Happy Birthday Mark Mancina!

So many wonderful scores, Twister, Return To Paradise, Moana, ...

WonderCon 2018 - Come Meet Us!

WonderCon 2018 here we come!

In exactly one month we return to WonderCon for our 4th time! Come by and say hi and talk soundtracks with our ...

IMPORTANT FACEBOOK ANNOUNCEMENT - PLEASE READ!

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ - IMPORTANT !!!

We love our Facebook community and have enjoyed all the great responses to our QUESTION OF THE DAY posts, UP CLOSE WITH VARESE, SCORE STORIES and all the great ...



 

Frederik Wiedmann - 5 Questions!

Enjoy this latest edition of 5 Questions with Hangman composer, Frederik Wiedmann!

1. Describe your latest soundtrack on Varese.

Wiedmann: The story of this film is rather complex. One the one hand we are dealing with the relentless serial ...

Score Stories: Douglas Trumbull (Director Of Silent Running)

Lets start 2018 with a really great score story from the director of Silent Running as well as Brainstorm and if that's not enough, he also did special effects on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Mr. Douglas Trumbull

"I was a big Joan Baez fan. This was the 70’s you have to forgive me. So I was listening to this music. It was a personal thing as I had all these records and ...

SPARTACUS AT GOLDEN GLOBES!

At 101 years young Spartacus himself, actor Kirk Douglas, made a rare appearance at the 75th Annual Golden Globes with his ...

2017 Best Score Eligibility List

141 scores are eligible this year in the category of Best Score, but who will be nominated??? We give you our class of 2017 list:

1. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
by Carter ...

 

75th Annual Golden Globe Nominations ARE OUT!!

75th Golden Globes nominations are out!

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is leading with 6 nominations including:
Best Motion Picture - Drama
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE ...

 

Cliff Eidelman Birthday !

Happy birthday Cliff Eidelman!

He's made us laugh, cry and has taken us on some thrilling ...

 

The Magnificent Movie Poster World of Drew Struzan - Concert

From Robert Townson,

"What a night that was. I am so grateful to everyone who took part and everyone who attended "The Magnificent Movie Poster World of Drew Struzan" last night! Here's a group ... "

Graeme Revell BIRTHDAY !!

For almost 25 years we've had the privilege of working with today's birthday composer Graeme Revell!  So many albums so many memories! Graeme Revell we wish you simply the best today on your birthday. Keep the ...

Lalo Schifrin 85th Birthday Concert

Conducted by Chris Walden & Hosted by Robert Townson. A historic night celebrating one of the most acclaimed composers of our time, Lalo Schifrin! Check out our Facebook page for more photos in the coming weeks!

Lalo had this to say at the event, " "I feel ...

Danny Elfman BIRTHDAY!!!

From FORBIDDEN ZONE to PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE to BEFORE I WAKE composer Danny Elfman has always given us a unique and ...

Jerry Goldsmith WALK OF FAME Celebration

JERRY GOLDSMITH: Walk Of Fame Celebration!

We lost Jerry on July 21, 2004, but to this day and forevermore he remains one of film music's greatest stars and most legendary composers. His work is cherished by film and music fans the world over. His life, career and music continues to inspire ...

5 ?'s w/Rachel Portman - THEIR FINEST

Enjoy our latest 5 ?'s segment with Oscar winner, Rachel Portman as she talks about THEIR FINEST!

1. Did the director give you any interesting instructions or feedback to help you create the tonal palette?

RP: Their Finest is set in 1940s London during the Blitz.  The music is a mixture of orchestral wistful, thematic, at times up-tempo underscore with Themes for Catrin the protagonist and for the war.

 

2.  Was there a particular scene you felt was key to the film?

Alan Silvestri Birthday Tribute !

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALAN SILVESTRI !!!

Time and time again Alan Silvestri has proven himself a skillful composer who can tackle any genre from the tender feather theme in "Forrest Gump" to the action heavy scores like "The A-Team" and "Predator." Enjoy this playlist as you discover why Alan Silvestri is still one of the most sought after composers working in the industry today! Happy Birthday Maestro!
Alan Silvestri Spotify Birthday Playlist: http://tinyurl.com/q8v7yv6

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