Show tunes: New York fashion week A/W 2013

Show tunes: New York fashion week A/W 2013
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Fashion week, these days, is about much more than just the collections. Showmanship is the name of game, and in the meticulously executed sartorial extravaganzas, the soundtrack is an element that no producer can afford to overlook. Music royalty - past and present - is enlisted to ensure a full assault on the senses. Here, we bring you the soundtrack to the New York shows, with a few tracks streamed in for your listening pleasure.



'John I'm only dancing' (David Bowie cover) by Yamantaka Sonic Titan; 'What about her' by Such Pretty Losers
Music production: Mode F


Rag & Bone

Original Soundtrack by Thom Yorke, Nigel Godrich and Colin Greenwood



'Spectral Split' by Pantha Du Prince; 'Luxury Problem' by Andy Stott

Music production: Michel Gaubert

Alexander Wang

'I Turn My Arm (Alixander II Remix)' by Gazelle Twin; 'Real Love' by Cult Days; 'Holy Water' by The Game

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Moncler Grenoble

'LUX 1' by Brian Eno; 'Back Side Of The Moon' by The Orb; 'Motorbass Get Funked Up' (Elektrophunk Remix) by La Funk Mob; 'Outlands' by Daft Punk; 'Intro' by The Prodigy; 'Scarlatti: Sonata in G Major L. 209/K. 455' by Wendy Carlos; 'Tin There' (Underworld Edit) by Underworld; 'Maka-Echos' by Karlheinz Stockhausen; 'The Imperial March' (from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back)' by John Williams; 'Leave Home' by The Chemical Brothers; 'A Flower Is Not a Flower' by Ryuichi Sakamoto; 'Heliosphan' by Aphex Twin; 'Rinzler' by Daft Punk


'Zero Dark Thirty' by Preparation for Attack; 'Elephant Island 2' by Sleeparchive; 'Zero Dark Thirty' by Preparation for Attack; 'Time Lapse Variation' by New Tango Orquesta  


Victoria Beckham

'The Truth is' by Chrysta Bell; 'Swinging Upstrea (Gab demo 4)' by DJ Shadow; 'Polish Poem' by Chrysta Bell

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


'Ravedeath 1972' by Tim Hacker; 'Bohemian Forest' by Pantha du Prince; 'Random' by Prose; 'First Refusal' by Go Hiyama


'The Heroic Sculpture Of Rinocerose' by Rinocerose and Luke Paterson; 'I Don't Know' by Ruth Brown; 'Stop It' by Rinocerose; 'Checkin' Up On My Baby' (Single Version) by Sonny Boy Williamson; 'Mind City' by Rinocerose


Theyskens' Theory

'Soii Noir' by Coh; 'Flurry Of Dust' by Dresvn; 'Space Love' by Leila

Music Production: Michel Gaubert

Donna Karen

'No Body Loves You' by Leela James; 'Freedom' by Anthony Hamilton & Elayana Boynton; 'Compass Or Map' by Robin Thicke

Marc by Marc Jacobs
'Half Full Galss Of Wine' by Tame Impala; 'Wonder 2' by My Bloody Valentine; 'Elephant' by Tame Impala; 'Hippodrome' by Savage Republic; 'Attitude' by Cult Days

3.1 Phillip Lim

'Train Song' by Lantern; 'Heartbreaker' (Live Acoustic Version) by Alice Russell; 'Heartbreaker' (Interlude 2) by Alice Russell; 'Breathing' by The Mole; 'Talk With My Body' by FAY; 'The Force' by Tokimonsta

Music production: Sebastien Perrin

Thom Browne

'Stabat Mater Dolorosa' by Chor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden Giuseppe Sinopoli; 'Storm' by Bjork; 'Pearl' by Bjork; 'Salbung in Bethanien Choral Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du gebrochen' by J.S. Bach, performed by Münchener Bach-Orchester and Karl Richter; 'Kommt, Ihr Töchter, Helft Mir Klagen' by J.S. Bach, performed by Collegium Vocale Gent & Philippe Herreweghe; ‘With This Love’ by Peter Gabriel

Music production: Ben Brunnemer

MM6 Maison Martin Margiela

'Fire in the Blood / Snake Song' by The Bootleggers featuring Emmylou Harris; 'Tom's Diners' by Suzanne Vega



'Pepper' by Butthole Surfers; 'Blackhole' by Beck; 'Start Choppin' by Dinosaur Jr.; 'Texas Never Whispers' by Pavement; 'Virgina Reel Around the Fountain' by The Halo Benders

Diesel Black Gold

'Born Slippy' by Underworld; 'Personal Jesus' (Dirty Booty Nipples Remix) by Depeche Mode vs. Gorillas in Drag

Music direction: Michel Gaubert

Narciso Rodriguez

'Jelly Fish' by Boody & LE1F; 'Pulse X' (Blackwax Remix) by Youngstar; 'From Here On Out' by Nico Muhly; 'Sweet Tea' (Cedaa Remix) by Boody & LE1F

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


Michael Kors

'I Wanna Be Your Man', 'She Loves Me' and 'Yeah Yeah Yeah', all by Willy Moon, with excerpts from West Side Story

Reed Krakoff

'Street Hassle' by Lou Reed; 'O Superman' by Mandy vs. Booka Shade featuring Laurie Anderson; 'O Superman' ( Felix Da Housecat remix) by Mandy vs. Booka Shade featuring Laurie Anderson

Proenza Schouler

'Execution' by Andy Stott; 'Sleepless' by Andy Stott; 'You're So Fine' by Atlas Sound

Music production: Michel Gaubert


Ralph Lauren

'Bernini's Angels' (Kevin Fleming Remix) by Kerry Muzzey; 'Architect of the Mind' (Kevin Fleming Remix) by Kerry Muzzey; 'Market Diktat Song' ( Kevin Fleming Remix)' by Jean-Philippe Goude, Isaure Equilbey and Paulin Bundgen; 'She is of the Heavens' by Dario Marianelli from the Anna Karenina soundtrack; 'The 9th Hour (Prélude)' by Abel Korzeniowski

Music production: Andrew Lauren and Kevin Fleming

Marc Jacobs

'The Sirens' by David Bedford