This year’s EMMY® nominations are in! Composers Theodore Shapiro (“Severance“) and Nainita Desai (14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible) secured music nominations! Nora Felder nabbed the Best Music Supervision nom for “Stranger Things” Season 4, Vol. 1. The Television Academy reported there was a sharp increase in EMMY® submissions this year in the drama and supporting categories, so we suspect the competition was fierce! View the detailed breakdown and featured shows below. Do you see your favorite program in contention?
Now that the nominations are out, the final found voting period begins August 12 and ends on August 22. The ceremony will take place September 12, 2022 and will broadcast on NBC (streaming on Peacock). Congratulations to all the nominees this year! View the full list at EMMYS online.
“Russo’s stunning original score also melds callbacks to prior Star Trek themes, including Star Trek: First Contact, which is evoked in… ‘Second Chances’.” – ScreenRant
Lakeshore Records has released Star Trek: Picard – Season 2–Original Series Soundtrackfeaturing score by Jeff Russo (“Star Trek: Discovery”, “Fargo”, “Legion”, “The Umbrella Academy”, “For All Mankind”, and The Man Who Fell To Earth) and featuring a cover of the Pat Benatar classic, “Shadows of the Night” performed by Allison Pill! View full album details below!
Listen to “Second Chances” which originally premiered at ScreenRant:
Jeff Russo is one of Hollywood’s most in-demand composers today. He recently carved out some time to speak with Gold Derby about his masterful Star Trek: Picard Season 1 score. Fans of the soundtrack and the Star Trek franchise can tune in to the video interview in which he references the legacy of the scores and how he pays homage to past composers’ work, such as Jerry Goldsmith and the various composers of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Check out the full interview over at Gold Derby.
Listen to all 55 tracks from Star Trek: Picard, Season 1 (Original Series Soundtrack) below.
The “Complete My Picard” offer has been extended to June 30, 2020, per Lakeshore Records. For fans who purchased Star Trek: Picard Chapter 1 before the Star Trek: Picard Season 1 complete soundtrack can still get the tracks they’re missing from the full season soundtrack release.
Send your Chapter 1 purchase receipt by June 30, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org and they’ll send you a download code.
For people who haven’t had a chance to get the complete album, the soundtrack is out now on all major digital music services: [Download/Listen]
And as for the critically-acclaimed series, CBS All Access is offering two free months (previously it was one month) so you have time to stream the entire series as well as Star Trek: Discovery and all the Star Trek television series offered on the streaming service! According to The Verge, you start your free trial with code GIFT, and as long as you’re set to renew, you can enter code ENJOY for your second free month. See the original post at The Verge.
For fans of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and Star Trek: Nemesis (the motion picture), “Star Trek: Picard” takes the storyline full circle in Season 1 of the CBS All Access series! Lakeshore Records is thrilled to release the complete Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 (CBS All Access Original Series) soundtrack, featuring score by Jeff Russo — available now digitally on all major music services! See music players and download links below.
Check out this terrific interview over at TrekMovie in which Jeff takes us on a deep dive into “Blue Eyes” (beware of spoilers), and this interview over att FlickerMyth where soundtrack fans can find an appreciation of how the cues are contextualized within the Star Trek canon.
For longtime fans of The Next Generation, [“Blue Skies”] was a lovely deep cut that directly tied the ending of 2002’s Nemesis to the events of the new series. – Inverse
Stream “Star Trek: Picard Season 1″ now on the CBS All Access App! Watch the series for free via a special code over at TrekMovie.