UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES: October 30 to December 18


October 30Dead Souls – Matthew Llewellyn, Jonathan Bartz – MovieScore Media/ScreamWorksFringe: Season Four – Chris Tilton – Varese SarabandeThe Killing – Frans Bak – DeccaQuo Vadis (re-recording) – Miklos Rozsa – PrometheusShadow Dancer – Dickon Hinchliffe – Varese Sarabande (import)Sinister – Christopher Young – Varese SarabandeStar Trek: Generations – Dennis McCarthy – GNP CrescendoWinged Migration – Bruno Coulais – Varese SarabandeWreck-It-Ralph – Henry Jackman – Disney November 6The Boy Who Could Fly – Bruce Broughton – Varese Sarabande CD ClubCloud Atlas – Tom Tykwer, Reinhold Heil, Jonny Klimek – WatertowerDie Hard 2: The Deluxe Edition – Michael Kamen – Varese … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES: October 30 to December 18

SONY MUSIC RELEASES ‘LIFE OF PI’ SOUNDTRACK


MUSIC BY MYCHAEL DANNA FOR ANG LEE’S FILM Sony Music announces the release of Mychael Danna’s Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of Life of Pi, a journey of adventure and a tale of personal discovery based on the best-selling novel by Yann Martel.  The soundtrack recording of Life of Pi is available from Sony Classical on Tuesday, November 19, 2012. Life of Pi takes place over three continents, two oceans, many years, and a wide universe of imagination.  Director Ang Lee’s vision, coupled with stunning 3D visuals, has turned a novel long thought un-filmable into a thrillingly audacious mix of grand … Continue reading SONY MUSIC RELEASES ‘LIFE OF PI’ SOUNDTRACK

MARCO BELTRAMI SCORES ‘THE SESSIONS’


The Sessions Soundtrack Available November 13, 2012 on Lakeshore Records  (October 23, 2012 – West Hollywood, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the The Sessions – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack in stores November 13, 2012. The album features original music by Marco Beltrami. The soundtrack is available digitally now. Award winning composer Marco Beltrami established an early reputation as a genre innovator with non-traditional horror scores for the Scream franchise, Hellboy, Blade II and Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. Upon completing undergraduate studies at Brown University, Marco Beltrami entered the Yale School of Music on a scholarship. His pursuit … Continue reading MARCO BELTRAMI SCORES ‘THE SESSIONS’

LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘SILENT HILL: REVELATION 3D’ SOUNDTRACK


Features Original Music by Jeff Danna (October 22, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the Silent Hill: Revelation 3D – Original Soundtrack digitally on Tuesday, October 30th and in stores on December 18, 2012. The album features original music by Jeff Danna (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Resident Evil: Apocalypse). “[Director] Michael Basset was clear that he wanted the score to be more musical for this film than for the first Silent Hill movie,” said Danna. “He said, ‘I definitely want there to be an emotional arc to these characters and this story, and I need … Continue reading LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘SILENT HILL: REVELATION 3D’ SOUNDTRACK

THE 12th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS


Alberto Iglesias is Film Composer of the Year at the 12th World Soundtrack Awards The World Soundtrack Academy announced tonight the winners of the World Soundtrack Awards 2012, the closing event of the 39th Ghent Film Festival. Alberto Iglesias was chosen as Film Composer of the Year 2012, for his soundtracks for ‘Le Moine’ (‘The Monk’), ‘La Piel Que Habito’ (The Skin I Live In) and ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’. He also went home with the award for Best Original Film Score of the Year for ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’. Brian Byrne received the World Soundtrack Award for Best Original Song Written … Continue reading THE 12th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 23 to December 11


October 23Dawn of the Dead – Tyler Bates – MilanThe Man with the Iron Fists – RZA, Howard Drossin – Soul TempleWizards – Andrew Belling – La-La Land October 30 Dead Souls – Matthew Llewellyn, Jonathan Bartz – MovieScore Media/ScreamWorksFringe: Season Four – Chris Tilton – Varese SarabandeThe Killing – Frans Bak – DeccaPerson of Interest – Ramin DjawadiShadow Dancer – Dickon Hinchliffe – Varese Sarabande (import)Sinister – Christopher Young – Varese SarabandeStar Trek: Generations – Dennis McCarthy – GNP CrescendoWinged Migration – Bruno Coulais – Varese SarabandeWreck-It-Ralph – Henry Jackman – Disney November 6Cloud Atlas – Tom Tykwer, Reinhold Heil, … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 23 to December 11

