LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 12/22/2011


Captain Thunder And The Holy Grail – Luis Ivars (MMS11020) Chillerama: Zom-B-Movie – Bear McCreary (BSXCD 8898) Conan The Destroyer (Cond. Raine) – Basil Poledouris (Prometheus XPCD 171, 2 CDs) – 92:50 Fireflies In The Garden – Jane Antonia Cornish (BSXCD 8899) Iron Lady – Thomas Newman (Sony 14342) – 54:42 Music From The Twilight Saga For Chamber Orchestra – Carter Burwell, Alexandre Desplat, Howard Shore (BSXCD 8899) Music Of Battlestar Galactica For Solo Piano – Bear McCreary (BSXCD 8893) The Rum Diary – Christopher Young (Lakeshore 342432) Scrooge (New Recording) – Leslie Bricusse (BSXCD 8901) Treasure Guards – Michael … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 12/22/2011

MERVYN WARREN CREATES ‘JOYFUL NOISE’


Score Album Available WaterTower Records (Los Angeles, CA) December 5, 2011—Five- time Grammy Award winning composer and music producer Mervyn Warren scores, produces, and arranges the songs for Warner Brother Pictures’, Joyful Noise. The film is directed by Todd Graff and stars Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, and Jeremy Jordan. Joyful Noise tells the story of two choir members (Latifah and Parton) who have differing opinions on how to lead their Georgia choir to victory at the “How Sweet the Sound” competition in Los Angeles. The film opens January 13, 2012. The soundtrack is available on WaterTower Records. Mervyn … Continue reading MERVYN WARREN CREATES ‘JOYFUL NOISE’

KOTAKU’S BEST GAME MUSIC OF 2011: ‘LITTLEBIGPLANET 2’


Kotaku, the wildly popular game site, named the LittleBigPlanet 2 game itself as having one of the best video game soundtracks of the year. LittleBigPlanet 2 music was composed by Winifred Phillips, whose other projects include: * LittleBigPlanet 2 (Sony Computer Entertainment) –  “Soundtrack is simply wonderful.”  PlayStation Universe* God of War (SCEA) –  “Captivating soundtrack.”  Digital Pro Sound* Speed Racer (Warner Bros. Games) – “Vibrant score.  Mindblowing.”  Tracksounds* The Da Vinci Code (2K Games) –  “Ethereal.  Score: 9 out of 10.”  BBC News* Legend of the Guardians (Warner Bros) –  “Epic and intimate at the same time.”  ScoreNotes* The … Continue reading KOTAKU’S BEST GAME MUSIC OF 2011: ‘LITTLEBIGPLANET 2’

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES: December 27 to February 7


December 27Bernard Herrmann at 20th Century Fox (14 CDs) – Bernard Herrmann – Varese Sarabande CD ClubThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (3 CDs) – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross – NullThe Iron Lady – Thomas Newman – SonyMan to Man – Patrick Doyle – MovieScore Media January 3The First 45s of Georges Delerue – Georges Delerue – Disques CineMusique January 10Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – Michael Giacchino – Varese SarabandeIn the Land of Blood and Honey – Canções, Gabriel Yared – Varese Sarabande January 13Friday the 13th (6 CDs) – Harry Manfredini – La-La Land January 17The Darkest Hour … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES: December 27 to February 7

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 12/12/2011


The Adventures Of Tintin – John Williams (Sony 75282)Albert Nobbs – Brian Byrne (Varese Sarabande 302 067 126 2)Fat Man And Little Boy – Ennio Morricone (La-La Land LLLCD 1196, 2 CDs) – 104:09The Ides Of March – Alexandre Desplat (Varese Sarabande 302 067 123 2)Overboard – Alan Silvestri (Music Box MBR 007) – 45:11Regarding Henry / Something Wicked This Way Comes (Unused Scores) – Georges Delerue (Universal 2786036)Sand Pebbles – Jerry Goldsmith (Intrada MAF 7116, 2 CDs) – 109:28Scrooged – Danny Elfman (La-La Land LLLCD 1195) – 49:20Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows – Hans Zimmer (Water Tower 39270)Star … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 12/12/2011

