Author: Daniel Schweiger

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CD REVIEW: COLD TURKEY

Randy Newman Smokes ‘em in his Film Scoring Debut

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CD REVIEW: KLUTE / ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN

70’s paranoia rules in FSM’s suspenseful release

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CD REVIEW: THE BEST SCORES OF 2007

THE TOP TEN American Gangster (Marc Streitenfeld – Varese): An ultra-hip urban score never lets up with the thrill of the crime. Beowulf (Alan Silvestri – Warner Bros.): With its big, bold themes, this is a soundtrack for the heroic ages. The Kite Runner (Alberto Iglesias – Deutsche Grammophon): The tragedy of Afghanistan and the […]

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CD REVIEW: THERE WILL BE BLOOD

P.T. Anderson finds musical genius in the man from Radiohead

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CD REVIEW: THE GOLDEN COMPASS

Alan Silvestri composes a manly, mythic score to slay demons by

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CD REVIEW: ALIEN: THE COMPLETE MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK

Jerry Goldsmith’s Classic Monster Music Finally Gets Its Due

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CD REVIEW: BEOWULF

Alan Silvestri composes a manly, mythic score to slay demons by

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CD REVIEW: SOUTHLAND TALES

The end of days gets a satirical mix tape

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CD REVIEW: LAIR

Videogame dragons soar to the sound of Star Wars

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CD REVIEW: BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: SEASON 3

Bear McCreary’s space opera continues its innovative course to Earth

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CD REVIEW: IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH

The effects of Iraq get a solid, somber treatment

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CD REVIEW: INTO THE WILD

Eddie Vedder is on the road

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CD REVIEW: Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter

Swashbuckling meets bloodsucking in this classic Hammer horror score

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CD REVIEW: LUST/CAUTION

With such memorable works as Girl with a Pearl Earring, Syriana, Hostage and Birth, French composer Alexandre Desplat has shown a real ear for mystery that can be as beautifully dark as it is exotically intriguing.

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