June 13, 2018

EP. 41 — Man on the Moon Soundtrack (w/ Edgar Wright)

Filmmaker Edgar Wright (Baby Driver) joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the soundtrack to the 1999 film Man on the Moon. Edgar talks about the decision to put R.E.M.’s “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1” in Baby Driver, what he thinks makes for good music in movies and films, and what makes a good soundtrack. Plus, stick around for Oscar winning composer Steven Price’s version of “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1.”

This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM) and Sound of Vinyl (www.soundofvinyl.com/REM).

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