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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)Carey Mulligan and Justin Timberlake

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

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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. In addition, the Nonesuch Records album Inside Llewyn Davis took Best Soundtrack honors and composer Jeff Beal won Best TV Score for the Netflix series House of Cards.

Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack on iTunes

Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack on iTunes

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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 though you are sure you’ve never heard it before” (A.O. Scott, The New York Times), in our new spot by clicking here, or visiting the official BEASTS web site.

Hans Zimmer composes Aurora track for Colorado victims

Hans Zimmer composes Aurora track for Colorado victims

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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)

Johnny Jewel on mixing the soundtrack for 'Drive'

Johnny Jewel on mixing the soundtrack for 'Drive'

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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 writer-producer-musician Johnny Jewel in Box Office Magazine I pounced on it primarily because I hoped to find some reference to a chime-like synthesizer theme in…

Daft Punk music video for Tron Legacy

Daft Punk music video for Tron Legacy

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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 of ecological infection (Splinter). After a binge as wicked as that, 2010 feels like we’ve been thrown into rehab with only the methadone of Inception to keep FX-addicts from climbing the walls. Our…

Alexandre Desplat named Composer of the Year

Alexandre Desplat named Composer of the Year

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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 Ghost Writer is also included in this year’s citation. A year ago Desplat was Composer of the Year for his…

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Download a Free Sampler from the Social Network Soundtrack

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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 out excellent – something we’re very proud of. It opens in theatres Oct 1 and you should check…

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

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

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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, unexpected and brings you to another place entirely. Karen O and the Kid’s soundtrack to Where the Wild Things Are is one of the…