Nima Fakhara (composer) - Interview

CoverNima Fakhara was born in Tehran, Iran and is a composer currently based in Los Angeles. We caught up with him as the scores for 1979 Revolution and The Girl in the Photographs were released through Lakeshore Records... [click here...]



Placebo: Meds (2016 180gm Vinyl Reissue)

CoverUSM has reissued Placebo's fifth studio album Meds on 180gm vinyl. The album was originally released in 2006 and includes the singles 'Because I Want You'; 'Song to Say Goodbye'; 'Infra-Red' and 'Meds'... [click here...]



Eddie the Eagle - Soundtrack review

CoverVarèse Sarabande release the soundtrack to Eddie the Eagle, with a score by Matthew Margeson. Inspired by true events, the movie is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics... [click here...]


Tim Wynn (composer) - XCOM 2 - Interview

CoverTimothy Michael Wynn began his music training as a founding member of the prestigious Orange County High School of the Performing Arts in 1988. From there he was accepted into the USC School of Music, where he studied under Elmer Bernstein, Christopher Young, Buddy Baker and Jerry Goldsmith. He has found success in scoring feature films, television series, video games and documentaries. Darren Rea caught up with him as the score for XCOM 2 was released... [click here...]


Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops (Xbox One) - Game

CoverIn Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops, players take control of miniature marines as they battle evil foes from around the world with a multitude of weapons and specialist soldiers. Collect medals, dog tags and intel during the course of each mission. With hours of gun toting and explosive gameplay, Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops is miniature warfare on a massive scale... [click here...]


The Young Messiah - Soundtrack review

CoverJohn Debney's score for The Young Messiah is released through Lakeshore Records. When the mystery of Jesus’s divinity begins to unfold in his early years, he turns to his parents for answers. But Mary and Joseph, in an effort to protect their child, are afraid to reveal all they know. How do you explain the ways of the world to its creator? How do you teach the teacher? How do you help the savior who came to save you? Follow the young Messiah as He and His family take the extraordinary journey from Egypt to Nazareth and on to Jerusalem – where His true identity and profound destiny are revealed... [click here...]


Betty Driver: I'll Take Romance - Music review

CoverAlthough most audiences associate Betty Driver with her Coronation Street character Betty Turpin, a role that she played on screen for nearly 2800 episodes from 1969 to 2011, her career began nearly 4 decades before she first set foot on the cobbles of Weatherfield... [click here...]


The Importance: Original Studio Cast Recording

CoverSean O'Mahony's musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnest was first staged at London's Ambassadors Theatre in May 1984. Produced in association with Ray Cooney's The Theatre Of Comedy Company, The Importance starred David Firth, Patrick Ryecart and Judy Campbell and ran for a limited season... [click here...]


Death by Unga Bunga: Pineapple Pizza - Review

CoverDeath By Unga Bunga is a five-piece Garage/Punk band from Moss, in Norway. It consists of Sebastian Ulstad Olsen on lead vocals and guitar, Preben S. Anderson on keyboards, Stian S. Gulbrandsen on guitar, Even Rolland Pettersen on bass, and Ole S. Nesset on drums. The band has released four albums in five years; however, Pineapple Pizza is the first to be available in the UK. It is out 04 March on Jansen Plateproduksjon, prior to a planned mega-touring schedule throughout 2016... [click here...]


Treetop Flyers: Palomino - Music review

CoverTreetop Flyers are a five-piece Folk and Commercial Rock band from good old London Town. In 2013 they launched their debut album, The Mountain Moves, to great acclaim. Now, two and a half years later – after a catalogue of personal problems to overcome – they have returned to their own Soup Studios to record the follow-up, titled Palomino. It gets its release on the Loose label on 13 March, before the guys set out on some Spring live dates... [click here...]