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NEWS: Lakeshore to Release 'The Belko Experiment' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Di, 07/03/2017 - 02:00
Lakeshore Records will release [a.20236]The Belko Experiment – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally and on CD on March 17, 2017. The album contains original music by [c.648]Tyler Bates[] ([m.34687]Guardians of the Galaxy[], [m.41561]John Wick[]). Currently available digitally are the singles [a.19965]California Dreamin' (Latin)[] performed by Gabriela Terán and [a.20237]Yo Vivire (I Will Survive)[] performed by José Prieto. The Orion Pictures' film will be released by BH Tilt on March 17, 2017. "I read the script several years ago when James Gunn wrote it, but once Greg McLean showed me a cut of the film, it sparked an interesting approach to scoring it than I had previously imagined: disturbing and emotional, yet non-orchestral," Bates described. "Greg kept the incredibly...

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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: March 3

Soundtrack News - Za, 04/03/2017 - 02:00
[c.2205]Justin Hurwitz[] took home two Academy Awards last Sunday for his music to [m.43740]La La Land[], for both his score and the original song 'City of Stars'. [c.3473]Justin Paul[] and [c.3472]Benj Pasek[] were also honored for their lyrics for the song. For the full story, [url./news/article/?id=2340]click here[]. Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.384]David Holmes[] ([m.48706]Logan Lucky[]), [c.1240]Rob Simonsen[] ([m.48695]The House of Tomorrow[]), [c.3178]Jeff Russo[] ([m.48696]Altered Carbon[]), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, [url./composers/]click here[]. Over 30 new soundtrack albums were released this week. [da.2017-02-27]Click here for the full...

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NEWS: Lakeshore to Release 'Logan' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Wo, 01/03/2017 - 02:00
Lakeshore Records will release the [a.20172]Logan - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally on March 3rd and on CD March 31, 2017. The album contains original music by [c.14]Marco Beltrami[] who previously scored two films for director James Mangold, [m.15758]3:10 to Yuma[], for which Beltrami earned an Academy Award® nomination, and [m.33298]The Wolverine[]. "When I first watched [m.40705]Logan[], I was really impressed with its originality," Beltrami stated. "Although it's a Marvel superhero movie, it is also many other movies as well, all tied up into a delicate balance of brazenness and subtlety. Jim is a master at moving fluently between genres and subverting them to present a new emotional landscape, and it was in trying to define this landscape in musical terms that I...

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NEWS: 'La La Land' Wins Academy Awards in Music Categories

Soundtrack News - Ma, 27/02/2017 - 02:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the winners of [t.46838]The 89th Academy Awards[] tonight. The nominees and winners in the music categories are as follows: Best Original Score Winner: [m.43740]La La Land[], [c.2205]Justin Hurwitz[] [m.47075]Jackie[], [c.9466]Mica Levi[] [m.45859]Lion[], [c.1784]Dustin O'Halloran[] & [c.15056]Hauschka[] [m.46878]Moonlight[], [c.4631]Nicholas Britell[] [m.44388]Passengers[], [c.149]Thomas Newman[] Best Original Song Winner: "City of Stars" from [m.43740]La La Land[] "Audition" from [m.43740]La La Land[] "Can't Stop the Feeling" from [m.35217]Trolls[] "The Empty Chair from [m.45400]Jim: The James Foley Story[] "How Far I'll Go" from [m.42413]Moana[] The Oscars were hosted by Jimmy...

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NEWS: WaterTower to Release 'Kong: Skull Island'

Soundtrack News - Za, 25/02/2017 - 02:00
WaterTower Music today announced the March 3 release of the soundtrack to [m.41746]Kong: Skull Island[] – the Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures film that reimagines the origins of one of the most powerful monster myths of all time. Directed by Jordan Vogt Roberts, the film will be released worldwide in 2D, 3D in select theatres, and IMAX beginning March 10, 2017. Composer [c.1480]Henry Jackman[] ([m.31502]X-Men: First Class[], [m.33892]Captain America: The Winter Soldier[], [m.38137]Captain America: Civil War[], the [m.30723]Kick-Ass[] films) created the film's lush symphonic score. His music highlights Kong's emotional connection with some of the characters by giving specific moments in the score what he says is "a bit of humanity and sensitivity. The...

