Lakeshore Records has released the cover version of Blue Skies from the CBS All Access original series Star Trek: Picard. The song, which was originally written by Irving Berlin, is performed by actress Isa Briones and produced and conducted by the show’s composer Jeff Russo (Star Trek: Discovery, Fargo, Legion). The track is now available to stream/download as a digital single on Amazon. Also listen to the full song after the jump. The label has previously released a soundtrack album featuring selections of Russo’s score from the first half of the show’s first season and will release a second album  featuring music from the second part soon. Read the rest of this entry »

Will Blair & Brooke Blair (Green RoomBlue RuinHold the DarkI Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore, Black Christmas) have been tapped to score the upcoming noir thriller The Virtuoso. The film is directed by Nick Stagliano (The Florentine) and stars Anthony Hopkins, Anson Mount, Abbie Cornish, Eddie Marsan, David Morse, Richard Brake and Diora Baird. The movie revolves around a professional assassin who must track down and kill his latest target to satisfy an outstanding debt to his mentor. James C. Wolf (Good Day for It) wrote the screenplay. Stagliano is also producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

Invada Records has released a soundtrack album for the French/Finnish documentary This Train I Ride. The album features the film’s original music composed by Warren Ellis (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford , Hell or High Water, The Road, Lawless, Mustang, The Proposition). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio clips. A vinyl edition will be released later this year. This Train I Ride is directed by Arno Bitschy and tells the story of a group of women living on the fringe in a rapidly changing country and who are are hopping on freight trains as a nomadic lifestyle. Read the rest of this entry »

Mark Mothersbaugh (Thor: Ragnarok, The LEGO Movie, 21/22 Jump Street, The Royal Tenenbaums, Hotel Transylvania) has recently recorded his score for the upcoming animated feature The Willoughbys. The film is directed by Kris Pearn & Cory Evans and features the voices of Will Forte, Alessia Cara, Ricky Gervais, Terry Crews, Maya Rudolph, Jane Krakowski and Martin Short. The movie is based on based on the children’s book of same name by Lois Lowry and tells the story of four children abandoned by their selfish parents who learn how to adapt their old-fashioned values to the contemporary world. Pearn also wrote the screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »

Ffin Records has released a soundtrack album for the mystery drama A Dark Place (Steel Country). The album features the film’s original score composed by John Hardy Music (Hidden). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. A Dark Place is directed by Simon Fellows and stars Andrew Scott, Bronagh Wagh, Denise Gough, Michael Rose, Christa Campbell, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Andrew Massett, Griff Furst, Jason Davis, Kate Forbes and Cory Scott Allen. The movie follows a small-town sanitation truck driver whose friendship with a young boy on his route leads to an obsession with the truth about the boy’s sudden disappearance. Read the rest of this entry »

Sony Music India has released a soundtrack album for the musical romance 99 Songs. The album features the original songs from the movie composed by Academy Award winner A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, The Hundred-Foot Journey, Million Dollar Arm, Elizabeth: The Golden Age) who is also producing the film and has made his screenwriting debut on the project. Also included is a track from the composer’s score (check out The Oracle after the jump). The soundtrack album is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out the full track list and listen to audio samples. 99 Songs is directed by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy and stars Ehan Bhat, Edilsy Vargas, Aditya Seal, Lisa Ray and Manisha Koirala. Read the rest of this entry »

Ram Khatabakhsh (The Hunger Games Exhibition, Transformers Autobots) is currently scoring the upcoming sci-fi film Skylin3s. The third installment in the Skyline franchise is written and directed by Liam O’Donnell and stars Lindsey Morgan, Jonathan Howard, Alexander Siddig, Rhona Mitra, Daniel Bernhardt and James Cosmo. The movie follows Captain Rose Corley who, after a deadly virus threatens to turn the now earth-dwelling friendly alien hybrids against humans, must lead a team of elite mercenaries on a mission to the alien world in order to save what’s left of humanity. Read the rest of this entry »

AMC has announced today that it has greenlit the musical anthology series American Anthem. Singer/songwriter and The Hold Steady member Craig Finn will compose the original songs and T Bone Burnett (O Brother, Where Art Thou?, True Detective, Nashville) will serve as the project’s music producer. The show is created by Scott Z. Burns (The ReportContagion) and executive produced  The 8-part musical dramedy tells the story of a middle class midwestern family tumbling down the ladder of American society; periodically bursting into song as they struggle to catch themselves. Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Chronicles of Narnia) will be executive producing the AMC Studios production. Read the rest of this entry »

Volker Bertelmann (aka Hauschka)  (LionAdrift, Hotel Mumbai, The Art of Racing in the RainGunpowder) has been hired to score the upcoming Showtime limited series Your Honor. The show is developed by Peter Moffat (The Night Of, The Last Post) based on the Israeli series Kvodo created by Ron Ninio & Shlomo Mashiach and stars Bryan Cranston, Carmen Ejogo, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Sofia Black-D’Elia, Hope Davis and Michael Stuhlbarg. The 10-part legal thriller is set in New Orleans and revolves around a respected judge whose son is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices. Read the rest of this entry »

LU Records has released a soundtrack album for the drama Draupadi Unleashed. The album features the film’s original music composed by Ahmet Kenan Bilgiç (Let’s Sin, Ivy, Limonata, Butterflies) with Can Saka. The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Draupadi Unleashed is directed by Tony Stopperan & Nisha Sabharwal and stars Salena Qureshi, Cas Anvar, Taaha Shah Badusha, Dominic Rains, Azita Ghanizada, Pooja Batra, Anil Kumar, Melanie Chandra, Saad Siddiqui and Abi Bais. The movie is set in 1930s British India and centers on sixteen-year-old girl who finds herself torn between true love, her duty to follow through with an arranged marriage and the powerful allure of a mysterious guru. Read the rest of this entry »