LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/28/2011


Alfred Hitchcock Hour Volume 2 – Bernard Herrmann (Varese Sarabande 1011 1125)Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers – Alan Howarth (AHICD 006)Lord Of Illusions – Simon Boswell (Perseverance PRD 041, 2 CDs)Midway – John Williams (Varese Sarabande VCL 1011 1124) – 37:26Sardegna – Ennio Morricone (CMT 100121) – 44:31The Thing (New Recording) – Ennio Morricone, Produced by Alan Howarth, Arranged by Larry Hopkins (BSXCD 8895) – 60:45Three Musketeers (2011) – Paul Haslinger (Milan 36553) – 45:26Veruschka – Ennio Morricone (GDM Club 7107) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/28/2011

HOWARD SHORE’S ‘A DANGEROUS METHOD’ SET FOR RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 21, 2011


ORIGINAL MUSIC BY AWARD-WINNING COMPOSER HOWARD SHORE AND LANG LANG’S PERFORMANCE OF WAGNER’S “SIEGFRIED IDYLL” Sony Music is proud to announce the release of the original soundtrack of A Dangerous Method. Howard Shore, a leading composer for movies, wrote the music for this dark and dramatic tale set in Zurich and Vienna on the eve of the First World War. A major part of the soundtrack is a recording of Richard Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll by one of the most exciting pianists of our time, Lang Lang. A Dangerous Method is the story of the relationship between two of the great … Continue reading HOWARD SHORE’S ‘A DANGEROUS METHOD’ SET FOR RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 21, 2011

THE 2011 WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS


The World Soundtrack Academy announced tonight the winners of the World Soundtrack Awards 2011, the closing event of the 38th Ghent International Film Festival. Alexandre Desplat was chosen as Film Composer of the Year 2011. Hans Zimmer went home with the award for Best Orginal Film Score of the Year for Inception.  Randy Newman received the World Soundtrack Award for Best Original Song Written for Film with We Belong Together from the film Toy Story 3. Alex Heffes received the Discovery of the Year Award for The First Grader & The Rite . The Public Choice Award went to A.R. Rahman … Continue reading THE 2011 WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT SCORES ‘EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE’


(LOS ANGELES, CA) Acclaimed composer Alexandre Desplat has signed on to score the drama “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” for Paramount. Based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel and directed by Stephen Daldry, the film stars Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock and newcomer Thomas Horn. The film tells the story of a nine-year-old boy who searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks. Desplat recently completed scoring “Ides of March”, which marked his third time working on a George Clooney project, but his first as a director … Continue reading ALEXANDRE DESPLAT SCORES ‘EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE’

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 25 to November 29


October 25The Adventures of Tintin – John Williams – Sony (import)The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Volume 2 – Bernard Herrmann – Varese Sarabande CD Club55 Days at Peking – Dimitri Tiomkin – La-La LandJohnny English Reborn – Ilan Eshkeri – Varese SarabandeThe Karate Kid, Part II – Bill Conti – Varese Sarabande CD ClubLike Crazy – Dustin O’Halloran – Relativity MusicMidway – John Williams – Varese Sarabande CD ClubMimic: The Deluxe Edition – Marco Beltrami – Varese Sarbande CD ClubShaolin – Nicolas Errera – MovieScore MediaUncharted 3: Drake’s Deception – Greg Edmonson – La-La Land November 1I Don’t Know How She … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 25 to November 29

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/20/2011


The Debt – Thomas Newman (Silva 1367)Fellini Satyricon / Fellini Roma – Nino Rota (Quartet QRSCE034) – 55:42Fright Night – Brad Fiedel (Intrada Special Collection Volume 183) – 61:39Funeral Home – Jerry Fielding (Intrada Special Collection Volume 186) – 59:52The Presence – Conrad Pope (SWR11006)Stone Killer / Diamonds – Roy Budd (Silva 1321, 2 CDs)Summer And Smoke – Elmer Bernstein (Kritzerland KR 20020-2)Trading Places – Elmer Bernstein (La-La Land LLLCD 1194) – 48:00 Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/20/2011

CHRISTOPHER YOUNG SCORES ‘THE RUM DIARY’


FILM STARRING JOHNNY DEPP OPENS OCTOBER 28, 2011 Soundtrack album is soon to be released with distribution through Lakeshore Records (Los Angeles, CA) Award-winning composer Christopher Young has added new riffs to his musical lexicon with his jazz-infused score for “The Rum Diary,” based on the eponymous, early novel by Hunter S. Thompson. Depp also produced the film, which features Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart, Richard Jenkins and Giovanni Ribisi. Bruce Robinson adapted the novel for the screen and also directed the film. “The Rum Diary” incorporates a tone typical of Thompson’s work, with characters plagued by restlessness, violence, alcohol and … Continue reading CHRISTOPHER YOUNG SCORES ‘THE RUM DIARY’

