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The Terminator Salvation video game correctly included the T-1000 motif, even if it wasn't used in the right context.<br><br>If Balfe stays, I'm hoping he leans more towards synth in the next score. If not, then I hope whoever takes over does.The samples sound great! Looking forward to hearing this!This score should've sounded more like Chappie...Alas, you are correct...<br><br>Since T3 all the scores have gone symphonic...Sure, there's percussion and some nifty SFX to go with the music, but as a whole it just doesn't fit and turns the movie into an action adventure. Beltrami and Elfman made good themes, but they just missed the point.<br><br>Terminator should very well sound synthetic.  <br><br>I figured with Remote Control behind the wheel this time, we'd get that. But in my opinion Balfe just went with Beltrami and Elfman and decided to turn this into a Jablonsky Transformers sounding score with more of your usual symphonic material. <br><br>Sure, it's using synths, but to be honest I would have preferred the synths Junkie used in Mad MAx over what was used here. Or hell, drag out Han Zimmer's harsh droning synths from the early 2000s...toss in some more anvil and marching band for the percussion and there you go. <br><br>I simply don't understand why this is so difficult. Or maybe it's too simple and that's why they keep missing the mark. <br><br>The Terminator Salvation video game score sounds closer to what I was hoping it would sound like than what we got.<br><br>Oh well...Nice themes though.FINALLY! :D
Listen carefully to the score. Its not hard to see who did the work.<br><br>Zimmer writes his simple, strong themes like the shen one and then Balfe gives them the ornate orchestrations and Powell-esque arrangements. Simple. Like I said here months ago on the batman page. Zimmer doesn't write this style of complicated cue himself. That's not his style. He doesn't do frilly and swirls and trumpets, he does austere and basic. Enter Balfe to spice it up.<br><br>Maybe that's why people are mixing up and thinking Powell did more than he did. Zimmer tunes + Balfe arrangement and you get a decent impression. Which was pretty much Megamind as well, a mini-Powell score in parts. Balfe is a very good arranger let's give him credit.Really looking forward to this.@Hybrid<br><br>Oh? That's interesting. Was it like a "Pirates" situation where everything was rushed or a producer thing?Powell did "Po Finds the Truth," apparently. I do find it pretty funny that it seems like the two primary composers didn't have as big a role as some of the secondary ones...And yet, this score is still great!Any ideas which scenes Powell actually worked on, if any?
There aren't much interviews because the projects didn't go that well during its production. And Powell actually didn't do much.I agree, to me the score mostly sounds like Lorne Balfe. <br><br>But I dunno, as I've said before, I don't think it's a case that Zimmer or Powell write a sketch and then sit back and drink coffee while the others do the work. I imagine it's very collaborative. <br><br>Unfortunately there's very few interviews/info about this score compared to a lot of others, which is a pity, because it's one of the best RCP collaborations. It's a really tight, well put-together, consistent, enjoyable score, and it's a shame none of the composers involved want to talk about it!I agree. Zimmer isn't heard obviously in much of this score, as has been repeatedly hashed out, but neither is Powell, if you ask me! It does seem like the additional guys did most of the writing here, albeit copiously using old themes and cues and doing so, presumably, under Powell and Zimmer's direction. I honestly don't see Zimmer *really* doing much of KFP3, either, even though his name is the main credit so far.<br><br>Thoughts?it seems that Intrada will release AGENT CODY BANKS on 7/7 :) source are the hints in the Intrada or FSM forum.To me most of this score sounds like Balfe's, with a few Zimmer spices here and there. I get the feeling that Powell got the co-credit because of the significant amount of stuff that were carried over from the original.
I suppose something went wrong on their last collaboration. Adrian's quote about the soundtrack album further encourages this idea.<br><br>Good riddance though. This is not Hans' area of specialty for me anyway.To me it sounds like a Zimmer theme, but put through a Powell arrangement/orchestration most of the time.forgiveness from Spain. I expect a lot of this musicWhat's the problem?You just COULD NOT wait 5 minutes ? You had to post this ? lol
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Ramin DjawadiBobby TahouriDominic LewisBryce Jacobs
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Red Dawn
Label: Sony Masterworks
Length: 51'19
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  1. Red Dawn (2:48)
    Ramin Djawadi
  2. Wolverines (2:07)
    Ramin Djawadi
  3. Invasion (4:14)
    Ramin Djawadi, Bobby Tahouri
  4. Execution (2:58)
    Ramin Djawadi
  5. I'm Gonna Fight (3:07)
    Ramin Djawadi
  6. We Need Better Weapons (2:16)
    Ramin Djawadi, Bobby Tahouri
  7. What Do You Miss? (0:58)
    Ramin Djawadi
  8. Victory (1:00)
    Ramin Djawadi, Dominic Lewis
  9. Brothers (1:25)
    Ramin Djawadi
  10. Counter Insurgency (4:00)
    Ramin Djawadi, Bryce Jacobs
  11. A Terrible Haircut (1:36)
    Ramin Djawadi
  12. Even A Small Flea Can Drive A Big Dog Crazy (2:29)
    Ramin Djawadi
  13. Erica (1:36)
    Ramin Djawadi
  14. Surveying The Damage (1:08)
    Ramin Djawadi
  15. Preparing The Cabin (1:46)
    Ramin Djawadi
  16. Follow The Wires (8:23)
    Ramin Djawadi, Bobby Tahouri
  17. Daryl's Sacrifice (2:07)
    Ramin Djawadi, Dominic Lewis
  18. A Marine And His Rifle (2:46)
    Ramin Djawadi
  19. Jed's Death (2:06)
    Ramin Djawadi
  20. Finale (2:29)
    Ramin Djawadi
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Macejko reply Replies: 3 || 2013-02-19 21:30:22
To Hybrid: Can you tell me if Ramin is up to something new, besides Game of Thrones - Season 3 and Pacific Rim?


