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The FYC score was complete. And it's out since november last yearIs there a complete score out there? If not, don't be surprised there's nothing here yet. Sometimes it takes years before a complete score listing pops on this site.Why no listing here for the complete score?Because they didn't work direcly in this score, but their material from the previous one was reused.Does anyone know why some of the composer names are in brackets? Thanks!
thanks4:05 of "STEALTH" some of the best soulful action music I've heard from a Zimmer score. I wonder who wrote that particular section. This the type of stuff I would play trying to rush a pregnant woman to the hospitalIn case he's visiting this site, I wanna say 'Thank You' to Ashton Gleckman who does the 'Behind the Score' episodes on YouTube. I loved the 1-hour episode for the Transformers scores and I actually learned a lot. Very educational. I found the video by accident and now I plan on watching his other videos as well.<br><br>Job well done, my friend.@Hybrid <br>You don't add anymore Trevor Morris things ?Probably for chronological purposes<br>even though the movie uses a shortened version of Romanian Wind at that time
i saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene.<br>===============================<br><br><br>I agree. <br><br>And I think at the end of the day the movie itself is not the type of movie that could win people over with its score. No matter how successful and popular it is and no matter how good the score is. I Am Number 4 was part of the YA craze that took over Hollywood a few years back (we all know how people feel about those movies), and even the most successful YA movies (like Twilight) are not exactly known for their scores.<br><br>People - even film critics who are supposed to talk about all aspects of the movie - were too busy talking about half-naked characters and Kristen Stewart's acting..... and completely ignoring the good work done by Alexandre Desplat.<br><br>It was pretty much the same with I Am Number Four...<br><br>It's not that Trevor created a "bad" score, it's simply a case of a nice, little score that went under the radar. No one bothered to talk about it..... Just like his score for Torque, which as far as I'm concerned is one of his best scores.I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.<br>===========================<br><br><br>I totally get what you're saying. I also get kinda frustrated when a "big" track overshadows an entire score. The best recent examples are IMO the Transformers scores. I don't blame folks for gravitating towards the epic sound and the power anthems, but A LOT of subtle, equally great tracks end up getting completely ignored. And just like you, they're usually my favorite tracks. <br><br>But why most people don't think like us?<br><br>The reason I think is because those "big tracks" are presented - most of the time - during the most memorable moments in those movies. They immediately get people's attention. They're stuck in their mind along with those iconic images. And I think by nature, people are more attracted to the big and "in your face". For most casual listeners the more subtle tracks work in the context of the movie and they absolutely do notice them while watching the actual film. But unlike you and I they don't feel the need to listen to them separately. They're too busy paying attention to the "big track". That goes even for some score fans.<br><br>While tracks like the Star War theme, the Indy theme, the Transformers theme, the Gladiator theme, the Godfather theme, the Armageddon theme, the Pirates theme, the Lord of the Rings theme are so big, melodic abd easily digestable that folks simply can't resist them. And when there are vocals involved as well (like Gladiator) it's even better, because people treat it as a full-blown song. An emotional song that they can listen to over and over again.<br><br>The subtle tracks simply can't win against that. Sadly....