ANNOUNCED THE IFMCA AWARDS 2009 NOMINEES


JANUARY 29, 2010– The International Film Music Critics Association announces its list of excellence in musical scoring for 2009 with composer Michael Giacchino receiving nine individual nominations, the most for any composer in a given year since the Association began issuing awards in 2004. Along with multiple mentions for his score to the Disney Pixar movie UP and JJ Abrams’ reinvented STAR TREK, Giacchino receives nominations for his scores to the TV series LOST as well as the documentary EARTH DAYS. Giacchino is also nominated for Composer of the Year along with Alexandre Desplat, James Horner, Christopher Young and Brian … Continue reading ANNOUNCED THE IFMCA AWARDS 2009 NOMINEES

SUMTHING ELSE MUSIC WORKS RELEASES ‘DARK VOID’™ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK


Highly Anticipated Orchestral Score Written and Produced by Acclaimed “Battlestar Galactica” Composer Bear McCreary New York – Sumthing Else Music Works, through its licensing relationship with Capcom®, proudly presents Dark Void™ Original Soundtrack featuring the original orchestral score composed by Bear McCreary for the new third-person action game Dark Void. Developed by Airtight Studios and Capcom, Dark Void combines the thrill of soaring jetpack action with unique vertical cover and on-ground combat. Dark Void marks the first time that Bear McCreary, the composer of popular sci-fi TV series “Battlestar Galactica,” has created a score for a video game. The Dark … Continue reading SUMTHING ELSE MUSIC WORKS RELEASES ‘DARK VOID’™ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

SUMTHING ELSE MUSIC WORKS RELEASES ‘HALO LEGENDS’ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK


Brand new orchestrations of the classic Halo themes originally created by Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori with new original Anime music composed by Tetsuya Takahashi and Yasuharu Takanashi New York – Sumthing Else Music Works, through its licensing relationship with Microsoft Game Studios, proudly presents Halo Legends Original Soundtrack featuring the original music from the anime series Halo Legends composed by Tetsuya Takahashi (Sonic: Night of the Werehog, Resident Evil: Degeneration) and Yasuharu Takanashi (Genji: Dawn of the Samurai). Presented by 343 Industries Halo Legends is an unprecedented gathering of the finest talent in Japanese animation that have drawn together … Continue reading SUMTHING ELSE MUSIC WORKS RELEASES ‘HALO LEGENDS’ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


ALICE – Ben Mink (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 997 2) THE BLUE MAX (Complete Score) – Jerry Goldsmith (Intrada Special Collection Volume 120) – 65:33 CADDYSHACK – Johnny Mandel & Various (La-La Land LLLCD 1118) THE HURT LOCKER – Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders (Lakeshore 34120) ISLANDS IN THE STREAM – Jerry Goldsmith (FSMCD Vol.12 No.20) LEAP YEAR – Randy Edelman (Varèse Sarabande 302 067 002 2) TOOTH FAIRY – George S. Clinton (Varèse Sarabande 302 067 003 2) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


ARMORED – John Murphy (La-La Land LLLCD 1122) THE DESCENT PART 2 – David Julyan (MMS10001) THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS – Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna (Lion’s Gate LGR 20034) LEGION – John Frizzell (La-La Land LLLCD 1121) LEVERAGE – Joseph LoDuca (La-La Land LLLCD 1120) MIKLOS ROZSA TREASURY – Miklos Rozsa (FSM BOX 04, 15 CDs) NATE AND HAYES – Trevor Jones (La-La Land LLLCD 1116) SHERLOCK HOLMES- Hans Zimmer (New Line 39175) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

BRUNO COLAIS CREATES AN IMAGINATIVE MUSICAL JOURNEY FOR ‘CORALINE’


Los Angeles, CA – Award-winning French composer BRUNO COULAIS’ imaginative score to director Henry Selick’s CORALINE continues to garner critical acclaim. Coulais’ score takes the audience on a whimsical, beautiful yet eerie journey through CORALINE, a bizarre and darkly fantastic stop-motion film. For CORALINE, Coulais combines unusual rhythmic patterns, elegant string arrangements, piano, a children’s choir singing random French words and eclectic sounds. European maestro Bruno Coulais has received three César Awards (France’s equivalent of the Oscar®), including for LES CHORISTES, which earned Coulais an Academy Award® nomination. Coulais has scored many television series and received an Emmy® nomination for … Continue reading BRUNO COLAIS CREATES AN IMAGINATIVE MUSICAL JOURNEY FOR ‘CORALINE’

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


CHILDREN’S HOUR – Alex North (Kritzerland KR 20014-4) DALLE ARDENNA ALL’INFERNO – Ennio Morricone & Bruno Nicolai (Beat CDCR 102) ELEANOR’S SECRET – Christophe Heral (MMS09030) EMPIRE OF THE ANTS – Dana Kaproff (Kritzerland KR 20014-5) HELLFIGHTERS – Leonard Rosenman (Intrada Special Collection Volume 118) – 53:10 IL DOMINATORE DEL DESERTO / MACISTE ALLA CORTE DELLO ZAR / I PREDONI DELLA STEPPA – Carlo Rustichelli (Digitmovies CDDM 147) L’UOMO CHE CAVALCAVA NEL BUIO – Pino Donaggio (Digitmovies SPDM 002) RHAPSODY OF STEEL – Dimitri Tiomkin (Kritzerland KR 20014) SUPERNOVA – David Williams / Burkhard Dallwitz (Intrada Signature Edition ISE1038) – … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

CRIS VELASCO AND MIKE REAGAN SCORES DARKSIDERS


Los Angeles – January 4th, 2010 – Award-winning composers Cris Velasco (God of War series, Clive Barker’s Jericho) and Mike Reagan (GOD OF WAR series, CONAN) have created the original music score for THQ’s highly anticipated new action adventure title DARKSIDERS™. Developed by THQ in-house studio Vigil Games, DARKSIDERS puts players in the role of War, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse. The dramatic score features 60 minutes of original music composed by Velasco and Reagan and was recorded with a full choir at the world renowned Skywalker Sound Studios. Jeremy Robins, audio director at Vigil Games, commented, … Continue reading CRIS VELASCO AND MIKE REAGAN SCORES DARKSIDERS