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ScoreKeeper Tells You About A Super Cool New Film Music Publication!! Go Find It!!

Published at: Feb. 11, 2007, 12:29 p.m. CST by merrick

Greetings! ScoreKeeper here with more cyber-goodies for your inner film music geek. A shiny new online publication called “Film Music Weekly” was launched a few days ago. I just signed up myself and downloaded the first issue and it’s fantastic! Best of all it’s free! It’s truly a wonderful time to be a fan of film music... Here’s more information:
FILM MUSIC WEEKLY LAUNCHED ** New weekly electronic magazine includes film and television industry and soundtrack news, articles, CD and technology reviews and more. (Los Angeles -- February 7, 2007) Film Music Magazine announces the launch today of Film Music Weekly (http://www.filmmusicweekly.com), a new weekly electronic magazine about the world of music for film, television and video games. Film Music Weekly will be published each Monday electronically, while Film Music Magazine will continue to be published in print form every other month and will focus on in-depth articles and columns about the industry. Subscriptions to Film Music Weekly are available at no cost, and each issue includes industry news, soundtrack news, upcoming CD releases, plus special exclusive features including: ** SCORE OF THE WEEK: A look at a new score, the film, and the composer ** MUSIC TECHNOLOGY AND YOU - A column by composer and technology expert Peter Alexander featuring a look at new technology for composers ** NEW SOUNDTRACKS - Each week veteran journalist Daniel Schweiger reviews the latest in soundtrack album releases ** THE SCOREBOARD - A comprehensive list of composers and what films they've been signed to score. Film Music Weekly features hyperlinks throughout the magazine for emails and websites, and is available in PDF format for onscreen viewing or printing. In addition, subscribers will receive special news updates by email between issues with late-breaking stories and news items. "We're very excited about Film Music Weekly and the opportunity to bring our readers a weekly look at the industry in an easy to read format that delivers news, information and commentary in a timely, interactive format. Our editor Mikael Carlsson is one of the most well-respected and knowledgeable journalists in the industry, and we're thrilled that he's expanded his role with with this new publication." said Film Music Weekly publisher Mark Northam. For a Free Subscription to Film Music Weekly and to download the current issue, visit http://www.filmmusicweekly.com. CONTACT INFORMATION: Questions about Film Music Weekly And Industry News Submissions: Mark Northam mark@gmdgroup.com Soundtrack News Submissions: Mikael Carlsson: mcarlsson@filmmusicweekly.com Advertising Inquiries: Steve Schatzberg steves@gmdgroup.com

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  • Feb. 11, 2007, 12:35 p.m. CST

    Score!

    by BannedOnTheRun

    Keeper.

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 12:38 p.m. CST

    Maybe someone in Hollywood will pick this up

    by BannedOnTheRun

    and realize that Danny Elfman doesn't have to score every movie that comes out. "Who's that guy?" "Howard Shore?" "No, the other guy." "Hans Zimmer?" "No, you know the one, the other guy." "Danny Elfman?" "Yeah, get him!"

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 1:05 p.m. CST

    Maybe I'm just a heathen...

    by Zarles

    ...but unless the score to a movie is something REALLY dynamic, (early Tim Burton flicks, for example) I barely notice it at all. 98% of film music is basically just filler to my tin ear. Sorry.

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 1:10 p.m. CST

    Thanks Scorekeeper

    by casinoskunk

    Going to subscribe right now!

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Zarles

    by blacklodgebob

    you're a heathen.

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Scorekeeper, youre turning into Herc

    by Col. Tigh-Fighter

    With all the links at the foot of your post. At least its not full of Amazon links like the whore Herc, but your posts are getting too clunky. A little less hubris, please.

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 1:52 p.m. CST

    How DARE they nominate John Powell for X3...

    by iamnicksaicnsn

    That was clearly one of the worst parts to a surprisingly ok movie (considering it could have been awful). I mean, Best composer of the year for that piece of shit? It was so in your face and seemingly out of place in every fucking scene.

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 2:24 p.m. CST

    They should have a podcast ...

    by chrth

    Do they have a podcast?

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 4:01 p.m. CST

    Don't listen to Col. Tigh-Fighter, links are helpful

    by Proman1984

    It's not like he updates too foten anyway so it's nice ot be able to reference his earlier columns and interviews. They are easy to skip too. And this is a very cool website by the way. Look forward to future updates.

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 6:06 p.m. CST

    Do ya'll buy a lot of soundtracks?

    by Zarles

    I can't imagine spending money to buy a soundtrack for a movie like X3. Kill Bill Vol. 1, sure. Corpse Bride, you bet. But The Da Vinci Code? Yawn.

  • Feb. 11, 2007, 11:50 p.m. CST

    Cool, Very Cool

    by FilmFiend

    There isn't much literature available for us score lovin peoples. Thanks scorekeeper. Also FilmScore Radio (http://www.filmmusicradio.com/)has some awesome interviews with composers. Great stuff.

  • Feb. 12, 2007, 5:18 a.m. CST

    soundtracks worth buying:

    by Amy Chasing

    MirrorMask, Battlestar Galactica (all recent series soundtracks), V for Vendetta, Wallace & Gromit: Curse Of The WereRabbit, A Scanner Darkly, Gedo Senki, Lady In The Water, The Pick Of Destiny, The Fountain, The Queen, The Painted Veil, Pan's Labyrinth - and that's just in the last year or so. Oh, and anything by John Williams, no matter what year it comes from that man is amazing.