Artist: Gustavo Santaolalla

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Album:Babel: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Babel: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Gustavo Santaolalla

This soundtrack takes us on a journey with no beginning or end, with music that illuminates the film as well as the creative process behind it. “Gustavo found the musical and spiritual DNA of the film playing the oud with his sensitive fingertips, producing the mesmerizing sounds of the scored tracks in these CDs,” Babel director Alejandro González Iñárritu says. “I hope when you listen you can feel the distant winds of the planet caressing your skin.”

Album:Brokeback Mountain: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Brokeback Mountain: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Gustavo Santaolalla

Argentina-born, California-based Gustavo Santaolalla helped shape the rock en Español movement by producing Mexican bands Molotov and Café Tacuba , and Colombian singer Juanes. In the late 1990s he made a switch to soundtracks, working on well-received albums for Amores Perros and The Motorcycle Diaries. His instrumental contributions to Ang Lee’s tale of two cowboys in love are acoustic guitar-based and, let’s face it, a bit on the sonic-wallpaper side.

The vocal tracks, on the other hand, are uniformly lovely, even if the selection of…

Album:The Motorcycle Diaries: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

The Motorcycle Diaries: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Gustavo Santaolalla

Argentine filmmaker Walter Salles (Central Station, Behind the Sun chronicles the epic, 8000 mile motorcycle journey of two friends—one of whom is Ernesto “Che” Guevara—in his compelling story of personal, geographic, and political discovery. Composer Gustavo Santaollala, one of the leading figures in Argentine rock and pop (and the producer behind 2003 Latin Grammy Record and Album of the Year winner Juanes) infuses Salles’ unusual road movie with a multi-faceted score that draws not only on his country’s rich national musical heritage, but…

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