<br><br>By the way, speaking of The Island, My Name is Lincoln (as much as I like it) is not my favorite track of the score. The more subtle opening track (The Island Awaits You) and especially the Lima One Alpha theme are my personal favorite tracks. Of course, they're nowhere near My Name is Lincoln, in terms of popularity.<br>Why is Romanian Wind not sequenced after Case Re-Opened? Is not the former 7M48 and the latter 7M47?Yeah that is true, can’t argue there lol<br><br>And is it me or does “Calypso Must Be Released” sound like Black Hawk Down?To be fair there is a lot of King Arthur in At World's End too. Just the general feeling you get from the action tracks in both scores is virtually identical. Hell, one of the main themes from King Arthur even appears when Bootstrap Bill remembers that Will is his son.
@MrTweedy<br>That’s totally fine, everyone has their own favorite HZ scores, which is awesome!<br><br>It’s funny though, I feel like DMC is far more schizophrenic than AWE. Now don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love DMC. It’s the score that got me into Hans Zimmer. But still, I feel like a major part of that score is note-for-note reprises of cues/themes from COTBP. Not to mention the temp tracking of King Arthur.<br><br>AWE always felt far more original to me, especially considering that the entire tone of the music shifts from the “rock’n’roll” sound of the first two to a more traditional score (at least by Hans Zimmer standards lol)@MrTweedy<br><br>Just curious, what scores do you considered to be Zimmer's best?The Pinnacle of Hans' career?<br>Although I really like this score, I don't agree. But hey, I know it's just a matter of opinion, okay? ;)<br><br>Of course it shows Hans strengths in almost every area (action, drama, romance, comedy...) but for me it's too much of a medley of previous works, without much personality.<br>It feels a bit like a palette with too many colors. From the action sequences borrowed from Drop Zone, to the Morricone inspirations for Jack's Sequences, to Gladiator's duduk that ended up there with no real reason, to a beautiful Love Theme that brings another new shape to the sonic identity... it's like the score sometimes goes schizophrenic.<br><br>Though each individual idea is really enjoyable to listen to, I think Hans has made scores that are much more cohesive and enjoyable as a whole!i also think it is an underrated score. especially the action music has a couple of nice touches. i saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene. the emotional music is nothing ground breaking, but a lovely listen.Y'know, it's funny. The big names that always get the most attention in film music are often not my favorite tracks of the scores they represent. Now We Are Free, Arrival to Earth, Like A Dog Chasing Cars, Star Wars Main Theme, Indiana Jones Main Theme, Infinite White, One Day, Circle of Life, The Fellowship. Though they are the most well known, they're usually nowhere near the peak of quality of their scores. <br><br><br>I noticed this the most in Hans Zimmer's concerts (not World of Hans Zimmer mind you). The parts he played from The Dark Knight Trilogy in particular usually had the least substance. Just the bombastic tracks. The only choice I agreed with was Time from Inception. There was no Am I Not Merciful, A Watchful Guardian, Sunrise Over Pride Rock, none of that. <br><br><br>Even with Star Wars, the main theme and the Force theme are solid pieces of music, but neither come close to the beauty of Princess Leia's theme, or the wondrous Yoda theme. <br><br><br>Same with Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship Reunited, Very Old Friends, Gollum, and The Breaking of the Fellowship are much more substantial pieces than The Fellowship Theme alone in my opinion. <br><br><br>Can't say anything about My Name is Lincoln because I haven't finished The Island score yet, but yeah. I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.
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Stephan Hirzel reply Replies: 1 || 2013-10-28 22:41:51
How to book you for a concert in Dubai??

