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Carlo Savina's Perversione/Stress
20-Feb-2020 - Quartet Records and Gruppo Sugar present the premiere releases of two Carlo Savina psychedelic cult classics. The score for Perversione (La Encadenada) is largely based around a piano theme for the character of the son – actor Anthony Steffen was actually an accomplished pianist and had played musicians in several of his films. The depraved hallucinations feature the incomparable vocal solos of Edda dell’Orso. Savina’s score for Stress is quite short and is largely characterized by a baroque feel reinforcing the ideas of the prodigal son’s returning with children’s vocals, lullabies and a cembalo. The main and end credits featuring Edda dell’Orso are available for the first time as they were replaced with classical and folk music respectively. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.
David Newman's Hoffa
8-Feb-2020 - La-La Land Records and 20th Century Fox present the remastered and expanded re-issue of composer David Newman’s original motion picture score to the 1992 historical dramatic epic Hoffa. An important work in composer David Newman’s canon, HOFFA is an orchestral wonder, grand in emotional scope and sweep, evoking and supporting the powerful dramatic waves inherent in this film’s true-story telling of the rise and fall of the U.S. labor movement’s titular hero, Jimmy Hoffa. This limited edition release of 2000 units features a running time of more than 30 minutes beyond the original 1993 soundtrack presentation, featuring previously unreleased cues and bonus tracks. For more info and ordering, visit La-La Land Records.
Rob's Papicha
2-Feb-2020 - In collaboration with Hippocampus and High Sea Production, Music Box Records presents the premiere CD release of the score for Mounia Meddour's Papicha (2019) composed by Rob (Maniac, Planetarium, The Bureau). Algeria, 1990s. Nedjma, an 18 year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to keep her from experiencing a normal life. As the social climate becomes more conservative, she rejects the new bans set by the radicals and decides to fight for her freedom and independence by putting on a fashion show. Rob composed a very delicate and haunting score which emphasizes the energy, the freshness and the charisma of the lead characters. The album contains two exclusive bonus tracks that are not available on digital release. For more info and ordering, visit Music Box Records.
Zeltia Montes' El Silencio Del Pantano
23-Jan-2020 - Quartet Records and Zeta Audiovisual present a new score composed by Zeltia Montes (ADIOS, FRAGIL EQUILIBRIO, VILAMOR) for the thriller-drama El Silencio Del Pantano (THE SILENCE OF TH SWAMP). Directed by Marc Vigil, the film is about a writer of crime stories, who discovers that the reality is more criminal than the stories he writes. Zetia Montes’ provides an intense, exciting and highly vigorous score with thick herrmannesque orchestral colors - lyrical, dark and rhythmic, including a haunting main theme. The music is sensitively performed by the Filmharmonic Orchestra of Prague under the baton of the director Joan Martorell. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.

22-Jan-2020 -
Martin Phipps' The Crown: Season 3
21-Jan-2020 - Music on Vinyl will release on February 21 the score for The Crown: Season 3. The series feature an entirely new cast of acclaimed actors taking over the very famous royal roles of the earlier two series.. The music for season three is composed by Martin Phipps, who has previously composed soundtracks for Black Mirror and Peaky Blinders. This neo-minimalistic score makes use of different tempos, string-based undertones and brass chorus lines. It's a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on green marbled (transparent green & black mixed) vinyl. For more info and ordering, visit Music on Vinyl.
Danny Elfman's Dolores Claiborne
20-Jan-2020 - Varèse Sarabande has released the 2-CD DeLuxe Edition of Dolores Claiborne, one of the most important and impressive film scores of Danny Elfman. Dolores Claiborne is an often overlooked and grossly under-appreciated score from the maestro. Not only does it depart from Elfman’s characteristic style both aurally and compositionally, but it also displays Elfman’s maturity as a filmmaker and storyteller using music to define, paint, and coax a psychological narrative. This 2 CD Deluxe Edition greatly expands the soundtrack from 9 to 31 tracks with new notes and extra photos! For more info and ordering, visit Varèse Sarabande.
Tom Holkenborg's Terminator: Dark Fate
26-Dec-2019 - Mondo, and Paramount Pictures present Tom Holkenborg's kinetic, fist pumping score to Terminator: Dark Fate. Similar to MAD MAX FURY ROAD, another film featuring a brilliant Tom Holkenborg score (A.K.A. Junkie XL), TERMINATOR DARK FATE is a movie that starts with a bang and never let's up. Holkenborg's ability to capture the controlled chaos of the chase is masterful, as it manages to weave in a delicate homage to Brad Fiedel's original TERMINATOR score without disrupting his own sonic take on the franchise. Featuring a brand new illustration by Sara Deck, the soundtrack is pressed on 2x 180 Gram Black vinyl and housed in a wide-spine sleeve with two printed inner sleeves. For more info and ordering, visit Mondo.
