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    Spotlight on: David Housden – Part. II

    This is the second part of our recent interview with Thomas Was Alone and Volume composer, David Housden. You can read part one, where Housden explains how he broke into the industry and wound up working on Thomas Was Alone, right here. When we left charismatic Volume composer David...
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    Mega Man and Bayonetta composers join forces for Smoke Thief’s Heart Beat Circuit

    Japan-based video game music label Brave Wave Studio has finally released Smoke Thief’s electro-ambient compilation, Heart Beat Circuit, which features contributions from heavyweight game composers Manami Matsumae, Saori Kobayashi, and Takahiro Izutani, of Mega Man, Panzer Dragoon Saga, and Bayonetta fame An album five years in the making, Smoke Thief...
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    The official soundtrack chart: 21/08/2015

    Welcome to Side One’s weekly glance at the official Billboard soundtrack charts. Each Friday we’ll be giving you a look at Billboard’s top 10, showing you which albums are riding high, and which ones are sinking faster than the Titanic. Don’t forget to come back in seven days time...
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    Tim Shiel to score time-jumping puzzler, Induction

    Melbourne based electronic composer and Gotye touring musician Tim Shiel, who you might recognise for his work on Duet, will be writing the score to Bryan Gale’s time-bending puzzler, Induction. Shiel has been releasing innovative and richly detailed electronic music for almost a decade, though he first ventured into...
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    Spotlight on: David Housden – Part. I

    “Mine is probably the clichéd story of growing up in a musical house,” begins David Housden, the BAFTA-nominated composer responsible for Thomas Was Alone’s immense score. It’s a humble start to our interview, because Housden’s story? Well, it’s anything but a cliché. Born into a family that lives and...
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    Pedro Bromfman’s Narcos score given release date

    Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack for the Netflix original series Narcos digitally on August 21, and on CD later this year. The album will feature the show’s original score by Pedro Bromfman, of RoboCop fame, alongside the main title theme song Tuyo by Brazilian artist Rodrigo Amarante. Netflix’s...
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    HBO’s True Detective soundtrack out August 14

    HBO has released more information regarding its True Detective OST, which contains music from both Season 1 and 2. The album features original songs from the show, including all of Lera Lynn’s macabre singles, alongside the title tracks from each series – Far From Any Road by The Handsome Family and Nevermind...
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    Audiokinetic’s “interactive music masterclass” heading to Game Music Connect

    Game Music Connect organisers today unveiled a new expanded......
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    Listen to Kazuma Jinnouchi’s leaked Halo 5: Guardians theme

    Kazuma Jinnouchi’s Halo 5: Guardians theme has been leaked online, with YouTube user Halo Memes posting the full 16 minute track after it was added to the Halo 5 beta. Jinnouchi took over scoring duties following his well-received work on Halo 4, which was largely written and composed by...