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Stephan Hirzel2013-10-28 22:46:00
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Simon Böldl reply Replies: 6 || 2013-10-16 19:23:19
Hello Hans Zimmer,
im fascinated by your music. It´s wonderful. Im playing videogames (Beyond Two Souls) and without your music it isn´t so well...
So thanks for your music.

Much greetings from me out of Bavaria.
Simon Böldl

PS: Vieleicht könnten Sie mir einen Soundtrack für unsere YT Webseite machen ;)


Edmund Meinerts2013-10-16 20:06:53
Why do I keep seeing/hearing claims that Zimmer worked on Beyond: Two Souls? He didn't, did he? Beyond "music producer" whatever that means?


Simon Böldl2013-10-17 21:32:47
Yes, he worked on the videogame Beyond: Two Souls. All of the music is by him.


Mike2013-10-17 21:43:26
No, the music in Beyond: Two Souls was composed by Lorne Balfe.


Macejko2013-10-17 21:45:45
You have four options, Simon:
1) Do your research.
2) Stop living in an illusion.
3) Stop trolling.


MacArthur2013-10-18 07:22:48
It is fair to say that with all the media out there saying Zimmer did it he has reason to believe that is is.

But Simon it is done by Lorne Balfe


Simon Böldl2013-10-25 15:34:43
Here is a quote from www.cinemablend.com:
"Lorne Balfe and Hans Zimmer worked together on the soundtrack to the new game, written and directed by David Cage, Beyond: Two Souls ."

They worked together.

Arjang Hamburg reply Replies: 0 || 2013-10-24 00:36:52
Sehr geehter Herr Zimmer. Ich bedanke mich für ihre Musik die
Mich sehr geprägt hat. Ich habe mir sogar ihre soundtracks angehört
Ohne die filme gesehen zu haben :-). Es ist erstaunlich dass sie so verschiedene soundtracks komponiert haben und trotzdem jedesmal ihre alt bekannte Note mit rein bringen. Vorallem möchte ich mich dafür bedanken dass sie Komponisten wie Klaus Badelt oder Ramin djawadi gefördert haben.
Es erfüllt mich mit Stolz dass ein deutscher der beliebteste Komponist der welt ist, und dies gilt doppelt für Ramin djawadi, da wir beide die selben wurzeln haben. Hören sie bitte nie auf mit der Musik und wenn es möglich ist, würde ich mich sehr über eine welt Tournee freuen um sie evtl in Hamburg live zu erleben.
Hochachtungsvoll Arjang

Simon Böldl reply Replies: 0 || 2013-10-17 21:33:56
Hey,
does anybody know when Hans Zimmer comes to Germany (Munic) or Austria(Vienna) in 2014?

Junaid Khawaja reply Replies: 0 || 2013-10-12 09:26:28
Hi Hans Zimmer,
I am Junaid Khawaja from Pakistan a big fan of your movie, game and theatre soundtracks. I am not a musician, music composer, lyricist, singer or anything else like that. I am just a song lover and writing this to you because I just love your music. I am crazy to have all of that. I maintain a list of your works at SoundCloud.com nothing more than that.
I don’t offer to download music freely. I just share the sounds to my SoundClouds’ profile from other public profiles. I can’t afford to buy your soundtracks. I am just writing to you because I want to listen all the work of you and will never share it to someone or upload to the profiles it’s my promise. Can I have all the soundtracks produced by you?
Love from Pakistan. I would love to hear from you as soon as possible.
Please,
Junaid Khawaja

JamesT reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-23 21:12:35
Harry and Halli's score to The East is now available on iTunes. Very nice!!

Yuri reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-20 02:53:35
—(••÷[ Hi Mr. Zimmer ]÷••)—

I’m Italian, i have 18 years old and I'm an amateur, an person who would like to do always to realize the own dream and be a composer. Unfortunately i'm surrounded by the wrong persons. Even if i want to learn and study for the job, i never would realize this route. Even if it will be challenging i have some potentialities and i want to realize my dream. I'm ready for whatever!

Here, some compositions that i just concluded:

soundcloud.com/young-flayer/darkness-takes-over



E-mail: yurifiorini@hotmail.it

JamesT reply Replies: 1 || 2013-09-19 19:25:32
I just read that a soundtrack for 12 Years A Slave is due out October 15th -- a few places on-line are reporting that? Anyone know anything about this?


Mike2013-09-19 23:37:17
Not sure, but Zimmer posted on Facebook that one website listed the score as one of the reasons to see the film. It'd be kinda mean of him to tease us like that. But then, maybe that's the idea: he wants us to go watch the film, not just go buy an album.

Doug reply Replies: 2 || 2013-09-08 07:23:25
Mr Zimmer, the version of Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire instumental you created for Mission Impossible 2, with acoustic guitar and orchestra was fantasic. I wish you would compose a complete song out of this. I think it would be very popular.

One criticism though...you give no credit to Cash or the song in the film credits, while at the same time you've gone after web posters, e.g. youtube, to keep your music from being shared. A bit hipocritical to me. It was only by reading comments under one of these posts that identified the song's origin.


