Euro Score Helps Extreme Sport Gamers Go ‘Steep’

Euro Score Helps Extreme Sport Gamers Go ‘Steep’

Sumthing Else Music Works, the music label formed by Nile Rodgers expressly to service game soundtracks, makes available the original score for Ubisoft’s Steep. The open-world multiplayer summit adventure features a post-rock instrumental score composed by Zikali, a European collective of music composition and sound design artists. “The musical artistic direction consists of the encounter between a post-rock […]

Russo Gets Game with ‘Edith Finch’

Russo Gets Game with ‘Edith Finch’

Jeff Russo, the music composer behind hit TV shows Fargo and The Night Of is composing the soundtrack for an upcoming indie video game “What Remains of Edith Finch,”the debut title  from Annapurna Interactive, the new video game division under Annapurna Pictures (the production company behind Zero Dark Thirty and Her). “What Remains of Edith Finch” is […]

Reznor, Ross and Santolalla Score Before the Flood

Reznor, Ross and Santolalla Score <em>Before the Flood</em>

Hard to believe the horror of impending climate disaster produced such an inspired, lovely score, but Oscar-winners Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Gustavo Santolalla managed to make it happen. The film is directed by Fisher Stevens, who also produced (along with Leonardo DiCaprio and others) for the National Geographic Channel. Reznor said he was drawn […]

MPSE Nominates Fim & TV Music Editors

MPSE Nominates Fim & TV Music Editors

The Motion Picture Sound Editors honor the best of the year’s sound and music editing for film and television on February 19 at the 64th Annual Golden Reel Awards, taking place at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles. Director and screenwriter Guillermo del Toro is honored with this year’s MPSE’s Filmmaker Award, with supervising sound editor and […]

Grammy Showstopper Adele

Grammy Showstopper Adele

The 59th Grammy Awards were pretty much all about Adele, who took home five top honors for “Hello” and the album 25. But David Bowie and his Blackstar album managed some serious time in the awards spotlight, amassing four statuettes, including Best Rock Performance for Blackstar. During  his lifetime Bowie only won one Grammy, Best Video […]

Hulu, Live Nation, Uni team for VR Music Series

Hulu, Live Nation, Uni team for VR Music Series

Live Nation has teamed with Hulu for the virtual reality series On Stage, sponsored by Universal Pictures. The first installment, which premiered Jan. 26,  focused on Lil’ Wayne, offering fans a new angle on his music and hip hop culture. The short form, multi-part documentary series promises a “deep dive into the creative process of an artist’s live […]

Art Spots at the Trailer Park for Super Bowl LI

Art Spots at the Trailer Park for Super Bowl LI

Trailer Park and sister company Art Machine had four spots during Super Bowl LI yesterday, and the film advertising house even cruised out of its usual neighborhood to produce a spot designed to help Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ re-launch of the Alfa Romeo in the US. The four were noteworthy not just for their visual pizzazz but also for their […]

Super Bowl 51 Commercials

Super Bowl 51 Commercials

Billboard runs down synch music in the NFL Super Bowl 51, with license fees ranging from $100,000 to $1 million for a minute and under. The list of artists providing the spot soundtrack include Sia, Justin Bieber, Steppenwolf, Imagine Dragons, Justin Timberlake and Bonnie Tyler, as well as many surprises that won’t be revealed until […]

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