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...]

 

Goldilocks And The Three Bears - Music review

CoverSimG Records, supporters of new British songwriters, release the studio cast recording of the latest musical from the pens of Olivier Award-winning musical theatre creatives, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Soho Cinders, Betty Blue Eyes, Mary Poppins, Honk!). Based on the universally famous fairy tale, Goldilocks And The Three Bears is a short family-friendly musical which is the second to be completed in what Stiles and Drewe describe as a “trilogy of trios” (the companion pieces are the previously released The Three Little Pigs and The Three Billy Goats Gruff to follow in 2016)... [click here...]

 

The King: Look-Alite - Merchandise review

CoverBring a touch of Rock n Roll into your home with The King Look-Alite. Based on the ultimate King and featuring his trademark snarl, perfectly quiffed hair and bejewelled jumpsuit you’ll be left ‘All Shook Up’ thinking Elvis is back from the dead and all lit up in your living room This novelty gift will look perfectly placed wherever you decide to put him in your home, so why not pop on your ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ and get down to the ‘Jailhouse Rock’ every night with the King himself... [click here...]

 

Obsession: New Recording of the Film Score

CoverTadlow Music presents a new recording of the complete Bernard Herrmann score to Brian DePalma’s riveting and dreamlike psychological thriller. Palma’s superbly stylish Obsession is today viewed as an underrated masterpiece. The film features some of the best and most sensual work by Herrmann outside the Hitchcock and Scorcese movies. In 1976, a year after Bernard Herrmann’s death, the score for Obsession was, together with his music for Taxi Driver, nominated for an Academy Award... [click here...]