ALEXANDRE DESPLAT SCORES ‘IDES OF MARCH’


SCORE AVAILABLE ON VARESE SARABANDE NOVEMBER 1ST (LOS ANGELES, CA) Award-winning composer Alexandre Desplat scores Columbia Picture’s political thriller Ides of March, directed by George Clooney. The film marks the third time Desplat has scored a Clooney project, and the first time he has scored a Clooney directed film.  Desplat’s other Clooney projects, Syriana and Fantastic Mr. Fox, earned the composer Golden Globe and Oscar® nominations.  Desplat is fresh off scoring the summer blockbuster, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II and scales things back a bit in Ides of March, taking a darker tone for his insightful and … Continue reading ALEXANDRE DESPLAT SCORES ‘IDES OF MARCH’

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 4 to November 22


October 4The Presence – Conrad Pope – ScreamWorks/MovieScore MediaA Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project – various – Nettwerk [CD-R]Take Shelter – David Wingo – Milan [CD-R] October 11Cave of Forgotten Dreams – Ernst Reijseger – Winter & WinterDolphin Tale – Mark Isham – Varese SarbabandeDream House – John Debney – Varese SarabandeDrive – Cliff Martinez – LakeshoreDumbstruck – Daniel Licht – BuysoundtraxThe Greatest Miracle – Mark McKenzie – BuysoundtraxMusic from the Transformers Trilogy – Steve Jablonsky – SilvaPrincess Ka’iulani – Stephen Warbeck – MovieScore MediaThe Thing – Marco Beltrami – Varese SarabandeThe Three Musketeers – Paul Haslinger – Milan … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 4 to November 22

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 09/29/2011


1941 – John Williams (La-La Land LLLCD 1179, 2 CDs) – 155:14The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari – Eban Schletter (Netherota Records 1017)The Cape (TV) – Bear McCreary (La-La Land LLLCD 1185, 2 CDs) – 158:08A Ciascuno Il Suo – Luis Bacalov (Quartet QRSCE032) – 75:19Contagion – Cliff Martinez (Amazon CDR)Drive – Cliff Martinez (Lakeshore 34232)Eternal Sea / Make Haste To Live – Elmer Bernstein (Citadel LEC 9001)Harry In Your Pocket – Lalo Schifrin (Quartet QRSCE033) – 60:19La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I Live In) – Alberto Iglesias (Quartet QR012)Malenka, La Nipote Del Vampiro – Carlo Savina (Quartet QRMM005) – … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 09/29/2011

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 27 to November 15


September 27The Cape – Bear McCreary – La-La LandDrive – Cliff Martinez – Lakeshore1941 – John Williams – La-La Land October 4The Presence – Conrad Pope – ScreamWorks/MovieScore MediaA Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project – various – Nettwerk [CD-R]October 11Dolphin Tale – Mark Isham – Varese SarbabandeDream House – John Debney – Varese SarabandeMusic from the Transformers Trilogy – Steve Jablonsky – SilvaThe Thing – Marco Beltrami – Varese SarabandeThe Three Musketeers – Paul Haslinger – MilanOctober 18The Debt – Thomas Newman – Silva (import)Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders – LakeshoreOctober 25Johnny English … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 27 to November 15

MARK ISHAM SCORES ‘DOLPHIN TALE’


Warner Bros. Release Opens Nationwide September 23 Score Album Available October 11 on Varese Sarabande Records  Award-winning composer Mark Isham scores Warner Brothers family film, “Dolphin Tale,” opening September 23.  The film is inspired by the amazing true story of Winter the dolphin, that loses her tail in a trap and is saved by a young boy (Nathan Gamble), and refers his catch to a prosthetic specialist (Morgan Freeman).  The film, directed by Charles Martin Smith, also stars Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson and Harry Connick, Jr. and will play in 3D theatres as well.  The score album is available October … Continue reading MARK ISHAM SCORES ‘DOLPHIN TALE’