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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: February 24

Soundtrack News - Za, 25/02/2017 - 02:00
Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.1099]Chris Hajian[] ([m.48658]LAbyrinth[]), [c.2113]Fil Eisler[] ([m.46920]Life of the Party[]), [c.1259]Jeff Cardoni[] ([m.48660]Status Update[]), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, [url./composers/]click here[]. Over 30 new soundtrack albums were released this week. [da.2017-02-20]Click here for the full schedule[]. Opening nationwide this week is (with music by): [m.43170]Collide[] ([c.1422]Ilan Eshkeri[]), [m.47476]Get Out[] ([c.20877]Michael Abels[]) and [m.43412]Rock Dog[] ([c.401]Rolfe Kent[]). Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for: - [m.43170]Collide[] (12 songs) - [m.47476]Get Out[] (3 songs) -...

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NEWS: Back Lot Music to Release 'Get Out' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Do, 23/02/2017 - 02:00
Back Lot Music will release the [a.20182]Get Out – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally on February 24, 2017, it was announced today. Best known for combining classical music with African-American jazz, blues, bluegrass and ethnic genres, [c.20877]Michael Abels[] was asked by writer/director/producer Jordan Peele to compose the music for the thriller. "Jordan gave me very clear direction for this score," said Abels. "He said that above all, it needed to be 'seriously scary.' That's hard to misinterpret!" Peele had reached out to Abels after watching a YouTube video of Urban Legends, one of Abels' classical compositions. "He said it needed to have some distinctly African-American elements without relying on stereotypes, quite literally wanting African-American voices to be...

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NEWS: IM Global Music to Release 'Collide' Score

Soundtrack News - Wo, 22/02/2017 - 02:00
IM Global Music, the music and publishing soundtrack subsidiary of thriving independent studio IM Global, will digitally release the original feature score by [c.1422]Ilan Eshkeri[] ([m.30723]Kick-Ass[], [m.29303]Stardust[], [m.32018]The Young Victoria[]) from the motion picture [m.43170]Collide[] on February 24th. While writing music for the film, Eshkeri suggested using only analog synthesizers – a bold and unique creative choice. The score is a technical achievement using many synthesizers not usually found in soundtracks in such quantities. The synths used in the score are the Minimoog, Juno-6, Korg MS-20, PPG-Wave, and the Arturia Minibrute. "When the Director Eran asked me to do the music for the film, I didn't want to do another traditional action movie score, so I said that...

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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: February 17

Soundtrack News - Za, 18/02/2017 - 02:00
[c.231]John Williams[] took home his 23rd Grammy Award last Sunday for his music to [m.35727]Star Wars: The Force Awakens[] and [c.19905]Justin Timberlake[], Max Martin & Shellback won the award for the song "Can't Stop the Feeling" from [m.35217]Trolls[]. For the full story, [url./news/article/?id=2307]click here[]. [c.2205]Justin Hurwitz[] won the British Academy Film Award (BAFTA) on Sunday for his music to [m.43740]La La Land[]. [url./news/article/?id=2306]Click here[] for more information. Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.139]Mark Mothersbaugh[] ([m.41250]The LEGO Ninjago Movie[]), [c.147]David Newman[] ([m.46504]Girls Trip[]), [c.2269]Ludwig Goransson[] ([m.48613]Death Wish[]), among many others. For the full list of composer and music...

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NEWS: Lakeshore to Release 'Legion' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Wo, 15/02/2017 - 02:00
Lakeshore Records will release two volumes of the [a.20097]Legion - Original Television Soundtrack[] digitally on February 24th, on CD March 24th, and on vinyl shortly thereafter. The album contains original music by [c.3178]Jeff Russo[] ([m.39686]Fargo[], [m.45422]The Night Of[]). [m.46788]Legion[], the critically acclaimed drama from creator/executive producer Noah Hawley, airs Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on FX. "When I first started working on [m.46788]Legion[], the showrunner Noah Hawley gave me some great feedback regarding the tonal palate, he suggested I read neurologist Oliver Sacks Hallucinations," said Russo. "It was a fascinating read and it really did help inspire. It is all about the way that our mind can change our perception of reality and what that says about our brains....