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – December 13 to January 24


December 13The Adventures of Tintin (U.S. release) – John Williams – SonyAlbert Nobbs – Brian Byrne – Varese SarabandeBreaking Dawn, Part 1 – Carter Burwell – AtlanticCapitan Trueno Y El Santao Grial – Luis Ivars – MovieScore MediaThe Darkest Hour – Tyler Bates – LakeshoreHideaways – Eric Neveux – MovieScore MediaSherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – Hans Zimmer – WatertowerWe Bought a Zoo – Jonsi – Columbia December 20Answers to Nothing – Craig Richey – LakeshoreThe Rum Diary – Christopher Young – Lakeshore December 27Bernard Herrmann at 20th Century Fox – Bernard Herrmann – Varese Sarabande CD ClubThe Girl … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – December 13 to January 24

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT SCORES ‘EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE’


With special performance by piano virtuoso Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Los Angeles, CA) — Critically- acclaimed composer Alexandre Desplat scores Warner Bros. drama Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, directed by Stephen Daldry and produced by Scott Rudin. Based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel, the film tells the story of a nine-year-old boy who loses his father in the September 11 attacks and goes on a journey across New York to find a lock- box that matches a key left behind by his father. The film stars Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, and newcomer Thomas Horn. The movie opens to limited engagements December 2011 and … Continue reading ALEXANDRE DESPLAT SCORES ‘EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE’

LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘ANSWERS TO NOTHING’


Soundtrack Album Features Songs by Nico Vega, Imagine Dragons, and Brian Vander ArkOriginal Score by Craig Richey (December 5, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the Answers To Nothing – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, available digitally on December 20th and in stores in January 31, 2012. The soundtrack features original music by Craig Richey (Lovely & Amazing, Wonderful World), songs by Imagine Dragons, Brian Vander Ark, Jump Jump Dance Dance and new recordings of four Nico Vega songs.  Nico Vega’s singer, Aja Volkman, also appears in the film. A native of North Carolina, Craig Richey graduated … Continue reading LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘ANSWERS TO NOTHING’

LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘THE DARKEST HOUR’


Soundtrack Album Features Original Score by Tyler Bates (December 5, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the The Darkest Hour – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, available digitally on December 20th and in stores on January 17, 2012.  Tyler Bates (Conan the Barbarian, 300) composed the original score.  Also featured on the soundtrack are two songs, “I Like That” by Richard Vission and Static Revenger feat. Luciana and “Москва (Moscow)” by Marselle. His blazing orchestra has ventured from the epic excitement of 300 to discover the moving spirituality of The Way. Nerve-shredding samples were unleashed in his … Continue reading LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘THE DARKEST HOUR’

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – December 6 to January 24


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 – AtlanticCapitan Trueno Y El Santao Grial – Luis Ivars – MovieScore MediaThe Darkest Hour – Tyler Bates – LakeshoreHideaways – Eric Neveux – MovieScore MediaMission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – Michael Giacchino – Varese SarabandeSherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – Hans Zimmer – WatertowerWe … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – December 6 to January 24

THE 2011 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS AT THE SOUNDTRACK CATEGORIES


BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIABLACK SWAN – Clint MansellHARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 1 – Alexandre DesplatTHE KING’S SPEECH – Alexandre DesplatTHE SHRINE – Ryan ShoreTRON LEGACY – Daft Punk BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIABOARDWALK EMPIRE: VOLUME 1BURLESQUEGLEE, THE MUSIC: VOLUME 4TANGLEDTRUE BLOOD: VOLUME 3 BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIABORN TO BE SOMEBODY (from NEVER SAY NEVER) – Diane WarrenCHRISTMASTIME IS KILLING US (from FAMILY GUY) – Ron Jones, Seth MacFarlane, Danny SmithI SEE THE LIGHT (from TANGLED) – Alan Menken, Glenn SlaterSO LONG (from WINNIE THE POOH) – Zooey DeschanelWHERE THE RIVER GOES (from … Continue reading THE 2011 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS AT THE SOUNDTRACK CATEGORIES

SONY MASTERWORKS RELEASES SOUNDTRACK OF ‘THE IRON LADY’


Soundtrack Recording Available December 20, 2011 Sony Masterworks is pleased to announce the release of the soundtrack of The Iron Lady on Tuesday, December 20, 2011.  Award-winning composer Thomas Newman created the original music for the soundtrack recording. The Iron Lady opens in theatres on December 30, 2011. The Iron Lady tells the compelling story of Margaret Thatcher, a woman who smashed through the barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world. The story concerns power and the price that is paid for power, and is a surprising and intimate portrait of an extraordinary and complex woman. … Continue reading SONY MASTERWORKS RELEASES SOUNDTRACK OF ‘THE IRON LADY’