Category Archives: Composers

Stranger Things 4: Join Composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein for The SCL Screening and Q&A!

Are you anxiously waiting for the premiere of Stranger Things Season 4, Vol. 2 on July 1st?  Ahead of the premiere (in just over 1 week!), join series composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein for the screening and composer Q&A, moderated by Jason Bentley (KCRW).  This event is free to The Society of Composers & Lyricists (The SCL) members.  Register or find out how to become a member The SCL online.

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ASCAP Screen Music Awards 2022: Marco Beltrami, Bear McCreary and Giorgio Moroder Are Among Winners!

The winners of this year’s ASCAP Screen Music Awards and Composers’ Choice Awards have been announced!  The awards honors ASCAP Composers and songwriters for their work during the 2021 calendar year.  From Bear McCreary (Foundation, The Walking Dead) to Giorgio Moroder (Queen of the South) to Yair Elazar Glotman and Lucy Railton (False Positive), this year’s list of honorees reflect “the new golden age of streaming television.”  See our featured list of winners below.  

Read the full list of winners at ASAP online.  Do you see your favorite composers on the list?

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Celebrating Women Composers 2022

Spotlight: Women Composers

This year, Lakeshore Records has curated a new playlist of select tracks featuring score cues by the world’s top and rising women composers!  You may already know most of these talented individuals who have made a name for themselves in the film, television, and video game music worlds.  You may have missed their latest soundtrack releases.   In commemoration of International Women’s Day 2022, we invite you to take a listen and hopefully end up on a deep dive of discovery through these incredible composers’ discographies as this Spotify playlist is by no means a complete picture of all they have to offer.  What soundtracks have you rediscovered below?

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Composer Khari Mateen and Director Angel Kristi Williams Talk ‘Really Love’ (Lakeshore Records Podcast)

Khari Mateen - Really Love

 

On this episode of On Cue With, hosted by Alon Levitan, we discuss how Composer Khari Mateen and Director Angel Kristi Williams arrived at the beautifully elegant, sophisticated sound of Really Love, experimental film and photography in Baltimore, working with Questlove and the Roots in Philadelphia, art as catharsis, how to capture nuance, hanging out at Prince’s house, what vulnerability, pain, lust and love sound like, the biggest sacrifices of being an artist, Bach’s cello suites, the incomparable Sade, creating revolutionary drama without trauma, getting in the studio with God, and more.

Khari’s phenomenal score for Really Love is out now worldwide via Lakeshore Records.  Listen to the podcast below.

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Finch: Join Composer Gustavo Santaolalla For The SCL Screening and Q&A!

Join Finch (Apple TV+) Composer Gustavo Santaolalla and The Society of Composers & Lyricists (The SCL) for an exclusive screening and YouTube Live Stream Q&A on Wednesday, November 17 (2 PM PST)!  Moderated by Film Music Journalist Tim Greiving, this event is free to The SCL members (LOGIN NOW).  To join The SCL, sign up on their Join Page to gain access to this exclusive event!

Attendees will receive screening instructions upon registration, and a Q&A YouTube Live Stream link on Wednesday, November 17, 10 minutes prior.  Attendees can ask questions on YouTube chat, and the SCL Host will pass them on to the Moderator. The SCL Member Code of Conduct applies to online Q&As.

Soundtrack available now on Lakeshore Records.  More details are below.

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