SONY MASTERWORKS RELEASES JOHN WILLIAMS’ ‘THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN’


Soundtrack Recording Available December 13, 2011  Sony Masterworks announces the release of the soundtrack recording of The Adventures of Tintin on Tuesday, December 13, 2011. The original music for the film is created by the renowned American composer John Williams.  The Adventures of Tintin opens nationwide in theaters on December 21, 2011. From Oscar® winning director Steven Spielberg and Oscar® winning producer Peter Jackson, two of today’s most visionary storytellers, comes a 3D motion picture event:  an epic, globe-hopping quest that spans hidden mysteries, menacing criminals and ancient secrets — and brings to dazzling life the classic escapades that have … Continue reading SONY MASTERWORKS RELEASES JOHN WILLIAMS’ ‘THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN’

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES: November 29 to January 17


November 29In Time – Craig Armstrong – LakeshoreMy Week with Marilyn – Conrad Pope (“Marilyn theme” by Alexandre Desplat) – SonyThe Skin I Live In (U.S. release) – Alberto Iglesias – LakeshoreTreasure Guards – Michael Richard Plowman – MovieScore Media December 6Fastest – Tomandandy, Gabe Castro – MilanThe Ides of March – Alexandre Desplat – Varese SarabandeA Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas – William Ross – Varese Sarbande December 13The Adventures of Tintin (U.S. release) – John Williams – SonyAlbert Nobbs – Brian Byrne – Varese SarabandeBreaking Dawn, Part 1 – Carter Burwell – AtlanticThe Iron Lady – Thomas … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES: November 29 to January 17

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 11/23/2011


The Awakening – Daniel Pemberton (SWR11008)A Dangerous Method – Howard Shore (Sony 87262)Happy Feet Two – John Powell (Water Tower 39268)Iris – Cirque Du Soleil – Danny Elfman (CDS 10042)Puss In Boots – Henry Jackman (Sony 85422)Space Above And Beyond – Shirley Walker (La-La Land LLLCD 1192, 3 CDs) – 232:00Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Alberto Iglesias (Silva 1369)Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea (50th Anniversary) – Paul Sawtell & Bert Shefter (Label: La-La Land LLLCD 1187) – 56:07War Horse – John Williams (Sony 75282) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 11/23/2011

CHRISTOPHE BECK SCORES ‘THE MUPPETS’


LOS ANGELES Award-winning composer Christophe Beck (The Hangover I & II, Waiting For Superman) scores The Muppets, directed by James Bobin with screenplay by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller. The film follows three Muppet fans: Gary (Jason Segel), Mary (Amy Adams) and Walter, who reunite the Muppets to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon (Chris Cooper). The director’s instructions to Beck were to create an orchestral score with a contemporary feel. Another challenge for the composer was to create a score that would seamlessly unite with over a dozen songs from new songs created by Bret McKenzie … Continue reading CHRISTOPHE BECK SCORES ‘THE MUPPETS’

SONY MASTERWORKS RELEASES ‘SHAME’ SOUNDTRACK


Sony Masterworks announces the release of the original motion picture soundtrack of Shame, an award-winning psychological drama from acclaimed writer and director Steve McQueen (HUNGER). At the 2011 Venice Film Festival, Shame received the Critics Choice award as well as the Best Actor accolade for Michael Fassbender. The soundtrack recording of Shame is available on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. This movie – described as “a cinematic jolt” with “a brilliant, ferocious performance” by The Hollywood Reporter and “courageous and distinctive” by Time Out – is the story of Brandon (Michael Fassbender), a handsome and successful New Yorker who spends his … Continue reading SONY MASTERWORKS RELEASES ‘SHAME’ SOUNDTRACK

HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS 2011 WINNERS ANNOUNCED


(Los Angeles, CA) – Thursday night at the Highlands in Hollywood, the Hollywood Music in Media awards honored an impressive list of winners in categories including Lifetime Achievement (Smokey Robinson), Best Original Film Score (Mark Isham – Warrior), Best Indie/Short/Documentary Film Score (Mark McKenzie – The Greatest Miracle), and more. LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Smokey Robinson BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – FILM – Mark Isham BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – INDIE/SHORT/DOCUMENTARY -Mark McKenzie BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – TV – Ron Jones BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – VIDEO GAME – Gerard Marino BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – SPECIAL FEATURE – Steve Dancz / Placement Music BEST … Continue reading HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS 2011 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – November 22 to January 17


November 22Arthur Christmas – Harry Gregson-Williams – Madison Gate [CD-R]The Artist – Ludovic Bource – SonyA Dangerous Method – Howard Shore – SonyFireflies in the Garden – Jane Antonia Cornish – BuysoundtraxHappy Feet Two – John Powell – WatertowerIris – Danny Elfman – Cirque du SoleilWar Horse – John Williams – Sony November 29In Time – Craig Armstrong – LakeshoreMy Week with Marilyn – Conrad Pope (“Marilyn theme” by Alexandre Desplat) – SonyThe Skin I Live In (U.S. release) – Alberto Iglesias – Lakeshore December 6Fastest – Tomandandy, Gabe Castro – MilanThe Ides of March – Alexandre Desplat – Varese … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – November 22 to January 17

HOWE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘HUGO’ SCORE


Music By Academy Award® Winner Howard ShoreFeaturing Zaz on the Original Song “Coeur Volant” (New York, NY) Howe Records is pleased to announce the release of the Hugo – Original Score, available in stores and digitally on November 22, 2011. Hugo marks the sixth collaboration between director Martin Scorsese and composer Howard Shore. Like Scorsese’s film, Shore’s score to Hugo is a love letter both to the French culture in the 1930s and to the groundbreaking early days of cinema. Hugo tells the story of Hugo Cabret, a boy who lives behind the walls of a Parisian train station. Shore’s … Continue reading HOWE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘HUGO’ SCORE

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 11/15/2011


21 Hours At Munich – Laurence Rosenthal (Intrada Signature Edition ISE1046 – 31:22Hugo – Howard Shore (Howe 1007)Humanoids From The Deep – James Horner (BSXCD 8896)Incontro – Ennio Morricone (GDM Club 4148) – 42:42It – Richard Bellis (Intrada Special Collection Volume 184, 2 CDs) – 98:31Machine Gun Preacher – Asche and Spencer (Relativity 700238)Psalm 21 – Christer Christensson (SWR11007)Satanic Rites Of Dracula – John Cacavas (BSXCD 8897)Shaolin – Nicolas Errera (MMS11018) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 11/15/2011

SONY MUSIC RELEASES JOHN WILLIAMS’ SCORE FOR ‘WAR HORSE’


Sony Music is delighted to announce the release of the Original Soundtrack to DreamWorks Pictures’ “War Horse,” on November 21st.  The film is based on a young adult novel by the British author Michael Morpurgo, first published in the United Kingdom in 1982. Director Steven Spielberg’s epic adventure is a tale of loyalty, hope and tenacity set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. “War Horse” begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the … Continue reading SONY MUSIC RELEASES JOHN WILLIAMS’ SCORE FOR ‘WAR HORSE’

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – November 15 to January 13


November 15Puss in Boots – Henry Jackman – SonySomething Wicked This Way Comes/Regarding Henry – Georges Delerue – Universal FranceSpace: Above and Beyond – Shirley Walker – La-La LandVoyage to the Bottom of the Sea – Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter – La-La Land November 22Arthur Christmas – Harry Gregson-Williams – Madison Gate [CD-R]The Artist – Ludovic Bource – SonyA Dangerous Method – Howard Shore – SonyFireflies in the Garden – Jane Antonia Cornish – BuysoundtraxHappy Feet Two – John Powell – WatertowerHugo – Howard Shore – HoweIris – Danny Elfman – Cirque du SoleilWar Horse – John Williams – Sony … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – November 15 to January 13

HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS: MARK ISHAM NOMINATED FOR ‘WARRIOR’


