Coming Friday, November 4 is the forthcoming heartwarming pre-school series, Slumberkins, based on the leading children’s emotional learning brand of the same name. The show theme, “The Wonder of Slumberkins” by Emmy® Award-nominated singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson, is available now to stream. Keep reading for more series and soundtrack details!
Composer Theodore Shapiro chats with Film.Music.Media on reteaming with Ben Stiller for Apple TV+’s EMMY®-nominated hit series, “Severance”–they previously collaborated on Zoolander 2, Blades of Glory, Tropic Thunder and more. Theodore just earned two EMMY®-nominations for his work on “Severance”: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series and Outstanding Main Title Theme Music for a Series. Watch the video interview (below) to learn how the captivating score was born!
For lucky Severance fans who are at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) this weekend, they got to experience the show at the Severance Activation held at Hard Rock Hotel first hand. Not everyone can be there, so we’ve collated some of our favorite coverage of the coveted event. Set up like an employee orientation, attendees got the fully-immersive Severance experience on the Severed Floor with the exception of actually getting your memories Severed. If you haven’t caught up on all episodes, spoilers may be ahead!
Lakeshore Records President Brian McNelis recently had the pleasure of speaking with GRAMMY®-nominated composer extraordinaire Nico Muhly. They discussed Nico’s stunning score for Pachinko, the concept of involuntary music and Nico’s dream to design new sounds for cars and public transit; composition for concert music versus TV and film; the practicality of solving the hardest problems first; establishing a vocabulary of trust with your team; creating Wagnerian themes versus a fluid score in constant flux; the invaluable music conservatory lessons about the golden triangle of how to hear music, see it, and be able to play it; working with the great Phillip Glass, and so much more.
Lakeshore Records has released Prehistoric Planet–Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack, featuring an epic original score by multi-Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, Anže Rozman and Kara Talve for Bleeding Fingers Music. Theme by Hans Zimmer and Andrew Christie for Bleeding Fingers Music. View the full album track list and listening links below.
“I think the music is absolutely fabulous. It can promote you emotionally, it can provoke you emotionally… it can guide you through a landscape or through a set of behaviors that can make you associate certain sounds with either the habitats or the characters that are being shown.” – Series Producer Tim Walker for Gizmodo
“Prehistoric Planet” is produced for Apple TV+ by BBC Studios. Executive producers are Jon Favreau and Mike Gunton. Now streaming on Apple TV+!