VARÈSE SARABANDE RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT’ SOUNDTRACK


(October 28, 2013– Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande Records will release the ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT – Original Television Soundtrack digitally and on CD on November 19, 2013.  The album features fan favorite songs and score from the four seasons of the original series, composed by Emmy® nominee David Schwartz (NORTHERN EXPOSURE, DEADWOOD).ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT’s composer David Schwartz selected…

Soundtrack Review: PUSHER (Orbital)


Music composed by Orbital  Label: Silva Screen Records Catalog: SILCD1394 Release Date: October 19, 2012 Rating: ****½ Spaniard Luis Prieto summoned the British duo Paul Hartnoll and Phil Hartnoll (Orbital) to tell Pusher story (originally directed by Nicolas Winding Refn) from a British point of view, and the results are quite surprising to say the least. Orbital’s…

DECCA RECORDS RELEASES ‘QUEEN OF CARTHAGE’ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK


(October 22, 2013– Los Angeles, CA) – Decca Records has released the QUEEN OF CARTHAGE – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack via iTunes.  The soundtrack features the original score composed by Brian Byrne (ALBERT NOBBS), who also composed the music for the worldwide production from the producers of RiverdanceHEARTBEAT OF HOME.  In addition to the original score, Byrne…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/18/2013


Black Beauty (Expanded) – Danny Elfman (La-La Land LLLCD 1273) Buck Rogers – Season One –  Stu Phillips, Johnny Harris, Les Baxter, Richard LaSalle (Intrada Special Collection Volume 255, 3 CDs) Captain Phillips – Henry Jackman (Varese Sarabande 302 067 226 8) Day Of The Dead – John Harrison (La-La Land LLLCD 1277, 2 CDs) Doctor Who Series 7 – Murray Gold (Silva 1425, 2 CDs)…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 22 to December 10


October 22 Da Vinci’s Demons – Bear McCreary – Sparks & Shadows Ender’s Game – Steve Jablonsky – Varese Sarabande Fruitvale Station – Ludwig Goransson – Lakeshore Grimm – Richard Marvin -La-La Land La Mula – Oscar Navarro – MovieScore Media/Kronos The Last House on the Left – David Hess – One Way Static Lost Place – Adrian Sieber – MovieScore Media/Kronos…

Soundtrack Review: BLADE RUNNER – 30th Anniversary Celebration (Vangelis)


Music composed by Vangelis,  Label: BuySoundtrax Records Catalog: BSXCD-8917 Release Date: September 19, 2012 Rating: **** At the time of its release, Vangelis’ Blade Runner Score was filled with mystic romanticness, a sense of longing for home, sadness, unfairness, justice by its own hands and inequality. Deckard’s sense of duty is mainly overshadowed by his own doubts towards…

SPARKS & SHADOWS TO RELEASE ‘DA VINCI’S DEMONS’ SOUNDTRACK (COLLECTOR’S EDITION)


Featuring Bear McCreary’s Emmy® Award-Winning Main Title Theme And Over 30 Minutes of Unreleased Music (October 16, 2013 – Culver City, CA) Sparks & Shadows is proud to announce the release of the DA VINCI’S DEMONS SOUNDTRACK (COLLECTOR’S EDITION) on October 22, 2013.  The 2-CD set features Bear McCreary’s Emmy® Award-winning theme along with over 30 minutes of bonus…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 15 to December 10


October 15 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Season One – various – Intrada Special Collection Captain Phillips – Henry Jackman – Varese Sarabande The Fifth Estate – Carter Burwell – Lakeshore Salem’s Lot – Harry Sukman – Intrada Special Collection October 22 Ender’s Game – Steve Jablonsky – Varese Sarabande Fruitvale Station – Ludwig Goransson – Lakeshore Grimm – Richard Marvin…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/10/2013


Alien Nation – Jerry Goldsmith, Curt Sobel (Kritzerland KR 20026-4, 2 CDs) Amaren Eskuak (Las Manos De Mi Madre) – Pascal Gaigne (Quartet QRSOL013) Killer Crocodile – Riz Ortolani (Kronos KRONCD020) L’Isola Di Arturo – Carlo Rustichelli (Quartet QRSCE070) Last Days Of Lucifer / Water Marked – Pascal Gaigne (Quartet QRSOL012) Le Bossu / Concierto Por La Tierra – Philippe Sarde (Quartet QRSCE069) A Single Shot –…

Composer Profile: BASIL POLEDOURIS


Basil Poledouris, the Emmy-winning composer of “Lonesome Dove” and composer for such films as “Conan the Barbarian,” “Free Willy” and “The Blue Lagoon,” died of cancer Nov. 8 2006, in Los Angeles. He was 61 and was survived by his mother Helen Poledouris; former wife Bobbie Poledouris of Santa Monica; two daughters, Zoë and Alexis;…

Soundtrack Review: THE FOG – EXPANDED (John Carpenter)


Music composed by John Carpenter Label: Silva Screen Records Catalog: SILCD 1301 Release Date: October 16, 2012 Rating: **½ John Carpenter is quite unique because he writes, directs, produces and scores his own films, but ticking all the boxes might make the New York-born director sound too repetitive, especially because he tends to make thriller/horror films. If…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – October 8 to December 10


October 8 Black Beauty – Danny Elfman – La-La Land  Colette – Atli Orvarsson – MovieScore Media/Kronos Day of the Dead – John Harrison – La-La Land Machete Kills – Carl Thiel, Robert Rodriguez – Morada Romeo and Juliet – Abel Korzeniowski – Sony The Tall Man – Christopher Young, Joel Drouek, Todd Bryanton – MovieScore Media/Kronos Valhalla Rising – Peter Peter,…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 10/03/2013


Gravity – Steven Price (Water Tower 39478) Hocus Pocus – John Debney (Intrada Special Collection Volume 254) I, The Jury – Bill Conti (La-La Land LLLCD 1275) Insidious Chapter 2 – Joseph Bishara (Void Rec 30) Les Visiteurs / L’Homme Qui Revient De Loin – Georges Delerue (Music Box MBR 034 The Miracle – Elmer Bernstein (Intrada Special Collection Volume 243, 2 CDs) True Grit – Elmer Bernstein (La-La Land…