The Tarsem Singh-directed sci-fi thriller Self/less features a tense, needling score full of driving percussion, electronics, horns, and strings, as well as spare, suspenseful dissonance and effects formulated by composer/songwriter Antonio Pinto (Amy, City of God) and composer/electronic artist Dudu Aram, both from Brazil. Midway through the soundtrack, the brief "Learning to Swim" offers a delicate melodic-harmonic keyboard piece, a respite from the unsettling tone of the rest of the score, which also has Argentinian DJ/producer/composer Gabriel Ferreira contributing to a few tracks. Self/less [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] was released by Varèse Sarabande in late July of 2015, two weeks after the film's U.S. opening.
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AllMusic Review by Marcy Donelson