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  1. http://www.buysoundtrax.com/larsons_soundtrax-4-13-18.html A Great look at the scoring of the new NETFLIX version of LOST IN SPACE and interview with it's composer by Randall D. Larson
  2. New SOUNDTRAX column has posted:Feature Interviews:David Shire’s APOCOLYPSE NOWDon Davis’s TOKYO GHOULSoundtrack Reviews:BEN-HUR/Rózsa/Tadlow, THE COMMUTER/Baños/Varese Sarabande, LBJ / Marc Shaiman / Lakeshore, LE MAGNIFIQUE/Bolling/Music Box, MATHILDE/Beltrami/Moviescore Media, MAX AND ME/McKenzie/Sony Classical, THE ORPHANAGE 10th Anniv./Velasquez/Quartet, RED SPARROW /Newton Howard/Sony Classical, STASIS/ Glasgow/ Fourteen Kings Music, VIDEOMAN/Waveshaper & R Parker/LakeshoreBook, Soundtrack, Vinyl, & Game Music NewsCheers -rdlhttp://www.buysoundtrax.com/larsons_soundtrax-3-30-18.html
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5cH3hD3wq4 Now on YouTube... Lee Holdridge autographs inserts from his new album, The Lee Holdridge Collection Vol. 1. Purchase this item here https://tinyurl.com/y6ute6zg
  4. Dragon's Domain Presents HYPERSPACE by Don Davis

    Here is a clip from the film with two great cues by Mr. Davis.It's pretty silly stuffhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuCjU3befRY
  5. http://buysoundtrax.stores.yahoo.net/hyorsobydond.html SRP: $17.95 HYPERSPACE is a limited edition release of 1000 units. FIRST 50 Copies will be autographed by composer Don Davis LISTEN TO A SOUND CLIP FROM the score for HYPERSPACE https://tinyurl.com/ybzl7437 Dragon’s Domain Records, distributed through buysoundtrax.com, presents the long out-of-print orchestral score to HYPERSPACE, composed by Don Davis. One of the first feature length STAR WARS parodies, HYPERSPACE came out in 1984. Known in England as GREMLOIDS and as GREMLORDS in France and Germany, HYPERSPACE was writer/director Todd Durham’s second and last film as director, working with ambitiously cost-conscious low-budget producer Earl Owensby. The movie was released in September 1984, but it wasn’t until 1988 that the film received a wider release on home video. Starring comedians Chris Elliott and Paula Poundstone and filmed in North Carolina, HYPERSPACE imitates STAR WARS in context and execution from its opening text crawl into infinity to its inscrutable helmeted monarch of menace, Lord Buckethead (played by Robert Bloodworth, but voiced by Barry Cooper). Lord Buckethead is hot on the trail of vital radio transmissions stolen from the corrupt Galactic Alliance by members of an allied resistance force. Buckethead intends to get them back, aided by diminutive, Jawa-robed minions known as gremloids. However, unbeknownst to him, he has made a serious navigational error, and rather than reaching his intended destination he lands instead upon the Earth, where he and his gremloid faction march into the closest small town and proceed with their mission. A purposefully STAR WARS-esque orchestral score was provided by newly-minted composer Don Davis, in his first feature film score. Performed by a live, 56-piece orchestra, Davis’s music provided the film with its missing gravitas; and it made enough of an impression among Hollywood film music folk that it led to a lasting and respectful career scoring films and television, including TV’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and SEAQUEST DSV and blockbuster films like THE MATRIX series and JURASSIC PARK III. “Obviously the movie was a parody of STAR WARS, so the only approach to music I could logically take was similarly a parody of John Williams’s work,” said Davis in an exclusive new interview for the album notes. “I got as close to STAR WARS as I could get without it being STAR WARS.” Davis provided the right kind of feeling to the music which gave the score a suitably grandiose dynamic and aided in the film’s parodist nature. The composer’s approach to supporting the film’s inherent humor was based on “not writing funny music,” but scoring the movie with absolute seriousness, thereby allowing the parody to exist within the film and among its characters in a world where even the most farcical of circumstances are treated with genuine integrity. “The concept of playing it straight, as if the show were not a comedy, was what we wanted to do with our movie,” said Davis. “We treated it as if it really was STAR WARS and everything was completely serious.” The film came and went without much ado or remembrance, but the music was noticed and that gave Davis an auspicious debut in this, his first opportunity to make the jump into… HYPERSPACE. The score was first released on an 11-track CD in 1993, paired with another Davis score. This expanded reissue from Dragon’s Domain Records includes eight previously-unreleased tracks. HYPERSPACE is a limited edition release of 1000 units and can be ordered at www.buysoundtrax.com. The first 50 units sold through the Buy Soundtrax website will include a booklet autographed by the composer. Ships the week of January 3rd. 01 HYPERSPACE Main Title/Pin Head 2:22 02 Meet The Mutants/Real Live Munchkins/ Dad’s Gland/ Basement Snoids 4:23 03 Alien Enzyme 2:00 04 Buckethead’s Promenade 2:01 05 Swamp Dog/Mister Ugly/ March of the Carrot People/Wild Bill Schwartz/Avoid the Droid/My Favorite Mutant 5:11 06 One Step Forward 0:56 07 Tree Trek 1:21 08 Old MacDonald Had a Farm Dirge 2:26 09 Neurotic Karen/Mutants in Bondage/Terminate The Princess/Zapping Aliens 2:01 10 Ship Witch/Life in Gland Land/Laser Trail 3:04 11 Just Browsing/After the Brain Drain 4:55 12 Max’s Coronary/Let’s Zap Ed/See You Laser 1:09 13 There She Is 0:45 14 Ding Dong Daddy 1:16 15 Max Incognito/Humanoids From Pacoima 4:27 16 Rugburn/Boiled Snoids 1:49 17 Imbeciles From Uranus 1:06 18 Droid McNoid/Buckethead’s Remorse 4:00 19 HYPERSPACE End Credits 3:24 Total Time: 48:31
  6. [startquote]<center> THE BRIAN MAY FANTASY FILM MUSIC COLLECTION THE BRIAN MAY FANTASY FILM MUSIC COLLECTION is a limited edition release of 1000 units. SRP: $22.95 LISTEN TO A SOUND CLIP FROM the score for SNAPSHOT/aka THE DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN http://buysound.webjedi.net/Shy_People/05_Dancing_White_Moon.mp3 LISTEN TO A SOUND CLIP FROM the score for THE SURVIVOR http://buysound.webjedi.net/Brian_May_Collection/01_18 The Survivor.mp3 LISTEN TO A SOUND CLIP FROM the score for HARLEQUIN http://buysound.webjedi.net/Brian_May_Collection/02_01 Harlesquin Main Title.mp3 THE BRIAN MAY FANTASY FILM MUSIC COLLECTION is a limited edition release of 1000 units Starts Shipping the week of Oct 31 ,2016 SPECIAL OFFER UNTIL April 252, 2015: Buy THE BRIAN MAY FANTASY FILM MUSIC COLLECTION and TREASURE OF THE YANKEE ZEPHYR together at Buysoundtrax.com and get a 10% Discount on these titles!!!![/i] Dragon’s Domain Records, to be distributed through buysoundtrax.com, presents the soundtrack release of THE BRIAN MAY FANTASY FILM MUSIC COLLECTION, a 2 CD collection featuring music composed by Brian May (MAD MAX, THE ROAD WARRIOR, CLOAK & DAGGER) for a select group of Australian horror/fantasy films produced by Antony I. Ginnane during the boom of the Australian New Wave of cinema in the late 1970s and early 1980s. THE BRIAN MAY FANTASY FILM MUSIC COLLECTION includes music from PATRICK (1978), SNAPSHOT (1979), HARLEQUIN (1980) and THE SURVIVOR (1981). PATRICK tells the story of Kathy (Susan Penhaligon) a young nurse who begins working at a small private hospital where she encounters Patrick (Robert Thompson), a comatose hospital patient who appears to have the ability to use his mind to influence the world around him. After killing his mother and her lover by electrocution, Patrick hasn’t left his bed in three years. Dr. Roget (Robert Helpmann) is in charge of Patrick’s treatment and has been secretly using him for his own personal experiment. As the story progresses, Patrick becomes more attached to Kathy and strange things start to happen around her. Directed by Richard Franklin and written by Everett De Roche, frequent collaborators who worked together on many films, including ROAD GAMES, PSYCHO II and LINK. SNAPSHOT, also known as ONE MORE MINUTE and DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN, tells the story of Angela (Sigrid Thornton), a young hairdresser who finds herself on her own for the first time after a difference of opinion with her mother about the way she’s living her life. One of Angela’s clients, Madeline (Chantal Contouri), thinks that she might make a good model and introduces her to Linsey (Hugh Keays-Byrne), a well regarded photographer. He convinces her to pose topless for him for a possible advertising campaign. Angela moves in with Linsey and starts spending time with other models while she waits for new modeling opportunities. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure driving an ice cream truck begins to stalk her… Equal parts drama, thriller and horror film, SNAPSHOT was directed by Simon Wincer (THE LIGHTHORSEMEN, LONESOME DOVE) and written by Everett De Roche and Chris De Roche. HARLEQUIN, also known as DARK FORCES, tells the story of Nick Rast (David Hemmings) and his family. The film begins with the disappearance of the Australian deputy governor. Rast is next in line to replace him. His son, Alex (Mark Spain) is suffering from leukemia and is no longer responding to treatment. One night, the family is visited by Gregory Wolfe (Robert Powell) a charismatic faith healer who claims he can cure Alex. Even after only spending a few minutes with Wolfe, it is apparent that he is having a positive effect on Alex’s health. As the film progresses, Wolfe manages to integrate himself into every aspect of Rast’s life, which does not go unnoticed by Rast’s political friends. HARLEQUIN was directed by Simon Wincer and written by Everett De Roche. Directed by David Hemmings, based on the novel by James Herbert and a screenplay by David Ambrose, THE SURVIVOR follows the aftermath of a terrible plane crash that claims the lives of all the passengers and crew except for one of the pilots. The film follows Keller (Robert Powell) as he tries to recall the events that led up to the crash and how he came to be the only one to survive. Keller meets Hobbs (Jenny Agutter), a local psychic who has been having visions since the night of the crash. She convinces Keller that the only way he will be able to find peace is to solve the mystery of the fatal crash. At the same time, the spirits of some of the children killed in the crash begin to appear to the local townsfolk, followed by a series of strange deaths… One thing these films have in common is the music of Brian May. All of Antony I. Ginnane’s horror/supernatural thrillers from this time period were scored by Brian May. For PATRICK, May composed a lush-sounding symphonic score supported by ARP synthesizer. His score for SNAPSHOT mixes dramatic orchestral music, with sublime romantic music and a fair amount of contemporary modern jazz. HARLEQUIN was scored for a variety of atonal motifs for strings, piano, and percussion, giving thematic unity through a lush, string-based love theme. THE SURVIVOR is arguably May’s most Herrmannesque score, opening with a main theme that recalls Herrmann’s Hitchcock collaborations. Born in Adelaide in 1934, Brian May (no relation to Brian Harold May of Queen) was one of the first composers to achieve international acclaim as an Australian composer and was best known as the composer of MAD MAX and THE ROAD WARRIOR (MAD MAX II). May received his musical training as a pianist, violinist and conductor at the Adelaide Elder Conservatorium. He joined the Australia Broadcasting Company in 1957, where he formed the ABC Adelaide Big Band, an ensemble that performed all manner of light music for broadcast, and May became a leading figure in Australian light music as a result. He moved to Melbourne in 1970 to arrange and conduct the ABC’s Melbourne Show band. Moving into film music in a period of time when Australia’s film industry was just beginning to take its place among international film circles, May composed such notable film scores as RACE FOR THE YANKEE ZEPHYR, ROAD GAMES, CLOAK AND DAGGER, DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR, MISSING IN ACTION 2, SKY PIRATES, STEEL DAWN, DR. GIGGLES, FREDDY’S DEAD: THE FINAL NIGHT MARE and BLINDSIDE. He won the Australian Film Institute Award for best original score with MAD MAX; many other awards followed, including the Golden Award from the Australian Performing Rights Association. He continued to score films until 1993, composing music for more than 30 films and many hours of television, most of which he orchestrated himself. Sadly, the composer passed away in 1997 at the age of 63. Previously released on compact disc by 1M1 Records in the early days of the compact disc format, Dragon’s Domain Records is excited to bring the contents of THE BRIAN MAY FANTASY FILM MUSIC COLLECTION back from the past, newly remastered by Digital Outland and presented together on two CDs. On this