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NEWS: 89th Academy Awards Nominations Announced

Soundtrack News - Wo, 25/01/2017 - 02:00

This morning, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for [t.46838]The 89th Academy Awards[]. The nominees are as follows:

Best Original Score
[m.47075]Jackie[], [c.9466]Mica Levi[]
[m.43740]La La Land[], [c.2205]Justin Hurwitz[]
[m.45859]Lion[], [c.1784]Dustin O'Halloran[] & [c.15056]Hauschka[]
[m.46878]Moonlight[], [c.4631]Nicholas Britell[]
[m.44388]Passengers[], [c.149]Thomas Newman[]

Best Original Song
"Audition" from [m.43740]La La Land[]
"Can't Stop the Feeling" from [m.35217]Trolls[]
"City of Stars" from [m.43740]La La Land[]
"The Empty Chair from [m.45400]Jim: The James Foley Story[]
"How Far I'll Go" from [m.42413]Moana[]

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NEWS: Varese Sarabande to Release Brian Tyler's & Robert Lydecker's 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage' Score

Soundtrack News - Di, 24/01/2017 - 02:00
Varèse Sarabande will release the soundtrack for [m.45724]xXx: Return of Xander Cage[] digitally on January 27 and on CD February 17, 2017. The film features original music composed by [c.361]Brian Tyler[] ([m.34056]Avengers: Age of Ultron[], [m.37596]Furious 7[]) and [c.10106]Robert Lydecker[] ([m.46285]Designated Survivor[], TV's [m.23816]Sleepy Hollow[]). "[m.45724]xXx: Return of Xander Cage[] is a wild movie and it needed a score to reflect the vibe that Xander Cage and his team has: attitude, skill, and a sense of humor about oneself." said Tyler. "The music features an amazing orchestra which captures the emotion and epic qualities while the rock elements of the score reflect his hardcore attitude of the entire team in the film." "The director [DJ Caruso] and I have worked...

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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: January 20

Soundtrack News - Za, 21/01/2017 - 02:00
This week, the nominations for the Guild of Music Supervisors Awards were announced. Check out the nominees here [url./news/article/?id=2314]here[]. Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.1154]John Paesano[] ([m.41538]Pacific Rim 2[]), [c.2269]Ludwig Goransson[] ([m.47760]Everything, Everything[]), [c.1318]Daniel Pemberton[] ([m.48366]Felt[]), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, [url./composers/]click here[]. Over 20 new soundtrack albums were released this week. [da.2017-01-16]Click here for the full schedule[]. Opening nationwide this week is (with music by): [m.44986]Split[] ([c.13730]West Dylan Thordson[]), [m.45724]xXx: Return of Xander Cage[] ([c.361]Brian Tyler[] &...

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NEWS: 7th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Nominations Announced

Soundtrack News - Vr, 20/01/2017 - 02:00
The Guild of Music Supervisors announced its seventh annual awards event taking place on February 16, 2017 at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. The awards will recognize outstanding Music Supervisors in 15 categories representing Motion Picture, Television, Games, Trailers and Advertising. Here are film-related nominations: BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS BUDGETED OVER 25 MILLION DOLLARS [c.5502]John Houlihan[] for [m.42040]Deadpool[] [c.14997]Steven Gizicki[] for [m.43740]La La Land[] [c.8616]Jojo Villanueva[] for [m.45087]Sing[] [c.3940]Becky Bentham[] for [m.45521]Sing Street[] [c.3969]Julia Michels[] and [c.4291]Julianne Jordan[] for [m.35217]Trolls[] BEST MUSIC SUPERVISION FOR FILMS BUDGETED UNDER 25 MILLION DOLLARS [c.3969]Julia Michels[] for [m.45982]Bad...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Kubo and the Two Strings