Pedro Almodóvar & Alberto Iglesias Film Music Collection
18-Dec-2019 - Quartet Records and El Deseo present a mammoth 11-CD box Film Music Collection, that compiles revised and remastered editions of all the soundtracks from the films on which Pedro Almodóvar and Alberto Iglesias have worked together—a partnership that celebrates 25 years of uninterrupted collaboration this year. Since all the albums were virtually complete, this edition doesn’t includes extra music, although all the albums (many of them out-of-print for years) have been meticulously remastered. The box set includes 11 CDs in individual cardboard sleeves and a 60-page booklet.
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Francesco de Masi's Il Segno Del Coyote
17-Dec-2019 - Beat Records has released Francesco de Masi's score for Il Segno Del Coyote. The movie was released in 1963 and directed by Mario Caiano. The music by Maestro de Masi represents the first Italian score for a Western movie, still without the trademarks that would define the genre from the following year. Instead, the music composed by the Maestro was a wink to the Hollywood productions of the day, written in his typical symphonic style. The score is now available integrally in their classic CDCR series featuring a lot of unreleased music, with mastering by Enrico De Gemini, graphic layout by Daniele De Gemini, liner notes by Filippo de Masi and English edit by Josh Mitchell. For more info and ordering, visit Beat Records.
 
Jerry Goldsmith’s The Great Train Robbery
16-Dec-2019 - Quartet Records and MGM present a new re-mastered edition of Jerry Goldsmith’s score for the 1978 Victorian adventure-comedy caper, The Great Train Robbery. Goldsmith’s score is one of the best of its period. It features a catchy, vibrant main theme, the locomotive for an exciting, elegant score, powerfully performed by the National Philharmonic Orchestra and recorded with great precision and detail by Eric Tomlinson at Anvil Studios in London. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the international release of the film (it premiered at the end of 1978 only in the UK) and the release of the original LP, Quartet Records presents an all-new edition with CD 1 showcasing for the first time the score as intended for the film. CD 2 contains the original 1/4″ stereo album master newly transferred. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.  
Bill Conti's The Karate Kid
15-Dec-2019 - La-La Land Records and Sony Pictures present the re-mastered reissue of Bill Conti’s score to the 1984 classic The Karate Kid. Previously out of print, the legendary THE KARATE KID score returns, sounding better than ever. The new, exclusive liner notes by Al Kaplan include new interview comments from Bill Conti, along with an introductory message from star Macchio. Conti’s wonderful and perfectly-pitched score stands the test of time. It’s the film’s musical heart – beating with drama, excitement and inspiration to spare! This special limited edition CD release of 3000 units was sourced from studio vault elements and is expanded with additional music tracks, including the composer’s score for the film’s final fight, which was unused in the film. For more info and ordering, visit La-La Land Records.
Riz Ortolani's Un Dramma Borghese
21-Nov-2019 - DigitSoundtracks will release the complete score by Riz Ortolani for the film Un Dramma Borghese (aka Mimi) for the first time on CD. Riz Ortolani composed an orchestral soundtrack with a recurring main theme resembling a children’s lullaby which was written for the adolescent girl in the film. It has a dramatic introduction and is then expanded on with the harpsichord and reprised in different versions with oboe, harp and guitar, giving it a touch of magic. The rustic atmosphere is often interrupted by dramatic and mysterious passages, as well as baroque music in a pop arrangement. They were able to access the masters in stereo from the original recording session and use everything that had been recorded. For more info and ordering, visit DigitSoundtracks.
Tom Holkenborg's Terminator: Dark Fate
19-Nov-2019 - La-La Land Records and Paramount Pictures present the original motion picture score to the sci-fi action big screen event Terminator: Dark Fate, starring Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mackenzie Davis, produced by James Cameron. Acclaimed composer Tom Holkenborg (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, DEADPOOL, ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL) astounds with a riveting orchestral and electronic action score that expertly complements all the big-scale thrills, suspense and intense drama embodied within this new, blockbuster installment of the famed TERMINATOR franchise. Like the film itself, Holkenborg’s striking music recalls the past, but also charges ahead into exciting new sonic territory. For more info and ordering, visit La-La Land Records.  
