VARÈSE SARABANDE TO HOST SPECIAL COMPOSER AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS AT WONDERCON (APRIL 3-5)


Composers in Attendance Include Greg Edmunson (FIREFLY), Elia Cmiral (BATTLEFIELD EARTH), Mark Kilian (REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGON), and Tim Jones (CHUCK)

(March 31, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande Records proudly announces that the label will be hosting a booth on the Exhibition Floor at WonderCon (April 3-5, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA). The world-renowned record label, specializing in film music releases, will be selling genre-appropriate titles from their catalog all weekend long, and will be hosting exclusive autograph signings in the booth on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Continue reading “VARÈSE SARABANDE TO HOST SPECIAL COMPOSER AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS AT WONDERCON (APRIL 3-5)”

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LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 03/26/2015



Pontiac Moon – Randy Edelman (Quartet QR184) Continue reading “LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 03/26/2015”

VARÈSE SARABANDE RELEASES ‘CHUCK’ – ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Music By Tim Jones
With Exclusive Premiere Tracks from World-Renowned Duo JEFFSTER

(March 25, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande Records will release CHUCK – Original Television Soundtrack digitally and on CD April 7, 2015. The album features the show’s original score by Tim Jones (Human Target, Cult), with three performances by Jeffster, featuring Vik Sahay: “Take on Me”, “Fortunate Son,” and “Fat Bottom Girls.” The digital version of the soundtrack will contain additional score tracks and two bonus Jeffster songs, “Leaving on a Jet Plane” and the hilarious “Mr. Roboto.” Continue reading “VARÈSE SARABANDE RELEASES ‘CHUCK’ – ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK”

LAKESHORE TO RELEASE ‘BROKEN HORSES’ – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Music By John Debney

(March 24, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release BROKEN HORSES – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on April 7th and on CD May 5, 2015. The album features the film’s original score by John Debney (HOUDINI, THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST). BROKEN HORSES was written, produced and directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, marking the first time a filmmaker from India has done so. Continue reading “LAKESHORE TO RELEASE ‘BROKEN HORSES’ – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – March 24 to June 23


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March 24
The Egyptian – Alfred Newman, Bernard Herrmann – La-La Land
It Follows – Disasterpeace – Milan
Man on a Swing/The President’s Analyst – Lalo Schifrin – Quartet
The Night Visitor/Second Thoughts – Henry Mancini – Quartet Continue reading “UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – March 24 to June 23”

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 03/20/2015



Going Ape! – Elmer Bernstein (Intrada Special Collection Volume ISC 308) Continue reading “LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 03/20/2015”

BOOK ‘GUERRILLA FILM SCORING’ EXPOSES COMPOSERS’ SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES


Candid book & documentary voted a groundbreaking guide for demonetized music industry by universities and professionals

Guerrilla Film Scoring: Practical Advice from Hollywood ComposersLos Angeles, CA, March 18, 2015 — Jeremy Borum’s Guerrilla Film Scoring is the first guide to provide new cutting-edge solutions for composers to deliver quality music with ever-shrinking budgets. Even before its release on April 16, 2015 by Rowman & Littlefield, it already has been chosen as a must-read for composers worldwide by 15 out of the top 25 most influential music universities* such as Juilliard , Yale, USC, Berklee College of Music, and the Royal College of Music (UK). Both professors and professional composers are endorsing this book as the definitive groundbreaking guide to the new film scoring and music landscape. Continue reading “BOOK ‘GUERRILLA FILM SCORING’ EXPOSES COMPOSERS’ SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES”

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – March 17 to May 12


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March 17
Chappie – Hans Zimmer – Varese Sarabande
Galavant – Alan Menken – Disney
Jupiter Ascending (U.S. release) – Michael Giacchino – Varese Sarabande
Suite Francaise – Rael Jones – Sony (import)

March 24
The Egyptian – Alfred Newman, Bernard Herrmann – La-La Land
It Follows – Disasterpeace – Milan
Man on a Swing/The President’s Analyst – Lalo Schifrin – Quartet
The Night Visitor/Second Thoughts – Henry Mancnini – Quartet Continue reading “UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – March 17 to May 12”

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 03/12/2015



Blade Runner (Re-Recording Reissue) – Vangelis, Produced and Performed by Edgar Rothermich (BSXCD 9100) Continue reading “LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 03/12/2015”

VARÈSE SARABANDE TO RELEASE ‘THE GREAT HUMAN ODYSSEY’ ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Music By Darren Fung

