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Is the soundtrack released on CD, or it's only digital ?by that logic he would’ve done blade runner 2049. He’s retiredMakes you wonder why they didn't get Vangelis himself.Naw man this is the right page lolWrong page?
Rupert Gregsons amazing blending of orchestral and electronic sounds in Aquaman is epic.Arthur is the best?why Slenderman theme not getting the praise it deserves?Conrad Pope is only conductor in this, not orchestrator.Creatively speaking I can see why they choose that particular synth style, and my guess has nothing to do with that Thor Rganarok score. <br><br>It has MUCH to do with one composer: VANGELIS. You cannot see Aquaman landscapes and not to think of Vangelis (Blade Runner to be precise) and by all means, if you know well Mr. Papathanassiou's body of work, in his style.. he even has an album called OCEANIC. <br><br>I mean, RGW even uses the same exact 5 notes in which Vangelis tended to end up some of his themes, as also closing notes for one of his themes. It has nothing to do with Ragnarok.. lets not be so short sighted please.^ And I think a big part of that is the sound mixing. I understand each composer has their own unique voice, but in Holkenborg’s case he tends to mix everything so harshly, particularly the brass. It definitely muffles the music to a degree. <br><br>Similar issue I have with Giacchino, who I think writes amazing music which gets undercut by the really dry mixing.
Arthur alone is worth the price of the whole album. Amazing piece.To me it sounds like the composer's usual fare, only this time it has a touch of Conrad Pope every now and then in the orchestrations. Won't be surprised if CP's involvement went beyond just conducting.I think some pices of music was simillar to bane theme in dark knight rises. Isnt it ?Am I correct that the music used in the long flashback sc&#232;ne with Hester and Shrike is only sort of present in the final track "Alive and Together" ?So the complete score is now available on YouTube and it’s AWSOME. Particularly Escape through Paris
Does anyone have the chronological order yet?? That would be great!@MrZimmerFan<br><br>Gotta agree with you, I definitely think WW is a far stronger score. That’s not to say I think Aquaman is bad, but none of the themes have really impressed me at all. The orchestral/synth hybrid is pretty cool, but once again I think it was done far better with Thor: Ragnarok. <br><br>(Will say this though; “Black Manta” is a badass track)First Impressions:<br><br>This might be one of the most “traditional” scores that Tom has scored at this point in his career. The strings/brass still have the signature JXL sound to them, but the music feels more mature when compared to something like Mad Max or even his most recent outings. <br><br>I’m still picking up on the themes as of now (the most obvious being the main fanfare and Hester’s tune) but the idea for Shrike is definitely a clear standout. Especially when it gets an emotional spin later on. The use of woodwinds and the operatic female solo vocals also are a nice addition.<br><br>Overall this has to be the biggest surprise of the year for me. Having sorta given up on Junkie after being disappointed by his output in the past few years I never expected him to write a fantasy score on this level (while still keeping one foot in his comfort zone of course). Hopefully more producers actually demand quality music from him, as opposed to the shit we got from<br>Tomb Raider and Deadpool.Great work. <br><br>I love Tom's aggressive and extreme way of mixing and bold use of percussion.<br><br>Glad to see him linked to Alita: Battle Angel tooI imagine iTunes and Spotify by Friday. The people commenting on it have likely heard a leaked version.
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  1. Transformers Prime (3:22)
  2. Optimus Prime Returns (2:07)
  3. One Shall Rise (2:43)
  4. Dreadwing (1:41)
  5. In Defense Of Humanity (2:26)
  6. We Have Returned (4:42)
  7. Relentless Pursuit (4:36)
  8. This Is Your Home Now (5:02)
  9. Autobot Stratagum (2:38)
  10. Battle In The Energon Mine (3:12)
  11. Proximity Sensors (2:17)
  12. Cutting It A Bit Close (1:28)
  13. The Cons Are Back (4:46)
  14. RC On The Move (2:02)
  15. Always Welcome (2:11)
  16. Arachnid (4:10)
  17. The Space Bridge (1:29)
  18. Dogfight (4:52)
  19. Bumblebee (1:37)
  20. Next Day After School (1:12)
  21. Cybertron (1:31)
  22. Megatron On The Move (2:44)
  23. The Construct (2:16)
  24. Prime Finale (4:16)
  25. Transformers Prime End Title (3:05)
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Edmund Meinerts reply Replies: 6 || 2013-11-02 17:19:11
Just wondering out of curiosity if the credits for these Tyler scores that use additional guys from RCP will ever be known. Like Margeson on this one and Battle: LA, or Todd Haberman on Rambo. Any clues, Hybrid?


