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?
Alex Garland’s highly-anticipated film, Men (A24) is set to open in theaters on May 20. Ahead of the film’s release, composers Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow have given us a first listen to their forthcoming soundtrack. Listen to “The Church” below. Invada Records and Lakeshore Records will release the full soundtrack digitally on May 20, 2022. Share your thoughts below in the comments!
A film written and directed by Alex Garland, Men stars Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear, EMMY-nominated Paapa Essiedu and Gayle Rankin. In theaters May 20 via A24.
“The score is truly beautiful and packs a lot of emotion into its often haunting orchestral arrangements, and Cave’s presence is felt in vocal oohs, aahhs, and selective whispering, alongside two actual songs, “Les Cerfs” and “We Are Not Alone.” – Brooklyn Vegan
The original score to La Panthere Des Neiges (AKA The Velvet Queen by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis is coming to vinyl! The digital album was originally released by Invada Records and Lakeshore Records at the end of 2021, and now, fans in the UK and Western Europe can get their hands on the physical copy as part of this limited release! Details below.
The soundtrack is one of Ellis and Cave’s most heartfelt and haunting film projects. See what critics have said about their album!
“The upbeat song brightens the wistful multigenerational saga” – Forbes
If you’ve been watching the sweep drama, Pachinko on Apple TV+, then you should be familiar with the opening title sequence in which the cast is dancing exuberantly to The Grass Roots’ cover of the classic song, “Let’s Live For Today.” For the season finale, a pop pansori version of the song performed by LEENALCHI plays instead, and you can hear the full version now on all digital music services via Lakeshore Records! Links below.
LEENALCHI’s cover of “Let’s Live For Today” originally premiered at Forbes in which producer Soo Hugh explains her choice for placing this version of the song in the season final. “I wanted this to be a celebration of Korean resilience and pride. And in thinking of who could do a cover of a song we all loved so much, the only ones who I knew could do it was Leenalchi.” Read the full story at Forbes.
Lakeshore Records has released Memory–Original Motion Picture Soundtrack featuring music by composer Rupert Parkes (AKA Photek). Parkes creates ominous tension with haunting electronics and strings above propulsive percussion. View full album details below.
Directed by Martin Campbell (Casino Royale), and starring Liam Neeson, Guy Pearce and Monica Bellucci, Memory opens in theaters April 29 from Briarcliff Entertainment, Open Road Films & Black Bear Pictures.