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Listen to deadmau5 ‘midas heel’ EP from the Netflix movie

by Festival January 11, 2019

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deadmau5 has released a two-track EP teasing his upcoming original score for the Netflix movie Polar. The film’s eye-catching trailer appeared the same day as the EP’s release on YouTube, captivating viewers through Mads Mikkelsen pouncing from the darkness, guns blazing, and very notably, deadmau5′ own track “drama free” — hot off mau5ville: Level 2.

Polar is a live-action adaption of Dark Horse Comics’ graphic novel of the same name written by Víctor Santos. The novel follows international hitman Kaiser Black through an icy landscape after he is forced out of retirement when an assassination attempt is made on his life. The comic is full of gore, mostly action, and is known for its being rendered entirely in sharply delineated black, white, and orange.

Swedish director of the film, Jonas Åkerlund is known for directing music videos and is a drummer himself, so one can infer the amount of attention he put into the score for this film and the amount of confidence he has in deadmau5. Many graphic-novel-turned-films have been hailed for their mellifluous score working seamlessly with violent choreography. Given Polar‘s beginnings as a comic, the trailer/EP release, and general plot — the sonic tone is sure to hold weight over this momentum and success of this film.

The main and title track of the EP “midas heel” comes off as a six-minute requiem, dark, brooding, and cold. The steady tech beat accompanied by sharp violin, and synths plucking have the listener looking over their shoulders, scanning their peripherals, and grasping for the warmth of a recently fired gun. It is stalking filled with lulls for doubt to seep in and remains distant yet within arms reach for the duration of the track as if it could touch you the entire time.

The full soundtrack, entirely produced by deadmau5, will drop Jan 25 the same day as Polar becomes available for streaming on Netflix.

 

 

 

 

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