It’s been said that Daybreak, Netflix’s new post-apocalyse series is an adventure between Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Mad Max. What are kids going to do when school’s basically over forever and no adults are left, save for the “ghoulies”? The series score by Andrew Lockington (“Frontier”, San Andreas) features various cues that guide us through the 10-episode series sonically, from its comedic moments to its high-suspense action film-eque sequences. Daybreak (Original Music From The Netflix Series) is out now on Lakeshore Records. Which tracks are your favorite? Keep reading to get album download and listening links!
If the name Andrew Lockington sounds familiar, you may have heard his scores to blockbuster films and television series such as “Frontier” Series (2018), San Andreas (2015), “Sanctuary” (2009) and Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008). Andrew’s score to “Daybreak” series comes to us digitally on Friday, October 25, but you can pre-order the album now.
“Shall we play a game?” This weekend marks the 31st anniversary of WarGames (rent it on iTunes), one of pop culture’s favorite movies. Debuted in theaters on June 3, 1983, WarGames stars Matthew Broderick (The Producers, Deck The Halls, Wonderful World), Dabney Coleman (HBO’s Boardwalk Empire) and Ally Sheedy (Welcome To The Rileys, The Breakfast Club). Released by Lakeshore Records, Wonderful World (rent it on iTunes) is scored by Craig Richey and Welcome to the Rileys is scored by Marc Streitenfeld.
Matthew Broderick in a scene from Wonderful World.
Directed by John Badham (The CW’s Supernatural), WarGames hypothesized what would happen if a teen wiz kid could accidentally hack into the ultimate video game. He soon realize that his online war game might actually be real. The film was made during the Cold War, when the thought of a Soviet threat was a looming dread for many.
Download these soundtracks by Composer Craig Richey: