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Doug Adams Talks Desolation of Smaug Film Scores

Doug Adams, music journalist and author of The Music of the Lord of the Rings (a must have for fans of the Lord of the Rings films and the film scores) stopped to do a few radio/podcast interviews to talk about the music from the Hobbit films. He gave interviews on Tell Tale Radio and Soundcast. He also talked about ...

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Gravity: Soundtrack Preview

Water Tower Music music released a nearly 25- minute preview of the soundtrack for the titular film. If you haven’t heard it yet, you should. It’s good. Very intriguing. Composed by Steven Price, it is very atmospheric and Price makes great use of the electronic sound to create a the feeling of wide open space and the wonders of the ...

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Music Review: Conan the Barbarian (The Expanded Score)

It’s been awhile since I’ve written about Basil Pouledoris’s complete original motion picture soundtrack for Conan the Barbarian. I bought it some time ago and I’ve listened to it numerous times and if you have the truncated versions (or one of them, as there have been several re-releases over the years) this is the definitive one to get. For a ...

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Man of Steel Soundtrack Preview

On June 11th the Man of Steel soundtrack will be available for purchase and there will be two options – the regular soundtrack, with 18 tracks and the deluxe edition, which will feature 24 tracks. You can preview all of the tracks for both editions on Amazon. Both editions are two-disc albums. There will also be released a Limited Edition ...

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Star Trek Into Darkness Soundtrack Sneak Peek

I’ve been a Star Trek fan for a long time and I enjoyed the new rebooted Star Trek film. Star Trek: Into Darkness is coming out May 17th and what’s more, cinemaphiles who are also music lovers can looking forward to the new soundtrack by the rising, popular film composer Michael Giacchino. Giacchino is an acclaimed composer who won an Academy Award ...

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The Jerry Goldsmith Awards

From SoundtrackNet – The International Film Music Festival ‘Province of Cordoba’ has opened submissions for the Jerry Goldsmith Awards. The Jerry Goldsmiths are given each year as part of the activities of the festival. This is the eighth edition of the awards. The awards acknowledge the work of young composers just getting started in the audiovisual field such as film, ...

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Oz The Great And Powerful (Soundtrack)

The soundtrack to the film Oz The Great And Powerful was released on March 5 and scored by legendary film composer Danny Elfman. The film itself is a “spiritual” prequel to the more well known novel by L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and indirectly, the beloved 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz. Among so many soundtracks and ...

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Conan the Barbarian – The Expanded Score

After years of wondering if we would ever have access to the entire film score of Basil Poledouris’s Conan the Barbarian, the wait is over. In their words, Intrada has released this grand film score in its entirety: Conan the Barbarian – Expanded. One of Poledouris’s most popular works, it is also one of the enduring most film scores of ...

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Star Trek: The Original Series Soundtrack Collection

Star Trek geeks, get ready! La La Land Records is planning to release the definitive soundtrack: Star Trek Original Series Soundtrack! This collection will feature every piece of music heard in the series and then some! One of the great things about the music from Star Trek: The Original Series is that it is orchestral – one of the things ...

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Enemy Mine Deluxe Edition Soundtrack

  It’s always good to hear when a company has decided to extend or re-release an old soundtrack or film score, especially a superior version of that score. Released next month on November 6 2012 with added bonus material is the soundtrack to the 1985 science- fiction film Enemy Mine, a deluxe edition. Conducted by Maurice Jarre and released by Varese Sarabande, ...

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