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…