Hybrid Soldier2013-11-02 18:32:02
No because Tyler rarely gives royalties...

A couple cues from Rambo (The Compound if my memory doesn't suck) are credited Haberman.

Matt did a LOT of the action stuff on Battle LA & Expendables 1.


Edmund Meinerts2013-11-02 18:37:33
He doesn't give royalties? Is that even legal? It would certainly explain how he's able to do so many scores in a year...sheesh.

Not surprised to hear about Margeson; Skyline sounds so much like a Tyler score it isn't even funny. :p


Hybrid Soldier2013-11-02 19:07:23
Of course it's legal...

I mean, all the credits I get are basically royalties sheets (cuesheet).

The thing is around RCP it's common to have detailed things, but they are not "forced" to do so. It's just the local culture. And it's not shared all around the non RCP guys.

I just checked Tyler's Iron Man 3 cuesheet and of course he's solo credited there. No money for Halli Cauthery, Stu Thomas, Tony Morales, Sarah Schachner or R. Lydecker... Of course they get paid (contract) when they work with him, but they won't get any other money in the future. That's the way it is...


Frank2013-11-03 02:13:44
Speaking of Tyler, am I the only one who found that the main theme of Thor The Dark Word is pretty similar to the opening title of Contender?


Mike2014-05-02 19:08:30
I did as well, Frank. That was my first thought upon hearing it.


Edmund Meinerts2014-05-02 19:15:55
The theme from Thor 2 is so derivative it's not even funny. Besides The Contender it also reminds me of Tyler's own Children of Dune...and it's based on a four-chord progression that he has used in practically every score he's ever done.

. reply Replies: 1 || 2012-03-31 21:22:25
matthew margeson is a additional composer! no co-composer! boa what a bad site.

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Warfighter2012-05-16 03:11:24
Very constructive post...
Maybe "All hail Megatron" for you? :D

Adam Krysinski (Soundtracks.pl) reply Replies: 3 || 2012-03-07 09:43:14
music performed by: The Slovak National Symphony Orchestra
music recorded at: Slovak Radio Concert Hall & Brian Tyler Studios
additional music: Matthew Margeson
music conducted by: Allan Wilson
music orchestrated by: Robert Elhai, Dana Niu, Pakk Hui & Brad Warnaar
scoring mixer: Jeff Biggers
musical score arrangements: Bob Lydecker
music preparation: Eric Stonerook
recording engineer: Peter Fuchs
music contractor: Paul Talkington
score coordinators: Bob Lydecker & Matthew Llewellyn


Hybrid Soldier2012-03-07 13:51:27
Actually Brian scored the first 5 episodes with help by Matt, and Matt scored the last 5 on his own... :)


Mr. Charles2012-03-07 19:12:19
So then are there credits available for who did each track Hybrid? Or is it too early?


Mr. Fate2012-03-07 21:18:47
Remember, you can find the credits just as easily as Hybrid. He gets them from ASCAP or some other site that has a similar function...At least, that's what I remember him saying elsewhere. I wouldn't think Hybrid has access to much more of that sort of info than any one of us does.

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-07 01:18:23
It's about freakin' time!!!!

Mr. Charles reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-03 22:44:38
FINALLY!!!!

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