LISBETH SCOTT’S NEW ALBUM AND VIRAL CAMPAIGN


Acclaimed singer/songwriter Lisbeth Scott’s latest album “Hope is a Thing” is set to be released on November 10th. In addition to eight other solo albums, Scott has been the featured vocalist on huge films, including but not limited to Passions of the Christ, Transformers, Narnia, Shrek, Munich, HBO’s True Blood series and upcoming on James Cameron’s Avatar. For more information on Scott and her upcoming shows on November 7th and 8th at Santa Monica’s Edgemar Center for the Arts as well as her November 20th show at Rudramandir in Berkeley, CA., visit http://www.lisbethscott.com./ In addition to this new collection of … Continue reading LISBETH SCOTT’S NEW ALBUM AND VIRAL CAMPAIGN

LICENSE TO THRILL MUSIC SIGNS COMPOSER TIM LARKIN


Independent Music Publishing Company Partners with Acclaimed Composer of “MYST V,” “URU: Ages Beyond MYST,” and Steven Spielberg’s “MUNICH” TV Trailer Las Vegas, NV – October 27th, 2009 – License To Thrill Music LLC (http://www.licensetothrillmusic.com/), an independent music publisher providing one-stop music synchronization and licensing for advertising, films, television, radio, movie trailers, video games and new media, today announced a music publishing partnership with Academy Award winner Tim Larkin. License To Thrill Music will represent original music by Tim Larkin available for use in advertising, film, TV and other media productions. Tim Larkin’s scores have garnered numerous awards, been performed … Continue reading LICENSE TO THRILL MUSIC SIGNS COMPOSER TIM LARKIN

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


EXTREME CLOSE-UP – James Horner (Intrada Signature Edition ISE1034) – 37:45KNIFE EDGE – Guy Farley (MMS09022)SHORE: COLLECTOR’S EDITION VOL. 1 – Howard Shore (Howe 1003)TRIANGLE – Christian Henson, Dot Allison (MMS09023)WHAT PRICE GLORY / FIXED BAYONETS! / DESERT RATS – Alfred Newman / Roy Webb / Leigh Harline (Intrada Special Collection Volume 113) – 54:19 Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


17 AGAIN (Score) – Rolfe Kent (Silva 1294)ASTRO BOY – John Ottman (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 989 2)BANANAS / EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SEX *BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK – Marvin Hamlisch / Mundell Lowe (Kritzerland KR 20014-0)BONE EATER – Chuck Cirino (BSXCD 8860)CRIME IN THE STREETS – Franz Waxman (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0909 1099)ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES – Jerry Goldsmith (Varèse Sarabande VCL 0909 1098)GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST (Score) – Rolfe Kent (GREEN LANTERN: FIRST FLIGHT – Robert J. Kral (La-La Land LLLCD 1106)HALLOWEEN II (Expanded) – John Carpenter & Alan Howarth (AHICD … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

‘JUNO’ COMPOSER CREATES AN UNIQUE HEALTHCARE PLAN


Mateo Messina Presents a “Symphony of the Superhero”, proceeds Benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital Friday, November 6 at 7:00pm in Benroya Hall, Downtown Seattle (Seattle, WA) – Grammy Award-winning composer, and founder/chair of The Symphony Guild, Mateo Messina, along with DJ Cut Chemist, violinist Lili Haydn, NW Symphony Orchestra, NW Chorale, Bells of the Sound, NW Boychoir, Batucada Brazilian Collective, John Curley and more join together to create “Symphony of the Superhero.” The benefit concert will be held on Friday, November 6 at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle (200 University St). Cocktails and a silent auction will take place at 7:00pm, … Continue reading ‘JUNO’ COMPOSER CREATES AN UNIQUE HEALTHCARE PLAN

