LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


3:10 TO YUMA – Marco Beltrami (Lion’s Gate LGR 20010)BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE – George S. Clinton (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 868 2)CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR – James Newton Howard (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 870 2) – 33:18CHIARA E FRANCESCO – Marco Frisina (Rai Trade FRT 426)CHRISTMAS MIRACLE OF JONATHAN TOOMEY – Guy Farley (MMS07017)DARFUR NOW – Graeme Revell (Lakeshore 33963)HITMAN – THE MOVIE – Geoff Zanelli (La-La Land LLLCD 1064)IMAGES – John Williams (Prometheus PCD 163) – 35:12KLUTE / ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN – Michael Small / David Shire (FSMCD Vol.10 No.16)LA CADUTA DEGLI DEI (Expanded) – Maurice … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

CHRISTOPHER LENNERTZ SCORES “THE SIMPSONS GAME”


Nominated for Best Action Game of 2007 at 1UP Awards (Los Angeles, CA) Award-winning composer Christopher Lennertz has the very animated score for EA’s “The Simpsons Game,” just nominated for Best Action Game of 2007 at the annual 1Up Awards. “The Simpsons Game” available for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 2 computer entertainment systems, PlayStation Portable (PSP) system, Xbox 360, Wii, and Nintendo DS released in tandem with the ground-breaking series’ 400th episode. 1Up will announce the winners in February 2008. With parodies of the video game industry, pop culture and current events, “The Simpsons Game” has the same subversive … Continue reading CHRISTOPHER LENNERTZ SCORES “THE SIMPSONS GAME”

THE GOLDEN GLOBE 2007 NOMINATIONS


The nominees at the music related categories are:BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE: MICHAEL BROOK, KAKI KING, EDDIE VEDDER (INTO THE WILD), CLINT EASTWOOD (GRACE IS GONE), ALBERTO IGLESIAS (THE KITE RUNNER), DARIO MARIANELLI (ATONEMENT), HOWARD SHORE (EASTERN PROMISES)BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE: “DESPEDIDA” – LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA (Shakira, Antonio Pinto), “GRACE IS GONE” – GRACE IS GONE (Clint Eastwood, Carole Bayer Sager), “GUARANTEED” – INTO THE WILD (Eddie Vedder), “THAT’S HOW YOU KNOW” – ENCHANTED (Alan Menken), “WALK HARD” – WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY (Marshall Crenshaw, John C. Reilly, Judd Apatow, Jake Kasdan) Continue reading THE GOLDEN GLOBE 2007 NOMINATIONS

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


ALIENS Vs. PREDATOR: REQUIEM – Brian Tyler (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 865 2) – 77:18COLD TURKEY – Randy Newman (Percepto 024)HACK! – Scott Glasgow (MMS07016) – 44:58JAWS 3-D – Alan Parker (Intrada Special Collection Volume 54) – 35:45KINGS ROW / THE SEA WOLF – Erich Wolfgang Korngold (FSMCD Vol.10 No.15, 2 CDs) – 132:08LIKE MINDS – Carlo Giacco (MMS07014)THE MECHANIC – Jerry Fielding (Intrada Special Collection Volume 55) – 77:27ONE NIGHT WITH THE KING – J.A.C. Redford (Intrada Signature Edition ISE1015) – 66:01TIN MAN – Simon Boswell (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 866 2)THE TUDORS – Trevor Morris (Varèse Sarabande 302 … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

TIM CURRAN SCORES JOHN FORD’S ‘HANGMAN’S HOUSE’


(Los Angeles, CA) Composer Tim Curran scores legendary director John Ford’s 1928 film “Hangman’s House,” part of the recently released and critically acclaimed “Ford at Fox” DVD box set produced by 20th Century Fox. The epic silent film, set in Ireland, features John Wayne in his first-ever role—as an uncredited extra—as well as Oscar-winner Victor McLaglen. The New York Times calls the DVD collection, “Quote to come…” For “Hangman’s House,” Curran composed over 70 minutes of music, and his score covers an amazingly broad arc, from sweeping Irish-flavored themes and romantic melodies to playful counterpoint and modern motivic composition to … Continue reading TIM CURRAN SCORES JOHN FORD’S ‘HANGMAN’S HOUSE’

THE GRAMMY 2007 NOMINATIONS


These are the nominations at the film and TV related categories:BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM FOR MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIABABEL (Gustavo Santaolalla), BLOOD DIAMOND (James Newton Howard), THE DEPARTED (Howard Shore), HAPPY FEET (John Powell), PAN’S LABYRINTH (Javier Navarrete), RATATOUILLE (Michael Giacchino) BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIAFALLING SLOWLY (Once) – Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, GUARANTEED (Into The Wild) – Eddie Vedder, LOVE YOU I DO (Dreamgirls) – Siedah Garrett & Henry Krieger, THE SONG OF THE HEART (Happy Feet) – Prince, YOU KNOW MY NAME (Casino Royale) – David Arnold & … Continue reading THE GRAMMY 2007 NOMINATIONS

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


ATONEMENT – Dario Marianelli (Decca 982802)BY LOVE POSESSED – Elmer Bernstein (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0707 1069)DRIFTWOOD – William Ross (BSXCD 8833)ENCHANTED – Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz (Disney 92502)MAGIC FIRE – Richard Wagner, Erich Korngold (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0707 1071)MARTIN / POLLOCK – Donald Rubinstein (Perseverance PRD 019)NEIGHBORS – Bill Conti (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0707 1068)NORTH BY NORTHWEST (Complete Score) – Bernard Herrmann, cond. Joel NcNeely (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0707 1067)THE TALL MEN – Victor Young (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0707 1070)WATER HORSE: LEGEND OF THE DEEP – James Newton Howard (Sony 19300) – 58:45 Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

THE ‘GOLDEN SATELLITE AWARDS’ NOMINATIONS


Best Score – Dario Marianelli (Atonement), James Newton Howard (The Lookout), Michael Giacchino (Ratatouille), Alberto Iglesias (The Kite Runner), Howard Shore (Eastern Promises), Nick Cave (The Assassination of Jesse James)Best Song – “Do You Feel Me”(Diane Warren), “American Gangster”; “If You Want Me” (Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova), “Once”; “Come So Far” (Marc Shaiman), “Hairspray”; “Rise” (Eddie Vedder), “Into The Wild”; “Grace Is Gone” (Clint Eastwood & Carole Bayer Sager), “Grace Is Gone”; “Lyra” (Kate Bush), “The Golden Compass” Continue reading THE ‘GOLDEN SATELLITE AWARDS’ NOMINATIONS