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 09/19/2011


Cacciatori Di Navi (Only One Survived) – Ennio Morricone (GDM Club 4027Commando – James Horner (La-La Land LLLCD 1185)Forever Young (Expanded) – Jerry Goldsmith (Label: La-La Land LLLCD) – 74:37The Help – Thomas Newman (Varese Sarabande 302 067 114 2) – 59:34Lonely Place To Die – Michael Richard Plowman (MMS11015)Lord Of The Rings Symphony – Howard Shore (Howe 1005) – 115:51Matchless – Ennio Morricone (Legend CD 41 DLX)Sleeping With The Enemy (Expanded) – Jerry Goldsmith (La-La Land LLLCD 1181) – 54:31Space Children / Colossus Of New York – Nathan Van Cleave (FSMCD Vol.14 No.15)Another Man, Another Chance – Francis Lai … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 09/19/2011

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 20 to November 1


September 20Gears of War 3 – Steve Jablonsky – Epic GamesMoneyball – Mychael Danna – Madison Gate [CD-R]Primeval – Dominik Scherrer – MovieScore MediaTinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy – Alberto Iglesias – Silva (import) September 27Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders – LakeshoreDrive – Cliff Martinez – Lakeshore1941 – John Williams – La-La Land October 4The Presence – Conrad Pope – ScreamWorks/MovieScore Media October 11Dolphin Tale – Mark Isham – Varese SarbabandeDream House – John Debney – Varese SarabandeMusic from the Transformers Trilogy – Steve Jablonsky – SilvaThe Thing – Marco Beltrami – Varese SarabandeThe Three … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 20 to November 1

THE 2011 EMMY WINNERS AT THE MUSIC CATEGORIES


OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A SPECIAL (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)MILDRED PIERCE: PART FIVE – Carter BurwellOUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)AMERICAN MASTERS – “John Muir in the New World” – Garth Neustadter OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE THEME MUSICTHE BORGIAS – Trevor MorrisOUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICSSATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: HOST: JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (“Justin Timberlake Monologue”) Music by Katreese Barnes, Lyrics by Seth Meyers, Justin Timberlake, John Mulaney OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTIONHARRY CONNICK JR., IN CONCERT ON BROADWAY (GREAT PERFORMANCES) – Harry Connick Jr. Continue reading THE 2011 EMMY WINNERS AT THE MUSIC CATEGORIES

COMPOSER TREVOR MORRIS WINS SECOND EMMY FOR SHOWTIME’S ‘THE BORGIAS’


After seeing double gold in both US and Canada, Morris now preps for major release with Relativity’s “Immortals” Los Angeles, CA September 13, 2011 — With numerous accolades under his belt, Canadian composer Trevor Morris has received two Emmy nods, won his second Gemini Award for “Best Original Music Score for a Program or Series for Showtime’s THE TUDORS in Toronto, Canada, and just earned his second Emmy Award Saturday night at the 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards for“Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music” on Showtime’s THE BORGIAS. In 2007, Morris’ work on Showtime’s “The Tudors” earned him an … Continue reading COMPOSER TREVOR MORRIS WINS SECOND EMMY FOR SHOWTIME’S ‘THE BORGIAS’

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 13 to October 11


September 13The Help – Thomas Newman – Varese Sarabande A Lonely Place to Die – Michael Richard Plowman – MovieScore MediaThe Lord of the Rings Symphony – Howard Shore – HoweSpy Kids: All The Time in the World – Carl Thiel, Robert Rodriguez – LakeshoreStraw Dogs – Larry Groupe – Madison Gate [CD-R]Warrior – Mark Isham – Lakeshore September 20Forever Young – Jerry Goldsmith – La-La LandGears of War 3 – Steve Jablonsky – Epic GamesMoneyball – Mychael Danna – Madison Gate [CD-R]Primeval – Dominik Scherrer – MovieScore MediaSleeping with the Enemy – Jerry Goldsmith – La-La LandTinker, Tailor, Soldier, … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 13 to October 11

