Black Francis is one cool guy. I mean, he’d earn that just from his time with The Pixies, one of the greatest bands of all time, but he doubly earns it by doing cool stuff like writing a score for the silent horror classic Der Golem and then releasing it free on the internet.
Francis wrote the score for the 2008 San Francisco Film Festival, where it was played live. Now he has released the score on CD, and will be releasing a DVD of the movie with his score on it (check out his web store here to buy those). And since this is the 21st century and everything ends up online anyway, he’s released the whole shebang on Vimeo for you to watch at your leisure.
Like I said, one cool guy. Thanks to Twitchfilm for the heads up.