Interview…Mark Korven on the Unsettling Sounds of A24’s ‘The Witch’

Mark Korven is a Toronto based award-winning composer of music for film and television, and has also composed feature film scores for acclaimed directors Deepa Mehta, Patricia Rozema and Vincenzo Natale. Mark is also a multi-instrumentalist specializing in world music. In 2008, he received a Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) nomination for Best Original Score for a Dramatic Series for […]

FourScore Match-Up #21: “The Life and Times of John Williams”

As I stated in our anniversary post (check it out here, it’s a really good read), 2015 has been a fantastic time to be a film fan. While the year didn’t quite hold as many game-changing blockbuster films as studios boasted (and fans or critics expected), most audiences were still plenty thrilled in theaters across […]

CONTEST CLOSED – Win A Copy of the ‘Home Alone: 25th Anniversary Edition‘ CD Score from La-La Land Records

Attention: CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. Winners have been notified. Thanks for your interest in HOME ALONE. ———————————————————————————————————————————— GoSeeTalk and La-La Land Records are offering lucky fans a copy of the 25th anniversary edition Home Alone score – composed and conducted by John Williams. The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, which is limited to 5000 units, was released on CD […]

CONTEST CLOSED – Win A Copy of the ‘Dances With Wolves: 25th Anniversary Edition‘ CD Score from La-La Land Records

Attention: CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. Winners have been notified. Thanks for your interest in DANCES WITH WOLVES. ———————————————————————————————————————————— GoSeeTalk and La-La Land Records are offering lucky fans a copy of the 25th anniversary edition of Dances With Wolves score – composed and conducted by John Barry. The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, which is limited to 5000 units, was released […]

Interview…Composer Michael Brook on John Crowley’s Understated ‘Brooklyn’

Michael Brook is a Golden Globe and Grammy nominated composer, producer and recording artist recognized for his unique style of composition that traverses ambient, world, Americana, electronic and orchestral territories. His work often contains unusual combinations of instruments, sounds and moods that create a powerful, unique and emotional impact. Brook’s music career began as a […]

CONTEST CLOSED – Win A Copy of ‘The Martian’ Score Autographed by Composer Harry Gregson-Williams

Attention: CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. All winners have been notified. Thanks for your interest in THE MARTIAN. ———————————————————————————————————————————— Ridley Scott’s film The Martian opened on October 2nd to amazing box office and critical success – currently, it is the 7th highest grossing film of 2015. Part of what made the space epic so enthralling (aside from Andy […]

Interview…Composer Harry Gregson-Williams on ‘The Martian’, Ridley Scott and Andy Weir’s Hopeful Space Epic

We first spoke to film composer Harry Gregson-Williams a few years ago and discussed his work on Zal Batmanglij‘s stunning throwback-styled thriller The East – a pensive score he shared credit with Halli Cauthri. It was a Scott Free Production, so it seems that these days Harry, even after his sabbatical, can never be found too far from Ridley […]

Interview…Composer Patrick Doyle on His New Collection of Solo Piano Themes

Patrick Doyle has scored over 50 international feature films, including Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, BRAVE, Indochine, Carlito’s Way and A Little Princess. His work has led to collaborations with some of the most acclaimed directors in the world, including Brian De Palma, Alfonso Cuarón, Ang […]

Varèse Sarabande Celebrates the Film Music of Patrick Doyle

This Friday, Varèse Sarabande will release THE MUSIC OF PATRICK DOYLE: SOLO PIANO. The first of two planned albums features original performances and arrangements by the Oscar-nominated composer. The collection features some of Patrick’s most revered compositions performed on piano by Doyle himself. Few composers have taken audiences to such whimsical, fun and fantastical landscapes […]

3rd Annual ‘Musical Anatomy of a Superhero’ At 2015 Comic-Con

Of all the fans who flock to San Diego Comic Con, some of the most die-hard enthusiasts (aside from cosplayers, obviously) have to be film score fans. Well, for those of you who adore that big Hollywood symphonic (and synthetic) sound to all the tent pole comic films, here is a panel that is right […]