Soundtrack News - Za, 14/01/2017 - 02:00

[m.42722]Kubo and the Two Strings[] dazzled audiences with some of the most beautiful animation and heartfelt storytelling seen in 2016. Directed by Travis Knight, the story of [m.42722]Kubo and The Two Strings[] journeys through adventurous, beautifully lush, and cleverly animated sets. The movie features Kubo (Art Parkinson) and his friends, Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beatle (Matthew McConaughey), as they search for a magical suit of armor. The characters discover a mysterious past and form connections which reveal long lost memories.

The atmosphere constructed by the film's storyline and animation provide [c.1069]Dario Marianelli[]...

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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: January 13

Soundtrack News - Za, 14/01/2017 - 02:00
[c.2205]Justin Hurwitz[] took home two Golden Globes last Sunday for his music to [m.43740]La La Land[], for both his score and the original song 'City of Stars'. For the full story, [url./news/article/?id=2307]click here[]. This week, the nominations for the British Film Academy Awards (BAFTA) were announced. Check out the nominees in the category "Original Music" [url./news/article/?id=2303]here[]. Congratulations to all the nominees. Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.1061]Marcelo Zarvos[] ([m.46723]Wonder[]), [c.1748]Fernando Velazquez[] ([m.48309]Marrowbone[]), [c.139]Mark Mothersbaugh[] ([m.48310]Beatriz at Dinner[]), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, [url./composers/]click...

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NEWS: Ariana Grande and John Legend to Record 'Beauty And The Beast' Title Song

Soundtrack News - Vr, 13/01/2017 - 02:00

Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling artist Ariana Grande and 10-time Grammy-, Oscar®-winning and multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter/musician John Legend are set to perform the Oscar and Grammy-winning duet "Beauty and the Beast" as the title track for Disney's upcoming soundtrack to the live-action film adaptation [m.43383]Beauty and the Beast[]. The song will also be featured in the film.

The enchanting ballad, originally performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson featuring eight-time Oscar-winning composer [c.294]Alan Menken[]'s beautiful melody and two-time Oscar-winner [c.3635]Howard Ashman[]'s unforgettable lyrics, received an Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and GRAMMY Award, among other accolades, upon its release in 1991.

The new rendition of the...

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NEWS: Gravitas Ventures to Release 'SCORE' Documentary in May

Soundtrack News - Do, 12/01/2017 - 02:00

Gravitas Ventures has acquired first-of-its-kind documentary [m.43853]SCORE: A Film Music Documentary[] for North American rights. The film takes an unprecedented look at the creative process of film score composition with some of the best-known artists in the field including [c.237]Hans Zimmer[], [c.231]John Williams[], [c.58]Danny Elfman[], [c.1745]Trent Reznor[], [c.150]Randy Newman[], [c.200]Howard Shore[], [c.168]Rachel Portman[], [c.77]Jerry Goldsmith[], [c.282]Quincy Jones[], the late [c.89]James Horner[], and more.

Additionally, viewers will get to hear from iconic filmmakers like James Cameron and the late Garry Marshall. Among the many diverse and treasured film themes included in the film are the James Bond theme, [m.24564]Star Wars[], [m.21184]Indiana Jones[],...

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NEWS: BAFTA Nominations Announced

Soundtrack News - Wo, 11/01/2017 - 02:00

The nominations for the 70th British Academy Film Awards were announced today. The nominees in the film music related category are as follows:

Original Music:
[m.44592]Arrival[] - [c.3198]Johann Johannsson[]
[m.47075]Jackie[] - [c.9466]Mica Levi[]
[m.43740]La La Land[] - [c.2205]Justin Hurwitz[]
[m.45859]Lion[] - [c.1784]Dustin O'Halloran[] & [c.15056]Hauschka[]
[m.46203]Nocturnal Animals[] - [c.1294]Abel Korzeniowski[]

The British Academy Film Awards will be given out on February 12, 2017. For further details on all of the nominees in each category, visit...

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