Three new movies have opened in theaters nationwide this past Wednesday:

Opening in most theaters is the animated feature Encanto directed by Byron Howard & Jared Bush and starring Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero,Wilmer Valderrama, Adassa,  Diane Guerrero, Jessica Darrow, Angie Cepeda, Rhenzy Feliz, Mauro Castillo and Carolina Gaitan. The film’s original score is composed by Germaine Franco (Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Dope, TagLittle) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Moana, Hamilton, In the Heights) has written the movie’s original songs. Walt Disney Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the songs and score last Friday and a CD version will be coming out next month. Click here for the full album details and for more information about the Walt Disney Animation Studios production.

Also opening wide is the biographical crime drama House of Gucci directed by Ridley Scott and starring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Reeve Carney, Jack Huston, Jeremy Irons, Salma Hayek and Al Pacino. Harry Gregson-Williams (The Chronicles of Narnia, The Martian, ShrekMulanKingdom of HeavenMan on FireThe Town) has composed the film’s original score. Interscope Records & Decca Records are set to release a soundtrack album according to the movie’s end credits, but no announcement has been made yet. Check out our scoring assignment announcement to learn more about the drama, which is being distributed by MGM Studios/United Artists. Read the rest of this entry »

Maisie Music Publishing will release a soundtrack album for the Netflix anime series Super Crooks. The album features selections of the show’s original music composed by DJ/record producer Towa Tai (Big Man Japan). The soundtrack will be released digitally tomorrow, November 27. The streaming/download link will be added to this page within the next day. A CD and vinyl edition will be released by Columbia Records Japan on December 10 and is available to order as an import on Amazon. Super Crooks is written by Dai Sato based on the graphic novel of the same name by Mark Millar and artist Leinil Yu, directed by Motonobu Hori and produced by Japanese anime studio bones. The series follows a crew of small-time crooks with super powers who are recruited by Johnny Bolt for one last heist targeting a ruthless super-powered crime boss. Read the rest of this entry »

RCA Records has released a soundtrack EP for the DreamWorks Animation’s special Trolls Holiday in Harmony. The 5-track EP features two original songs (Together Now & Tiny’s Journey) from the special co-written and produced by composer Joseph Shirley (The Book of Boba Fett, The Mysterious Benedict Society, Bad Trip, Fairfax) and performed by the project’s voice cast, as well as a cover of Stevie Wonder’s Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Also included is a score suite by Shirley. The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on all major digital music platforms, including Amazon. Also listen to all five tracks after the jump. Trolls Holiday in Harmony is written and directed by Sean Charmatz & Tim Heitz and features the voices of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Kenan Thompson, Rachel Bloom, Ron Funches, Anderson .Paak, Kunal Nayyar, Anthony Ramos, Ester Dean, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Walt Dohrn and Karan Soni. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album for the Netflix documentary 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible. The album features the film’s original music composed by Nainita Desai (For Sama, The Tower, The Reason I JumpAmerican Murder: The Family Next DoorEnslaved, Sophie: A Murder in West Cork, Enemy WithinTelling Lies). Visit Amazon or any other major digital music services to stream/download the soundtrack and to check out audio samples. 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible is directed by Torquil Jones  and follows fearless Nepali mountaineer Nimsdai Purja as he embarks on a seemingly impossible quest to summit all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks in seven months. Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (Free Solo, The Rescue) Noah Media Group and Little Monster Films serve as executive producers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mascot Records has released the new version of the traditional Christmas carol Angels from the Realms of Glory from the Netflix original film A Castle for Christmas. The song produced by the movie’s composer Jeff Rona (White Squall, Chicago Hope, Claws, Exit Wounds) & Rune Westberg and performed by Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Beth Hart is now available to stream/download on all major digital music services, including Amazon. Check out the official lyric video below. A Castle for Christmas is directed by Mary Lambert and stars Brooke Shields, Cary Elwes, Lee Ross, Tina Gray, Andi Osho, Eilidh Loan, Vanessa Grasse, Stephen Oswald and Desiree Birch. Read the rest of this entry »

