsmith, The Satan Bug, "The Empty Box" 17:00
  16. Lalo Schifrin, Dirty Harry, "Scorpio's View" 17:44
  17. Stelvio Capriani, Baron Blood, "Notturno" 20:21
  18. Stelvio Capriani, Ecologia del delitto(Twitch of the Death Nerve), "Main Title" 21:23
  19. Gil Melle, The Andromeda Strain, "Desert Trip" 23:28
  20. Michael Small, Klute, "Love Theme" 27:43
  21. Jerry Goldsmith, Alien, "Hyper Sleep" 31:30
  22. Michael Small, The Parallax View, "Morgue" 34:16  
  23. Naozumi Yamamoto, Branded to Kill, "Main Title" 35:11 
  24. Ennio Morricone, Machine Gun McCain, "La Ballata di Hank McCain" 36:48
  25. Roy BuddGet Carter, "Carter Takes a Train" 38:47
  26. Jerry GoldsmithSebastian, "The Trip" 41:47
  27. Michel Legrand,The Happy Ending, "Blowout" 44:16
  28. John Williams,The Long Goodbye, "The Long Goodbye" (performed by Jack Sheldon) 46:28
  29. Krzysztof Komeda, Barrier, "Nagrania Do Filmu "Bariera" - XII" 49:59
Wonderful mix! I’m waiting for more.
This is an awesome mix.
this is soo cool! thank you!!!!!!!
Thanks so much; you are helping to revive that (should-be) most revered of art forms, the mix “tape.” Completely wonderful—and I’ve made it only to The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.!
is there a way to download this so that it is not all in one single mp3?
Great job. I love the selections of Goldsmith, Morricone, and Cipriani. This is a cinema lover’s delight.
Michelle: you can only download it as a mix, sorry!
Great idea and amazing job indeed! Looking forward to the next one!
I’ve always wondered a few things about film soundtracks, specifically if a soundtrack is not commercially released, would there still be intact copies of the master recordings that are either accessible or non-accessible in archives? When we hear original music in films (as opposed to pop songs), sometimes we hear the actors talking over it, but it has to exist in some uninterrupted form as well, doesn’t it? Are there ways to access these sounds for scholarly purposes? Following from that, can I assume that most of these tracks are commercially released as soundtracks/scores to these films? Or did you dig some up from other places? In the past, I’ve copied sound straight from film (music or otherwise) onto mixtapes through my mixer with interesting results. I’m sort of getting out of the vinyl game, but I still love listening to and studying library music and soundtracks, so a great resource for that is .
Hi herbie, thanks- I’m glad you like the mix! All of the tracks are from soundtracks that have been released commercially. Most, but not all, are still in print and fairly easy to find.
Thanks! Pino Donaggio did indeed compose a beautiful score to Brian De Palma’s “Bow Out,” but this specific “Blowout” track by Michel Legrand is for Richard Brook’s film, “The Happy Ending.”
thanks for this! it’s so atmospheric. i’m really enjoying writing my kubrick & theology thesis while listening to this.
This is Lovely. Thanks so much for the trouble you took to compile this.
John Carpenter definitely checked out ‘The Go Between’ before he wrote his score for ‘The Fog’…
there is a “soundtrack” genre that artists are doing for pseudo films. it is interesting to hear albums and imagining what they are trying to project and what the film would be like if it was created.
Disharmonic harmony !!!! Trumpets of the angels and trombones of hell fantastically mixed… Now we all PRETEND a new one!!
Very cool mix. Thank you!
Excellent… Thanks.
Wonderful mix Paul… Your soundtracking my life right now via my i-pod.. Thanks!
helal lan!
helal lan! means way to go buddy in urban turkish…

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