‘Grandfathered’ – Music by Mark Mothersbaugh and Scott Healy

Mark Mothersbaugh and Scott Healy are the musical duo styling sounds for “Grandfathered,” the fall Fox TV series starring John Stamos as sexy pappy. Having scored dozens of feature films through his Mutato Muzika, Mothersbaugh is best known in the TV realm for his game-changing work on the ’90s series “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse.” He dipped into […]

‘The Muppets’ – Music by Ed Mitchell

Composer Ed Mitchell is the maestro behind ABC’s new adult-themed series “The Muppets,” berthing Tuesday nights this fall. ABC Studios and Muppets Studios produces while The Big Bang Theory power duo Bill Prady/Bob Kushell are co-writers and executive producers.  Mitchell has composed for numerous Muppets projects, including “Lady Gaga & The Muppets Holiday Spectacular” in 2013 and “Disney […]

‘Quantico’ – Music by Joel J. Richard

Joel J. Richard creates the music for “Quantico,” premiering this fall on ABC, Sundays at 10 p.m. The drama centers on the lives of FBI recruits training at the eponymous facility in Virginia. Richard got his start as a music editor, leveraging a knack for matching to picture, working with prominent composers who encouraged him to give […]

Vitarelli Gets ‘Face’ Time

Vitarelli Gets ‘Face’ Time

Joseph Vitarelli is scoring Sean Penn’s The Last Face, which is expected to market in 2015 through Gaga Entertainment. The film stars  Charlize Theron as an international aid worker who meets a relief aid doctor (Javier Bardem) amidst a political/social revolution in Africa.  Upcoming work set to feature Vitarelli’s work include Taylor Hackford’s The Comedian and Mina […]

‘Bridge of Spies’ Music by Thomas Newman

The Steven Spielberg-directed film, starring Tom Hanks and Alan Alda with music composed by Thomas Newman, will be released on October 16. In terms of Spielberg’s dramatic directorial efforts, it is the first collaboration with a composer other than John Williams since 1985’s The Color Purple. It marks Spielberg’s first collaboration with Newman, whose work […]

Mahler Looks to ‘October Sky’

Mahler Looks to ‘October Sky’

Michael Mahler creates the music and lyrics for October Sky, a musical stage production making its world premiere at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Illinois, where it runs August 26-October 11. Set in 1957, the production is based on the 1999 Universal Pictures film of the same name, about the launch of Sputnik. Mahler, who is represented by […]

2015 World Soundtrack Awards Nominees

2015 World Soundtrack Awards Nominees

Hans Zimmer, Alexandre Desplat and Johann Johannsson top the list of nominees in three key World Soundtrack Awards categories. High-profile names on the list of nominees announced by the World Soundtrack Academy today also include Patrick Doyle and John Legend. The first nominees announced will be competing in the categories for Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Score of the […]

‘Outlander’ Rides to Market with 2nd Season One Soundtrack

‘Outlander’ Rides to Market with 2nd Season One Soundtrack

Madison Gate Records will issue “Outlander: Original Television Soundtrack, Vol. 2” on CD and digital formats on September 25.  Fans who pre-order the album on iTunes and Amazon receive an instant download of an all-new extended version of the series main title theme, “The Skye Boat Song.”  The full-length track was adapted and produced by composer Bear […]

Fans Bite at Apple Music

Fans Bite at Apple Music

Dr. Dre’s album Compton: A Soundtrack had 25 million streams around the world its first week on Apple Music, making the new service a qualified success, according to The New York Times. The album also sold nearly half a million downloads through Apple’s iTunes store, according to the report by Ben Sisario,    

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