Month: October 2016

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Stopping Bullets: Accomplishing the Impossible

My wife, Mirette, and I re-watched The Matrix recently after not seeing it for many years. I’m glad to say the film mostly holds up well, especially the outstanding score...

/ 30th October 2016
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Steven Emerson’s soundtrack for ‘The Nine’ to be released on Nov. 11

THE NINE – Original Soundtrack will be released digitally and on CD November 11, 2016. The album features original music by composer Steven Emerson (THE OUTCAST OF BEAUREGARD PARISH, the...

/ 30th October 2016
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‘Before the Flood’ featuring music by Atticus Ross, Trent Reznor, Gustavo Santaolalla and Mogwai

Climate-change feature documentary Before the Flood might be one of the most important film projects of our time. Produced and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens (The Cove) as well as produced by...

/ 29th October 2016
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Out now: Jeremy Zuckerman’s soundtrack for MTV’s SCREAM (Seasons 1 & 2)

Jeremy Zuckerman’s soundtrack for MTV’s SCREAM (Seasons 1 & 2) is available since yesterday – just in time for Halloween! You can purchase it via iTunes, Amazon and stream it via Spotify below [my...

/ 29th October 2016
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The Society Of Composers & Lyricists inducts Diane Warren and Thomas Newman as Ambassadors

The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) names Diane Warren (songwriter) and Thomas Newman (composer) as the newest SCL Ambassadors. SCL honored Ambassadors include Lalo Schifrin, Hal David, James Newton Howard, Dave Grusin, The Sherman Brothers, Elliot...

/ 29th October 2016
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Braunschweig International Film Festival honours Patrick Doyle with Lifetime Achievement Award

Composer Patrick Doyle is the recipient of the Braunschweig International Film Festival’s White Lion Award. In its anniversary year, the festival is awarding this newly created award for the lifetime...

/ 29th October 2016
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Bear McCreary’s soundtrack for ‘Outlander: Season 2’ available online

Sony Music and Madison Gate Records released the Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) on CD yesterday. The soundtrack includes original music from season 2 of the critically acclaimed series by Emmy...

/ 29th October 2016
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Lalo Schifrin attending Cinematheque Festival and Festival du Cinéma & Musique de Film de la Baule

On November 8th France’s Ordre des Arts et des Lettres will be presenting composer Lalo Schifrin with their prestigious Commandeur of Arts and Letters. Two festivals in France will be paying...

/ 29th October 2016
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Gears of War 4 soundtrack by Ramin Djawadi released

Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier record label dedicated to releasing video game soundtracks, and The Coalition, released the official soundtrack for Gears of War 4 earlier this week. Developed by The...

/ 22nd October 2016
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Soundtrack Review: Austin Wintory – ABZÛ (2016)

(Note: The following soundtrack review is based on listening experience alone and not on how the music works ingame.) Imagine the most wonderful, ethereal parts of ‘Atlantis: The Lost Empire’,...

/ 21st October 2016
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Out now on CD: Austin Wintory’s soundtrack for ABZÛ

Varèse Sarabande will release the ABZÛ – Original Game Soundtrack on CD today. The album features the original music composed by Austin Wintory (JOURNEY, ASSASSIN’S CREED SYNDICATE, GRACE). About the creation...

/ 21st October 2016
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Listen to an epic cover of ‘Apocalypsis Noctis’ (Final Fantasy XV)

I bet many of you can’t wait for the belated release of Final Fantasy XV. To ease the wait a little, parts of the original music composed by Yoko Shimomura...

/ 21st October 2016