Category Archives: Scores

Exclusive! Listen to Khari Mateen’s Debut Track For ‘Really Love’

Khari Mateen - Really Love

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)

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Happy Synthtember! A Special Cassette and Playlist For Synth Lovers

 

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.

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The North Water: Tim Hecker’s Highly-Anticipated Series Score Releases Digitally!

Adding a real sense of dread to the series is the eerie score by Tim Hecker, whose analog synths and distorted beats are as chilling as the icy waters seen on screen. – Brooklyn Vegan

Invada Records and Lakeshore Records have released ‘The North Water’ Original Series Score, featuring music by pioneering Canadian electronic musician and sound artist Tim Hecker. The arctic-drama series, starring BAFTA-winner Jack O’Connell (Unbroken) and Golden Globe-winning actor Colin Farrell (Seven Psychopaths), is based on Ian McGuire’s 2016 best-selling novel of the same name, and is adapted by writer-director Andrew Haigh (45 Years, Looking). Lakeshore Records will release the album in the Americas and Invada Records in the rest of the world.  Keep reading to access album purchase links and more.

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Scavengers: Video Game Score By Kazuma Jinnouchi Debuts Digitally!

Lakeshore Records has released Scavengers—Original Soundtrack — available nowdigitally!  Composed by BAFTA Games Award-nominated Kazuma Jinnouchi (Halo, Star Wars Visions: The Ninth Jedi), the intense and ominous electronic-score sets the tone for the team-based PvEvP online shooter game developed by Josh Holmes and Mary Olson (Halo, Battlefield). Jinnouchi created a special flute that adds otherworldly atmospherics that represent the harsh environs of the game.  Keep reading to access the album listening links and more.

Developed by Midwinter Entertainment, Scavengers is available for free in Early Access on Steam and Epic Games Store on PC, with a console release due at a later date.

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Dog Gone Trouble: Jessica Rose Weiss’ Score To Netflix Feel Good Animated Film Debuts!

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.

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