When we learned that La La Land and The Greatest Showman maestros Benj Pasek and Justin Paul were on board to pen new songs for Guy Ritchie‘s live-action remake of Aladdin, we knew were in for a whole new world of great music. But can they live up to the renown of Alan Menken‘s masterful songs for the 1992 animated film? Apparently, Pasek and Paul are eager to try.
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You mission, should you choose to accept it…I wonder, did you ever choose not to? Well, when it comes to new vinyl soundtrack releases from Mondo, the answer is no, especially when it comes to Mission: Impossible.
Mondo has announced a vinyl release for the original Mission: Impossible score composed by Danny Elfman for the 1996 adaptation of the classic television series. Complete with cover art that looks like an old school vinyl album from the 1970s, this is the perfect vinyl release for an incredible soundtrack. Read More »
Waxwork Records is releasing the soundtrack to Michael Mann‘s cult classic Manhunter on vinyl, and we have an exclusive look at the release. Available for the very first time in any format, the soundtrack is loaded with ’80s synth and moody atmosphere. More info on the Manhunter vinyl release below.
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John Carpenter‘s score for the original Halloween is iconic, and you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t know that signature, haunting piano theme that helps make Michael Myers so terrifying. However, some fans of the entire Halloween franchise also have an affinity for the music of the less celebrated sequels, and Mondo has a treat for them.
The scores for both Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers will be getting vinyl releases from Mondo featuring artwork by Gary Pullin and Randy Ortiz. Furthermore, with three more Halloween vinyl releases coming from Mondo, there’s also a special slipcase you can get that will hold all five of the soundtracks. Check out the Mondo Halloween vinyl releases below. Read More »
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Call Me By Your Name was adored by critics last year, and it rode that wave of acclaim all the way to a worthy Best Picture nomination. The film unfolds in Northern Italy in the summer of 1983, where a teenage boy named Elio (Timothée Chalamet) becomes enamored with an American graduate student (Armie Hammer) who comes to study and live with his family. They share a summer full of food, surprising romance, and, of course, music. And that music will be getting a special release on vinyl later this year.
The Call Me By Your Name soundtrack, featuring original songs by Sufjan Stevens, will be getting a Limited Peach Season Edition vinyl release with a peach-colored 2xLP set, including record sleeves that smell like peaches. Just make sure you don’t try to do with these records what Elio does with a certain peach in the movie.
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Captain Marvel is shattering all kinds of glass ceilings. Not only will the film boast Marvel’s first solo female superhero, but the production has brought on the first female composer to score a major comic book movie.
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John Williams‘ Jurassic Park music is iconic. And while no one can come close to capturing the magic of Williams’ music, Michael Giacchino is a great composer in his own right. Giacchino is handling the music for the new Jurassic World sequel, and you can hear his Fallen Kingdom theme below.
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Top Gun 2 has defied the odds, and after decades of hype and promise, the adrenaline-fueled sequel is finally in production. Tom Cruise posted a photo from the set last week, and barring some kind of insurmountable obstacle, the movie titled Top Gun: Maverick will be on the big screen for the summer of 2019. And when it arrives, it may have a new version of the signature rock song that made all the high-flying jet sequences that much more memorable.
When the original Top Gun was released in 1986, it was accompanied by the quintessential rock song of that decade: “Danger Zone” by Kenny Loggins. Now that Top Gun: Maverick is a reality, Loggins is working on recording a new version of the song for the sequel, and he might have company this time. Read More »
At the 2018 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, one of the breakout films was the charming father daughter dramedy Hearts Beat Loud. The film sees Nick Offerman as Frank, a widower preparing to close down his record shop and send his daughter Sam (Kiersey Clemons) off to med school across the country. In one final attempt to spark a bit more of a connection with his daughter, Frank convinces her to partake in a jam session. Their collaboration results in some outstanding original tunes that get them a surprising amount of attention online. Now you can partake in the buzz by listening to the title track from the film. Read More »
This weekend’s release of Solo: A Star Wars Story has one huge surprise that will blow fans away (and if you already know what we’re talking about, you can read more about it over here but beware of spoilers!). But Solo also has another tidbit that might go unnoticed. Or if you did notice it, you might not have realized how odd it was. What we’re talking about is a certain musical cue from the Solo: A Star Wars Story score.
Beware of very mild spoilers for the first act of Solo: A Star Wars Story below. Read More »