La-La Land Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1971 musical comedy Fiddler on the Roof directed by Norman Jewison and starring Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Paul Mann and Molly Picon. The album features the film’s music adapted and conducted by John Williams (Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Schindler’s List, Jaws, Home Alone) who received his first Academy Award for his work on the project. The 3-CD set, which is limited to 5,000 copies, includes the remastered original soundtrack recording program on the first disc, alternate versions on the second disc and early “playback” versions of the songs, as well as selections of Williams’ underscore and other musical material released for the first time on the third disc. The 50th Anniversary Edition will be available to purchase on the label’s official website on Tuesday, November 30. Visit La-La Land’s Facebook page for the full track list and for more information about the release. Read the rest of this entry »

22D Music has released a soundtrack album for the animated feature The Summit of the Gods (Le sommet des dieux). The album features the film’s original music composed by Amine Bouhafa (TimbuktuThe Man Who Sold His SkinBeauty and the Dogs, Gagarine, A Son). Visit Amazon or any other major digital music services to stream/download the soundtrack and to check out audio samples. The Summit of the Gods is directed by Patrick Imbert and features the voices of Lazare Herson-Macarel, Éric Herson-Macarel, Damien Boisseau, Elisabeth Ventura and Kylian Rehlinger. The movie centers on a photojournalist’s obsessive quest for the truth about the first expedition to Mt. Everest that leads him to search for an esteemed climber who went missing. Read the rest of this entry »

La-La Land Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1994 martial arts movie The Next Karate Kid directed by Christopher Cain and starring Noriyuki “Pat” Morita, Hilary Swank and Michael Ironside. The album features the expanded and original score from the Columbia Pictures production composed by Academy Award winner Bill Conti (Rocky, Masters of the Universe, The Right Stuff, For Your Eyes Only, The Thomas Crown Affair) who also scored the first three installments in The Karate Kid series, including previously unreleased additional music tracks and alternate cues. The CD, which is limited to 3,000 copies, will be available to order on the label’s official website this coming Tuesday, November 30. Visit La-La Land Records’ Facebook page for the full album details. Read the rest of this entry »

Viacom International has released a soundtrack album for Nickelodeon’s live-action movie A Loud House Christmas. The album features the songs from the film by written by Doug Rockwell, Michelle Robin Lewis, Oh, Hush!, Grayson DeWolfe Alex Geringas & others. Also included is the movie’s original score composed by Nick Urata (Paddington, Crazy, Stupid, Love., Little Miss Sunshine, Focus). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon (and any other major digital music stores), where you can also check out audio samples. A Loud House Christmas is written by Liz Maccie, directed by Jonathan Judge and stars Wolfgang Schaeffer, Jahzir Bruno, Brian Stepanek, Muretta Moss, Lexi DiBenedetto, Dora Dolphin, Sophia Woodward, Catherine Ashmore Bradley,  Morgan McGill, Aubin Bradley, Ella Allan , Mia Allan, Lexi Janicek and Charlotte Ann Tucker. Read the rest of this entry »

Maisie Music Publishing has released the original song Freezie Day from the Netflix holiday special Waffles + Mochi’s Holiday Feast. The track is written and produced by Shirdhar Solanki & Sidh Solanki and performed by the show’s cast feat. Tracee Ellis Ross is now available to stream/download on all major digital music platforms, including Amazon. Also check out the sing-a-long music video after the jump. Waffles + Mochi’s Holiday Feast is co-written and directed by Jeremy Konner and stars Michelle Zamora, Russ Walko, Michelle Obama, Andy Hayward, Diona Elise Burnett, Taleia Gilliam, Johanna Unger, Piotr Michael and Jonathan Kidder. Read the rest of this entry »