Flight of the Vajra: Behind The Scenes With 'Flight Of The Vajra', Pt. 8: The Soundtrack

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2021-05-20 12:00:00 No comments


With the re-release of my novel Flight Of The Vajra, I'll be making a series of posts to serve as an extended introduction to the book -- its origins, its influences, its themes, its setting and characters. Enjoy.

(See all entries in this series here.)

With each book I write, there's almost always a soundtrack of some kind to go with it -- music to match the mood and tempo of each scene. That said, I find I almost never listen to the music in question when writing or editing the scene in question, as I find that too distracting; there's other music I have specifically for the writing process.

Odds are you can find most, if not all, of these by way of your friendly neighborhood music streaming service.

Section Artist Track
Skinny Puppy Jahya "Opening Credits"
Vangelis Theme From Cavafy The Last Flight of the Kyritan
Front 242 Waste Henré's Theme
Orbital Otoño Enid's Theme
Photek Ren 2 Angharad's Theme
Orbital Petrol Escape From Cytheria
Black Sabbath Planet Caravan Between Cytheria And Elsewhere
James Brown Grits Welcome to Kathayagara
Front 242 Skin Kallhander and Ioné
Front 242 Stratoscape Examining the Evidence
Peter Gabriel Growing Up Henré Dreams Of Family
Front 242 Sacrifice Angharad's Plan
Liquid Liquid Rubbermiro Going to Downtown Kathayagara
Throbbing Gristle Rabbit Snare Cioran and Enid (performance)

Agent Provocateur

Red Tape Cioran In Concert
Aphex Twin Blue Calyx CL Shell
Autechre Garbagemx36 In Transit To Bridgehead
Front 242 Hymn Welcome to Bridgehead
Revolting Cocks At the Top Cioran's Confession
DJ Krush Dig This Vibe Party Atmosphere
DJ Krush The Blackhole Marius Takes Hostages
Painkiller Buried Secrets [from 2:52 forward] 3 Second Car Fight
The Blood of Heroes Transcendent Squirmers At The Dock / Vajra Crashes
Throbbing Gristle Vow of Silence Aram's History
Skinny Puppy Mirror Saw Solar Chaos
Skinny Puppy Riverzend Liftoff / Entanglement Problem / Welcome to Omn Leva
Sasha Bloodlock Welcome to Continuum / Instantiation
Skinny Puppy Left Handshake Earthquake / End of Marius
Ry Cooder Dark Was The Night Enid Says Goodbye
Popol Vuh Aguirre III Sifting Ashes / All Laid to Rest
Vangelis (from Earth) A Song [from 2:00 forward] Then Let Us Go Home
Front 242 Crapage "Closing Credits"
Skinny Puppy Cellar Heat "Credit Cookie"

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