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?
The cues have the air of the Moroder-Shockne contribution to the companion release of The Rise of the Synths — a bit dark and rather modern with tempered but evocative homages to Moroder’s pioneering role in electronic-, synth-, and disco-driven film scores/soundtracks such as Midnight Express, Cat People, and Scarface. – Vehlinggo
Originally released digitally via Lakeshore Records, Queen of the South – Original Series Soundtrack now comes to vinyl via our friends and partners at Invada Records! Two vinyl variants are on sale now: an exclusive double LP “Black & Silver Swirl” edition (limited to 250 copies) are on sale now at Invada Records online, while the non-exclusive retail version, a double LP “Silver” is also on sale now at Invada. See details now for both vinyl variants at Invada’s website.
Season 4 of Queen of the South on USA Network is coming 2019! Catch up on all episodes of Queen of the South now at USA Network online (login required) and on iTunes (get Season 3 Pass). The first two seasons are currently streaming on Netflix.
The duo’s album, which spans 28 tracks, was informed by Moroder’s work on soundtracks like Midnight Express, American Gigolo, and Cat People, capturing the kind of operatic grandeur that can’t help but forecast tragedy while also reflecting the series’ high-stakes thrills. – Consequence of Sound
Recently, legendary composer Giorgio Moroder revealed the inspiration behind the title track of the Queen of the South soundtrack, in collaboration with prolific composer Raney Shockne. The interview is quite the retrospective look at the legendary composer’s body of work, and if you’re a fan of Moroder’s work, then you will definitely hear his signature sounds blended in the series score. Listen to the track and check out the interview now at Consequence of Sound!
Queen of the South (Original Series Soundtrack) is out now via Lakeshore Records. Catch up on episodes of “Queen of the South” at USA Network online. New episodes air Thursdays 9/8c on USA!
When the writers for the USA Network crime drama-thriller series Queen of the South told Shockne that they were working to Moroder’s music — “They were actually in the room together, writing to American Gigolo and Cat People and Midnight Express,” Shockne says — fate had clearly intervened. – Lyndsey Parker, Yahoo! Entertainment
If you’re just discovering Composer Giorgio Moroder for the first time,, consider this latest feature at Yahoo! Entertainment a primer of his impact on the film music world for the past 30+ years! The interview reveals the soon-to-be legendary story behind how veteran Composer Raney Shockne and Giorgio Moroder ended up working together on the Queen of the Southtv series score. It’s a fun trip down memory lane featuring iconic disco and rock songs from Hollywood’s most memorable films. Read the full story now at Yahoo! Entertainment.
All hail the Queen of the South soundtrack! Pre-game the next action-packed episode of the “Queen of the South” series on USA this week with a listen to the series music featuring score by Giorgio Moroder and Raney Shockne! The album features some memorable tracks including the Tears For Fears cover, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World (feat. Elena Mendoza)” and the groovy Blondie cover, “One Way or Another (feat. Chloe Chaidez)”. Check out the series soundtrack feature at USANetwork.com.
Let this sink in: Giorgio Moroder, a synth pioneer who is responsible for some of the most iconic and timeless soundtrack contributions ever (Top Gun, Flashdance, American Gigolo, Midnight Express), returns after 30 years in full force to the film/TV music world with new music for Queen of the South in this stellar collaboration with seasoned composer Raney Shockne! Preview the album below or stream it on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music!