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Chappie (Hans Zimmer)

‘Chappie’ is composer Hans Zimmer’s first all-electronic score in 25 years – this time about a robot with interesting abilities.

Exodus: Gods and Kings (Alberto Iglesias)

Sony Classical will release, on December 15th, Alberto Iglesias’ soundtrack to the film ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’. Immediately, the opening places you in another land during another era.

Wishin’ and Hopin’ (Matthew Llewellyn)

MovieScore Media has released Matthew Llewellyn’s newest soundtrack, for the film WISHIN’ AND HOPIN’. This orchestral score is just another sign of Llewellyn’s bright future in the world of film music.

Big Hero 6 (Henry Jackman)

Walt Disney Records has just released on CD the soundtrack to the animated film ‘Big Hero 6’ by Henry Jackman. This score makes great use of both classic and modern instruments throughout.

Interstellar (Hans Zimmer)

From WaterTower Music comes Hans Zimmer’s newest soundtrack, this time to the Christopher Nolan film ‘Interstellar.’ It starts off with soft melody behind noise. This doesn’t last long before the notes take the foreground.

Camp X-Ray (Jess Stroup)

Lakeshore Records has released this soundtrack to the film ‘Camp X-Ray’, starring Kristen Stewart and featuring music by Jess Stroup. Jess has a history of electric styled music, and his score absolutely reflects this.

The Imitation Game (Alexandre Desplat)

From Sony Classical comes Alexandre Desplat’s latest soundtrack, this time for the film starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley called ‘The Imitation Game’.

Whiplash (Justin Hurwitz and Tim Simonec)

From Varese Sarabande comes this refreshing new soundtrack to the highly acclaimed film ‘Whiplash.’ Composed by Justin Hurwitz and Tim Simonec, this original soundtrack is worth the listen, especially if you love jazz/big band.

Transformers: Age of Extinction (Steve Jablonsky)

From La-La Land Records comes the latest soundtrack from the ‘Transformers’ film franchise composed by Steve Jablonsky. The opening track is like an awakening. However, there isn’t much time to finish waking-up before the action starts.

John Wick (Tyler Bates and Joel J. Richard)

The soundtrack to ‘John Wick’ is available now from Varese Sarabande. Track one and you know this isn’t going to be a light and easy score. The undertones indicate something dense and dark is imminent. Then, the action clears that away.

Gone Girl (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross)

The soundtrack to ‘Gone Girl’, composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, is one of the more talked-about soundtracks of the recent months. Accompanying the anticipated film starring Ben Affleck, this score has received some acclaim.

Arrow: Season 2 (Blake Neely)

From La-La Land Records comes the soundtrack for ‘Arrow: Season 2’ by Blake Neely. Immediately, Neely throws you straight into the action. But before long, you’re listening to the moments that have a softer touch, which were rather nicely done.