MATEO MESSINA SCORES ‘BUTTER’


“BUTTER” PREMIERES SEPTEMBER 13 AT TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Los Angeles, California – Mateo Messina scores the upcoming Toronto “must see” Weinstein film, “Butter,” featuring an all-star cast:  Jennifer Garner, Hugh Jackman, Olivia Wilde, Alicia Silverstone, Rob Corddry, Ashley Greene and Ty Burrell.  The film is directed by Jim Field Smith (”She’s Out of My League”) and written by Jason Micallef. Messina gained recognition as a new breed of composer with his unique style for the indie favorite, “Juno.” “Butter” follows Laura (Garner), the wife of a former butter sculpting champion Bob (Burrell) who decides to take the baton from … Continue reading MATEO MESSINA SCORES ‘BUTTER’

JEFF BEAL SCORES ‘LAST CALL AT THE OASIS’


Toronto International Film Festival Hosts World Premiere on September 9, 2011 (Los Angeles, CA) – Three time-Emmy award-winning composer Jeff Beal has scored and will attend Participant Media’s powerful documentary “Last Call at the Oasis,” which will have its World Premiere Friday, September 9th at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film marks Beal’s fifth collaboration with the Oscar®-winning director Jessica Yu including “Ping Pong Playa,” which was also honored with a Toronto Film Festival premiere. Written, directed, and co-produced by Yu, the documentary illuminates the vital role that water plays in our lives, shows communities already struggling with its … Continue reading JEFF BEAL SCORES ‘LAST CALL AT THE OASIS’

LARRY GROUPÉ SCORES ‘STRAW DOGS’


LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Film composer Larry Groupé reunites with Director Rod Lurie for Sony Pictures’ “Straw Dogs,” which opens nationwide September 16. The score album is available on Screen Gems Records. The film is written by Lurie with an earlier screenplay by David Zelag Goodman and Sam Peckinpaw (“Straw Dogs,” 1971) and stars Alexander Skarsgård, Kate Bosworth and James Marsden. Groupé’s score is eerily original, yet reminiscent of the music created for the 40s noir films with its progression of discomfort… to tension… to dread, with dexterous use of strings, minor chording, and sustained tempo. “There’s nothing like an … Continue reading LARRY GROUPÉ SCORES ‘STRAW DOGS’

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 09/05/2011


Battle Of Bunker Hill – William Stromberg & John Morgan (BSXCD 8888) – 57:02Conan The Barbarian (2011) – Tyler Bates (Warner Bros. 528435)Divorce, Italian Style – Carlo Rustichelli (Kritzerland KR 20019-3)Explorers – Jerry Goldsmith (Intrada Special Collection Volume 180) – 77:28Fright Night (2011) – Ramin Djawadi (Varese Sarabande 302 067 111 2)The Great Santini – Elmer Bernstein (FSMCD Vol.14 No.13)Not With My Wife, You Don’t! Vol. 2 – John Williams (FSMCD Vol.14 No.14) – 64:3420,000 Leagues Under The Sea – Paul J. Smith (Disney / Intrada D001415702) – 78:23Yor The Hunter From The Future – John Scott (BSXCD 8890) – … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 09/05/2011

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 6 to October 4


September 6Commando – James Horner – La-La Land September 13The Help – Thomas Newman – Varese Sarabande A Lonely Place to Die – Michael Richard Plowman – MovieScore MediaThe Lord of the Rings Symphony – Howard Shore – HoweSpy Kids: All The Time in the World – Carl Thiel, Robert Rodriguez – LakeshoreStraw Dogs – Larry Groupe – Madison Gate [CD-R]Warrior – Mark Isham – Lakeshore September 20Moneyball – Mychael Danna – Madison Gate [CD-R]Primeval – Dominik Scherrer – MovieScore Media September 27Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders – LakeshoreDream House – John Debney – … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 6 to October 4