‘CLOUD ATLAS’ SOUNDTRACK DUE OCTOBER 23rd


Featuring Original Music by Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, and Reinhold Heil   (October 19, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA) – WaterTower Music will release the Cloud Atlas: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack at all digital retailers on October 23, with a physical CD release to follow on November 6. The original music was composed by Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, and Reinhold Heil. Tykwer also shares screenwriting and directing credits with filmmakers Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski, in bringing David Mitchell’s best-selling novel to the big screen in the October 26th release Cloud Atlas. Music is a central part of the Cloud … Continue reading ‘CLOUD ATLAS’ SOUNDTRACK DUE OCTOBER 23rd

‘LINCOLN’ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE ON NOVEMBER 6, 2012


MUSIC BY JOHN WILLIAMS FOR STEVEN SPIELBERG’S DRAMA Sony Music is pleased to announce the release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of Lincoln, a magnificent new score written by John Williams, the doyen of Hollywood composers, for a major new film by Steven Spielberg. Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With … Continue reading ‘LINCOLN’ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE ON NOVEMBER 6, 2012

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/18/2012


Black Sabbath – Les Baxter (Intrada Special Collection Volume 215) – 58:53 The Bodyguard – Alan Silvestri (La-La Land LLLCD 1225) – 77:25 The Comedy Of Terrors – Les Baxter (Intrada Special Collection Volume 218) – 41:53 The Fog – John Carpenter (Silva 1301, 2 CDs) Reality – Alexandre Desplat & Vários (EDEL 0208351) Terra Nova – Brian Tyler (La-La Land LLLCD 1226, 2 CDs) – 134:58 Thundercats (2011) – Kevin Kliesch (La-La Land LLLCD 1230, TV) Trouble With The Curve – Marco Beltrami (Varese Sarabande 302 067 164 2) A Warrior’s Odyssey – Penka Kouneva (HWRCD 012) Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/18/2012

SONY CLASSICAL RELEASES ‘SKYFALL’ SOUNDTRACK


ORIGINAL MUSIC BY THOMAS NEWMANAVAILABLE ON NOVEMBER 6, 2012  Sony Classical announces the release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of SKYFALL™ on November 6, 2012, consisting of original music written by leading film composer Thomas Newman. From Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment, the film is the 23rd James Bond adventure and coincides with the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise. SKYFALL™ also marks the debut of distinguished director Sam Mendes in the James Bond franchise. Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in SKYFALL™, the 23rd adventure in … Continue reading SONY CLASSICAL RELEASES ‘SKYFALL’ SOUNDTRACK

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 16 TO December 11


October 16Godzilla: The Deluxe Edition – David Arnold – BuysoundtraxMerlin: Series Three – Rob Lane, James Gosling, Rohan Stevenson – MovieScore MediaMerlin: Season Four – Rob Lane, Michael Pavilcek, James Gosling, Rohan Stevenson – MovieScore Media[Rec] 3: Genesis – MIkel Salas – MovieScore Media/ScreamWorksShadow Dancer – Dickon Hinchliffe – Varese Sarabande (import)Sharktopus – Tom Hiel – BuysoundtraxTrouble with the Curve – Marco Beltrami – Varese SarabandeOctober 23Dawn of the Dead – Tyler Bates – MilanThe Man with the Iron Fists – RZA, Howard Drossin – Soul Temple October 30 Dead Souls – Matthew Llewellyn, Jonathan Bartz – MovieScore Media/ScreamWorksFringe: Season … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 16 TO December 11

MARK ISHAM SCORES ’42’


Award winning composer Mark Isham is set to score the upcoming Jackie Robinson biopic 42. Directed and written by Academy Award winner Brian Helgeland (A Knight’s Tale), 42 stars Academy Award nominated actor Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones and Star Wars franchises) and Chadwick Boseman (The Kill Hole). 42 tells the iconic story of baseball legend Jackie Robinson (Boseman) and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey (Ford). The film will open April 12, 2013 three days before the 66th annual Jackie Robinson day, April 15— the day Robinson broke racial barriers and … Continue reading MARK ISHAM SCORES ’42’

