Exploding Head Movies Episode February 28, 2011

XHM #56 - "Faux pas de deux" (2011 February 28)

7:32am - 9:03am

After an Oscar recap, Clint Mansell's award-ineligible score to Black Swan gets its moment in the spotlight. I sound heavily jetlagged here to the point I'm amazed I didn't collapse at work earlier. All apologies for any zombification on my part.

These are the numbers.

1. Alexandre Desplat: The King's Speech (The King's Speech OST, 2011) Decca/Cutting Edge
2. Randy Newman: We Belong Together (Toy Story 3 OST, 2010) Walt Disney
3. Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross: Painted Sun in Abstract (The Social Network OST, 2010) The Null Corporation
4. J?rgen Paape: Take That (Kompilation, 2010) Kompakt Klassiks
5. Tokimonsta: Alive (Los Angeles 8/10, 2010) All City
6. Urban Tribe: Insolitology (Loyal Opposition, 2010) Planet E
7. Fever Ray: Mercy Street (Mercy Street 7"/Digisingle, 2010) Mute/Rabid
8. Bear Bones, Lay Low vs Konono N?1: Kuletronics (Tradi-Mods Vs Rockers: Alternative Takes On Congotronics, 2010) Crammed Discs
9. Caribou: Bowls (Swim, 2010) Domino
10. Aphex Twin: Bbydhyonchord (Drukqs, 2001) Warp/Sire
11. Geotic: Find Your Peace (Mend, 2010) self-released
12. Tim Hecker: The Piano Drop (Ravedeath 1972, 2011) Kranky
13. Gwyneth Paltrow: Coming Home [excerpt] (County Strong OST, 2010) RCA Nashville
14. Clint Mansell: The New Season (Black Swan OST, 2010) Fox
15. Clint Mansell: Power, Seduction, Cries (Black Swan OST, 2010) Fox
16. Clint Mansell: Opposites Attract (Black Swan OST, 2010) Fox
17. Clint Mansell: A Swan Song [for Nina] (Black Swan OST, 2010) Fox
18. Duchess Says: Black Flag [The Juan Maclean version] (Black Flag 12", 2007) Summer Lovers Unlimited