LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 12/21/2012


A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum – Stephen Sondheim, Ken Thorne (Quartet QRSCE051) Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters – Dana Kaproff (Perseverance PRD 061) Revenge Of The Pink Panther – Henry Mancini (Quartet QRSCE050) Santa Claus The Movie – Henry Mancini (Quartet QRSCE052, 3 CDs) Three Amigos – Elmer Bernstein, Randy Newman (Perseverance PRD 054)

‘THE HOBBIT’ SOUNDTRACK ACHIEVES HIGHEST BILLBOARD CHART DEBUT IN FRANCHISE SOUNDTRACK HISTORY


2 CD Special Edition Soundtrack Also Available (December 19, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA) – WaterTower Music has announced this morning that the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has achieved unprecedented chart success on this week’s Billboard Charts. Entering at  #30 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, The Hobbit:…

ATLI ORVARSSON SCORES NBC’s NEW SERIES ‘CHICAGO FIRE’


Wednesdays at 10/9c on NBC  (West Hollywood, CA)- December 17, 2012—Composer Atli Orvarsson scores the new NBC series Chicago Fire, an edge-of-your-seat drama that portrays the dangerous – yet incredibly rewarding – lives of the firefighters, rescue squad, and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. Chicago Fire is executive produced by Emmy award-winner Dick Wolf (Law & Order), and…

MARK ISHAM SCORES ‘THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE’


Film Premieres During Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 17-27, 2013  (Park City, UT)- December 17, 2012—Award-Winning Composer Mark Isham (Crash, A River Runs Through It) teams up with Award-Winning Songwriter/Executive Producer Alicia Keys (“Girl on Fire”) to score Director George Tillman Jr.’s new drama The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, which will premiere…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 12/14/2012


Bride Of Vengeance / Captain Carey, U.S.A. – Hugo Friedhofer (Intrada Special Collection Volume 225) – 72:38 Career – Franz Waxman (Kritzerland KR 20024-5) The Dead (2010) – Imran Ahmad (HWRCD 013) Die Hard With A Vengeance – Michael Kamen (La-La Land LLLCD 1233, 2 CDs) Hawk The Slayer – Harry Robertson (BSXCD 8920) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Special Edition) – Howard Shore (Water Tower 39373, 2 CDs) Home…

DANIEL LICHT SCORES NBC’s ‘DECEPTION’


Series Premiere January 7, 2013 at 10/9C  (West Hollywood, CA)- December 14, 2012—Award-Winning Composer Daniel Licht scores the upcoming NBC drama Deception (previously entitled Infamous) airing Monday January 7, 2013 at 10/9C. Licht’s score contributes intrigue to the world of luxury, secrecy and allure Writer and Executive Producer Liz Heldens (Friday Night Lights) creates in this detective mystery…

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT RECEIVES GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR ‘ARGO’


Desplat’s Sixth Golden Globe nomination Desplat scores five of the Best Picture nominees ARGO-The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Available Now on WaterTower Records  (West Hollywood, CA) December 13, 2012 – Film composer Alexandre Desplat receives Golden Globe nomination for Argo; this marks the composer’s sixth Golden Globe nomination with one win. Desplat also scored this year,…

THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINATIONS AT THE FILM MUSIC CATEGORIES


Best Original Score – Motion Picture Mychael Danna – Life of Pi Alexandre Desplat – Argo Dario Marianelli – Anna Karenina Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil – Cloud Atlas John Williams for “Lincoln” Best Original Song – Motion Picture “For You” from – Act of Valor “Not Running Anymore” – Stand-Up Guys “Safe and Sound” – The…

Soundtrack Review: HITCHCOCK (Danny Elfman)


Music composed by Danny Elfman Label: Sony Masterworks Catalog: 541707 Release Date: November 27, 2012 Rating: ***½ It has been a long time since Danny Elfman big projects showed any signs of greatness and not only mere balls to the wall brass. Elfman is recognised for his flamboyant style but on Hitchcock he had to work more…

AUSTIN WINTORY WINS “BEST ORIGINAL SCORE” FOR ‘JOURNEY’ AT SPIKE VIDEO GAME AWARDS


(West Hollywood, CA) December 10, 2012—2013 Grammy-nominated Composer Austin Wintory won “Best Original Score” for Journey at the Spike Video Game Awards hosted by Samuel L. Jackson on Friday December 7, 2012. Wintory was also nominated for “Best Song.” In addition to “Best Original Score”, Journey won “Best Independent Video Game” and “Best PS3 Video Game.” Wintory’s win at the Video…