High Plains Films is pleased to offer these fantastic tracks from several of the artists who have either scored movies or provided incidental music for our films over the years. Feel free to share this page and the music with friends. All of these artists also have independently-produced albums that are available for sale on their web sites, at the iTunes store, and elsewhere on the world wide web. If you enjoy these free tracks, please consider supporting the artists by purchasing a CD or download in the future.
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“Mudd’s music is a unique combination of jazz, blues, techno and ambient guitar-based instrumentals.” Birmingham Weekly
“The music combines avant-garde jazz with spoken word, and experimental rock and roll. The jazz is played by top-notch musicians. The words are written with just the right language, making it understandable yet humanly poetic, and the experimental rock and roll is wild and raw, yet confined and skillful. These are the qualities in music that make it speak.” Missoulian
“‘The trick is to remain invisible, and act like you know what you’re doing. Fact is, that’s the definition of the American Dream.’ So says Ned Mudd in one song from his THIS IS NOWHERE soundtrack music. Over Midwestern truckstop blues, Mudd croaks out lyrics with a vocal manner reminiscent of Frank Zappa, or Robbie Robertson on a lazy day.” www.flickhead.comVisit NED MUDD's music collection
Dobro and banjo player Ivan Rosenberg has released several CDs of mostly-original instrumentals and an instructional DVD. Bluegrass Unlimited magazine wrote, “It is only a matter of time until Ivan Rosenberg becomes universally recognized as one of the more prolific masters of the resonator guitar,” and Banjo Newsletter editor Donald Nitchie wrote that Ivan’s recent CD Clawhammer and Dobro was one of the best instrumental recordings of the year
Ivan currently plays select festivals and concerts with the alternative bluegrass band The Breakmen and with the old time/world music quartet Mighty Squirrel from Washington State. Ivan has also performed and/or recorded with many top musicians including Billy Cardine and Mary Lucey of The Biscuit Burners, Chris Stuart & Backcountry, Chad Manning, Hit & Run, Jake Schepps, Julie Elkins & David Thompson, Ben Winship, and Mike Grigoni.
Ivan’s original music has appeared in several film and television scores including Jerry Bruckheimer/Warner Brothers Films’ Kangaroo Jack, HBO’s Making Deadwood: The Show Behind the Show, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and the High Plains film, LIBBY, MONTANA.Visit IVAN ROSENBERG's music collection
Aaron Parrett started writing songs in 1995 while living on Barber Street in Athens, Georgia, while he was enrolled in graduate school in Comparative Literature. The Sinners, his first CD, came out in 1996 to great critical acclaim. A year later he teamed up with Jason Anderson, Jon Mills, and John Neff to record a second showcase of his songs called The Judge and the Jury: The Legend of Jim Collins, released in 2000 on the Pizzle label. He and Jason recorded a second Judge and Jury album in 2002, Left of the Mason Dixon Line, which also featured fine pedal steel by John Neff (Drive-By Truckers). Parrett teaches literature at Great Falls University in Montana.Visit AARON PARRETT's music collection