MacArthur2013-09-08 07:30:01
I didn't hear that in the score so i don't know what you are talking about. and also maybe that is not what he was trying to do. like me I compose some stuff or progressions sound so good you just have to use them, and then you listen to a score and then you hear the very same progression and think hey that sounds like mine it might be something where he doesn't even realize that he's doing it. It just sounded good so he went with it.


Doug2013-09-08 09:27:29
MacArthur, it actually plays twice in the movie and is very short the longest piece of it is played at the end of the movie when Ethan meets Nahya in the park. I plays right before the Mission Impossible theme song at the end.

You may be right about Zimmer just composing it without realizing the connection. His version varies enough in tempo and instrumental content that I didn't realize it was the Ring of Fire...I just know it sounded familiar. I think Zimmer could make this short piece into a much longer (e.g. 5 min) full length song without too much trouble. It's a really beautiful song the way he has done it.

Blake Conklin reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-05 00:16:15
Your compositions for Man of Steel were amazing. Every single track fit perfectly with the movie! I had to buy your man of steel album, it was too good to pass up!

Josue Harrison reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-27 07:06:50
Hello Sr.zimmer, you make music &#8203;&#8203;very very well, &#191;how he comes all that?, his pieces are truly fascinating music, is very well done, please answer me, How he comes, how thinks, how writes, you are amazing! greetings from Mexico.

Mina Emad reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-20 22:35:47
Okay.I'm not a composer .I'm not even want a chance to work in the company but i really like your music and it's inspired me to do every thing ..all I need is take a picture with you or even see you..see your studio and how to work ..how is your feeling when the film comes to you without music and you create the music .. An Epic music .....

by the way I'm from cairo.egypt and I have no chance to see you but..
it's okay :D .. if you want to text me if you have time ..IF YOU HAVE TIME .( akonmina@yahoo.com ) waiting your massage .it will means alot to me
thanks.

Ian Xavier Perez reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-16 05:58:37
I love many of the movie sound projects that you guys have done listed here and would love to be a part of visions like them as a sound engineer myself! what type of advice would you guys give audio engineers and future composers who dream of accomplishing such dreams and being a part of such great teams? idproductionsidp@yahoo.com

Marc Provencal reply Replies: 1 || 2013-07-19 16:56:16
Mr Zimmer,

I have learn so much by listening to your amazing music, to me you are a true Genius. Scoring is my ultimate dream, music is all my life, I'm a university trained composer-arranger-musician...If you can take a minute of your precious time to listen to my music on my web site...thank you so much

www.marcprovencal.com

regards


MacArthur 2013-08-14 19:50:08
You ever get any feedback?

MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-14 01:54:13
Hello Mr. Zimmer. I know that you are a busy man. I am a music composer and I live in Arizona. I would love to get in the Film music Industry. It is a dream and goal of mine. Me and a friend of mine have composed some music, and if you are willing to hear it and tell me where I stand, and if i'm capable to make it in.
Thank you for your time.

my e-mail is aaddleman@cox.net

Michael Helmel reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-02 15:42:42
Hallo Herr Zimmer,
ich würde mich sehr freuen wenn sie Zeit hätten mein Musikstück zu hören. Für eine kurze Rückmeldung, von ihnen oder einen ihres teams, währe ich sehr dankbar. MfG Michael Helmel info@michaelhelmel.com

https://soundcloud.com/michaelhelmel

Phil reply Replies: 0 || 2013-07-21 20:48:32
I'm soooo missing the Webradio

Isoruku reply Replies: 0 || 2013-07-20 20:31:08
Hello. Hans Zimmer created much (but not all) of the music for the 1986 Nicholas Roeg film "Castaway." So I'm wondering if Mr Zimmer composed the beautiful and delicate flute segment that can be heard from 1:24:35 to 1:25:44 during the movie #####

If the answer is yes, what is the name of the song? (And is it available for purchase anywhere?) Many thanks!

