Posts Tagged: soundtracks

*Press A* ~ 2018’s Best Videogame Soundtracks So Far

This year has already been an eye-catching one for videogame music at large. Not only have the big industry releases come with surprisingly daring selections (Hammock for one disc of Far Cry 5, for example), but the indie scene has

*Press A* ~ 2018’s Best Videogame Soundtracks So Far

This year has already been an eye-catching one for videogame music at large. Not only have the big industry releases come with surprisingly daring selections (Hammock for one disc of Far Cry 5, for example), but the indie scene has

Hildur Guðnadóttir & Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Mary Magdalene OST

Our long goodbye to Jóhann Jóhannsson continues with the release of his final film score, co-composed with frequent collaborator Hildur Guðnadóttir.  The score is elegant, powerful, and memorable.  Unfortunately, these words have not been applied to the movie, typically described as “slow.”

Hildur Guðnadóttir & Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Mary Magdalene OST

Our long goodbye to Jóhann Jóhannsson continues with the release of his final film score, co-composed with frequent collaborator Hildur Guðnadóttir.  The score is elegant, powerful, and memorable.  Unfortunately, these words have not been applied to the movie, typically described as “slow.”

Zach Abramson, Derek Muro and David Perlick-Molinari ~ All For a Few Good Waves OST

This lovely summer set began as the score to an acclaimed 15-minute documentary about famed surfer/graphic designer David Carson.  In a rare turn, the full score is longer than the film, and has its own distinctive appeal.  Freed from the

Zach Abramson, Derek Muro and David Perlick-Molinari ~ All For a Few Good Waves OST

This lovely summer set began as the score to an acclaimed 15-minute documentary about famed surfer/graphic designer David Carson.  In a rare turn, the full score is longer than the film, and has its own distinctive appeal.  Freed from the

Marco Beltrami ~ A Quiet Place OST

Spoiler-free review!  (We’ll mention the ending of the soundtrack, but not of the movie.)  A Quiet Place is of special interest due to its concentration on silence and sound.  How would Marco Beltrami score it?  Unlike other films light on dialogue (Gravity, Castaway,

Marco Beltrami ~ A Quiet Place OST

Spoiler-free review!  (We’ll mention the ending of the soundtrack, but not of the movie.)  A Quiet Place is of special interest due to its concentration on silence and sound.  How would Marco Beltrami score it?  Unlike other films light on dialogue (Gravity, Castaway,

Erik K Skodvin & Rauelsson ~ A Score for Darling

Something amazing has been happening in the field of film scoring.  Over the last few years, we’ve watched an increase in the number of scores that work just as well as independent albums.  A Score for Darling is the latest of

Erik K Skodvin & Rauelsson ~ A Score for Darling

Something amazing has been happening in the field of film scoring.  Over the last few years, we’ve watched an increase in the number of scores that work just as well as independent albums.  A Score for Darling is the latest of

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

The mainstream and the avant-garde meet in the field of film scoring.  Even those who don’t follow instrumental music are likely to own a few soundtracks.  When movie scores break big, their themes are seared in the public’s ears.  Despite

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

The mainstream and the avant-garde meet in the field of film scoring.  Even those who don’t follow instrumental music are likely to own a few soundtracks.  When movie scores break big, their themes are seared in the public’s ears.  Despite

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

The tension between the cinematic and background aspects of videogame music has perhaps reached a high point in 2017, giving us soundtracks with grand ambitions of making every moment a unique one and thus coming to span up to six

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

The tension between the cinematic and background aspects of videogame music has perhaps reached a high point in 2017, giving us soundtracks with grand ambitions of making every moment a unique one and thus coming to span up to six