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Communication Arts 2017 Illustration Competition Shortlists Lakeshore/Invada Album Artwork

Congratulations to Illustrators Emma Bergin and Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir, and to Lakeshore’s Art Director John Bergin for being selected to the Communication Arts 2017 Illustration Competition Shortlist for their album artwork on Lakeshore Records’ co-release (with Invada Records UK) of the Captain Fantastic and Mr. Robot soundtracks, respectively.  Nearly 4,000 submissions this year have been shortlisted to 1,258 this week.

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A Look At Golden Globe® Nominated ‘Captain Fantastic’ Film and Soundtracks!

Critics say Viggo Mortensen’s role as the off-the-grid patriarch in Captain Fantastic is his best role yet, and the Golden Globe® nomination is our evidence!  See what critics have said:

“Viggo Mortensen get the role he was born to play.” – Variety
“Viggo Mortensen is a marvel in Captain Fantastic.” – USA Today
“The movie truly belongs to Mortensen; fierce and tender and tremendously flawed, he’s fantastic.” EW.com

Director Matt Ross who won Best Director at Cannes for Captain Fantastic was also instrumental in bringing in composer Alex Somers as well as Sigur Ros‘ Jonsi (both are frequent collaborators) to create the magical sounds suited perfectly for this film.  Named among the best soundtracks of the summer by Entertainment WeeklyContinue reading A Look At Golden Globe® Nominated ‘Captain Fantastic’ Film and Soundtracks!

Year End Special: Lakeshore Loves Vinyl Spins The Best Soundtracks – Listen!

For the past half-year, Lakeshore Records has been supplying us with fantastic behind-the-scenes podcasts featuring interviews with many different composers talking about their latest work. Hosted by Tony Giles, these podcasts have been a real addition to the web site offering unique perspectives that aren’t often translated through the written word.  – Score Keeper, Birth.Movies.Death

Take a trip down memory lane with Tony Giles (host of The Damn Fine Cast and our Lakeshore Loves Vinyl guru), who spins a curated set of Lakeshore Records vinyl released in 2016 — we may be biased — but boy is this playlist good.  There aren’t enough words to describe all the emotions that go into hearing Tony’s selections from each album.  It’s been a truly amazing year of soundtrack releases at Lakeshore Records and we thank you for sticking by us on this musical journey.  So sit back, relax, and hear the full podcast exclusively at Birth.Movies.Death!

Featured Music: Lakeshore Loves Vinyl 2016 Podcast Playlist
1 KMC014  – Synchronicity
2 Baskin – Baskin
3 Wayward Pines Theme/Suite – Wayward Pines
4 Overture – Anomalisa
5 Four Doomed Men Ride Out – Bone Tomahawk
6 Rustin Parr – Blair Witch
7 End Titles – Don’t Breathe
8 Stranger Things Theme Extended – Stranger Things
9 Bill Harper – Mr Robot
10 Memories – Captain Fantastic
11 Love Crime – Hannibal Season 3
12 Daniel – Camino
13 Prologue/Tuyo – Narcos
14 Don’t Tell Sarah – Swiss Army Man
15 – September – The Nice Guys

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Lakeshore Soundtracks ‘Moonlight’, ‘Swiss Army Man’, ‘Captain Fantastic’, ‘Condemned’ and ‘Touched With Fire’ Make Film Music Magazine’s Best Scores Of 2016!

Daniel Schweiger selects the following Lakeshore Records soundtracks for his The Best Scores of 2016 year-end list: Captain Fantastic (score by Alex Somers), Condemned (score by Daniel Davies and Sebastian Robertson), Moonlight (score by Nicholas Britell), Swiss Army Man (score by Andy Hull and Robert McDowell) and Touched With Fire (score by Paul Dalio).  See the full list and reviews at Film Music Magazine.  Take a trip down memory lane and preview/stream the albums below!

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Apple / iTunes Ranks Lakeshore Records Among Best Soundtracks and Songs of 2016!

Apple iTunes has posted its Top 25 Soundtrack Albums and Soundtrack Songs for 2016! Lakeshore Records and our partners are well represented with 7 of the Top 25 Albums and 6 of Top 25 Songs. Thank you Apple!

iTunes Top 25 Soundtrack Albums of 2016
#1 Stranger Things Vol 1 – Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein
#2 Stranger Things Vol 2 – Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein
#5 Before The Flood – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
#11 Moonlight – Nicholas Britell
#12 Swiss Army Man – Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
#13 City Of Gold – Bobby Johnston
#23 Captain Fantastic – Alex Somers

Itunes Top 25 Soundtrack Songs of 2016
#1 Stranger Things / Stranger Things – Kyle Dixon and Micheal Stein
#4 A Minute To Breathe / Before The Flood – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
#10 The Middle Of The World / Moonlight – Nicholas Britell
#11 A Better Way / Swiss Army Man – Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
#12 Love Letter / City Of Gold – Bobby Johnston
#22 Fortress / Captain Fantastic – Alex Somers

 

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