SELECT SCENES AND SYNCHS

 
 

ADVERTISING

Song: "I’m a Man" by Bo Diddley
Director: Alexander Payne (Sideways, Nebraska, The Descendants)
Editor: Kirk Baxter, ACE
Apple, 2019

Song: "Tui" by FKJ
Apple, 2019

Song: "Nos Veremos" by Y La Bamba
Apple, 2019

Song: “Friction” by The Lytics
Apple, 2019

 
 

Song: “Glock” by Sandunes
@Apple Instagram, Holi Story #ShotOniPhone, 2019

Apple, 2019

 
 
 

TELEVISION

Select songs from Stranger Things:

1. “Raise a Little Hell” By Trooper (S1, E2)
2. “Love is a Battlefield” by Pat Benatar (S2, E9)
3. “Whistle On the River” by The Mercy Brothers (S2, E3)
4. “You Ought To Be With Me” by Carl Weathers (S2, E5)

Song: "Daughter" by the Blenders
Better Things | S2 Premiere | Aired Aug 13, 2017 | FX | Executive Producer & Director: Pamela Adlon

AV Club: "The musical choices are often inspired, but given what Max and Sam go through this episode, I found The Blenders’ ‘Daughter’ especially appropriate as the episode’s intro and outro."

NPR: (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "DAUGHTER")
THE BLENDERS: (Singing) Daughter...
ADLON: (Singing) Daughter, daughter, daughter, daughter, daughter, daughter, daughter, daughter, daughter… (Humming). Whoo …
THE BLENDERS: (Singing) After school come straight home. Leave those boys alone, daughter, leave those boys alone. Go to the store, come back...

Select songs from Better Things | S3 | FX:

1. “Homeheart” by Amanda Jo Williams (Season Finale)
2. “Let It Be” by Malvina Reynolds @ 1:17 (Season Premiere)
3. “Hunka Hunka Hoo Hoo” by Amanda Jo Williams @ 2:08
4. “Smile More” by Deap Vally @ 2:32
5. “In Nightmares” by PINS @ 3:13
6. “We All Deserve the Light” by River Whyless @ 3:54

Kidding | S1 | Showtime
Executive Producers: Jim Carrey, Michel Gondry, Dave Holstein, Jason Bateman, et al

1. “You Look So Sweet” by Ella Jenkins (Aired September 23, 2018)
2. “Stranger by the Sea” by Adrian Younge & Voices of Gemma @ :50 (Aired September 30, 2018)
3. “My Room” by Jeannie Harmon @ 1:37 (Aired September 16, 2018) (Director: Michel Gondry)

*MATURE CONTENT*
Song: "He Needs Me" by Brass Bed with Allison Bohl
Ray Donovan | S5, E6 | Aired Sep 17, 2017 | Showtime

Vulture : "The episode ends with a version of ‘He Needs Me’ by Brass Bed with Allison Bohl. It’s a song first-sung by, you guessed it, Shelley Duvall in 1980’s Popeye, and later used brilliantly in P.T. Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love… The Duvall connection is an interesting one. Is Natalie James the Shelley Duvall of this season…?"

Select songs from Better Things | S2 | FX:

1. "Black Flowers" by Kevin Morby (Aired Oct 19, 2017)
2. “Nowhere to Go” by Spank @ :18 (Aired Sep 28, 2017)
3. "I Stumbled Onto Heaven" by Bonnie Guitar @ :27 (Aired Nov 9, 2017)
4. "Little Children" by George Cromarty @ :38 (Aired Sep 14, 2017)
5. "Panning for Gold" by Ben Sollee @ 1:02 (Aired Aired Oct 19, 2017)
6. "Life Crisis" by River Whyless @ 1:43 (Aired Oct 19, 2017)

Vulture: “It’s that attention to the subtlest details that makes ‘Eulogy’ such an outstanding episode … Even the way the music is edited … just before Sam walks through the front door to find herself suddenly attending her own funeral, the song ‘Black Flowers’ by Kevin Morby fades out on the line, ‘I stopped breathing.’”

The Atlantic: “Sam’s daughters eulogized her, while Ben Sollee’s ‘Panning for Gold’ played, and it brought everyone to tears.”

