The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - MUSIC REVIEWS - LAUREN MURPHY

Good Time OST ★★★ Warp

In away, it’ s sur­pris­ing that Daniel Lopatin hasn’t al­ready scored a sound­track. Over the course of his sev­ens tu­dio al­bums, the Mass ac hus set ts man has proven him­self a canny ex­po­nent of at­mos­phere, as kill that comes in use­ful on the orig­i­nal sound track for this Robert Pat tin son-star­ring crime drama. Lopatin’s var­ied use of syn­the­sis er sis par­tic­u­larly in­ter­est­ing: on Hos­pi­tal Es­cape they ar eu til is ed to build a buzzy, swarm­ing in­ten­sity, while Flash back and Ro­mance Apoc­a­lypse sound like 1980s horror throw backs. A sense of night­mar­ish anx­i­ety is never far away, while most tracks glint with men­ace and Lo pat in clearly rev­els in the ag­i­ta­tion, best heard on the fre­netic Con­nie. Iggy Popeven­lends his so­phis­ti­cated mur­mur to The

Pure and the Damned, al­though his in­put is quite un­nec­es­sary on a col­lec­tion that’ s more un­nerv­ing than en­ter­tain­ing. point­n­

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