Recording the score for Dixie Dynamite was quite a bit of fun – we recorded over 70 minutes of music with Japanese instrumentalists playing with a southern rock band. There is one cover song – Freebird, for the climactic kung fu fight – which I arranged with a taiko ensemble and an epic shamisen solo.
Dixie Dynamite will also play at the Long Beach Comic-Con, as part of the film festival there. The film’s animation has a real comic-book look. It’s playing Sunday October 4th at 1pm (you can download the schedule).
I will be at the London showing and probably will make it to Long Beach too.
Here’s one of the songs from the score, “Bad Luck Man”: