Weekly Recommendations – w/e 21st January 2022

Here’s another round-up of recommended scores that have caught my attention over the week ending, 21st January 2022. The Adventures of Lieutenant Petrosino (1912) – John T. La Barbera (John T. La Barbera/ Labmambo) Guitar virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist, and composer John T. La Barbera has recently composed new scores for a number of silent films.…

Weekly Recommendations – w/e 14th January 2022

Here’s another round-up of recommended scores that have caught my attention over the week ending, 14th January 2022. A Little Mood for Love (Xiaomin’s House, 小敏家) (2021) – Various Composers (TME Video+) Sometimes a seemingly slight score just strikes the right note (no pun intended) and this score for a 2021 Chinese romantic drama television…

Weekly Recommendations – w/e 7th January 2022

Here’s another round-up of recommended scores that have caught my attention over the week ending, 7th January 2022. Rite of the Shaman (2022) – Donovan Colton (Kayci Records) Such a beautiful little score, the composer finds a nice balance between reflecting the emotional aspects of the movie’s story and injecting drama when required. Centred around…

Weekly Recommendations – w/e 17th December 2021

Here’s another round-up of recommended scores that have caught my attention over the week ending, 17th December 2021. Alienated (2021) – James Oliver (Tritone) A little feel-good alien love story viewable on Amazon Prime, James Oliver’s delicate little score oozes a warmth that is an asset for the movie. The music is characterised by Oliver’s…

Weekly Recommendations – w/e 10th December 2021

Slightly late, but here’s another round-up of recommended scores that have caught my attention over the previous week (w/e 10th December 2021). 日本沈没-希望のひと(Japan Sinks: People of Hope) (2021) – Yugo Kanno (Anchor Records) Composer Yugo Kanno’s score for this 10-part Japanese TV show about environmental catastrophe, governmental corruption and countrywide panic is another strong score…

AMALGAMA – Felipe Pérez Santiago

Four dentists attending a conference in a Mexican resort decide to escape the cerebral environment to spend the weekend on a tiny island paradise. This is the premise of the 2021 Mexican-Dominican Republic comedy-drama, Amalgama, written, produced and directed by Carlos Cuarón (brother of Alfonso Cuarón (Y Tu Mamá También (co-written with Carlos), Gravity, Roma)).…

Weekly Recommendations – w/e 26th November 2021

Here’s another round-up of recommended scores that have caught my attention over the previous week (w/e 26th November 2021). 信虎 (Nobutora) (2021) – Shinichiro Ikebe (Shochiku Records) A Japanese historical drama set in 16th century feudal Japan, the score is composed by veteran Japanese composer, Shinichiro Ikebe (Kagemusha). He has written an excellent score that…