This week, Lakeshore Records features Nicholas Britell’s Academy Award®-nominated score to Moonlight, the Academy Award® Best Picture Winner of 2017 directed by Barry Jenkins! The unforgettable film which “portrays black gay life in its joy, sadness, and complexity” (The Guardian), also won Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and Best Adapted Screenplay (shared with Tarell Alvin McCraney). Britell’s Best Score nomination shared the spotlight with the film’s eight (8) nominations.
If you’ve been dreaming of owning a piece of Oscar® history and collecting a film score masterpiece, consider being among the first 100 to get a free soundtrack download link, courtesy of Lakeshore Records! Details below.
Tell your friends, tell your colleagues! Two-time Academy Award® Nominee Nicholas Britell wil be performing an intimate live virtual concert tonight at 7 PM PDT as part of Noe Music’s weekly listening club sessions! See details below.
Join us for some guided listening and scintillating conversation as composer Nicholas Britell joins the Noe Music Listening Club to share music and insights into his award-winning scores for Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Succession.
The Noe Music Listening Club is priced on a sliding scale, $0-$20 per session. Get tickets at Noe Music online.
For the month of June, cities across the country have been celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month. In commemoration of the Stonewall uprising 50th anniversary (New York Times), we take a look back at some classic and current soundtracks released over the years by Lakeshore Records. We start of this list appropriately with Rob Simonsen’s score to Stonewall, the 2015 film directed by Roland Emmerich. Keep reading to see our list of award-winning and acclaimed scores to LGBTQ films and tv shows.
In celebration of the theatrical premiere of If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna Pictures) this week, we take a look back at Moonlight, Composer Nicholas Britell and Director Barry Jenkins’ previous collaboration — last year’s Best Picture Academy Award®-winning film! This collaboration earned three Oscars®: Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor! Nicholas also earned an Academy Award® Best Score nomination for Moonlight.
Moonlight’s Academy Award® Nominees James Laxton (Best Cinematography) and Joi Mcmillon (Best Editing) also team up once again with Jenkins on If Beale Street Could Talk. With the buzz of critical acclaim for the forthcoming Beale Street theatrical opening on Friday, this is the perfect time to be reminded of the magic created once before with this winning team!
This week, Lakeshore Records is proud to release two new albums featuring innovative and distinct music such as the Cristal Basket centered score by Deru for the Impulse soundtrack, and Deadly Avenger’s new cinematic synth album, The Girl With The White Orchid! Also, check out album releases new to Bandcamp featuring Academy Award® and GRAMMY® nominated composers!