[DIFF Video Interview]…Matt Schrader Screens ‘SCORE: A Film Music Documentary’ at the Dallas International Film Festival

The 2017 Dallas International Film Festival brought many amazing films and documentaries to DFW, but few hit as close to home (musically speaking) as Matt Schrader‘s feature, SCORE: A Film Music Documentary. Schrader’s film profiles various personalities and titans in the industry to chronicle the history of film music, reaffirm its importance in our culture, and attempt […]

Interview…Steve Jablonsky on ‘Keanu’ and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’

If you’re a film fan and just now getting interested in film music, we’re going to let you in on a little secret. See the happy guy in the picture above? That is Steve Jablonsky. He works in Hollywood. He writes music, big music in fact, and he’s been at the forefront of high-octane films, […]

Ho-Hum Trailer…’Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’

Yes, Dudes and Dudettes, major-league butt-kicking is back in town. The first trailer (and subsequent ones now that we think about it) for 2014’s Turtles didn’t give us the warm fuzzies. Worse than that, the trailers were actually better than the film and the plot. The only redeeming elements were Brian Tyler’s awesome score and […]

Interview…Composer Penka Kouneva on ‘The Woman Astronaut’

Film and game composer Penka Kouneva has worked for 15 years in Los Angeles on a variety of projects from games, to shorts, to feature films. Her own music is a blend of her Eastern-European upbringing, classical training, modern film & game music, and influences ranging from rock, electronica, Medieval chant to non-Western music. A woman […]

Sweet Trailer…’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’

If there’s one filmmaker who makes the films that he wants to see, regardless of what the critics say, it’s got to be Michael Bay. A bit of a change from his standard overblown (emphasis on both over and blown) blockbuster fare, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi is a slightly more sophisticated Bay […]

CONTEST CLOSED – Win A Copy of the ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ CD Score by Steve Jablonsky

Attention: CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. All winners have been notified. Thanks for your interest in Transformers: Age of Extinction. ——————————————————————————————————————————— Go,See,Talk and La-La Land Records are offering FIVE lucky fans a copy of the film score soundtrack to TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION. This CD is a special release and these promo copies are from the limited run of 3000 units (click here for […]

La-La Land Records To Release Steve Jablonsky’s ‘TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION’ Score

If you read our site regularly, you’ll know that Steve Jablonsky is one of our favorite film score composers. On more than one occasion, Steve has sat with us to talk, at length, about his experiences scoring films, TV shows, even video games. Most recently, we talked with him in June to discuss collaborating with […]

Interview…Film Composer Steve Jablonsky On Collaboration and the New Sound of Transformers

Fresh off the plane from London, film composer Steve Jablonsky is just starting to wind down from his last project. And why wouldn’t he? Working on Transformers: Age of Extinction (which came out just four weeks ago and will very soon be the first movie of 2014 to reach the $1 billion mark) over the last […]

Exclusive: Interview (Part III)…Film Composer Steve Jablonsky on Experimentation and Career Experiences

We’ve come to the final post, Part III of the 90 minute interview we had with the incomparable Steve Jablonsky. Hitting on a number of topics we got a deeper look into his process and Steve offers even more personal experiences and insight into his phenomenal scores. If you’re just joining us, check out Part […]

Exclusive: Interview (Part II)…Steve Jablonsky’s Big Break, His Process, and Living In Michael Bay’s World

In Part I of our interview with film composer Steve Jablonsky we talked about his recent score for Ender’s Game. A major player in the word of film music Jablonsky has made a name for himself contributing to and fully scoring some of the most successful blockbusters in the last decade. Working with the likes […]