Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the found footage adventure Project Almanac directed by Dean Israelite, produced by Michael Bay and starring Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista, Allen Evangelista, Ginny Gardner and Ginny Gardner. The movie doesn’t feature an original score, but several songs by artists […]

Epicleff Media has announced the Kickstarter launch to raise funds to finish SCORE: A Film Music Documentary, a film that will feature A-list composers such as Danny Elfman (Batman, Spider-Man, Alice in Wonderland), Howard Shore (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Departed), John Debney (Passion of the Christ, Elf, Iron Man 2), Marco Beltrami (Scream, World War Z), Christophe […]

Academy Awards show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and actor Tim McGraw will perform the Oscar-nominated song I’m Not Gonna Miss You for Glen Campbell at the 87th Oscars ceremony on February 22. The song written by Campbell and Julian Raymond for the documentary feature Glen Campbell…I’ll Be […]

Oscar show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that singer, songwriter and actress Rita Ora will perform the Oscar-nominated song Grateful at the 87th Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 22. The song written by Diane Warren for Gina Prince-Bythewood’s film Beyond the Lights starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Nate Parker is one of […]

Academy Awards show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that musical artists Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar-nominated song Glory at the 87th Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, on Sunday, February 22. The song written by John Stephens (a.k.a. John Legend) and Lonnie Lynn (a.k.a. Common) for Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-nominated […]

Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris announced today on Twitter via a video message that Oscar-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez are writing an original multimedia, musical sequence, Moving Pictures, which Harris will perform on at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 22. The duo received their first Oscar in 2014 for the song […]

Academy Awards show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that Adam Levine will be performing the original song Lost Stars from Begin Again at this year’s Oscars ceremony on February 22. The song written by New Radicals’ Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois is one of the five nominees in the Best Original Song category. Levine who is best known as the lead singer for the […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the animated feature Strange Magic directed by Gary Rydstrom, produced by George Lucas and featuring the voices of Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth, Maya Rudolph, Sam Palladio, Meredith Anne Bull, Alfred Molina, Elijah Kelley, Bob Einstein and Peter Stormare. Marius de Vries (Moulin Rouge, […]

Tangerine Dream’s Edgar Froese (1944 – 2015)

Posted: January 23, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Tangerine Dream founder Edgar Froese has passed away at age 70. According to the band’s official Facebook page, the composer suddenly and unexpectedly died on January 20 from the effects of a pulmonary embolism in Vienna. Froese founded the electronic music group Tangerine Dream in 1967. In addition to producing dozens of studio albums, the band was best […]

Last night, the 5th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards were handed out at the Mack Sennett Studios in Hollywood. Dave Jordan received the honor in the Best Music Supervision in Motion Picture – Motion Picture Over 25M for his work on Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy. The film’s soundtrack release on Hollywood Records was […]