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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: March 2

Soundtrack News - Za, 03/03/2018 - 02:00
Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.1354]Benjamin Wallfisch[] ([m.48863]The Darkest Minds[]), [c.1061]Marcelo Zarvos[] ([m.51927]The Chaperone[]) and [c.18826]Adam Wiltzie[] ([m.51856]Whitney[]), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, [url./composers/]click here[]. Over 20 soundtrack albums were released this week. [da.2018-02-27]Click here for the full schedule[]. Opening in theaters nationwide this week is (with music by): [m.48613]Death Wish[] ([c.2269]Ludwig Goransson[]) and [m.46637]Red Sparrow[] ([c.151]James Newton Howard[]). We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases: -[m.48613]Death Wish[] (9 songs) -[m.46637]Red Sparrow[] (10...

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NEWS: ABKCO Records Announces 'Isle of Dogs' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Vr, 02/03/2018 - 02:00
ABKCO Records has set a March 23 release for the [a.22590]Isle of Dogs Soundtrack[]. Written, directed and produced by Wes Anderson, the stop-motion animated feature stars Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Kunichi Nomura, Akira Takayama, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Akira Ito, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, F. Murray Abraham, Yoko Ono, Tilda Swinton, Ken Watanabe, Mari Natsuki, Fisher Stevens, Nijiro Murakami, Liev Schreiber and Courtney B. Vance. The soundtrack album includes Academy Award-winning composer [c.752]Alexandre Desplat[]'s original score, compositions from acclaimed Japanese films [m.45429]Seven Samurai[] and [m.51915]Drunken Angel[], The West Coast Pop Art...

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NEWS: Milan Records to Release 'The Insult' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Wo, 28/02/2018 - 02:00
Milan Records will release [a.22642]The Insult - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally on March 2nd. The album features the movie's original score by [c.2076]Eric Neveux[]. [m.50799]The Insult[], Lebanon's first Oscar-nominated film, was theatrically released in the U.S. on January 12, 2018. "Some of my past scores have been rather big productions, with a lot of orchestral material, pop combos, percussions, and choirs. [m.50799]The Insult[] was the exact opposite – an intimate and minimalistic production. I had full control of the music as I played it all myself and programmed all the parts; which enabled me to do some additional work on the music for the release of the soundtrack. Its simplicity reminds me of my debut as...

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NEWS: 'Nostalgia' Soundtrack Released

Soundtrack News - Za, 24/02/2018 - 02:00
Varèse Sarabande will release the [a.22510]Nostalgia – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally on February 23 and on CD March 23, 2018. The album features original music composed by [c.3507]Laurent Eyquem[] ([m.38842]Momentum[], [m.35376]Winnie Mandela[]). "[Director] Mark Pellington is one of the most respected Music Video Directors in the world," said Eyquem. "He has an amazing sense of music and when we met, he already knew what he wanted and did not want. He wanted to have the score based on piano and strings. And he wanted to keep the sound as organic as possible: he wanted to be able to hear the piano's pedal, any click from the bows of the strings, any imperfection that usually we do not keep at the mix. Those...

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NEWS: Walt Disney Records Announces 'A Wrinkle in Time' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Do, 22/02/2018 - 02:00
Walt Disney Records is set to release the digital version of the original motion picture soundtrack to Disney's [m.47706]A Wrinkle in Time[], from visionary director Ava DuVernay on March 9th as the film opens in theaters nationwide. The soundtrack was produced by DuVernay and features the end-credit song "I Believe" performed by Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling artists DJ Khaled featuring Demi Lovato. The song was written by Khaled, Lovato, Denisia "Blu June" Andrews and Brittany "Chi" Coney and was produced by Khaled. Both artists are embarking on a 20-date North American tour beginning February 26 in San Diego, CA. The soundtrack also includes two versions of "Flower of the Universe" performed by Sade, one of...

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NEWS: Void Recordings to Release 'The Worthy' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Di, 20/02/2018 - 02:00
void recordings will release [a.22604]The Worthy – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally on February 23, 2018. The album features original music by composer [c.1418]Joseph Bishara[]. The post-apocalyptic thriller [m.51804]The Worthy[] was one of the largest Arabic genre film productions in the Middle East, served by an evocative score combining electronic elements with organic grit and a percussive push. The devastation on display is also reflected in emotionally wrenching string writing, channeling loss and hope along with the sense of doom in this dark vision of one possible future. "Going into this it was clear that Ali (Mostafa, director) didn't want a necessarily Middle Eastern sound though the film is of the...

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NEWS: Alexandre Desplat Wins at 71st BAFTA Awards

Soundtrack News - Ma, 19/02/2018 - 02:00

Earlier today, the 71st British Academy Film Awards were given out at the Royal Opera House in London. The nominees and winners in the music categories were as follows:

Original Music:
[m.45794]Blade Runner 2049[] - [c.1354]Benjamin Wallfisch[] & [c.237]Hans Zimmer[]
[m.47257]Darkest Hour[] - [c.1069]Dario Marianelli[]
[m.45378]Dunkirk[] - [c.237]Hans Zimmer[]
[m.48468]Phantom Thread[] - [c.1579]Jonny Greenwood[]
Winner: [m.48148]The Shape of Water[] - [c.752]Alexandre...

