JOHN HUNTER SCORES THE OSCAR WINNER FOR BEST ANIMATED SHORT


The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (Los Angeles, CA) February 27, 2012— John Hunter, composer and partner at Breed Music, scores the Academy Award winning animated short The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg of Moonbot Studios. The team also worked together on the accompanying app which was named by Apple as one of the “Top 5 New Apps for iPad.” Both the fantastically innovative short and app use a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and MGM Technicolor musicals. John Hunter collaborated on Moonbot Studios’ … Continue reading JOHN HUNTER SCORES THE OSCAR WINNER FOR BEST ANIMATED SHORT

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – February 28 to April 3


February 28The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Thomas Newman – Sony (import)Jennifer Eight – Christopher Young, Maurice Jarre – La-La LandThe Mechanic – Jerry Fielding – La-La LandSherlock: Series Two – David Arnold, Michael Price – SilvaSpeed – Mark Mancina – La-La Land March 6The Flowers of War – Qigang Chen – SonyJohn Carter – Michael Giacchino – DisneyThe Lorax – John Powell – Varese Sarabande March 13Silent Hill: Downpour – Daniel Licht – MilanThe Woman in Black – Marco Beltrami – Silva March 20 Bel Ami – Lakshman Joseph De Saram, Rachel Portman – Varese SarabandeBrake – Brian Tyler – … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – February 28 to April 3

SONY CLASSICAL RELEASES TWO NEW ‘TITANIC’ SOUNDTRACKS


TITANIC in 3D will open on April 4, 2012 Sony Classical announces the soundtrack releases of TITANIC: Anniversary Edition and TITANIC: Collector’s Anniversary Edition on March 26, 2012. The releases will coincide with the newly re-mastered re-release of TITANIC, the world’s most beloved and acclaimed film, in theaters on April 4, 2012. The theatrical re-release marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic setting sail (April 10th). In commemoration of these events, Sony Classical will release two newly remastered versions of the original TITANIC soundtrack with extensive bonus material. Both feature an unreleased disc of period music recorded for the movie … Continue reading SONY CLASSICAL RELEASES TWO NEW ‘TITANIC’ SOUNDTRACKS

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – February 21 to April 3


February 21Footnote – Amit Poznansky – MilanSafe House – Ramin Djawadi – Varese SarabandeFebruary 28The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Thomas Newman – Sony (import)Sherlock: Series Two – David Arnold, Michael Price – SilvaMarch 6The Flowers of War – Qigang Chen – Sony John Carter – Michael Giacchino – DisneyThe Lorax – John Powell – Varese SarabandeMarch 13Silent Hill: Downpour – Daniel Licht – MilanThe Woman in Black – Marco Beltrami – SilvaMarch 20 Bel Ami – Lakshman Joseph De Saram, Rachel Portman – Varese SarabandeBrake – Brian Tyler – Varese SarabandeCoriolanus – Ilan Eshkeri – Varese SarabandeGone – David Buckley – LakeshoreSalmon Fishing in the Yemen – Dario Marianelli – LakeshoreSpartacus: Vengeance – Joseph LoDuca – Varese … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – February 21 to April 3

COLIN AGUIAR SCORES ‘ROSIE TAKES THE TRAIN’


Premiering at the Sedona International Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA) February 16, 2012—Composer Colin Aguiar scores Rosie Takes the Train, for film director Stephen Scott. The protégé of composer Mychael Danna (Moneyball, Time Traveler’s Wife, and 500 Days of Summer), Colin Aguiar creates an emblematic score that complements the drama. Rosie Takes the Train will premiere at the Sedona International Film Festival held at 2030 W. State Route 89A, Sedona, Arizona, 86336. The screening will take place on February 21, 2012 at 12:00PM in the Sedona Rogue Theater followed by a Q & A with Aguiar. A second screening will be held February 25, 2012 … Continue reading COLIN AGUIAR SCORES ‘ROSIE TAKES THE TRAIN’

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 02/14/2012


A Vous De Jouer Milord – Francois de Roubaix (Music Box MBR 008)Black Gold – James Horner (Varese Sarabande 302 067 134 2)Borderline – Gil Melle (Intrada Special Collection Volume 194) – 60:31The Grey – Marc Streitenfeld (Lakeshore 342522)The Innkeepers – Jeff Grace (MMS12001)Man On A Ledge – Henry Jackman (Summit 530177)Pigalle La Nuit – Eric Demarsan (Music Box MBR 009)There Be Dragons: Secretos De Pasión – Robert Folk (Varese Sarabande 302 067 135 2)Troll In Central Park – Robert Folk (Intrada Special Collection Volume 195) – 64:27Underworld: Awakening (Score) – Paul Haslinger (Lakeshore 342512) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 02/14/2012

MICHAEL WANDMACHER SCORES ‘TWISTED METAL’


