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Throwback Thursday: House Of Cards Composer Jeff Beal Talks To Us About His ‘Appaloosa’ Score (Podcast)

Appaloosa Soundtrack

Lakeshore Records revisits a composer interview with four-time Emmy®-winning composer Jeff Beal, who you may know from TV’s “House Of Cards”.  In 2008, we spoke with him about his score to Appaloosa, which stars Ed Harris (Snow Piercer), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic) and Renee Zellweger (Bridget Jones).  Listen now (below) as Jeff talks about scoring a Western written by Ed Harris and Robert Knott!

Appaloosa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is out now on Lakeshore Records (get it here).


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Throwback Thursday: An Interview With Robert Williamson On His Score For Clive Barker’s ‘Midnight Meat Train’ Starring Bradley Cooper!


Lakeshore Records sat down with composer Robb Williamson on his score for Midnight Meat Train (credited as Robert Williamson & Johannes Kobilke).  He spoke about his transition into the film music world and being inspired by the murderous character, “Mahogany,” on this horror score journey.  You may remember his score for the acclaimed film, Gamer (co-composed with Geoff Zanelli), and if you haven’t seen both movies — Midnight Meat Train (rent it on iTunes) stars Bradley Cooper (Burnt, American Sniper) and Vinnie Jones (TV’s “Arrow”, Snatch), and is based on a short story by master of horror Clive Barker — we predict good times ahead for fans of dark films!

Download Midnight Meat Train (Original Motion Picture Score) here.

Watch the interview:

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EXCLUSIVE: An Interview With ‘Trumbo’ Composer Theodore Shapiro On His Score (Video) | Birth.Death.Movies

Trumbo Soundtrack Is Out Now On Lakeshore Records! Download Here: [iTunes]


Shapiro is certainly one of the more eclectic and individual musical voices in Hollywood and his score for Trumbo is a good example of his capabilities. There are elements of the period mixed in with some audacious modern ingredients, including one of my favorite sounds in all of music, the prepared piano (he explains what that is in the video). – Score Keeper, Birth.Death.Movies


Lakeshore Records recently sat down with Theodore Shapiro, composer of Trumbo, starring Bryan Cranston and Diane Lane.  Watch the interview exclusively now at Birth.Death.Movies.  And, congratulations goes to Trumbo movie, nominated for three Screen Actors Guild Awards!

Bleecker Street presents TRUMBO, in theaters now (find a theater).


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‘BROOKLYN’ Composer Michael Brook On His Score For ‘Into The Wild’

In 2007, BROOKLYN composer Michael Brook received a Golden Globe® nomination for his score to Into The Wild (released by Lakeshore Records).  The film went on to earn two Academy Award® nominations plus numerous others.  Lakeshore Records sat down with Michael Brook then to discuss his work for Into The Wild, and you can hear it below.  If you haven’t seen the film yet, you can watch it On Demand on iTunes.

This year Michael Brook composed the score to the critically acclaimed Sundance Film BROOKLYN which will also screen at The Toronto Film Festival on September 13th.  The album will be released on Lakeshore Records later this fall.  Stay tuned for more details on this extraordinary film and score.

Lakeshore Records: Into The Wild Soundtrack

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