Philippe Sarde's The Tenant
23-Oct-2019 - Quartet Records and Paramount Pictures present the premiere vinyl release of the iconic score by Philippe Sarde (Ghost Story, Lord of the Flies, Pirates, César et Rosalie) for a Roman Polanski horror tale The Tenant. One of the most important aspects of The Tenant is that it was the first collaboration between Polanski and composer Philippe Sarde—who was only 28 years old when he composed the score. The music featured a complicated orchestration that required an unusual arrangement of the orchestra. The use of crystal harmonica gives the score a disturbing and bleak character. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.
Lorne Balfe's Gemini Man
21-Oct-2019 - La-La Land Records and Paramount Pictures present the original motion picture score to the big-screen sci-fi action feature film Gemini Man, starring Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Clive Owen, and directed by Ang Lee. Renowned composer Lorne Balfe (Mission: Impossible - Fall Out, 12 Strong) fashions a riveting, propulsive orchestral score that harnesses all the big-scale action and suspense living within this exciting tale of an older hitman who faces off against his younger self. Produced by the composer and mastered by Rueben Cohen, this special CD release is limited to 3000 copies. For more info and ordering, visit La-La Land Records.
Zbigniew Preisner's Shi Gu
17-Oct-2019 - Caldera Records present Zbigniew Preisner’s score for the motion picture Lost And Love (Shi Gu). It tells a harrowing (and apparently true) story of loves lost. The love described in the film is the love between parents and their children. For her feature film debut, Sanyuan Peng chose Zbigniew Preisner as composer who wrote one of his very best works, a delicate and yet passionate score which is rich in themes and variations. Its most prominent theme is – fittingly – a lullaby which opens the album. It is a melody which recurs throughout the score in different metamorphoses. For more info and ordering, visit Caldera Records.
Steven Price's Suicide Squad
16-Oct-2019 - Music on Vinyl has released the second version of Suicide Squad on vinyl. It's the story of a secret government agency run by Amanda Waller, named A.R.G.U.S that creates a task force comprising super villains, the "Suicide Squad". They are assigned to execute dangerous tasks in exchange for shorter prison sentences. The score is written and composed by Steven Price, who recently won Academy, Bafta and several other awards for his "Gravity" score. For more info and ordering, visit Music on Vinyl.

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1-Oct-2019 - Nelson Riddle's Rough Cut
24-Sep-2019 - Nainita Desai’s Untamed Romania
12-Sep-2019 - Stelvio Cipriani's Second Spring
7-Aug-2019 - David Newman's Heathers
6-Aug-2019 - Mychael Danna's After The Wedding
5-Aug-2019 - Philippe Sarde's Ghost Story
4-Aug-2019 - Philippe Sarde's The Tenant
9-Jul-2019 - New from Hereford Records
3-Jul-2019 - Christopher Lennertz' Shaft
12-Jun-2019 - George Fenton's Red Joan
9-Jun-2019 - Harold Faltermeyer's Fletch Lives
8-Jun-2019 - Mark Isham's A Dog's Journey
7-May-2019 - Claude Bolling's Louisiane
6-May-2019 - James Griffiths' Lancaster Skies
7-Apr-2019 - John Williams' Saving Private Ryan
22-Mar-2019 - James Horner's Project X
19-Mar-2019 - Danny Elfman's Dumbo
15-Mar-2019 - Leonard Rosenman's Robocop 2
20-Feb-2019 - Patrick Doyle's All Is True
12-Feb-2019 - Jerry Goldsmith's Archer/Warning Shot
10-Feb-2019 - Jerome Moross' The Cardinal
2-Feb-2019 - Jerry Goldsmith's L.A. Confidential
1-Feb-2019 - Tom Holkenborg's Alita: Battle Angel
8-Jan-2019 - Ilan Eshkeri's Informer
28-Dec-2018 - Gabriel Yared's La Lune Dans Le Caniveau
10-Dec-2018 - The new releases of Quartet Records
5-Dec-2018 - John Williams' Schindler's List
4-Nov-2018 - Guido & Maurizio de Angelis' Savana Violenta
2-Nov-2018 - Anne-Kathrin Dern's The Jade Pendant
3-Oct-2018 - Dave Porter's Breaking Bad
29-Sep-2018 - Daniel Hart's The Old Man & The Gun
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