Macejko reply Replies: 1 || 2013-07-15 17:13:57
Hey there guys, especially HZ.com team. This will be pretty unusual request, and also a really naive one, I imagine. See, I am working on a lecture for a biggest fantasy-sci-fi-horror-popculture convention in Czech and Slovak republic, called Istrocon. This lecture is about Hans Zimmer and his work.
So, here's the thing: my big dream about ending of this lecture is a video of Hans himself. Not just any video, though. It would be a video, where Hans would say something directly to the visitors of the convention. Something like "Hello visitors of Istrocon, my name is Hans Zimmer and I hope you enjoyed this lecture about my work." That's all.
Now, I understand that this idea is terribly, terribly naive. I understand that Hans is a terribly busy man and he doesn't have time to play around. But something like this would make a killing ending to my lecture.
I know that Hybrid and the other membersof the HZ.com team probably won't pay much attention to this post, but I simply had to try. If you could by some miracle contact Hans, you would have my eternal gratitude.

Matej Vojtko, also known as Macejko,
fan from Slovakia


Macejko2013-07-15 17:15:22
And in any case, my e-mail is vojtko.matej@gmail.com.

Vusi reply Replies: 1 || 2013-07-08 10:32:24
Mr Zimmer,

My name is Vusi Kweyama from South Africa. A friend of mine put together a video of me speaking for about 4 minutes and included Hans Zimmer instrumental song for 15 seconds (entitled: I believe because others believed in me). The video is for non-commercial purposes. Please advise if it is okay to use it.


Kind regards,

Vusi Kweyama


Akos Tomena2013-07-11 18:02:05
Hello Mr. Zimmer and Fellas!
I have also made and played a tune with trumpet.
I hope you'll like it:
https://soundcloud.com/akostomena/sunrise

Cheers,
Akos from Hungary.

Greg Reinhart reply Replies: 0 || 2013-06-28 16:30:49
Hi,

My name is Greg Reinhart and I was wondering who I can send material to at Remote Control Productions for overview. Please e-mail me at gsreinhartii@gmail.com. Thank you for your time.

-Greg Reinhart

DXF reply Replies: 0 || 2013-06-25 09:12:04
Sent Here For A Reason - And incredible acoustic experience!

Gene reply Replies: 0 || 2013-06-18 19:13:24
Hi,

I was wondering if your team was in need of a Modular Moog technician in the LA area. I have serious credentials, available on request. I do have a much wider range of electronic music equipment expertise as well.

You can contact me at info@showmetheanalog.com

Thanks,
Gene

David Young reply Replies: 5 || 2013-06-13 16:56:33
Hi... just hoping you can tell Mr. Zimmer that his Hans have the midas touch.... If possible please let me know what you think of these two amateur compositions... they were made using the sounds available in Pro Tools 10.... pretty authentic if you ask me, but definitely not the real thing... If you have a second please criticize... keep in mind I can't read music and have never been trained... Lastly, I know this is a long shot... Does anyone know how to apply to be an apprentice of Zimmer. To be honest I'd be the guy who gets scones and tea, if it meant I could get even the tiniest bit of tutorage... Again, please remind Mr. Zimmer his talent and eagerness to explore the branches of music and sound has definitely caught my attention and changed my compositions for the better! Fingers crossed, Tschüss...

Crescit Musica--- www.youtu.be/ppPLy7VhXVk

The People's Dance---www.youtu.be/55U0IJsoc70



Same Dave2013-06-16 04:19:41
still hoping for feedback... :)


Edmund Meinerts2013-06-16 08:49:03
You're in the wrong place.


A Disconcerted Dave2013-06-17 06:49:11
How so? I was aiming to be critiqued by either followers or colleagues of Mr. Zimmer... I see others post similar threads... If you had time to read and reply, you had time to reference the links I posted... I would appreciate the criticism... if there is some misunderstanding on my end, please help clear it up... not trying to impose.


NM2013-06-17 08:13:46
I'll give an honest critique to a fellow musician. I listened, they're not bad, the second one is kind of nice, the first a bit boring. They sound earnest rather than being the terrible Zimmer clones most people on youtube shit out ("I have some drums and a french horn sample, I'm a composer!")

