The 2022 Peabody Awards has announced nominees for excellence in storytelling that reflects the social issues and the emerging voices of today. Nominees for productions in the 2021 year include Academy Award-winning Director Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad (Amazon Studios), featuring score by Academy Award Nominee Nicholas Britell; the super buzzworthy Yellowjackets (Showtime), featuring a ’90s-inspired score by Craig Wedren and Anna Waronker, and more!
View the full list of nominees at Variety. Congratulations to all the nominees this year! The 2022 Peabody Awards ceremony date is expected to take place in June. Visit the Peabody Awards site for further announcements. Watch the show trailers and listen to the soundtracks (both out now via Lakeshore Records) below.
The 2022 Academy Awards nominations are in, and The Power of the Dog (Netflix) leads with 12 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director (Jane Campion) and Best Score (Jonny Greenwood)! Also receiving nominations are Being The Ricardos (Amazon Studios), and Robin Robin (Aardman/Netflix). View the full list of nominees at the Oscars website. Listen to the soundtracks below.
It’s going to be an exciting year at The Oscars: who will you be rooting for? Congratulations to all the nominees this year! The 94th Academy Awards will air on March 27 on ABC.
“With stunning animation, sweeping music, and epic storytelling, the three-episode premiere of The Legend of Vox Machina has rolled a natural 20” – IGN
“Sweeping, orchestral, fantastical score” – iO9
Lakeshore Records announced the release of The Legend of Vox Machina—Amazon Original Series Soundtrack, which is now available for release digitally on all platforms worldwide. The soundtrack to the highly anticipated adult animated fantasy-adventure series based on beloved characters and stories from the world of Critical Role showcases a vivid, thrillingly orchestral score by Neal Acree performed by the Budapest Scoring Orchestra and featuring soloists Tina Guo (electric and acoustic fiddle), Paul Cartwright (fiddle), Krising Naigus (winds) and Eric Rigler (bagpipes). Full album listening links and more details are below.
The Legend of Vox Machina lives up to the hype” – Variety
The album also features ecstatically racy snippets of song by Sam Riegel (who sings in character as Scanlan Shorthalt), and Peter Habib of Mr. Fantastic.
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In an entirely different direction to Acree’s sweeping, fantastical orchestral score—is this snippet from “The Legend of Vox Machina.” An in-show song performed by Critical Role’s Sam Riegel, reprising his role as gnome bard Scanlan Shorthalt, the song, composed with Peter Habib of Mr. Fantastic
Ahead of the release of The Legend of Vox Machina–Amazon Original Series Soundtrack, listen to two tracks, “Opening Titles” by Neal Acree, and “The Legend of Vox Machina” by Sam Riegel and Mr. Fantastic exclusively at Gizmodo! Keep reading for more about The Legend of Vox Machina soundtrack and the new animated series premiering January 28 on Prime Video!
Lakeshore Records has released Encounter–Amazon Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, featuring score by Jed Kurzel (True History of the Kelly Gang, Alien: Covenant, The Babadook). The genre-bending psychological drama starring Academy Award® Nominee Riz Ahmed (Sounds of Metal, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Nightcrawler) is a Top 10 movie now streaming on Amazon Prime Video! The film also co-stars Academy Award® Winner Octavia Spencer (“Truth Be Told”, Hidden Figures). Experience Jed Kurzel’s score available now on all major digital music services. Listening links and more are below.