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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ Warren Ellis & L.I.’s Marco Beltrami on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Stony Brook’s Marco Beltrami and composer Warren Ellis will be Tom Needham’s exclusive guests this Thursday on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’

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Warren Ellis and Nick Cave in ‘20,000 Days on Earth.’

Photo by: The Sounds of Film

Stony Brook, NY - May 9, 2018 - Nick Cave’s music partner, Warren Ellis, and Academy Award Nominee, Marco Beltrami, will be Tom Needham’s special guests this Thursday at 6 PM on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’
Warren Ellis is an Australian-French musician and composer who is known for his work in the bands Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Dirty Three and Grinderman.  Through the years, he has also collaborated on numerous film scores with Nick Cave including ‘The Proposition,’ ‘The Road,’ ‘The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford,’ ‘West of Memphis,’ ‘War Machine,’ ‘Wind River,’ and ‘Mars.’ They have a new original movie score out on Milan Records,’Kings.’ In 2014, Warren Ellis appeared in the Nick Cave documentary ’20,000 Days on Earth.’ The two of them will be in the area later this year when Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds perform at the Barclays Center on October 26th.

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Long Island’s Marco Beltrami is one of Hollywood’s most successful film music composers.  He is internationally known for his Academy Award-nominated scores for the films ‘3:10 to Yuma,’ and ‘The Hurt Locker.’ Originally from Stony Brook, Marco attended the Yale School of Music and eventually studied with legendary film composer, Jerry Goldsmith.  Through the years, he became well-known for his horror scores including the movies ‘Mimic,’ ‘The Faculty,’ ‘Resident Evil,’ and ‘Hellboy.’ He became a close collaborator of director Wes Craven, and scored all four of the ‘Scream’ films. His latest score is for the smash hit ‘A Quiet Place.’
About The Sounds of Film
‘The Sounds of Film’ is the nation’s longest-running film and music themed radio show. For the past 30 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming worldwide live on the internet. Past interviewees include Carter Burwell, Billy Joel, Vince Giordano, Howard Shore, Cheech and Chong, Eric B., Jordan Peele, Mayor Giuliani, Laurie Anderson, Prince’s Wendy & Lisa, and Morris Day.