Tag: Music Producer & Label Profile

GEORGE FOX / 2M1 RECORDS

GEORGE FOX / 2M1 RECORDS

December 2, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

2M1 Records has a number of soundtrack releases in its catalogue, but this month the label will release two high-profile scores on limited CDs: Andy Garfield’s music from Frozen (2010), and Hatchet (2006) / Hatchet II (2010).

In our conversation, Toronto-based co-owner George Fox describes the company’s founding with Oklahoma-based Jeff Johns, the company’s machinations, and the resilience of the compact disc among collectors and audiophile connoisseurs…

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BRUCE KIMMEL / KRITZERLAND RECORDS (2010)

BRUCE KIMMEL / KRITZERLAND RECORDS (2010)

December 1, 2010 | By

In the two years since the release of Stephen Sondheim’s Evening Primrose (1967), Kritzerland Records’ catalogue of classic film score titles has grown to include many premiere releases, allowing fans to scratch off titles from their Wish Lists, and hope maybe another impossible gem might appear on the horizon.

In our second Q&A, producer Bruce Kimmel discusses the inimitable music of Albert Glasser, and the 2-CD release of Hugo Friedhofer’s One-Eyed Jacks (1961), perhaps the composer’s last great score prior to his moving into TV, where the work was more steady, and differently affected by studio politics, egos, and the music editor’s sharp scissors…

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DAVID SCHECTER (C) / VALENTINO MUSIC LIBRARY

DAVID SCHECTER (C) / VALENTINO MUSIC LIBRARY

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . In the DVD commentary for the Criterion edition of The Blob, director Irvin Yeaworth mentions the love theme both he and his wife wrote for the film, and how its sale to a music library ensured the music had extra longevity, appearing in […]

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DAVID SCHECTER (A) / HERMAN STEIN’S THE INTRUDER

DAVID SCHECTER (A) / HERMAN STEIN’S THE INTRUDER

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . Back in 2005 we spoke with Monstrous Movie Music’s co-founder, David Schecter, shortly after the release of the company’s fine pair re-recorded score and cue compilation albums, Mighty Joe Young (and other Ray Harryhausen animation classics), and This Island Earth (and other alien […]

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DAVID SCHECTER (B) / RALPH CARMICHAEL’S THE BLOB

DAVID SCHECTER (B) / RALPH CARMICHAEL’S THE BLOB

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . To fans of classic science-fiction, Ralph Carmichael is the composer of The Blob. You know, the 1958 production where a 27 year-old Steve McQueen applied his Method acting to become a high school senior, while surrounded by actors a bit closer in age […]

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KERRY O’QUINN / STARLOG RECORDS

KERRY O’QUINN / STARLOG RECORDS

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . BABY STEPS (1977-1978) After co-founding Starlog Magazine in 1976 with partner Norman Jacobs, Kerry O’Quinn furthered his interest in the science-fiction and fantasy realms through a series of side projects under the Starlog banner, and perhaps the most fondly regarded are the handful of […]

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DEREK LAWTON / THE PRISONER-CHAPPELL MUSIC LIBRARY

DEREK LAWTON / THE PRISONER-CHAPPELL MUSIC LIBRARY

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . The music in Derek Lawton’s new 3-disc set of Prisoner music is both testimony to the show’s enduring popularity – on DVD, Blu-ray and CD – and a validation of the quality music written by composers for the Chappell Music Library, one of […]

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BRUCE KIMMEL / KRITZERLAND RECORDS (2008)

BRUCE KIMMEL / KRITZERLAND RECORDS (2008)

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . Interviewed in June for Kritzerland’s latest CD release, the original recording for Stephen Sondheim’s Evening Primrose, label bigwig Bruce Kimmel provides some backgound on this rare Sondheim work that’s pretty much been hidden from view since it’s telecast in 1966 on ABC, as […]

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LUKAS KENDALL / FILM SCORE MONTHLY

LUKAS KENDALL / FILM SCORE MONTHLY

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . Since his first compilation albums from the 1950s – Backgrounds for Brando and Love Scenesfor Dot Records, in 1958 – Elmer Bernstein unofficially (and perhaps unconsciously) began preserving the fine work of his peers and idols. During the 1960s, he started to re-record […]

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TIM FERRANTE / ELYSEE PRODUCTIONS

TIM FERRANTE / ELYSEE PRODUCTIONS

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . Mad Doctor of Blood Island marks the debut release from Elysee Productions, a new soundtrack label created by producer Tim Ferrante. A longtime soundtrack fan, Ferrante’s been under the spell of Tito Arevalo’s music for decades, and his long quest to release an […]

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