WATERTOWER MUSIC RELEASES ALEXANDRE DESPLAT’S ‘ARGO’ SOUNDTRACK


Preview The Album, Featuring Original Music by Alexandre Desplat, at The WaterTower Music Website (October 08, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA) – On October 9, 2012, WaterTower Music will release the Argo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack at all digital retailers.  The original music was composed by four-time Academy-Award® nominee Alexandre Desplat.The film’s director Ben Affleck said, “We needed to find a theme that we would use throughout—obviously different instrumentation and tempo, but still the same piece of music.” He turned to composer Alexandre Desplat. “Desplat was amazing at crafting an atypical score, incorporating uncommon instruments, many Middle Eastern in origin. … Continue reading WATERTOWER MUSIC RELEASES ALEXANDRE DESPLAT’S ‘ARGO’ SOUNDTRACK

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 9 to December 18


October 9Best of Bond…James Bond – various – CapitolThe Bodyguard – Alan Silvestri – La-La LandDredd – Paul Leonard-Morgan – Universal (import)Journey – Austin Wintory – SonyTerra Nova – Brian Tyler – La-La LandThundercats – Kevin Kleisch – La-La LandOctober 16Godzilla: The Deluxe Edition – David Arnold – BuysoundtraxMerlin: Series Three – Rob Lane, James Gosling, Rohan Stevenson – MovieScore MediaMerlin: Season Four – Rob Lane, Michael Pavilcek, James Gosling, Rohan Stevenson – MovieScore Media[Rec] 3: Genesis – MIkel Salas – MovieScore Media/ScreamWorksShadow Dancer – Dickon Hinchliffe – Varese Sarabande (import)Sharktopus – Tom Hiel – BuysoundtraxTrouble with the Curve – Marco … Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 9 to December 18

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/04/2012


Background To Violence / Orchestral Works – Miklos Rozsa (Disques Cinemusique DCM 141) – 69:54 Black Rain – Hans Zimmer (La-La Land LLLCD 1229, 2 CDs) – 141:57 For Greater Glory: The True Story Of Cristiada – James Horner (Varese Sarabande 302 067 163 2) High Plains Drifter – Dee Barton (Intrada Special Collection Volume 217) – 54:27 The Hot Potato – Guy Farley (MMS12009) King Kong (1976) – John Barry (FSMCD Vol.15 No.5, 2 CDs) – 140: 26 King Kong Lives – John Scott (Intrada Special Collection Volume 214) – 47:13 Looper – Nathan Johnson (La-La Land LLLCD 1227) … Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/04/2012

ALEPH RECORDS TO RELEASE 4CD BOXED SET ‘LALO SCHIFRIN: MY LIFE IN MUSIC’


Career Retrospective of the 80 Year-Old Composer Includes Tracks From 3-Dozen Films, Jazz, Symphonic Compositions, and Unreleased Music (October 3, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA)  Aleph Records is proud to release Lalo Schifrin: My Life in Music, a four-CD boxed set of music from the legendary composer’s career in film, jazz, and classical music. The set features music from three-dozen films, jazz and symphonic pieces composed by Schifrin, and unreleased music from films including Charley Varrick, The Beguiled, Joe Kidd, and Coogan’s Bluff.  Along with over five hours worth of music, a forty-eight page book is included with archival photos … Continue reading ALEPH RECORDS TO RELEASE 4CD BOXED SET ‘LALO SCHIFRIN: MY LIFE IN MUSIC’

LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘BUTTER’ ORIGINAL SCORE


Features Original Music by Mateo Messina (October 1, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the BUTTER – Original Score digitally on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. The album features original music by Mateo Messina (Juno, TV’s Fairly Legal). “My approach to scoring BUTTER was to make the Johnson County ‘Mastery in Butter Carving Contest’ sound and feel like to hippest event on the planet!” said Messina. Mateo Messina is a Grammy winning (Juno, 2008) composer who writes music for film, television, and the symphony hall. His signature sound can be found on Oscar winning films as well … Continue reading LAKESHORE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘BUTTER’ ORIGINAL SCORE