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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: March 24

Za, 25/03/2017 - 02:00
Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.1354]Benjamin Wallfisch[] ([m.46339]It[]), [c.1283]Atticus Ross[] & [c.3597]Leopold Ross[] ([m.48889]Death Note[]), [c.182]Jeff Rona[] ([m.48885]The Last Full Measure[]), 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.2017-03-20]Click here for the full schedule[]. Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): [m.45344]CHiPs[] ([c.17124]Fil Eisler[]), [m.46179]Life[] ([c.2589]Jon Ekstrand[]) and [m.41883]Saban's Power Rangers[] ([c.361]Brian Tyler[]). Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for: - [m.45344]CHiPs[] (16 songs) -...

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NEWS: Music from 'The Flash' Musical Episode 'Duet' Released

Do, 23/03/2017 - 02:00
WaterTower Music today released the soundtrack from the special musical episode of [m.40848]The Flash[] that aired on The CW last night. The album, [a.20409]The Flash – Music From The Special Episode: Duet[], features seven tracks from the show, including songs performed by cast members Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash), Carlos Valdes (Cisco Ramon/Vibe) and Jesse L. Martin (Det. Joe West), along with performances by Supergirl's Melissa Benoist (Kara Danvers/Supergirl) and Jeremy Jordan (Winn Schott), as well as DC's Legends of Tomorrow's Victor Garber (Prof. Martin Stein) and John Barrowman (Malcolm Merlyn). The soundtrack features the song "Super Friend," co-written by Golden Globe winner [c.17045]Rachel Bloom[] ([m.44784]Crazy Ex-Girlfriend[]) and Emmy® winner Tom Root...

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NEWS: Milan Records to Release 'Life' Soundtrack

Wo, 22/03/2017 - 02:00
In anticipation of Columbia Pictures and Skydance's terrifying thriller [m.46179]Life[], in theaters nationwide on March 24, Milan Records will release the [a.20345]Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] in a worldwide digital release on the same day. The soundtrack will also be released on CD on May 5, and on 180-gram vinyl later this year. The original score to [m.46179]Life[] was composed by Swedish composer [c.2589]Jon Ekstrand[], who crafted a score that sets a brooding and ominous mood for the film. The orchestral music builds expertly before giving way to the sheer terror of being pursued in an isolated otherworldly environment. [m.46179]Life[] marks Ekstrand's sixth project with director Daniel Espinosa, having previously composed music for his films...

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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: March 17

Za, 18/03/2017 - 02:00
Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.1748]Fernando Velazquez[] ([m.48841]Submergence[]), [c.149]Thomas Newman[] & [c.7039]Jeremy Turner[] ([m.48842]Five Came Back[]), [c.304]David Shire[] ([m.48839]Love After Love[]), 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.2017-03-13]Click here for the full schedule[]. Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): [m.43383]Beauty and the Beast[] ([c.294]Alan Menken[]) and [m.46278]The Belko Experiment[] ([c.648]Tyler Bates[]). Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for: - [m.43383]Beauty and the Beast[] (18 songs) - [m.46278]The Belko...

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NEWS: Varese Sarabande to Release 'Power Rangers' Soundtrack

Di, 14/03/2017 - 02:00
Varèse Sarabande will release the [a.20116]Saban's Power Rangers – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[] digitally on March 24 and on CD April 21, 2017. The soundtrack features the original music by composer [c.361]Brian Tyler[] ([m.34056]Avengers: Age of Ultron[], [m.37596]Furious 7[]) and the exclusive track "Give It All" performed by With You, featuring Santigold and Vince Staples. "The director and I discussed the musical tone of the score from the script phase of the movie," Tyler explained. "We wanted it to be evocative, thematic, memorable, and emotional. The sonic palette remained as we planned which was a score played by orchestra, a soundscape of guitars, vintage synths, and drums." "The Power Rangers themselves have a central theme that applies to the five of them," said...

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NEWS: Weekly Roundup: March 10

Za, 11/03/2017 - 02:00
Announced this week were new composer assignments for [c.752]Alexandre Desplat[] ([m.48757]Suburbicon[]), [c.14]Marco Beltrami[] ([m.37209]Waco[]), [c.15056]Hauschka[] ([m.48761]Hotel Mumbai[]), 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.2017-03-06]Click here for the full schedule[]. Opening nationwide this week is (with music by): [m.41746]Kong: Skull Island[] ([c.1480]Henry Jackman[]). Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for: - [m.41746]Kong: Skull Island[] (11 songs) - [m.48357]Blood, Sand & Gold[] (2 songs) - [m.47408]My Scientology Movie[] (2 songs) - [m.45154]The Ottoman Lieutenant[]...

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NEWS: Danny Elfman to Receive Max Steiner Award in Vienna

Vr, 10/03/2017 - 02:00
Each year, the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award commemorates the Viennese composer [c.208]Max Steiner[]. The prestigious award is presented by the City of Vienna during the annual Hollywood in Vienna gala to one of the world's most renowned film music composers and is a symbol of recognition for exceptional achievements in the art of film music. The 10th Annual Hollywood in Vienna gala, which has established itself as a leading event of its kind, will take place on September 29th at the historic Concert Hall (Konzerthaus) in Vienna, Austria and is broadcast via TV, internationally in over 35 countries. Hollywood in Vienna CEO and Founder Sandra Tomek is excited to announce that Grammy & Emmy Winner and four-time Oscar nominee [c.58]Danny Elfman[] will be bestowed with the 2017...

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NEWS: Stephen Schwartz to Be Honored With ASCAP Founders Award at 2017 ASCAP Screen Music Awards

Do, 09/03/2017 - 02:00
ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present legendary composer [c.613]Stephen Schwartz[] with its prestigious Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards on Tuesday, May 16. The exclusive, invitation-only gala celebrates ASCAP's top film, television and videogame composers of 2016 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. In the course of his extraordinary career, [c.613]Stephen Schwartz[] has composed iconic scores and lyrics for films including [m.9904]Godspell[], [m.20316]Pocahontas[], [m.11849]The Hunchback of Notre Dame[], [m.20676]The Prince of Egypt[], [m.7665]Enchanted[], and the TV movie [m.9581]Geppetto[]. On television, Schwartz's works have been featured on [m.31381]Glee[], [m.34318]American Idol[], and [m.22541]Saturday Night...

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NEWS: Lakeshore to Release 'The Belko Experiment' Soundtrack

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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[]

The Oscars will be held on February...

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

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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