You mention you can't read music/don't have much musical knowledge and to be honest, it is pretty obvious from the structure of your compositions. I don't see why that should be "born in mind", as though a concession should be granted. You don't necessarily *need* theory, no, but the progressions, orchestration and arrangement are very simple and predictable and it doesn't really feel like the music develops. You have some decent basic ideas in there, but you don't explore them or add any depth to them. Anyone half-decent at writing music could've written both those pieces in about an hour without much effort.

Keep going with it though. Hope that's useful.


David Young2013-06-17 21:22:46
Thank you so much for the well thought out response. I am humbled and agree with you fully. If you have any suggestions on books or other material that I could turn to for referencing, it'd make my summer. I plan on developing this craft as much as possible... thanks again. If there's ever something I can do in return let me know.

JamesT reply Replies: 0 || 2013-06-17 19:48:04
Any information about a score release for The East?

Maryna reply Replies: 5 || 2013-05-04 17:20:52
Hi ,

I'm film music composer

please, check out my work here
https://vimeo.com/channels/518107

Thanks



Jim2013-06-04 21:43:52
You're 100 x the composer Zimmer is.


Nicolas, Webmaster2013-06-13 12:08:00
Calm down Jim, you're loosing credibility each time you make a comment ! But personally, i'm almost starting to hope you will continue spilling your gall about Hans Zimmer, it's becoming very funny to read such an horrible review of his scores, we really should create a "humor" section in our website !!! :D


Michael 2013-06-13 13:53:13
Hey Jim,
What's your problem? Why are you making such unqualified comments?
I think Jim's demo wasn't heard by Hans Zimmer.
Can it be Jim?
Greetings from Germany...


Richard2013-06-16 19:35:29
Yup, you guys need a humor section! xD


Richard2013-06-16 19:35:29
Yup, you guys need a humor section! xD

Anthony Gonzalez reply Replies: 3 || 2013-06-05 17:03:54
In the credits of the booklet for the Oblivion, it states that it was mixed here at Remote Control Productions. How come there's no page for it?


Anthony Gonzalez2013-06-05 17:04:57
Woops, I meant to say the Oblivion OST.


Hybrid Soldier2013-06-05 17:32:27
Simply because if I only put the dozens of scores simply mixed at RCP, I should add 2000 more composers & pages to the site.

Unlike Tron, the participation of RCP people to Oblivion is very limited, not to say inexisting...


Anthony Gonzalez2013-06-05 17:34:27
Oh ok then, I understand Hybrid Soldier. Thanks for answering. Is it possible to tell which people here worked / were involved? Thanks :)

Jim reply Replies: 17 || 2013-06-04 21:21:06
Have previewed MoS OST and it's garbage. Thanks Hans for screwing it up! Every piece sounds the same as the last, and the same as the last bunch of Zimmer crap scores. Ostinato strings repeated over and over and over and over again, long brass swells with overblown horn parts, pounding and heavily overused percussion - and nothing, and I mean NOTHING, interesting thematically. They really should have got somebody with some musicality like Giacchino to do this one. You, sir, are a hack.


Ds2013-06-04 21:31:07
Clearly you don't like Zimmer's style. Why are you here then?


Jim...again.2013-06-04 21:38:27
...and what the HELL is with the cue "This is Madness"??? Oh, it's madness, alright. The preview is a full minute of the same one-bar snare drum rhythm with a bass drum on the downbeat every second bar. Seriously? This is the kind of crap you come up with? Because if all there is to writing a film cue these days is a one-bar snare drum rhythm, well geez man, where do I sign up? I could pump out a couple hundred cues a day. Y'know, I really used to look forward to new movies as much for the score as the movie itself if not more so in many cases. You have ruined that for me for many recent films. Now I find myself knowing that as soon as I see "Music by Hans Zimmer" there will be nothing to enjoy as far as the score is concerned.