(March 12, 2014– Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande will release THE GREAT HUMAN ODYSSEY – Original Television Soundtrack, digitally on March 17 and on CD April 28, 2015. The film features original music by Darren Fung (LOST YEARS). Continue reading “VARÈSE SARABANDE TO RELEASE ‘THE GREAT HUMAN ODYSSEY’ ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK”

MILAN TO RELEASE ‘GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF’ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK


(March 12, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) – Milan Records will release GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on March 17th, followed by a physical CD release on Tuesday, April 7th. The album features original music by composer Will Bates (ANOTHER EARTH, WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS). Continue reading “MILAN TO RELEASE ‘GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF’ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK”

LAKESHORE TO RELEASE ‘EFFIE GRAY’ – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Music By Paul Cantelon

(March 12, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the EFFIE GRAY – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on March 31. The album features the film’s original score by Paul Cantelon (EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED, DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY). EFFIE GRAY was produced by Donald Rosenfeld (former President of Merchant Ivory Productions) and Andreas Roald. Continue reading “LAKESHORE TO RELEASE ‘EFFIE GRAY’ – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”

VARÈSE SARABANDE RELEASES ‘THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER’ – MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE


Featuring Original Music By John Debney

(March 11, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande Records will release THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER – Music From The Motion Picture digitally on March 24 and on CD March 31, 2015. The album features the film’s original score by John Debney (HOUDINI, THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST). Continue reading “VARÈSE SARABANDE RELEASES ‘THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER’ – MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE”

VARÈSE SARABANDE TO RELEASE ‘DESERT DANCER’ ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK


Featuring original music by Benjamin Wallfisch

(March 11, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) – The upcoming film DESERT DANCER, directed by Richard Raymond, will feature original score by Emmy® and Ivor Novello-nominated composer, Benjamin Wallfisch. Varèse Sarabande will release the DESERT DANCER – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, available on CD and digitally on April 7, 2015. The original score includes the music for three extended dance sequences featured in the film, especially created for the movie as a collaboration between Wallfisch and award winning choreographer Akram Khan, whose credits include the choreography for the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games. Continue reading “VARÈSE SARABANDE TO RELEASE ‘DESERT DANCER’ ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”

MOVIESCORE MEDIA RELEASES THE SCORE FOR ‘BHOPAL: A PRAYER FOR RAIN’


(GÖTEBORG, Sweden, March 9, 2015) Co-written and directed by Ravi Kumar, Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain is a harrowing tale based on real events that happened exactly 30 years ago. The story follows young rickshaw driver Dilip who is lucky enough to get a menial job at the Union Carbide chemical plant of his hometown Bhopal. As Dilip gets ready for his sister’s wedding, an unforeseen tragedy unfolds. Dilip and his family fall victim to the worst industrial disaster in recorded history, as poisonous gas from the factory is released into the air following a storage tank explosion, claiming well over 15,000 lives and causing countless injuries. The story is told from the perspective of Dilip and his family, local journalist Motwani (Kal Penn), American journalist Eva (Mischa Barton) and Union Carbide executive Warren Anderson (Martin Sheen). Continue reading “MOVIESCORE MEDIA RELEASES THE SCORE FOR ‘BHOPAL: A PRAYER FOR RAIN’”

VARÈSE SARABANDE TO RELEASE ‘CHAPPIE’ ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Music By Hans Zimmer

(March 6, 2014– Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande will release the CHAPPIE – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, digitally on March 10 and on CD March 17, 2015. The film features original music by Hans Zimmer (INTERSTELLAR, 12 YEARS A SLAVE) – his first all-electronic score in 25 years. Continue reading “VARÈSE SARABANDE TO RELEASE ‘CHAPPIE’ ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 03/05/2015



The CarLeonard Rosenman  (Intrada Special Collection Volume ISC 306) Continue reading “LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – 03/05/2015”

LAKESHORE TO RELEASE ‘UNFINISHED BUSINESS’ ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK


Featuring Original Music By Alex Wurman
With Songs by Steed Lord, Bob Schneider, Redfoo, and Steve Aoki,
Chris Lake & Tujamo feat. Kid Ink

(March 2, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the UNFINISHED BUSINESS –Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, digitally on March 10 and on CD April 7, 2015. The album features original score composed by Alex Wurman (MARCH OF THE PENGUINS, TALLADEGA NIGHTS). Continue reading “LAKESHORE TO RELEASE ‘UNFINISHED BUSINESS’ ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”