LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


HOW TO MURDER YOUR WIFE / LORD LOVE A DUCK – Neal Hefti (Kritzerland KR 20013-3, 2 CDs) THE FINAL DESTINATION – Brian Tyler (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 983 2) THE BLACK STALLION – Carmine Coppola (Intrada Special Collection Volume 107, 3 CDs) – 126:03 INGLORIOUS BASTERDS – Various (Warner Bros. 520377) DRAG ME TO HELL – Christopher Young (Lakeshore 34091) – 52:27 Advertisements Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

GEORGE S. CLINTON SCORES ‘EXTRACT’


Film Opens In Select Theaters September 4 (Hollywood, CA) Award-winning composer GEORGE S. CLINTON scores writer/director Mike Judge’s (Office Space/King of the Hill) comedy EXTRACT, starring Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis and Ben Affleck. EXTRACT, that opens in select theatres September 4, is a comedy about a flower-extract plant owner contending with an avalanche of personal and professional problems such as his potentially unfaithful wife and employees who want to take advantage of him.For EXTRACT, Clinton recorded a quirky and playful score to compliment the comedic style of the film. He used a small ensemble including guitar, mandolin, solo cello, pedal … Continue reading GEORGE S. CLINTON SCORES ‘EXTRACT’

NATHAN BARR’S SCORE FOR ‘TRUE BLOOD’ TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 8th


Promotion for anticipated score to HBO’s award-winning series to include exclusive online music video and pre-signed-copy giveaway contest Los Angeles, CA -– The score to HBO’s highly-acclaimed and record rating-breaking drama series, “True Blood”, is set to release September 8th on iTunes, Amazon.com and in-stores nationwide via Varese Sarabande Records. Award-winning composer, Nathan Barr, arranges all the music, and performs the majority of the instrumentals from his own private home studio in Topanga Canyon. As it’s first track, the score will feature the popular song “Take Me Home”, sung by Lisbeth Scott and featured on Episode 6 of the show. … Continue reading NATHAN BARR’S SCORE FOR ‘TRUE BLOOD’ TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 8th

TYLER BATES SCORE ALBUM FOR ROB ZOMBIE’S HALLOWEEN II


LOS ANGELES, August 20, 2009 – Composer Tyler Bates joins Rob Zombie once again in the re-imagining of John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN II. Following the success of Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN, which premiered number one at the box office – breaking all Labor Day Weekend records, is the sequel, HALLOWEEN II, hitting theatres nationwide on August 28, 2009 from Dimension Films. HALLOWEEN II picks up where HALLOWEEN left off, and focuses on the struggles of Laurie Strode (played by Scout Taylor-Compton) and killer Michael Myers (played by Tyler Mane). The film also stars Malcolm McDowell, Sheri Moon Zombie, Brad Dourif, and Danielle … Continue reading TYLER BATES SCORE ALBUM FOR ROB ZOMBIE’S HALLOWEEN II

9th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED


The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the list of nominees for the three principal categories in the World Soundtrack Awards, the pre-eminent international prizes for the recognition of film music: Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Score of the Year and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The names of the winners will be proclaimed on Saturday, October 17 at the closing event of the Ghent International Film Festival. Every year in Ghent, the World Soundtrack Awards (WSA) are presented by the World Soundtrack Academy. The Academy, which was founded in 2001 by the Ghent International Film … Continue reading 9th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

CLINTON SHORTER SCORES ‘DISTRICT 9’


(Los Angeles, CA) Film Composer Clinton Shorter scores District 9 produced by Peter Jackson and directed by Neill Blomkamp. The film, based on Blomkamp’s short film, Alive in Joburg, centers on the fallout caused by a group of alien refugees stranded on Earth (in Johannesburg) and forced into a segregation camp (the title comes from District 6, a former inner-city residential area in Cape Town infamous for the forced removal of 60,000 residents in the 70s by the Apartheid regime). The film blends documentary style with traditional shooting techniques. Shorter, recently named by Hollywood Reporter “Next Generation of Film Composers … Continue reading CLINTON SHORTER SCORES ‘DISTRICT 9’

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT AND MARVIN HAMLISCH AT THE 9TH WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS


The composers Alexandre Desplat and Marvin Hamlisch will be the guests of honour at the 9th World Soundtrack Awards, the key event of the 36th Ghent Film Festival on Saturday 17 October in Music Centre De Bijloke in Ghent. The Brussels Philharmonic will be playing music from The Girl with the Pearl Earring, The Queen, The Painted Veil and Lust Caution among others. The American composer Marvin Hamlisch, who created unforgettable music for films such as The Way We Were and The Sting, will receive the World Soundtrack Lifetime Achievement Award.The presentation of the World Soundtrack Awards and the accompanying … Continue reading ALEXANDRE DESPLAT AND MARVIN HAMLISCH AT THE 9TH WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS