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Andrew Lockington (Journey 2), Terence Blanchard (Red Tails), James Brett (Batman Live)
TheMysterious Island is a dazzling masterpiece and one of the better adventure scores you'll hear. Needless to say, it's a great honor to chat with the composer behind this exceptional music, Andrew Lockington, and to hear about his own real-life adventures that helped spark the making of this score. I must say that this is perhaps the most interesting "making of" account I've ever heard of in the annals of modern film music so I hope you tune in to hear all about it!
Award-winning composer Terence Blanchard fills us in on his experiences composing the music for this important and entertaining film from George Lucas. Crafting a score that is both fitting and engaging, we hear a new side from Terrence with this score and it's sure to connect with most fans.
James Brett offers a versatile presence in the world of composing, thus its only apt that his talents are on on display with a unique project like, Batman Live. In this new interview, James talks about the intriguing challenges and rewards of working in the Batman universe while also delving into a portfolio of work that spans feature films and stand-alone albums.
George Kallis is a renowned composer with an international presence. He's delivered an impressive array of scores for features films, television, and for high-profile commercial projects.. In this interview segment, he discusses the global aspect of his craft and also shares compelling insight into how the scoring scene differs based on locale.
The wonderful talents of Composer Steve Burke is back on the scene with his catchy score for the new X-Box LIVE Arcade title, Fusion Genesis. In this new interview, Steve takes us inside the development of the score, shares his perspective on film composing, and as a special bonus to ScoreNotes readers, is providing you a chance to download the full score for free!
Award-winning composer Trevor Morris joins ScoreNotes to discuss his upcoming score for, Immortals, as well as sharing insight on many of the other notable projects he's worked on recently. We're talking Borgias, Pillars of the Earth, Tudors and more with one of today's brightest musical talents.
Many of us who follow film music know about the tremendous talents of Jane Antonia, and now with a project like Fireflies in the Garden, it is time for the word to spread even further. A candid and interesting discussion about this film and more await you in this new interview... >>READ THE INTERVIEW
Richard fills us in on the scoring process behind the impressive video game soundtrack, Napoleon: Total War. The efforts of Richard and his team garnered Ivor Novello Award and it's easy to see why. Napoleon is an epic score worthy of your attention...
Having to follow what is perhaps the greatest film score in modern history is not an enviable task, but to his credit, Tyler Bates gave it his best. In this interview, we discuss some of the challenges and rewards of the new Conan the Barbarian film...
Composer Lorne Balfe joins ScoreNotes for an engaging chat about a recent project of his, Ironclad, a medieval saga based in 13th Century England. In addition, and fresh off his work on Modern Warfare and Crysis 2, Lorne discusses the opportunities emerging for him in the videogame arena and tells us why he these prospects are so appealing to him...
Special Thanks to Pearl Evidente (Gorfaine/Schwartz)
For anyone who was intrigued by the mysterious and strangely moving melodies heard in the Battle: Los Angeles trailers, the following is an interview with the composer behind the music, Jóhann Jóhannsson.
Upon further exploration of his music, you'll find that the music heard in the trailers is a mere snippet of an impressive body of work...
In this new interview with the BAFTA-winning, Ivor Novello-nominated composer, Paul Leonard-Morgan discusses the framework behind Limitless, an intuitive score that delivers an exceptional and interesting impact on the film...
Chris guides the Source Code forward with a suspenseful sci-fi score that genre fans will enjoy. In this interview, he shares interesting insight about what it was like to score a project where the lead character is asked to re-live the same sequence multiple times during the movie, an interesting challenge that would seem to be a bit daunting for both both composer and director alike! Thankfully, as it turns out, we were in good hands on both fronts.
Grammy Award winning composer Christopher Tin discusses some of the details behind the remarkable music from, Calling All Dawns, a classical/world fusion album that has gained well-deserved notoriety across a global audience...
Richard Jacques guides his through his work on James Bond 007: Blood Stone, a prolific score that has recently earned the composer several well-deserved award nominations. If you're a fan of the classic Bond scores, than you will truly enjoy hearing about the steps Richard took to effectively capture the musical style that is so deeply etched in pop culture.
Mark Isham once again displayed his versatility by delivering an extremely well-crafted soundtrack for,The Mechanic, an action score that has an extremely cool vibe about it. In this new interview, Mark discusses what went into making this such a well-rounded score and also shares his thoughts about the types of film projects that appeals to him the most these days. We also get the word on his new record label and what types of soundtrack releases that fans can look forward to.
Henry Jackman's travels have indeed been interesting! In this new interview, Henry provides an overview on the classic approach he took toward Gulliver's Travels, discusses his transition into film music with Hans Zimmer, and provides a nifty and informative update on X-Men: First Class. In all, this is an interesting, energizing interview with a composer who has a lot to offer the creative world.