We are thrilled to premiere Khari Mateen’s debut track, “These Dates” (track 11) from the forthcoming Really Love (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)—out September 17, 2021 via Lakeshore Records. The 16-track album will be available digitally on all major music services worldwide. Listen to the full song, view the album track list, purchase links, and more below.
The emotive score by composer Khari Mateen is led by rich horn playing and backed by strings, keys and jazz-inflected drumming, succeeds in capturing the joys and challenges of an all-encompassing love affair. The MACRO film directed by Angel Kristi Williams and starring Kofi Siriboe, Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing, Uzo Aduba, Mack Wilds, Naturi Naughton, Suzzanne Douglas, Jade Eshete with Blair Underwood and Michael Ealy.
“Khari Mateen’s profound jazz score, which probably owes some inspiration to Nicholas Britell’s work in the aforementioned ‘Beale Street,’ though its swooning horns, beautifully fills Isaiah and Stevie’s love to the brim.” (The Playlist)
For synth aficionados, every day is synth day. However, September (aka Synthtember) is a particularly great month for celebrating the best of synth scores, music from soundtracks and compositions inspired by the cinematic experience. If you’re a dedicated follower of Lakeshore Records, then you were among the first to be notified of two special announcements for your listening pleasure.
Lakeshore Records has released Jessica Rose Weiss‘ score to Dog Gone Trouble— available now digitally on all major music services! The score by Jessica Rose Weiss (Cinderella) blends big orchestral sounds with a bit of funk throughout the album, providing a hint of the mood and action of this feel-good animated feature now streaming on Netflix. Keep reading for the soundtrack listening link and more about Jessica Rose Weiss.
Big Sean, Pamela Adlon, Lucy Hale and more lend their voices to the characters!
The privileged life of a pampered dog named Trouble is turned upside-down when he gets lost and must learn to survive on the big-city streets.
Lakeshore Records has released Alex Heffes’ score to The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness — available now digitally on all major music services! The score by Golden Globe-nominated composer Alex Heffes (The Last King of Scotland, Black Mirror), is both grand and intimate. Heffes utilizes both a full orchestra and more folk-oriented instrumentation to reflect all of the moments captured by the incredible camerawork of National Geographic photographer Florian Schulz. Keep reading for album listening links and more about the spectacular film.
Cosmic Picture presents a film produced by Terra Mater Factual Studios, written and directed by veteran IMAX® producer Myles Connolly and award-winning nature photographer and cinematographer Schulz.
If you love the music from Almost Never Season 3 (released by Lakeshore Records), now fans in the states can go back to where it all began, with all 13 episodes premiering this weekend on the Disney Channel! Almost Never Season 1 premieres Saturday, September 4 on Disney at 11 AM ET with additional episodes on Sunday, September 4 check local listings).
“Disney plans to drop six episodes at once, with the final seven from the first season set to air the next day. All 13 eps will then run on repeat Mondays through Thursdays.” (Kidscreen)
Created by Saltbeef’s Jeremy Salsby and Paul Rose (4 O’Clock Club, Dani’s House), Almost Never follows boy band The Wonderland as its young stars try to juggle home life, school and dreams of pop music fame. It features covers of popular songs, as well as original music.