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APPALOOSA – Jeff Beal (Lakeshore 34043)DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN – William Lava (TWP-202W58ST-02)LOFT – Wolfram de Marco (MMS08020)THE OMEGA MAN (Reissue) – Ron Grainer (Retrograde FSM 80127)PASSENGERS – Edward Shearmur (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 930 2)QUANTUM OF SOLACE – David Arnold (J-Records 37089) – 61:24VINTAGE CINEMA – Various (Telarc 80708)BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE (Definitive) –…

JON BRION SCORES CHARLIE KAUFMAN’S ‘SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK’


Los Angeles, CA – Singer, songwriter and composer Jon Brion (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Magnolia) composed original music for the soundtrack for SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK. Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack in stores on November 11, available now via iTunes and Amazon Digital. Jon Brion received a Best Score nomination at the World…

THE WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2008 WINNERS


FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR – JAMES NEWTON HOWARD: CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR, MICHAEL CLAYTON, I AM LEGEND BEST ORIGINAL SCORE OF THE YEAR 2008 – ATONEMENT BY DARIO MARIANELLI BEST ORIGINAL SONG WRITTEN DIRECTLY FOR FILM 2008 – ‘DOWN TO EARTH’ FROM WALL-E (Music by Thomas Newman and Peter Gabriel, lyrics by Peter Gabriel, performed…

R.I.P.: NEAL HEFTI


Film and television composer Neal Hefti died on October 11th at his home in Toluca Lake, California, at the age of 85. Born October 29, 1922 in Hastings, Nebraska, he began playing the trumpet at the age of 11, and helped support his family with his music during his teens. He began touring with bands…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – FSM, Kritzerland, Decca, Buysoundtrax


Film Score Monthly – October: GRAND PRIX (Maurice Jarre), CHIPS VOL. 2: SEASON THREE, 1979-80 (Alan Silvestri)Kritzerland – Date to be announced: LAURETTE / PRINCE JACK (Elmer Bernstein) Decca – November 18th: MILK (Danny Elfman), THE SOLOIST (Dario Marianelli) Buysoundtrax – October: PRINCE OF DARKNESS (John Carpenter, Alan Howarth, 2 CDs), DEATHSTALKER II / CHOPPING…

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BABYLON A.D. – Atli Örvarsson (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 925 2)BODY OF LIES – Marc Streitenfeld (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 923 2)NIGHTS IN RODANTHE – Jeanine Tesori (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 924 2)THE SHAKIEST GUN IN THE WEST – Vic Mizzy (Percepto 023)WHEN NIETZSCHE WEPT – Sharon Farber (MMS08019)JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER – Ryan Shore…

JOHN OTTMAN RETEAMS WITH DIRECTOR BRYAN SINGER FOR ‘VALKYRIE’


(Los Angeles, CA) “Superman Returns” composer/editor John Ottman reteams with director Bryan Singer on his World War II film “Valkyrie.” Ottman again does double duty as both editor and composer for MGM’s “Valkyrie,” starring Tom Cruise as a German officer (in theatres December 26). Ottman will again join forces with Singer to score the upcoming…

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ANNA LUCASTA – Elmer Bernstein (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0908 1083) – 43:59KNIGHTRIDERS – Donald Rubinstein (Perseverance PRD 028)MATRIX (Deluxe Edition) – Don Davis (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0908 1081)NORTH AND SOUTH BOOK II – Bill Conti (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0908 1082, 3 CDs)NOT WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER – Jerry Goldsmith (La-La Land LLLCD 1075)PONY SOLDIER – Alex…

CAPITOL/EMI TO RELEASE EXPANDED ‘THE BEST OF BOND… JAMES BOND’


As 007 fans eagerly await the November 14 U.S. opening of MGM’s new James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, Capitol/EMI announces an expanded CD, CD/DVD and digital release of ‘The Best Of Bond… James Bond’ on October 28. The CD and digital album both feature 23 musical standouts from the Bond franchise’s 46 years plus…

AARON ZIGMAN SCORES ‘FLASH OF GENIUS’


(Los Angeles, CA) Award-winning composer Aaron Zigman scores “Flash of Genius,” Marc Abraham’s (producer of “Children of Men” and “The Hurricane”) directorial debut chronicling the true story of a man’s battle against the U.S. auto industry. Greg Kinnear stars as Robert Kearns, the university professor who sues Detroit automakers after they fail to give him…

INDIANA JONES: THE COMPLETE SOUNDTRACKS COLLECTION TRACK LISTING


CD 1: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK – EXPANDED EDITION 01. In the Jungle02. The Idol Temple03. Escape from the Temple04. Flight from Peru05. Washington Men/Indy’s Home *06. A Thought for Marion/To Nepal07. The Medallion08. Flight to Cairo09. The Basket Game10. Bad Dates *11. The Map Room: Dawn12. Reunion in the Tent/Searching for the Well13.…

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ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS – Christopher Lennertz (La-La Land LLLCD 1077)BLINDNESS – Marco Antonio Guimarães (Decca 1181902)THE DUCHESS – Rachel Portman (Lakeshore 34037)EAGLE EYE – Brian Tyler (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 927 2)IGOR – Patrick Doyle (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 926 2)ONE MAN JURY – Morton Stevens (BSXCD 8841)SOMETHING THE LORD MADE – Christopher Young…