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NEWS: WaterTower Music Announces 'Game Night' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Za, 17/02/2018 - 02:00
WaterTower Music will release the [a.22566]Game Night – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally and on CD on February 16th. The album features original music by acclaimed musician and composer [c.124]Cliff Martinez[] ([m.46152]The Foreigner[], [m.31372]Drive[]). "This score may have been the biggest musical challenge of my career," said Martinez. "When it comes to comedy, I doubt I'm at the top of most directors' short list. I'm the guy you call when the film's characters are doing drugs, getting shot, stabbed, beaten or blown up –unless of course, those things are supposed to be funny." In this case, they certainly are. [m.48562]Game Night[] is a comedy that takes a fresh and unexpected approach, so Martinez was an...

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NEWS: Lakeshore Records & Invada Records Announce 'Annihilation' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Vr, 16/02/2018 - 02:00
Lakeshore Records and Invada Records will co-release [a.22526]Annihilation--Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[], featuring a score by [c.13365]Ben Salisbury[] and [c.13366]Geoff Barrow[], worldwide. The composing partners have once again joined forces with writer and director Alex Garland ([m.118]28 Days Later[]), for the filmmaker's upcoming film from Paramount Pictures and Skydance, starring Natalie Portman and produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew MacDonald, Allon Reich, and Eli Bush. Their score for Garland's Oscar nominated [m.41546]Ex Machina[] gained two World Soundtrack Awards nominations and was the 2016 Ivor Novello Award Winner for Best Original Score. The soundtrack will be released digitally in North America by Lakeshore...

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NEWS: 'Black Panther' Score Album Announced

Soundtrack News - Wo, 14/02/2018 - 02:00
Marvel Music/Hollywood Records are releasing the digital album of the [m.41692]Black Panther[] score, composed by Grammy-nominated composer and songwriter [c.2269]Ludwig Göransson[], on February 16, 2018. [m.41692]Black Panther[] marks Göransson's third collaboration with director Ryan Coogler ([m.43173]Creed[], [m.35011]Fruitvale Station[]). The Swedish-born composer wrote the original songs for [m.43173]Creed[] and has also produced albums for Childish Gambino, Haim, and Chance the Rapper. Göransson recorded the score in London with a 132-piece western classical orchestra, African percussionists and a 40-person choir. Göransson said, "After reading Ryan's first draft of the script, I quickly realized that the only way I could...

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NEWS: Johann Johannsson Dies at 48

Soundtrack News - Zo, 11/02/2018 - 02:00
[c.3198]Jóhann Jóhannsson[], Academy Award-nominated composer for his score for James Marsh's [m.40675]The Theory of Everything[] and Denis Villeneuve's [m.41837]Sicario[], passed away Friday, February 9 in Berlin. The cause of death is unknown. Known for his compositions that often blended electronics with classical orchestrations, Jóhannsson had come to be one of the most in-demand film composers of his generation. His other credits as a film composer include [m.35582]Prisoners[], [m.44592]Arrival[] (for which he was Golden Globe- and BAFTA-nominated), [m.46542]The Mercy[], [m.49629]Mandy[] and the upcoming [m.48862]Mary Magdalene[]. In addition to his film scores, Jóhannsson had a career as a solo musician and composed...

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NEWS: Academy Announces Harold Wheeler as Oscar Music Director

Soundtrack News - Za, 10/02/2018 - 02:00
Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the key members of the production team for the [m.51555]90th Oscars[], which will air live on Sunday, March 4, on ABC. [c.24090]Harold Wheeler[], music director, returns for his fifth Oscars telecast. An accomplished orchestrator, composer, conductor, record producer and arranger, Wheeler has received multiple Emmy and Tony Award nominations as well as an NAACP Theatre Award for lifetime achievement. His television credits include the "People's Choice Awards," "AFI's 100 Years…" series and 17 seasons of "Dancing with the Stars." Wheeler also composed music for two Democratic National Conventions and the opening ceremonies of the 1996 Summer Olympics. On Broadway, he has...

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NEWS: Lakeshore Records Announces 'Altered Carbon' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Vr, 09/02/2018 - 02:00
Lakeshore Records will release [a.22514]Altered Carbon - Original Netflix Series Soundtrack[] digitally February 9, 2018. The album features original music by composer [c.3178]Jeff Russo[] ([m.50145]Star Trek: Discovery[], [m.39686]Fargo[]). In addition to the original score, the album includes three songs including a cover of the Johnny Cash standard "Ain't No Grave" performed by [m.48696]Altered Carbon[] star Renée Elise Goldsberry (Quellcrist Falconer) and Sune Rose Wagner's performance of White Zombie's "More Human Than Human". When asked about how he crafted the score for this unique futuristic universe, composer Russo said, "We wanted to play the emotional undercurrent of the story so we decided not to be too on the nose as...

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NEWS: Lakeshore Records to Release 'The Ritual' Soundtrack

Soundtrack News - Wo, 07/02/2018 - 02:00
Lakeshore Records will release [a.22423]The Ritual – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally on February 9, 2018. The album features original music by composer [c.1595]Ben Lovett[] ([m.45307]Synchronicity[], [m.49745]American Folk[]). "It's really a story about a guy losing friends, and how our relationship dynamics with them change as we get older and become different people," said Lovett. "We open with a character suffering a moment of weakness that has disastrous consequences, and explore his struggle to reconcile the level of responsibility he may have had in the outcome. That's what I was drawn to initially, the film within the movie." Reuniting after the tragic death of their friend, four college pals set out to hike...

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