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Dubstep Song in Pacific Rim Trailer, Music on the Soundtrack & End Credits Song by Blake Perlman & RZA
From Director Guillermo Del Toro
If you're wondering about the dubstep Song in the Pacific Rim Commercial in Trailer #6, it's La Roux's "In For the Kill", remixed by Skrillex. The song has also been used in the tv spots for Sylvester Stallone's sci-fi spin on Dredd. There are a lot of different remixes out there of the song but there's only one dubstep track. I couldn't find it on Amazon but you can download from iTunes. I've included links below.
Since the 2014 remake of Godzilla doesn't come out until next year, the next best thing we have to a box office blockbuster that pays homage to Japanese cinema is Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim.
For the Soundtrack to Pacific Rim, Guillermo selected Ramin Djawadi who first caught his attention when he was watching back to back episodes of Prison Break. Djawadi has also scored Iron Man, Fright Night, Clash of the Titans and Safe House.
Sometimes the best music isn't even in the movie but is use on the movie's trailers and come for specialty music trailer production houses and for Pacific Rim, there's the slow build of "Passages" by Ninja Tracks, "That Which You Seek" by Zach Hemsey and "Nothing is Certain" by Epic Score.
The movie's also been compared to cyber robo-monster movies like Battle: Los Angeles & Battleship and it looks like Del Toro has put some serious consideration into the movie's screenplay.
This summer action movie stars Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman, Robert Kazinsky, Max Martini, Clifton Collins, Jr., Burn Gorman, Larry Joe Campbell, Brad William Henke and Diego Klattenhoff. Release Date: July 12, 2013.
Source: Legendary Pictures | Warner Bros. | Amazon.com
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- Don't Miss the Ends Credits Song Sung By Ron Perlman's Daughter, Blake & RZA
"Drift". Song Writing Credits Blake Perlman, RZA and Ramin Djawadi
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Source: Media Stinger
- Photos of Blake Perlman
For video of Ron Perlman, his wife Opal and daughter at the Pacific Rim Premiere, click here.
Dubstep Song in Pacific Rim TV Spot Trailer #6 - La Roux "In for the Kill" Skrillex Remix
NOT THIS VERSION. Just for kicks, click to hear La Roux's version featuring Kanye West. The version of "In For the Kill" that you hear on the Pacific Rim trailer is only available on iTunes. See below.
Skip about halfway in to hear the hard core instrumental dubstep that's Skrillex's signature sound.
As heard in the Pacific Rim TV Spot #6.
La Roux Skream's Let's Get Ravey Remix.
Soundtrack to Pacific Rim
If You Like the Asian Song in Pacific Rim - "Just Like Your Tenderness"
I haven't been able to track down an MP3 download or YouTube video of the additional Chinese song (not Japanese J-Pop) that's heard in Pacific Rim. Written by Liang Hong Zhi and performed by Luo Xiaoxuan. Please leave a note in the comment section if you know where to find it.
Why Guillermo Chose Ramin Djawadi
To listen to an interview by Collider.com with director Guillermo del Toro, click here
Director Guillermo del Toro talks about first becoming aware of Ramin Djawadi when he was watching the television series Prison Break which he talks about being mandatory viewing in his household.
In this same interview he reveals that beyond Djawadi's score, he'll likely include some Russian rap music. Hmmm, guess we'll have to wait and see how that's incorporated into this music with a Japanese theme.
2013 Pacific Rim Movie Trailer Songs
NOTHING IS CERTAIN
THAT WHICH YOU SEEK
IN FOR THE KILL
La Roux Skrillex Remix
"Nothing is Certain" - Epic Score
"That Which You Seek" - Zack Hemsey
"Passages" - Ninja Tracks
Pacific Rim Japanese Trailer - With Introduction by Guillermo Del Toro
It would have been so cool if Guillermo Del Toro spoke his entire introduction in Japanese but at the very least he says "hello" and "thank you" in nihongo. In his introduction he talks about honoring the traditions of Japanese cinema, manga and his use of some of Japan's best known movie stars.
Official Pacific Rim Trailer
What is that menacing tone they use at the beginning of the Pacific Rim trailer? It's a certain alien, out of this world tone that sets you on edge. Match that with the sound of a siren and you know all heck is about to break loose and from the sounds of it, trouble is burbling from beneath the Pacific Ocean.
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2013 Pacific Rim Movie Vs. 2011 Battle Los Angeles
With its sci-fi alien robo theme, initial reviews of the movie trailers have compared it to Battle L.A.
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Battle: L.A. Soundtrack List - Composer Brian Tyler | Release Date March 8, 2011
Brian Tyler's long list of action movie soundtracks include Star Trek: Enterprise, Eagle Eye, The Expendables, Rambo, Fast Five, Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift, Constantine, Children of Dune and Rambo.
1. Battle Los Angeles Hymn (2:32)
2. Battle Los Angeles Main Titles (4:18)
3. Arrival (2:13)
4. Marines Don’t Quit (2:48)
5. Command and Control Center (3:44)
6. Elegy (4:59)
7. Redemption (8:27)
8. For Home, Country, and Family (4:02)
9. War Hymn (2:28)
10. Evac (3:12)
11. To Hell and Back (6:26)
12. Mobilized (5:07)
13. The Freeway (1:56)
14. The Drone (3:07)
15. Casualty of War (1:37)
16. Rebalance (1:26)
17. Regret (1:28)
18. Shelf Life (2:32)
19. The World Is at War (1:40)
20. Abandoning Los Angeles (5:11)
21. Battle Los Angeles (5:28)
22. We Are Still Here (3:15)
Battle: Los Angeles Movie Soundtrack List
Courtesy Varese Sarabande
Battle Los Angles Trailer Song - Music: Sun's Gone Dim
Bewitching. Mesmerizing. Arresting. When I first heard the "talk box" synthesized voice on the song from The Battle: Los Angeles movie trailer by Icelandic composer Johann Johansson called The Sun's Gone Dim & The Sky's Turned Black I was hooked. Brilliant. Absolutely perfect song choice. This is the version of the Battle: Los Angeles Movie Trailer where Johann Johannson's unsettling song "Sun's Gone Dim, The Sky's Turned Black" kicks off the commercial with maximum impact in instantly creating a sense of uneasiness.
The song was actually not written for the movie but for an album released in 2006 by Johann Johansson that explored sounds generated by an IBM 1401 computer that were recorded by his father before the machine was made obsolete. On his web page for the album IBM 1401 A User's Manual Johansson describes the juxtaposition of cold, mechanical sounds of the computer against themes he purposefully created that were warm and expressive by adding the instrumentation of a large string orchestra describing the contrast as "echoing the work's theme of man versus machine."
Read more about the production of this movie in this book called "Pacific Rim: Man, Machines, and Monsters".
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