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Release Party at the Echoplex

Release Party at the Echoplex

Come celebrate the release of our new album, hang with the band, the directors, and be part of this unique event! Featuring visuals and presentations by directors: J.X. Williams, Burke Roberts, Ward Roberts, Mike Bruce, Simon Chan, Stanley Sanger, and Noel Lawrence. As well as a special sneak peek of the upcoming video for “Theme from Drifters Pass” (directed by Abigail Bean) and a screening of “Theme from Ghost Patrol” (directed by Jean Balest) Spindrift officially present the … Read entire article »

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“Space Vixens” Video Premiere

“Space Vixens” Video Premiere

Posted on IFC.com Watch the restored opening sequence to 1967’s “Space Vixens,” scored by Spindrift. LA’s Spindrift has scored another opening sequence from an obscure 60?s film by rogue director J.X. Williams, who has been living clandestinely in Europe for the last 30 some years. This new video is for his 1967 box office bomb, “Space Vixens,” the premise of which is so out of hand, just describing it here is sure to rile some people, but here goes: In the … Read entire article »

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Hollywood Playgirls & Shadytown

Hollywood Playgirls & Shadytown

The Film Hollywood Play-Girls (1966) Directed by J.X. Williams with an original soundtrack by Spindrift. Fresh from the success of Peep Show (1965) – a conspiracy thriller about the JFK assassination that received critical acclaim in Europe, J.X. Williams redirected his focus upon the darkness in his own backyard. Hollywood Play-Girls (1966) occupies a transitional moment in American cinema. No longer constrained by the rigid moral scrutiny of the Hays’ code, filmmakers began to experiment with more frank depictions … Read entire article »

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“Shadytown (Theme from Hollywood Play Girls)” Video Premiere

“Shadytown (Theme from Hollywood Play Girls)” Video Premiere

Posted by IFC.com Opening sequence of lost J.X. Williams film found, restored, and given a score by Spindrift. Vigilante director J.X. Williams is best known for his 1965 “found footage” picture, “Peep Show,” which made liberal use of scenes from other films in it’s assemblage. Williams’ story then takes a turn into shadowy late 60?s conspiracies, mafia connections and other intrigues fit for the silver screen, before he flees to Zurich where he’s spent the last 30-some years … Read entire article »

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