Blazing Saddles: 40th Anniversary Soundtrack

Cover Silva Screen Records release composer John Morris’ pitch-perfect score to Mel Brooks’s great Hollywood comedy, Blazing Saddles. This 40th anniversary edition is the most complete version yet with 28 tracks that also incorporates some of the most hilarious dialogue from the film... [click here...]

 

The Krays: Kill Order - DVD review

Cover Ronnie and Reggie Kray remain the most notorious criminals in British history. Legends to many, their fame was built on a fearsome reputation and almost mythical celebrity-like status, but who were the real Kray twins? Now in a sensational new feature documentary The Krays: Kill Order, the true story of the men behind the myth is revealed; by those on the inside... [click here...]

 

Mr. Holmes - Soundtrack review

Cover Carter Burwell's score for Mr. Holmes is released through Lakeshore Records. The movie is a new twist on the world’s most famous detective. 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love – before it's too late. [click here...]

 

Mary of Nazareth (Maria di Nazaret) - Soundtrack

CoverCaldera Records release Guy Farley's original score for the 2012 Italian television movie Maria di Nazaret (Mary of Nazareth). Directed by Giacomo Campiotti. The two part film recounts the story of Jesus’s mother Maria (Mary) and accompanies her throughout the life of the son of God until his death on the cross... [click here...]

 

Lost West End - Music review

CoverLost West End celebrates London’s forgotten musicals and brings together over 20 unique ‘lost’ West End productions on one album. The collection reflects 30 years of musicals that have come and gone from the West End, showcasing these unique theatrical works. Ranging from 1976 to 2009, all the musicals featured had relatively short London residencies and although they weren’t always met with critical praise, they nevertheless contain interesting, memorable scores and performances that deserve to be heard... [click here...]

 

A Spoonful of Sherman - Music review

CoverSimG’s latest release is the Original London Cast Recording of A Spoonful of Sherman - the critically acclaimed cabaret revue that celebrates 90 years and 3 generations of Sherman family songwriting... [click here...]

 

Forrest: Soluna - Music review

CoverForrest are a four-piece alternative indie rock outfit from South Wales. Soluna is their debut album and follows on from their debut EP, Before You Go. Soluna has been a long time in the making, but the results speak for themselves. This is a well polished, intricately constructed album that has had every element of it fine tuned - from the track order to the final mix - to perfection... [click here...]

 

Carnival Youth: No Clouds Allowed - Review

CoverLatvian indie pop teenagers Carnival Youth release their debut album No Clouds Allowed. The album contains all five tracks ('Octopus'; 'Brown Eyes and All the Rest'; 'Seasons'; 'Words Like Birds'; 'Never Had Enough') that were on 2014's Never Had Enough EP, along with another six songs - the 11 tracks coming in at 40 min, 17 sec... [click here...]

 

Southpaw - Soundtrack review

CoverSony Masterworks release James Horner's score for Southpaw. The movie tells the story of Billy "The Great" Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World. Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife, an adorable daughter and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis, a retired fighter and trainer to the city's toughest amateur boxers. With his future riding on Tick's guidance and tenacity, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves... [click here...]

 

I am Big Bird - Soundtrack review

CoverVarèse Sarabande release Joshua Johnson's beautifully intricate and moving score to I am Big Bird, This heartwarming documentary chronicles the life of Caroll Spinney, the man who has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969. For over 4 decades, Caroll's characters have been cherished by generations of children. At 81 years old, the tenacious and enthusiastic performer has no intention of slowing down... [click here...]