(Los Angeles, CA) February 10, 2012— Composer Michael Wandmacher scores SCEA and Eat Sleep Play’s Twisted Metal for the PlayStation Network. Twisted Metal is the longest running franchise in PlayStation® history. Michael Wandmacher scores the eighth installment, creating an individual theme for each character. Twisted Metal is set to be released Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2012. The soundtrack and score album will be available on Sony. Twisted Metal combines ultimate destruction, dark humour, vehicles, and weapons that act as extensions of each character. The game follows four characters who participate in the Twisted Metal Tournament hosted by Calypso. The tournament results in one lone player, the survivor, … Continue reading MICHAEL WANDMACHER SCORES ‘TWISTED METAL’

MARK ISHAM’S SCORE FOR ‘ONCE UPON A TIME’ TO BE RELEASED


(Los Angeles, CA) February 10, 2012 – ABC will release the Once Upon A Time original score EP [Expanded play music album] Tuesday, February 14, 2012 as an iTunes digital download. The original music is written by award-winning composer Mark Isham. The EP includes four originally composed tracks. A full length album will be released this spring. This Sunday, ABC will run an on-air lower third banner, promoting the release of the EP. The highest rated new drama and now airing overseas, Once Upon A Time is a modern- ay fairy tale created by Lostwriters Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis. The music for Once Upon a … Continue reading MARK ISHAM’S SCORE FOR ‘ONCE UPON A TIME’ TO BE RELEASED

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – February 14 to March 20


February 14Black Gold – James Horner – Varese SarabandeDawn of the Dragonslayer – Panu Aaltio – MovieScore MediaThe Flowers of War – Qigang Chen – Sony (import)The Grey – Marc Streitenfeld – LakeshorePlanet of the Apes – Danny Elfman – La-La LandThere Be Dragons – Robert Folk – Varese SarabandeW.E. – Abel Korzeniowski – Polydor (import)A Walk in the Clouds – Maurice Jarre – La-La LandFebruary 21Footnote – Amit Poznansky – MilanSafe House – Ramin Djawadi – Varese SarabandeFebruary 28The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Thomas Newman – Sony (import)Sherlock: Series Two – David Arnold, Michael Price – SilvaMarch 6John Carter – Michael Giacchino – DisneyThe Lorax – John Powell – Varese SarabandeMarch … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – February 14 to March 20

DANIEL LICHT’S LATEST MUSICAL NIGHTMARE


KONAMI’S SILENT HILL: DOWNPOUR Available March 13, 2012 | Score Album Available on Milan Records March 13, 2012  (Los Angeles, CA) February 2, 2012— Award winning composer Daniel Licht scores Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.’s Silent Hill: Downpour. The highly anticipated game will be released on March 13, 2012 for Playstation Network and Xbox 360. Downpour will bring a completely original storyline and an all-new haunting soundtrack to the video game series. The soundtrack is available March 13, 2012 on Milan Records, featuring the game’s theme “Silent Hill” by Jonathan Davis, front-man of nu metal band Korn and score by Daniel Licht. Licht is best known … Continue reading DANIEL LICHT’S LATEST MUSICAL NIGHTMARE

JOHN HUNTER’S SCORE SOARS IN OSCAR NOMINATED FOR BEST ANIMATED SHORT


The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Oscar Nominated For Best Animated Short (Los Angeles, CA) February 7, 2012— John Hunter, composer and partner at Breed Music, scores the Academy Award nominated animated short The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg of Moonbot Studios. The team also worked together on the accompanying app which was named by Apple as one of the “Top 5 New Apps for iPad.” Both the fantastically innovative short and app use a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and MGM Technicolor musicals. John Hunter of … Continue reading JOHN HUNTER’S SCORE SOARS IN OSCAR NOMINATED FOR BEST ANIMATED SHORT

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – February 7 to March 20


February 7Haywire – David Holmes – Silva (import)The Innkeepers – Jeff Grace – ScreamWorks/MovieScore MediaMan on a Ledge – Henry Jackman – SummitRed Tails – Terence Blanchard – Sony February 14Black Gold – James Horner – Varese SarabandeDawn of the Dragonslayer – Panu Aaltio – MovieScore MediaThe Flowers of War – Qigang Chen – Sony (import)The Grey – Marc Streitenfeld – LakeshoreThere Be Dragons – Robert Folk – Varese SarabandeW.E. – Abel Korzniowski – Polydor (import) February 21Footnote – Amit Poznansky – MilanSafe House – Ramin Djawadi – Varese Sarabande February 28Sherlock: Series Two – David Arnold, Michael Price – … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – February 7 to March 20

LUDOVIC BOURCE’S SCORE FOR ‘THE ARTIST’ NOMINATED FOR ACADEMY AWARD


Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recording Available Now “The composer’s sly wit, ample élan and unmistakable affection for the music of his native France send the familiar to places that are refreshing, often delightful and occasionally thrilling.”  -Jim Fusilli, Wall Street JournalComposer Ludovic Bource has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score for the silent film, The Artist.  Specially composed for director Michel Hazanavicius’ acclaimed tribute to a bygone era in Hollywood, the original motion picture soundtrack recording is available now from Sony Classical.Of the nomination, Ludovic Bource says, “I am humbled and overjoyed to learn of my … Continue reading LUDOVIC BOURCE’S SCORE FOR ‘THE ARTIST’ NOMINATED FOR ACADEMY AWARD