Jim2013-06-04 21:40:27
Where else would I vent my frustration? These comment pages are not solely for the purpose of stroking egos.


Macejko2013-06-04 21:45:33
Go to hell with Giacchino, that man has not composed anything interesting in his life.


Ds2013-06-04 21:50:33
Some people adore Giacchino because he's kind of the reincarnation of John Williams' old fashioned style. But i tend to agree with you Macejko.

Jim: your opinion is a little harsh, considering you've only heard 60 to 90 seconds of each track.


Jim2013-06-04 21:51:50
Lol, right Macejko...I mean, if you don't enjoy musical and well-developed thematic material, varied and balanced instrumentation, appropriate use of percussion (as opposed to the crutch Zimmer uses it as) and actual musicality, and instead can only deal with the same boring repeated ostinato garbage over and over again, I can see how you might prefer Zimmer over Giacchino.


Edmund Meinerts2013-06-04 21:59:19
lol, Macejko...Giacchino is easily one of the most talented composers of the last decade.


Jim2013-06-04 22:01:17
I've heard enough to know it's exactly the same kind of monotonous, trite, boring crap as he came up with for TDK. Again...ostinato strings, brass swells, pounding and overused percussion, no themes whatsoever and way too repetitive. Zimmer's music is background noise - more akin to sound effects than music. It's an aside. An afterthought. A backdrop. A shadow. A score should be so much more than this IMHO. His do nothing for me. They don't speak to me at all. Don't communicate anything. It's canned and boring, soulless and dry. If MoS is a great movie, it will be in spite of the soundtrack.


Macejko2013-06-04 22:06:49
Well, my guess is that he's not gonna change this style anytime soon, so you can leave this place in peace and listen to whatever "quality" music you listen to.


Jim2013-06-04 22:12:39
Sure...except I have to put up with his crap, don't I? Believe me, I wanted to love the MoS soundtrack. I heard Zimmer was doing it and I prayed it wasn't going to be more of the same junk of his like TDK. Boy, am I let down. Come on people...we need to demand better than this.


Hybrid Soldier2013-06-04 22:41:20
Get a life, dude... :)


Jim2013-06-04 22:57:54
Never understood that. Somebody discusses something, and suddenly that means they have no life. Hmmmm, yep, ok, makes sense to me.


Ds2013-06-04 23:52:16
Jim, i guess it's only a matter of taste. I love the samples and i usually love Zimmer's scores. I think they are powerful, majestic and highly emotional. His music really speaks to me.


Guitwo2013-06-05 01:19:29
Talking about TDK's soundtrack do you wanna refer to the Joker theme?

background noise? well that is, sometimes, quite enough to make a huge soundtrack. I don't consider Reznor's Social Network soundtrack as a great, outstanding. To me it was just background noise yet it seems that a lot of people actually loved it.

and to be honest, to say he hasn't write anything good or great for a movie for a long time you really haven't listen to one of his last complete recording sessions.


Frank2013-06-05 01:33:07
Guitwo, yes the Joker theme is disturbing and noisy, but that is exactly how a mad man(chaotic and anarchic) such as Joker should sound like. And speak of TR's Social Network, I admit it's not enjoyable but again it's the only type of music to fit the movie and I believe that's the reason they get an Oscar.


Guitwo2013-06-05 06:07:39
i didn't mean nothing but what you've just said pale. the point is that it's a matter of what music fits best the movie then it's a matter of taste for music.






Mike2013-06-05 07:43:35
Say what you want in defense of Zimmer, but I do like Michael Giacchino--not because he sounds like Williams, but simply because he's a good composer.

boisard reply Replies: 0 || 2013-05-22 21:32:58
hi, sorry if I disturb you... one (two) more composers who just want to share our work with a great team of music makers, and maybe get a feedback from one of you? if you are curious you can visit our website:
find "reberboisard" on google (can't let you a link)
thanks for your interest, kind regards
Armand Boisard &Jean-luc Reber

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