Little White Lies: “apt soundtrack that includes George Cromarty’s ‘Little Children’ … comfort can be found in Cromarty’s softly sung words, ‘there are so many things you try to skip, but who will be there in case you slip, at the end of the day?’”

Song: "Go!" by Tones On Tail
Stranger Things | S2, Ep3 | Released Oct 27, 2017

*MATURE CONTENT*
Song: “Drink the Kool-Aid” by Ice Cube
Ray Donovan | S6, E4 | Aired Nov 18, 2018 | Showtime

Vulture: “Wondering what Sandy is drinking and driving to with all that money? It’s ‘Drink the Kool-Aid’ by Ice Cube… The repeated phrase is a perfect one for the show, ‘Always know who you f**king with.’ … The Cube choice is an interesting contrast to Mickey’s choice of music earlier in the episode … He didn’t, as Cube says, know who he was f**king with.”

The Natural Aristocrat: “Close your eyes and you can still visualize the iconic sizzle of a lit cigarette as Sandy rides off a heist as a presumed millionaire. Ice Cube’s ‘Drink The Kool-Aid’ roaring in the background with the thumping heavy bass of the car’s audio system.”

Song: "Where Do We Go From Here" by Charles Bradley ft. Menahan Street Band
Ray Donovan | S4, E11 | Aired Sep 11, 2016 | Showtime

Vulture: "The episode ends with ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ by Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band… a clear nod to make us consider how Ray will get out of this"

Pandora: "From Mazzy Star and David Bowie to ASAP Rocky and Charles Bradley, the music of Showtime Networks' crime drama ‘Ray Donovan’ is all over the map in all the best ways."

Song: “Isn’t It Wild” by Du Blonde
Better Things | S3, E10 | Aired May 2, 2019 | FX | Executive Producer & Director: Pamela Adlon

Song: "The Dreamer" by Anderson .Paak ft. Talib Kweli & Timan Family Choir
White Famous | S1, Ep8 | Aired Nov 26, 2017 | Showtime | Executive Producers: Jamie Foxx & Tom Kapinos

Select songs from White Famous | Showtime | Executive Producers: Jamie Foxx & Tom Kapinos

1. "I Wish" by Skee-Lo (Aired Oct 15, 2017)
2. "Lit Right Now" by Ayo & Teo @ :35 (Aired Nov 19, 2017)
3. "Come Alive" by Guts ft. Lorine Chia @ :53 (Aired Oct 22, 2017)
4. "Shut 'Em Up" by The Prodigy vs. Public Enemy vs. Manfred Mann @ 1:29 (Aired Oct 15, 2017)

Song: "The Matador and the Fuzz" by Spindrift
Ray Donovan | S4 Premiere | Aired Jun 26, 2016 | Showtime | Director: Liev Schreiber

Song: “Sunrise Sunset” by Rogov
Salvation | S1, E9 | Aired Aug 23, 2017 | CBS

 
 

FILM

*MATURE CONTENT*
Song: “Yesterday’s News” by Ronnie D'Addario
IFC feature film The Clovehitch Killer (2018)

“The Clovehitch Killer himself is a cross between BTK and Buffalo Bill. When his emotions get worked up, he unleashes them in horrific fashion… The film switching gears gloriously to the tune of, Ronnie D’Addario’s, ‘Yesterday’s news.’”

*MATURE CONTENT*
Select songs from Tristan Scott’s short film Curtain Down (2017):
1. “Annalog and Her Hopeful Diaries” by Crooked Cowboy & the Freshwater Indians
2. “Close Up” by Peaches ft. Kim Gordon (@ 1:25)
3. “Let’s Go to a Party” by Charlie Hilton (@ 1:46)
4. “No Matter” by Steady Holiday (@ 2:27)
5. “Palana” by Charlie Hilton (@ 3:19)

Full soundtrack on SPOTIFY

*MATURE CONTENT*
Select songs from Benjamin Font’s feature film Madness, Farewell (2018):
1. “I Want You for Christmas” by Rudy West & The Keys
2. “Nothing At All” by Paul Bergmann (@ 1:35)

Full soundtrack on SPOTIFY