release, PATRICK is presented via a short seven-minute suite that encompasses the main elements of May’s score. Because the previous presentations of SNAPSHOT were markedly different, we have opted on bookending this collection with both versions of the SNAPSHOT soundtrack. Disc 1 presents the 1M1 release, which follows the film sequence. Disc 2 consists of the version assembled for Citadel Records. This version was edited and sequenced differently, but because we like this presentation very much, we wanted to include it as an alternate assembly for your listening pleasure. Our presentation of the HARLEQUIN score replicates that of the 1980 French MovieMusic vinyl release and the 1M1 CD. THE SURVIVOR appears as it did on the previous 1M1 release. The booklet includes exclusive liner notes written by author Randall Larson, with the participation of producer Antony I. Ginnane. THE BRIAN MAY FANTASY FILM MUSIC COLLECTION will begin shipping on October 31st, 2016. CD ONE SNAPSHOT/aka THE DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN 01. Opening Title Music 2:40 02. Madeline's Theme / Pursued 1:28 03. Angela's Decision 1:10 04. Locked Out 1:25 05. Darryl's Dilemma 2:37 06. The Gay Disco 1:42 07. Angela's Transformation 1:34 08. Sans Chemisette 1:01 09. Who's Sleeping In My Bed? 2:38 10. Bermuda Cool (Madeline Makes Her Move) 2:24 11. Goodbye To Madeline 1:10 12. Fright And Flight 2:38 13. Danger! The Whippy Van 1:08 14. Elmer's Place 1:28 15. Studio Fire 2:21 16. Exit Darryl 2:39 17. Closing Title Music 1:47 THE SURVIVOR 18. The Survivor - Main Title 3:08 19. Take Off and Crash 5:08 20. Romantic Mood / Ghost Girl 2:02 21. Scary Bit In The House 2:03 22. Scared 2:03 23. Back at Wreck 2:00 24. Memories 3:01 25. Frantic Drive To Hangar / Gruesome Discovery 3:06 26. Final Confrontation and Burning 2:11 27. Revelation and Finale 3:44 Total Time - Disc One: 61:00 CD TWO HARLEQUIN/aka DARK FORCES 1. Harlequin - Main Title 2:04 2. Political Theme 0:51 3. Thunderclap / Alex Spits Blood 0:48 4. Sandra and Alex 0:42 5. The Cure 3:16 6. The Aerial / Did You Cure My Son? 1:36 7. Was it Assassination? / Alex Plays Dead 0:44 8. The Cliff 1:38 9. Wolfe and Sandra 3:11 10. Alice Disrobes / Shattering Windscreens 1:14 11. Wolfe Leaves Alex 0:59 12. Wolfe's Show of Magic 1:14 13. Acid Alice /Wolfe's Face on the Tiles 2:15 14. Sandra and Alex Leave 1:09 15. Wolfe Escapes From Jail 0:50 16. Letting Out the Dogs 1:27 17. Wolfe on the Estate 2:26 18. March of the Marbles 2:33 19. The Set-Up 2:10 20. Wolfe’s Death 1:32 21. Wolfe’s Resurrection 1:41 22. Wolfe Killed Again 0:58 23. Wolfe Dumped 1:05 24. Wolfe Surfaces / End Titles 3:23 PATRICK 25. PATRICK Suite 7:08 THE DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN aka SNAPSHOT 26. Suite-Part One 14:51 27. Suite-Part Two 16:17 Total Time CD Two: 78:08
  7. Retweeted Marvel Music (@MarvelMusicInc): How to listen to @JessicaJones Soundtrack -- Itunes - https://t.co/rNpGWIdPry Streaming - https://t.co/M7AvhUHpJE https://t.co/AaUXNL5mX3 This is a rather cool and jazzy score that I would you suggest you might give a listen. Ford a. Thaxton
  8. http://buysoundtrax.com/larsons_soundtrax-6-1-16.html New SOUNDTRAX column by Randall D. Larson with interviews with John Ottman (X-MEN: APOCALYPSE) and Ben Foster (THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO!)
  9. Here is a youtube link to the opening track of the album the Love Theme from JANE EYRE. You can hear the whole album on Youtube
  10. youtube]YouTube video URL here[/youtube] Pianist Dan Redfeld performs an excerpt from the theme to "The Rocketeer" for an upcoming compilation of James Horner themes arranged for solo piano. Available late 2016 from BSX Records.
  11. Star Trek II Solo Piano Recording Video with Dan Redfeld

    Never do post at 1:00am Thanks for pointing his out.
  12. Later this year BSX RECORDS will be releasing a new album from Artist Dan Redfeld which will feature a new solo piano arrangement of James Horner's theme for STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN. This is video is from the recording session for this piece that was just done and we'd just like to share it with you Enjoy Ford A. Thaxton
  13. 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE-Bear McCreary

    Not the point of the thread, Any comment on the video or the music?