Composer Kris Dirksen and the music of Cinemax's Quarry

Check out this great video with Composer Kris Dirksen which profiles his work behind the sounds of Cinemax's show Quarry. ###ABOUT COMPOSER KRIS DIRKSEN: Kris Dirksen is a dynamic and sought-after film and TV composer with over one hundred aired credits to his name. Currently, Kris is scoring ... More


Diane Warren shares the powerful impact of her and Lady Gaga's 'Til It Happens to You' from 'The Hunting Ground' Documentary

Songwriter Diane Warren recently spoke with the SoundWorks Collection about her collaboration with Lady Gaga about their song, 'Til It Happens to You' which was featured in the 2015 campus rape documentary The Hunting Ground, which ... More


Composer Cliff Martinez and Director Nicolas Winding Refn reunite for The Neon Demon

Three times the charm for veteran film composer Cliff Martinez and director Nicolas Winding Refn. Ever since their initial collaboration on 2011’s sexy indie thriller Drive, the two artists have gone together like Gosling and a hammer. Now, they’re back for Refn’s ... More


Belgian Music Phenomenon, Ozark Henry to Release "Paramount" in U.S.

– Belgian Pop/Rock musician Piet Goddaer, better known as Ozark Henry, is poised to release his highly-anticipated album, Paramount, in the U.S. on September 18th (preorders beginning August 21st). Since the 1990’s, Ozark Henry has been a strong cultural icon and creative force in Belgium ... More


The Music of Syfy's Dominion with Composer Bill Brown

Music by composer Bill Brown from SyFy's DOMINION Season 2 (Behind the Scenes recording in the studio with Bill Brown and Tina Guo) ###ABOUT COMPOSER BILL BROWN: Bill Brown is an award-winning composer and creative force behind the musical scores of fan-favorite TV, film and video game ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Jack Wall - Call of Duty: Black Ops III

This week we talk with Composer Jack Wall about his work on the critically acclaimed Call of Duty: Black Ops III video game. ###ABOUT COMPOSER JACK WALL: Jack Wall’s distinguished musical career includes composing for film, television, video games and ... More


James Newton Howard Honored at Hollywood in Vienna Concert Event

Director M. Night Shyamalan and composer Hans Zimmer both sent personal greetings to the Vienna Concert Hall that were delivered to an emotional James Newton Howard on stage by Hollywood in Vienna founder, Sandra Tomek. Hans Zimmer graciously expressed his admiration for his colleague and for ... More


Vienna - Film Music Capital of the World

Vienna is about to become an important location for film music. Hollywood in Vienna, The International Film Music Symposium Vienna, The Vienna Symphonic Library and Vienna Recording Stage with support of The Vienna Tourist Board and the Vienna Film Commission are all happy to have contributed to setting new impulses ... More


In the studio with score composer Dominik Scherrer working on "The Missing"

###About Dominik Scherrer: Is a composer of film soundtracks based in London. He has written the award winning score and theme for the Miss Marple series with Geraldine McEwan and Julia McKenzie, the sci-fi hit series Primeval, the comedy Scenes of a Sexual Nature starring Ewan ... More



Following his recent collaborations with 343 Industries on the re-imagined soundtrack to "Halo 2: Anniversary" and original score for "Halo Spartan: Assault," award-winning composer and music producer Tom Salta returns to the iconic "Halo" video game series to provide an original score for "Halo: ... More


Composer Chris Willis and Mickey Mouse Cartoons

Meet Composer Chris Willis the composer for the new Mickey Mouse shorts, and learn what it's like to create the music for them.


Composer James Newton Howard Honored at "Hollywood in Vienna 2015"

Founder and CEO of “Hollywood in Vienna” Sandra Tomek is excited to welcome distinguished composer James Newton Howard as the guest of honor and recipient of the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award. The annual film music gala “Hollywood in Vienna,” now in its eighth year, will take ... More


Antonio Sánchez Performs Live Score of BIRDMAN

Footage from BIRDMAN drummer/composer Antonio Sánchez and Michael Keaton at a live score screening at the Ace Hotel Los Angeles! ###ABOUT BIRDMAN: BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic ... More


Making of a Film Score - The Great Human Odyssey

Filmmaker and Anthropologist Niobe Thompson teamed up with Composer Darren Fung to create a magnificent musical score for the upcoming CBC series The Great Human Odyssey. In an era when live-recorded orchestral scores are a dying breed, Thompson and Fung brought the Edmonton Symphony and ProCoro Canada to one ... More


