Arthur Russell

Keep the Lights On (Original Soundtrack)  Audika Arthur Russell’s music is surely a dream for anyone compiling a film soundtrack his repertoire is so diverse that you’d be forgiven for mistaking his work for that of several different artists. The selection for Ira Sachs’ Keep the Lights On does a good job of representing some…

Keep the Lights On

Ira Sachs Five minutes into this film, there is a shot of Erik ( Thure Lindhardt) striding through night-time New York – a confident, scruffy Nordic blonde in a petrol blue jacket – that is full of raw anticipation and instantly iconic. It’s 1998, and he’s on his way to a booty call with preppy…