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 18 to December 13


October 18Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders – LakeshoreFright Night – Brad Fiedel – Intrada Special CollectionFuneral Home – Jerry Fielding – Intrada Special CollectionThe Three Musketeers – Paul Haslinger – MilanTrading Places – Elmer Bernstein – La-La Land October 25The Adventures of Tintin – John Williams – Sony (import)The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Volume 2 – Bernard Herrmann – Varese Sarabande CD ClubJohnny English Reborn – Ilan Eshkeri – Varese SarabandeThe Karate Kid, Part II – Bill Conti – Varese Sarabande CD ClubLike Crazy – Dustin O’Halloran – Relativity MusicMidway – John Williams – Varese … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 18 to December 13

COMPOSER BEAR MCCREARY FIGHTS OFF THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE


AMC To Begin Airing The Walking Dead Season TwoBuySoundtrax Records to Release Chillerama: Zom-B-Movie Soundtrack  (Los Angeles, CA) Bear McCreary falls victim to the zombie apocalypse, not once but twice this fall.  AMC will begin airing the second season of the acclaimed series The Walking Dead on Sunday, October 16th and BuySoundtrax Records has announced the November 2nd release of his original songs and score for Chillerama: Zom-B-Movie. To celebrate these two events, McCreary has launched a new version of his very popular website and blog http://www.bearmccreary.com/. AMC’s critically acclaimed original series, The Walking Dead, is back with its highly … Continue reading COMPOSER BEAR MCCREARY FIGHTS OFF THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/12/2011


Rampage – Elmer Bernstein (Intrada Special Collection Volume 182) – 78:21Dolphin Tale – Mark Isham (Varese Sarabande 302 067 120 2)Dream House – John Debney (Varese Sarabande 302 067 115 2)Fall Of The Roman Empire (Cond. Raine) – Dimitri Tiomkin (Prometheus XPCD 170, 2 CDs) – 138:17Fright Night – Brad Fiedel (Intrada Special Collection Volume 183) – 61:39Funeral Home – Jerry Fielding (Intrada Special Collection Volume 186) – 59:52The Thing (2011) – Marco Beltrami (Varese Sarabande 302 067 116 2) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/12/2011

BUYSOUNDTRAX RECORDS RE-VISITS ENNIO MORRICONE’S ‘THE THING’


Longtime John Carpenter Collaborator Alan Howarth Re-Creates Music For The Thing—Music From The Motion Picture (October 2011) – BuySoundtrax Records is proud to announce the release of The Thing-Music From The Motion Picture a recreation of the Ennio Morricone-penned score as heard on the original out-of-print soundtrack album. Alan Howarth, John Carpenter’s longtime collaborator, provides a faithful restoration of the music as it was originally heard on the out-of-print soundtrack. The Thing-Music From The Motion Picture, featuring extensive liner notes by Randall D. Larson, will be released digitally with a limited edition CD (1500 units) be available from http://www.buysoundtrax.com on Wednesday, … Continue reading BUYSOUNDTRAX RECORDS RE-VISITS ENNIO MORRICONE’S ‘THE THING’

LORNE BALFE’S FALL RELEASES


Composer Lorne Balfe (Ironclad, Megamind, Call of Duty 2: Modern Warfare video game) is proud to announce three new fall releases, Five (premieres October 10 on Lifetime), Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure (available October 11th), and Assassins Creed Revelations (available November 15th). Five (formerly Project Five), an anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people’s lives directed by Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Demi Moore, Independent Spirit Award winner Patty Jenkins (The Killing) and Penelope Spheeris (Wayne’s World), on Monday, October 10, at 9PM ET/PT. Through an interconnected story arc developed by Marta Kauffman that uses humor and … Continue reading LORNE BALFE’S FALL RELEASES

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 11 to November 22


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 SarabandeTrading Places – Elmer Bernstein – La-La Land October 18Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders – LakeshoreThe Fall of the Roman Empire – Dimitri Tiomkin – TadlowThe Three Musketeers – … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 11 to November 22

MARK MCKENZIE SCORES ‘THE GREATEST MIRACLE’


LOS ANGELES, CA –Mark McKenzie scores the 3D animated faith-based family film The Greatest Miracle (El Gran Milagro). The film is directed by Bruce Morris and produced by Mexico City-based Pablo Barosso and Claudia Nemer. The Greatest Miracle will be released in both Spanish and English beginning in Los Angeles and Chicago on October 14th, then expanding nationwide. Last month, McKenzie’s heartfelt and uplifting score for the film was premiered as a special concert performance in Madrid, Spain as part of World Youth Day and Pope Benedict XVI’s visit. The Greatest Miracle (El Gran Milagro) tells an inspiring story of … Continue reading MARK MCKENZIE SCORES ‘THE GREATEST MIRACLE’

LAKESHORE TO RELEASE ‘THE SKIN I LIVE IN’ ORIGINAL SCORE


Original Music Composed by Alberto Iglesias (Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release The Skin I Live In — Original Score Album available digitally on October 18th and in stores on November 29, 2011. The score was composed by Alberto Iglesias (The Kite Runner, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy). “The composer Alberto Iglesias,” said Pedro Almodóvar, is “the only artist I know without an ego, tireless, versatile, patient, capable of looking in one direction and then looking in the opposite direction, always subject to the dictates of the story.” “I had to go to pure emotion in order to play … Continue reading LAKESHORE TO RELEASE ‘THE SKIN I LIVE IN’ ORIGINAL SCORE