The music of SERIAL podcast by Mark Henry Phillips and Nick Thorburn

Serial's original score comes from both Mark Henry Phillips and Nick Thorburn. Mark Henry Phillips composes much of the music for Serial and also mixes the show. Mark is a composer and sound designer and has worked on many critically acclaimed films such as the Oscar-nominated Cutie ... More


Sunset Overdrive - Behind the Music

Pyramind Studios Produces 42 Song Original Soundtrack for Xbox One Exclusive, “Sunset Overdrive”. Producing the one hundred and fifty minutes of original music for Sunset Overdrive was a large under taking. Pyramind Studios’ Director of Production, Gregory J. Gordon, led the Pyramind team, acting as music ... More


The Music of Order 1866 by Composer Jason Graves

Ready At Dawn discusses their creative process in creating the music of The Order, in video four of our Behind The Scenes series. The Order: 1886™ launches 20/2/15 only on PlayStation™4. The Order: 1886 introduces players to a unique vision of Victorian-Era London where Man uses advanced technology to ... More


How Interstellar’s Stunning Score Was Made

Watching Interstellar, it’s easy to get caught up in Christopher Nolan’s gorgeous, data-rich visualizations of black holes and tidal waves. But as I wrote last week, the film’s score—composed by longtime Nolan collaborator Hans Zimmer—is equally (if not more) impressive, both in terms of its emotional heft and its ... More


District 9 Soundtrack Double LP

Upon its release in 2009, DISTRICT 9 transcended the confines of the science fiction/thriller film genre to become a certified mainstream phenomenon. A Peter Jackson production as well as the directorial debut by writer Neill Blomkamp, DISTRICT 9 was nominated for four Academy Awards®™ including Best Picture, in addition to ... More


Trent Reznor on composing the score for "Gone Girl"

Award-winning Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor discusses his life and career, and explains the creative process behind scoring the suspense thriller "Gone Girl." On January 21, 2014, Trent Reznor announced that he and Atticus Ross would provide the score, marking their third collaboration with ... More


Book of Life Soundtrack by Composer Gustavo Santaolalla

Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack and the original score by Gustavo Santaolalla for the film, The Book of Life. The original film soundtrack is available now digitally and will be released on CD on October 27. The original score soundtrack is ... More


Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Original Soundtrack

Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier record label dedicated to video game soundtracks, in partnership with Disney Interactive and Harmonix, today announced plans to release the "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Original Soundtrack," featuring the original score and classical music selections from the ... More


The Music Of Hans Zimmer - The Definitive Collection

From 1988's South African political drama A World Apart and then through three decades of Hollywood blockbusters including Gladiator, Pirates Of The Caribbean and Batman to 2014's The Amazing Spider-Man 2, this 6 CD, 77 track compilation brings together the very best music from one of the most accomplished ... More


There Will Be Blood Live - Screening With Live Score by London Contemporary Orchestra

By arrangement with Miramax and Park Circus Films, Roundhouse is pleased to be the home of a series of world-premiere screenings of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Academy Award-winning There Will Be Blood with Jonny Greenwood’s score performed live by the London Contemporary ... More


Original Soundtrack from Composer Trevor Morris Releases Music from "Vikings" Season Two

Sony Music is pleased to announce the release of the original soundtrack of the second season of the successful HISTORY television series VIKINGS, featuring music composed by Trevor Morris. Morris has composed music for both seasons of the drama series. Morris is a ... More


An Evening with Showtime Composers Event

On Monday night, two of Showtime's most talented composers, Sean Callery and Daniel Licht participated in the Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL) panel "An Evening with Showtime Composers." The panel was moderated by SCL member and established composer, Craig Stuart Garfinkle, and was presented in ... More


The Music of Falling Skies with Composer Noah Sorota

###About Composer Noah Sorota: Noah developed a love for music at a young age. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Noah began on violin at the age of three and added instruments to his musical arsenal throughout his childhood, including: clarinet, piano, saxophone, trumpet, guitar, and mandolin. His ... More


The House of Cards - Season 2 Soundtrack Release

Varèse Sarabande Records will release THE HOUSE OF CARDS: SEASON 2 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack as a 2 disc set digitally and on CD June 17th. The soundtrack features original score composed by Jeff Beal (MONK, BLACKFISH). Award-winning composer Jeff Beal scores HOUSE OF CARDS, the Emmy® and Golden ... More


X-MEN: Days of Future Past Soundtrack

Sony Music announces the release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of X-Men: Days of Future Past, featuring music composed by BAFTA Award winner John Ottman. The soundtrack will be available digitally on May 19 and on CD June 3. The composer is no stranger to this epic movie series and to the superhero genre. ... More


Making the Music of Godzilla with Composer Alexandre Desplat