Harkit – December: RETURN FROM THE RIVER KWAI (Lalo Schifrin), THE DOVE (John Barry)
24: REDEMPTION – Sean Callery (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 936 2)LET THE RIGHT ONE IN – Johan Soderqvist (MMS08022) MILK – Danny Elfman (Decca 1230902) SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK – Jon Brion (Lakeshore 34047)
Varèse Sarabande – CD Club, December 12th: THE PRESIDENT’S LADY (Alfred Newman), REPORT TO THE COMMISSIONER (Elmer Bernstein), SHORT CIRCUIT (David Shire), SILVER BULLET (Jay Chattaway) Buysoundtrax – November 24th: STAR CRASH (John Barry), THE MIKLOS ROZSA COLLECTION: MUSIC FOR GUITAR (Miklos Rozsa)
50’s sci fi B-movie composer Irving Gertz (It Came from Outer Space, The Alligator People) died on November 14th in Los Angeles, at the age of 93.
Los Angeles, CA – Like the anonymous narrator in the hit CW series “Gossip Girl,” the Transceders have anonymously reached the ears of the masses. The group, consisting of Terence Yoshiaki, Brian Lapin, and Mike Fratantuno (founding members of the Black Eye Peas), wrote the iconic theme song, now familiar to viewers all over the…
BOLT – John Powell (Disney 278102)THE EXPRESS – Mark Isham (Lakeshore 340302)LITTLE MONSTERS – David Newman (Intrada Special Collection Volume 82) – 58:37
The score for “The Dark Knight” has been disqualified by the executive committee of the Academy music branch. Formal letters to that effect are expected to go out this week to composers Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, who collaborated on the music. Their previous collaboration, on “Batman Begins,” was similarly disqualified in 2005.Sources inside…