LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


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…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


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…