3rd Annual Hollywood Music in Media AwardsNovember 17th, 2011 (Los Angeles, CA)- Film composer, Mark Isham is nominated for Best Original Score for a Feature Film for Liongate’s Warrior at the 3rd annual HMMA Awards. The event is Thursday, November 17th, 2011 at 8pm. Mark Isham’s prolific composing credits include Crash (Oscar winner for Best Picture), Miracle, A River Runs Through It (Oscar nomination for Best Score), Nell (Golden Globe nomination for Best Score), Save the Last Dance, Blade, Don’t Say a Word, 8 Below, Kiss the Girls, Rules of Engagement and Point Break. Starting with his first score for Never … Continue reading HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS: MARK ISHAM NOMINATED FOR ‘WARRIOR’

BUYSOUNDTRAX RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘CHILLERAMA: ZOM-B-MOVIE’ SOUNDTRACK


Composer Bear McCreary Conducts A New Zombie Apocalypse (Los Angeles, CA –November 2, 2011) BuySoundtrax Records has announced the November 16th release of the Chillerama: Zom-B-Movie – Original Soundtack featuring music by Bear McCreary (The Walking Dead, Knights of Badassdom) with the new track “I Don’t Want To Die A Virgin”, by Young Beautiful in a Hurry. In addition to McCreary’s score for Zom-B-Movie, the soundtrack features the score to the newly rediscovered classic Deathication from Director Fernando Phagbeefy. The first 100 people to order the recording at http://www.buysoundtrax.com will receive a copy autographed by Bear McCreary, Brendan McCreary (Young … Continue reading BUYSOUNDTRAX RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘CHILLERAMA: ZOM-B-MOVIE’ SOUNDTRACK

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES: November 8 to January 13


November 8The Awakening – Daniel Pemberton – Screamworks/MovieScore MediaThe Greatest Video Game Music – various – X5 Music GroupHugo – Howard Shore – HoweImmortals – Trevor Morris – Relativity MusicSpace: Above and Beyond – Shirley Walker – La-La LandVoyage to the Bottom of the Sea – Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter – La-La Land November 15The Ides of March – Alexandre Desplat – Varese SarabandePuss in Boots – Henry Jackman – SonySomething Wicked This Way Comes/Regarding Henry – Georges Delerue – Universal FranceA Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas – William Ross – Varese Sarabande November 22The Artist – Ludovic Bource … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES: November 8 to January 13

CHRISTOPHE BECK SCORES ‘TOWER HEIST’


Score album available on Varese Sarabande LOS ANGELES Award- winning composer Christophe Beck creates a score that explores and extracts the hilarity behind Universal Pictures’ “Tower Heist”. Directed by Brett Ratner (“Rush Hour” series), the film follows Queens native Josh Kovacs (Ben Stiller) and a group of hardworking employees at the high rise Columbus Circle, who discover they have fallen victim to the Ponzi scheme by the tenant of the penthouse suite. Kovacs bands together with his fellow employees, bringing in an outside sleight of hand to get the job done before the biggest white collar crime slips under the … Continue reading CHRISTOPHE BECK SCORES ‘TOWER HEIST’

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES -10/31/2011


The Core – Christopher Young (Intrada Special Collection Volume 187, 2 CDs) – 100:25Dumbstruck – Daniel Licht (BSXCD 8892) – 37:2655 Days At Peking – Dimitri Tiomkin (La-La Land LLLCD 1184, 2 CDs) – 114:13The Greatest Miracle (El Gran Milagro) – Mark McKenzie (BSXCD 8894) – 52:20I Don’t Know How She Does It – Aaron Zigman (Lakeshore 34239)Johnny English Reborn – Ilan Eshkeri (Varese Sarabande 302 067 117 2)The Lost Skeleton Returns Again – William Stromberg & John Morgan (CFCD 001)Princess Ka’iulani – Stephen Warbeck (MMS11017)Rapture – Georges Delerue (Intrada Special Collection Volume 188) – 36:30Real Steel – Danny Elfman … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES -10/31/2011