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Outlander Season 1, Volume 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) by Bear McCreary (CD review).

December 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Outlander Season 1, Volume 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) by Bear McCreary (CD review).

This is the second album of music released from the television series ‘Outlander’, based on the series of books by Diana Gabaldon. It’s an enjoyable hour or so of music and is an album I often find myself putting on while I’m working. It definitely evokes a sense of Scotland and Bear McCreary has made […]

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A Star Trek Christmas?

December 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Star Trek Christmas?

Here’s a special seasonal song for all you folks out there in the Federation – Wonderful Deep Space Nine sung by Captain Sisko, Major Kira, Constable Odo, Lieutenant Commander Worf, Chief O’Brien, Congenial Barkeep Quark, Plain Simple Garak, and the rest of the Star Trek DS9 ensemble.

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Suicide Squad: Original Motion Picture Score by Steven Price (CD review).

August 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide Squad: Original Motion Picture Score by Steven Price (CD review).

First, I must confess when I started this review I had not yet seen the ‘Suicide Squad’ film, so it was without any prior knowledge that I pressed play. So I listened to this score as a piece of music, hoping that it could transcend its source material and work on its own the way […]

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Chappie soundtrack by Hans Zimmer (CD review)

July 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Chappie soundtrack by Hans Zimmer   (CD review)

If you think you already know exactly what a Hans Zimmer soundtrack sounds like and, in your head, you’ve got the famous sweeping orchestral sounds of the ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ or ‘Gladiator’ themes, prepare yourself for a surprise. The soundtrack to ‘Chappie’, a Science Fiction film about a law enforcement robot who gets kidnapped […]

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The Music Of DC Comics Volume 2 (CD review)

July 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Music Of DC Comics Volume 2    (CD review)

For every super-hero, there is a corresponding theme that is meant to set to the heart-pounding and the blood racing. From John Williams stirring score for ‘Superman’ to the childishly simple yet brilliantly catchy opening to the 1966 ‘Batman’ TV show, all swirling around the minds of many super-hero fans, music has always played an […]

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The Witch: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack music by Mark Korven (CD review).

July 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Witch: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack music by Mark Korven (CD review).

From time to time, I review soundtracks without being able to see the original film for one reason or another. ‘The Witch’ is one of these. If you want to be really spooked then play this one late at night as I expect the finale of track 4, ‘Hare In The Woods’, will positively have […]

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Ruin And Rising (The Grisha Trilogy Book 3) by Leigh Bardugo (book/audio review).

July 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ruin And Rising (The Grisha Trilogy Book 3) by Leigh Bardugo (book/audio review).

Are you ready for the final instalment of The Grisha Trilogy? Following on from the previous book, ‘Siege And Storm’, the Apparat has Alina and Mal trapped below ground. Alina is unwell and she can’t summon any light. Meanwhile, the Darkling has taken the throne of Ravka and is searching for her. No one knows […]

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1979 Revolution: Black Friday – Original Video Game Soundtrack by Nima Fakhrara (MP3 review).

July 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
1979 Revolution: Black Friday – Original Video Game Soundtrack by Nima Fakhrara (MP3 review).

‘1979 Revolution: Black Friday’ is set in Tehran and you play a photojournalist who returns to Iran amid the bloody uprising against the ruling Shah. The game promises an immersive story as those you love deal with the consequences of the choices you make. Therefore the music has a rather big task in creating the […]

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Deadpool Reloaded: More Music From The Motion Picture (CD review).

June 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Deadpool Reloaded: More Music From The Motion Picture (CD review).

I should point out from the start that this isn’t the original soundtrack but the extra music tracks from the 2016 film ‘Deadpool’. Based on opening track, ‘Merc With A Mouth’, lyrics, ‘Deadpool Reloaded’ is clearly adult orientated, which is a shame as the rest of the tracks from the film are more general issue […]

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The Terminator: Original Music by Brad Fiedel (soundtrack review).

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Terminator: Original Music by Brad Fiedel (soundtrack review).

There are times when I jump at an opportunity. Everyone knows the music from ‘The Terminator’ although I bet you would be hard pushed to remember its composer, Brad Fiedel. Even after all these years, the music is strong enough to be listened to sans the visuals and is still sinister by implication and still […]

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