No doubt, fans of Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein scores are counting down the hours before their Stranger Things Season 3 score releases worldwide digitally. But, in case you weren’t aware of their other scores, here’s a film score to Spheres, the three-part VR experience executive produced by Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel, and directed by Eliza McNitt! It is yet another album you can experience as a standalone listening experience. Kyle and Michael’s Spheres score received two HMMA Awards nominations for Best Score, Short Film.
Spheres is narrated by two-time Academy Award® Nominee Jessica Chastain, two-time EMMY® Nominee Millie Bobby Brown, and legendary music icon and poet, Patti Smith.
The album was original released in several formats for the audio aficionado: DTS Headphones x Binaural, Stereo, and in 5.1 Surround sound. See listening links below.
If you’re in the New York City area this month, don’t miss Spheres, the groundbreaking three-part VR series Executive Produced by Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel, and Directed by Eliza McNitt! The film is currently screening at the Rockefeller Center through March 3rd. Transport yourself into the cosmos: book tickets now at Rockefeller Center online.
The series received two Hollywood Music In Media Awards nominations for Best Original Score and Original Score, Short Film by EMMY® Winners and GRAMMY® Nominees Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein (“Stranger Things”).
“Chorus of the Cosmos” is narrated by EMMY®-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”), “Songs of Spacetime” by two-time Academy Award®-nominated Actress Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, Molly’s Game), and “Pale Blue Dot” by music icon and poet Patti Smith. See the trailer below.
For Cyber Monday, we journey into the recesses of our memories to curate these 15 essential soundtracks released by Lakeshore Records that really speak to what we think of when we hear the word “cyber”. Also featured are soundtracks, scores from video games and films which may have an orchestral bent, but we think you’ll enjoy the listen that the scores provide when accompanied by the sci-fi and tech-centric productions as you experience them. Which Lakeshore soundtrack on this list will you play on repeat?
This week we have an embarrassment of riches: soundtrack releases from Lakeshore Records by highly-regarded composers such as Henry Jackman, Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe, Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, Johann Johannsson and more! Plus, lots of new vinyl releases headed your way in time for Halloween weened delivery and pre-orders.
Dixon and Stein have created a spacey, ambient soundscape that makes the most of the VR format – Brooklyn Vegan
Listen to the debut track, “Auroras” by Stranger Things series composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein now at Brooklyn Vegan! The track comes off Spheres, the Venice Film Festival Award-winning three-part virtual reality experience narrated by Jessica Chastain, Millie Bobby Brown and Patti Smith. Executive produced by Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel, and directed by Eliza McNitt, Spheres film made its debut last month at the Venice Film Festival. Lakeshore Records will release the Spheres original soundtrack in DTS Headphones x Binaural, Stereo, and 5.1 Surround on September 28, 2018.