THE 2009 WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS


FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR – Alexandre Desplat (THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, COCO AVANT CHANEL, LARGO WINCH, CHÉRI) BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR – THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON (Alexandre Desplat) BEST ORIGINAL SONG WRITTEN FOR FILM – “JAI HO” from ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ (A.R. Rahman, Gulzar and Tanvi Shah)DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR – Nico Muhly (THE READER) LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Marvin Hamlisch PUBLIC CHOICE AWARD – TWILIGHT (Carter Burwell) SABAM AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG EUROPEAN COMPOSER – Christopher Slaski Continue reading THE 2009 WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – Film Score Monthly, La-La Land, Kritzerland, MovieScore Media


Film Score Monthly – Iminent: JEREMIAH JOHNSON (John Rubinstein, Tim McIntire), THE FIVE MAN ARMY (Ennio Morricone) La-La Land – October 12: I.Q. / SECONDS (Jerry Goldsmith) Kritzerland – BANANAS / EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SEX* BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK (Marvin Hamlisch, November) MovieScore Media – PANDORUM (Michl Britsch, October 20) Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – Film Score Monthly, La-La Land, Kritzerland, MovieScore Media

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


BAARIA – Ennio Morricone (Image Music IMG 0201482) – 53:36 CHILDREN OF THE CORN (2009, TV) – Jonathan Elias (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 991 2) – 38:01 CONFESSIONE DI UN COMISSARIO DI POLIZIA – Riz Ortolani (GDM Club) HEROES AND VILLAINS: ATILLA THE HUN / NAPOLEON – Daniel Pemberton (MMS09020) IL SERPENTE (Expanded) – Ennio Morricone (GDM Club 7072) JASPER – Florian Tessloff ($MMS09019) MIO CARO ASSASSINO – Ennio Morricone (Digitmovies CDDM) STAND BY ACTION: THE MUSIC OF BARRY GRAY – Barry Gray (Silva 1279) TARAS BULBA – Franz Waxman (Kritzerland KR 20013-7) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

ELIA CMIRAL SCORES ‘FORGET ME NOT’


Premiering at Screamfest LA Film Festival Oct. 22 2009 (Los Angeles, CA)- Celebrated film composer, Elia Cmiral is scoring “Forget Me Not”, a mind-twisting horror movie, making a terrifying appearance at Screamfest Horror Film Festival 2009. Cmiral is well versed in the horror genre and has already won best musical score for the film “Splinter” at last year’s Screamfest. His new work, “Forget Me Not” focuses on a group of young and rowdy teenagers who have just graduated from high school; yet with celebration in the air, the vengeful spirit of a friend from their past decides to crash the … Continue reading ELIA CMIRAL SCORES ‘FORGET ME NOT’

RICHARD MARVIN SCORES ‘SURROGATES’


Composer Richard Marvin reunites for the fourth time with Director Jonathan Mostow (“U571,” “Flight of Black Angel,” and “Breakdown”) for the sci-fi thriller “Surrogates.” Marvin incorporates over 120 musicians, along with electronic elements, to create an epic dramatic score. The film describes a near future where humans live in isolation and only interact through robotic bodies that serve as surrogates. When several humans are murdered after their surrogates are destroyed, a cop (Bruce Willis) investigates the crimes through his own surrogate. After a near fatal encounter, the cop’s surrogate is destroyed and forces him to bring his human form out … Continue reading RICHARD MARVIN SCORES ‘SURROGATES’

THE FIRST DETAILS ABOUT JAMES HORNER’S ‘AVATAR’


To no one’s surprise, James Cameron’s Titanic and Aliens composer, James Horner, is scoring the upcoming sci-fi epic Avatar, but Movie Score magazine offers up a few tidbits about it, including the fact that the movie will run nearly three hours. Other revelations: The score will feature vocals in the Na’vi language. The score will include traditional orchestral elements, as well as electronic and acoustic rhythmic elements. The score will blanket the movie: “The film will run the better part of three hours, and there will likely be nearly as much score,” Mike Knobloch, the executive vice president of Fox … Continue reading THE FIRST DETAILS ABOUT JAMES HORNER’S ‘AVATAR’