1. Inside the Hitchcock-Inspired Score to 'Bones' 200th Episode

    June 13, 2015 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 How a television time warp prompted house composer Sean Callery to create something audibly distinct with actual strings. When the 200th episode of  Bones  aired in December, fans might have momentarily thought they’d tuned into TCM instead of Fox, ...

  2. 'Star Wars' Theme Named Favorite Movie Soundtrack

    September 30, 2013 1:08 AM EDT The Star Wars theme has been named Britain's favorite movie soundtrack in a BBC poll. "With almost a quarter of the audience votes, John Williams’ 'Star Wars Theme' topped a list that spans 64 years of cinema soundtrack history ...

  3. Legal Fight over T Rex Songs Portends Music Industry Battles

    July 18, 2013 2:10 PM EDT As the fathers of rock music have bowed to the inevitability of mortality, their sons, daughters and other statutory heirs could soon be sending jarring vibes across the music industry. Last week, Rolan Feld, the son of T Rex frontman Marc Bolan ...

  4. Danny Elfman Talks Tim Burton, 'Simpsons,' and Why He Found the Anvil Film 'Emotionally Wrenching'

    October 26, 2012 11:00 AM EDT (L-R): Composer, Danny Elfman, Director, Sacha Gervasi, and Tim Appelo, Hollywood Reporter, Film Editor (Photo: Arnold Turner) Composer Danny Elfman finds deep inspiration when writing about tragedy. The character Jack Skellington's need to e ...

  5. Composers and Music Supervisors Talk Process, Problems and Importance of Networking at Billboard/THR Film & TV Conference

    October 25, 2012 11:49 AM EDT (L-R): Musician/composers Michael Andrews, Will Bates, Phil Mossman, Gingger Shankar and Nick Urata; music supervisor Gary Calamar (Photo: Arnold Turner) The key to survival is diversify. Always negotiate to retain ownership of your score when the ...

  6. Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler Jam In Pa.

    August 20, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article PROMOTION Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler Jam at Sands Barenaked Ladies Both humor and hooks, as always, infused Barenaked Ladies' headlining set at the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, Pa., Friday (Aug. 17). The group capped a n ...

  7. Jay-Z, Rihanna, Elton John to Perform at London Olympic Arts Festival

    June 20, 2012 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Musical stars, including Jay-Z , Rihanna , David Guetta and Elton John , films from the likes of Alfred Hitchcock and Mike Leigh and art from Yoko Ono and others will all be part of the London 2012 Festival, a cultural celebration across Britain tie ...

  8. Danny Elfman Discusses Film Scoring, Getting Along With Tim Burton, Johnny Depp the Thief

    May 10, 2012 11:54 AM EDT Oscar-nominated composer and former Oingo Boingo frontman Danny Elfman hosted a Q&A session that was open to the public at the Warner Brothers Records building in Burbank, Calif. This event preceded the Dark Shadows premiere on May 11, which i ...

  9. 6 Questions With Brian Tyler, Composer 'Eagle Eye'

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Take a little Alfred Hitchcock, mix in some Steven Spielberg, and add a killer (literally) car chase scene and what do you get? The Sept. 26 release "Eagle Eye," starring Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan in a big brother-esque thriller ...

  10. George Martin Reflects On 'Sgt. Pepper' In L.A.

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beatles producer George Martin offered a fascinating look into the group's creative process during a multimedia presentation for members of the National Recording Academy of Arts and Sciences Friday a Beatles producer George Martin offered a fa ...

  11. Alvin, Chipmunks Stay In The Family

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The house that Chipmunks built sits atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The house that Chipmunks built sits atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Ross Bagdasarian Jr. lives here in the wealthy Montecito area with his wife Janice Karman. ...

  12. Hold Steady, Neville Bros. Set For Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, Richard Thompson and Joan Osborne are among the artists confirmed to perform as part of the 29th Celebrate Brooklyn free concert series, to be held thro The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, ...

  13. Tenacious D Still Arguing As 'Destiny' Draws Near

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It wouldn't be a conversation with Tenacious D if principal members Jack Black and Kyle Gass weren't arguing with one another about anything and everything. For instance, still up for debate is just h It wouldn't be a conversation wit ...

  14. Film Composer Ron Goodwin Dies At 77

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ron Goodwin, who composed a string of classic movie scores including "Where Eagles Dare," "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines," and Alfred Hitchcock's "Frenzy," has died at 77, his wife, H Ron Goodwin, ...