Captain Phillips & Inside Llewyn Davis honored at Hollywod Music in Media Awards

HOLLYWOOD November, 22, 2013 — Composer Henry Jackman’s gripping score for Paul Greengrass’ geopolitical thriller Captain Phillips won Best Feature Film Score at the The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) Thursday night at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA....
Posted On 22 Nov 2013

Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack on iTunes

The BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD soundtrack, scored by director Benh Zeitlin and composer Dan Romer, is now available on iTunes. Experience the music that critics are calling “a superbly evocative musical score”¬†(Claudia Puig, USA¬†Today) and “familiar, even...
Posted On 31 Jul 2012

Hans Zimmer composes Aurora track for Colorado victims

You can listen to a sample here, and download the 8 1/2 -minute elegy for a donation of 10 cents to $2500. All proceeds go to the Aurora Victim Relief Fund, for the families and friends they left behind. (via HitFix)
Posted On 29 Jul 2012

Johnny Jewel on mixing the soundtrack for 'Drive'

One of the most surprising (and, thus, thrilling) things about Drive is the way the score plinks keys in our brains that open aural pathways to strains both familiar and strange in our movie music memory. When I ran across this incredibly in-depth interview with...
Posted On 19 Sep 2011

Daft Punk music video for Tron Legacy

Sci-fi fans were spoiled in 2009 with half a dozen milestone movies ranging in style from classic psychological mind-twisters (Moon), exhilarating reboots (Star Trek), “revolutions in cinema” (Avatar), prawn pwnage directorial debuts (District 9), and fresh injections...
Posted On 26 Oct 2010

Alexandre Desplat named Composer of the Year

For the second year in a row Alexander Desplat has been named Composer of the Year at the World Soundtrack Awards. The current honor is mostly for music Desplat wrote for movies in 2009 — Julie & Julia, The Twilight Saga: New Moon and Fantastic Mr. Fox — but The...
Posted On 25 Oct 2010

Download a Free Sampler from the Social Network Soundtrack

Click over here, enter your email address for a free download of a five track sampler of the Social Network soundtrack. Meanwhile: This is what Atticus and I have been working on for the last few months. We had a great time working with David Fincher on this and the film turned...
Posted On 17 Sep 2010

The Glorious Music of Karen O and the Kids for Wild Things

I don’t think I’ve ever heard a more joyous soundtrack to a film. Okay, well there was Slumdog. There is no denying that a good soundtrack acts like an emotional guide – sometimes obviously and with great care to manipulate — other times it is subtle,...
Posted On 20 Oct 2009