UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – September 3 to October 22

September 3
Adore – Christopher Gordon – Varese Sarabande
Gagarin: First in Space
 – George Kallis – MovieScore Media
Revolution: Season One
 – Christopher Lennertz – Watertower [CD-R]
Sebastian – Jerry Goldsmith – Intrada Special Collection
The Vikings – Trevor Morris – Sony (import)
Visitors – Philip Glass – Orange Mountain

September 10
Hemlock Grove – Nathan Barr – Varese Sarabande
Jimmy P. – Howard Shore – Howe
Justin and the Knights of Valor – Ilan Eshkeri – Sony (import)
Thanks for Sharing – Christopher Lennertz – Milan
The Ultimate Life
 – Mark McKenzie – Varese Sarabande
The Ungodly: Music of Carlos Cases 
– Carlos Cases – Kronos
Windjammer
 – Morton Gould – Sepia
The X-Files, Vol. 2 – Mark Snow – La-La Land

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LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 08/29/2013

Gagarin: First In Space – George Kallis (MSM13007)

Metsan Tarina (The Tale Of A Forest) – Panu Aaltio (MSM13003)

The Miracle Worker (Reissue) – Laurence Rosenthal (Kritzerland KR 20026-9)

LORNE BALFE AT PLAYFEST VIDEO GAME MUSIC FESTIVAL

Lorne Balfe

BEYOND: Two Souls™, Featuring Music by Balfe, To Be Released October 8

(August 27, 2013- Los Angeles, CA) Composer Lorne Balfe (The Sweeney, Assassins Creed III video game) is proud to announce a headlining performance at Playfest in Málaga, Spain September 5-8, 2013. In addition Playstation will be releasing the BEYOND: Two Souls™ game, featuring original music composed by Lorne Balfe, October 8th. Balfe earned his first Emmy nomination this year with his score for Restless.

“Performing this music in front of such an enthusiastic audience is going to be fantastic,” said Balfe.  “We have spent years creating this music and to have the gamers choosing their favorite pieces to be performed is making this concert very special to all of us. In addition to the performance of the fan favorites, I am particularly excited to be premiering two suites from the score of the upcoming game, BEYOND: Two Souls. Playfest is shaping up to be a truly unique experience that none of us will soon forget!”

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UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – August 27 to October 22

August 27
Jobs – John Debney – La-La Land
The Matrix Reloaded – Don Davis – La-La Land
Tres 60
 – Roque Banos – Saimel
Wyatt Earp – James Newton Howard – La-La Land

September 3
Adore – Christopher Gordon – Varese Sarabande
Gagarin: First in Space
 – George Kallis – MovieScore Media
Revolution: Season One
 – Christopher Lennertz – Watertower [CD-R]
The Vikings – Trevor Morris – Sony (import)
Visitors – Philip Glass – Orange Mountain

September 10
Hemlock Grove – Nathan Barr – Varese Sarabande
Jimmy P. – Howard Shore – Howe
Justin and the Knights of Valor – Ilan Eshkeri – Sony (import)
Kiss of the Damned – Steven Hufsteter – Soraya
Thanks for Sharing – Christopher Lennertz – Milan
The Ultimate Life
 – Mark McKenzie – Varese Sarabande
The Ungodly: Music of Carlos Cases 
– Carlos Cases – Kronos
Windjammer
 – Morton Gould – Sepia
The X-Files, Vol. 2 Mark Snow – La-La Land

Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – August 27 to October 22

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 08/22/2013

Crooked Arrows – Brian Ralston (Perseverance PRD 065)

Kick Ass 2 – Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson (La-La Land LLLCD 1272)

Paradise / Can’t Buy Me Love – David Newman / Robert Folk (Intrada Special Collection Volume 251) – 60:08

Preminger At Fox – David Raksin / Cyril J. Mockridge (Kritzerland KR 20026-2, 2 CDs)

Revenge – iZLER (Intrada MAF 7128, TV) – 65:05

THE WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2013 NOMINEES

The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the list of its nominees for the 2013 Awards in three of five categories: Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Score of the Year and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The names of the winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & Concert on Saturday, October 19, the closing night of the 40th edition of Film Fest Gent. More can be found at their official page, here: http://www.worldsoundtrackacademy.com/

Film Composer of the Year

  • Mychael Danna – Life of Pi
  • Alexandre Desplat – Argo, Reality, Renoir, Rise of the Guardians, Zero Dark Thirty
  • Danny Elfman – Epic, Frankenweenie, Hitchcock, Oz The Great and Powerful, Promised Land, Silver Linings Playbook
  • James Newton Howard – After Earth, The Bourne Legacy
  • Thomas Newman – Side Effect, Skyfall

Best Original Film Score of the Year

  • Anna Karenina – Dario Marianelli
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Howard Shore
  • Life of Pi – Mychael Danna
  • The Master – Jonny Greenwood
  • Skyfall – Thomas Newman

Best Original Song written directly for a Film

  • The Bathtub – from: ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’, music & lyrics by Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin, performed by The Lost Bayou Ramblers
  • Young and Beautifu – from ‘The Great Gatsby’, music & lyrics by Lana Del Rey & Rick Nowels, performed by Lana Del Rey
  • Pi’s Lullaby – from ‘Life of Pi’, music & lyrics by Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri, performed by Bombay Jayashri
  • Oblivion – from ‘Oblivion’, music & lyrics by Anthony Gonzalez and Susanne Sundfør, performed by M83 feat. Susanne Sundfør
  • Skyfall – from ‘Skyfall’, music & lyrics by Adele & Paul Epworth, performed by Adele

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – August 20 to September 24

August 20 
Dexter: Season 7 – Daniel Licht – Milan
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Atli Orvarsson – Milan
One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das – J. Mascis, Devadas – Varese Sarabande
Revenge – iZLER – Intrada
Short Term 12 – Joel P. West – Milan

August 27
Jobs – John Debney – La-La Land

September 3
Adore – Christopher Gordon – Varese Sarabande
Gagarin: First in Space
 – George Kallis – MovieScore Media
Revolution: Season One
 – Christopher Lennertz – Watertower
The Vikings – Trevor Morris – Sony (import)
Visitors – Philip Glass – Orange Mountain

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LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 08/15/2013

Crooked Arrows – Brian Ralston (Perseverance PRD 065)

Lost Empire – Alan Howarth (BSXCD 8931, 2 CDs)

Music From The Films Of Ridley Scott – Various (Arr. Prod. Dominik Hauser, BSXCD 8929)

Once Upon A Time – Season 2 – Mark Isham (Intrada MAF 7127, TV) – 63:53

Pennies From Heaven – Various (Perseverance PRD 059)

Star Trek: Insurrection (Expanded) – Jerry Goldsmith (GNP Crescendo GNPD 8082)