Aural Films is excited to introduce the Krell Music Compilation project. One of the most memorable parts of the 1956 science fiction film "Forbidden Planet" was the mysterious extinction of the inhabitants of Altair VI known as, the Krell. A highly advanced race that developed highly advanced technologies.
Among them, a strangely compelling music unlike anything heard, or seen before. Played by the fantastic, Krell Music Box (shown right). Today, we know the music of the Krell to be the work of Bebe and Louis Barron. Who's innovative work with electronic music and soundtrack scores. Created a world that still inspires sound designers.
Aural Films is calling on sound artists to imagine it is 1956. You have been commissioned to record a Krell Music composition to be used in Forbidden Planet at any point in the film. - Read More
As promised, we are back in 2018 with something special and new. Aural Films will be traveling the globe to present new Fourth World Music. Stay tuned for a series of brand new CD releases and other projects that you won't want to miss. Fourth World Music artists, we are interested in releasing and re-issuing your out of print music. Please contact to us about publishing your project with Aural Films - Read More
About Fourth World Music
For decades, Jon Hassell has been developing a philosophy of both playing and composing that he calls “fourth world,” which he says is “a term to describe the possibility of music in global terms – beyond First World, beyond Third World, beyond classical, beyond pop.” He’s described fourth world as an ideal blend of traditional music from around the world with Western forms and modern electronics, forming a kind of contemporary folk music from “unknown and imaginary regions - Read More