Hybrid Soldier2013-04-24 14:02:11
No news yet !

I added the track credits to this score... :)


Jimmer2013-04-24 17:11:09
@Hybrid : Thanks for adding the credits for this score. Always appreciated. I'm a stickler for correct/accurate composers. Thanks again.


Hybrid Soldier2013-04-24 17:15:33
I can also give you a correct chronological order if you want !

Red Dawn
Invasion
Preparing The Cabin
Surveying The Damage
Execution
I'm Gonna Fight
We Need Better Weapons
Erica
Even A Small Flea Can Drive A Big Dog Crazy
What Do You Miss?
Counter Insurgency
Victory
A Terrible Haircut
Brothers
Follow The Wires
Jed's Death
Daryl's Sacrifice
Finale
Suite : A Marine & His Rifle (aka Mission Theme)
Suite : Wolverine

:)

Macejko reply Replies: 0 || 2012-12-02 18:26:43
Really superb score, I like it a lot. Wolverines' theme is stunningly powerfull.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2012-12-01 09:21:53
I got some news from the additional composers regarding their work here. They did not remember everything since they worked on it more than 2 years ago.

But Dom Lewis worked on Victory and Daryl's Sacrifice. Apparently that's all.

Bobby Tahouri worked on Invasion and "some others".

And Bryce Jacobs worked on Counter Insurgency and "others" too ! :)

We'll probably get all the details in months to come, but big thanks to these great guys, and Ramin of course, the mastermind here !!! :)

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 4 || 2012-11-20 10:06:03
Bought this yesterday, I've listened to it a couple of times so far.

Really love it. The main "Wolverines" theme is great. A Marine And His Rifle is a good rendition of it !

Love the track Red Dawn too ! :)


Macejko2012-11-20 11:07:11
Gosh, I want to listen to it so bad!


MrZimmerFan (Fan from Spain)2012-11-20 21:09:50
I listen few samples, i really like this score


Trent Easton Navarro2012-11-21 20:39:55
Listened to it on Spotify. It's enjoyable and harmless fun I guess, but it's nowhere near as great as Poledouris' score for the original.


MrZimmerFan (Fan from Spain)2012-11-24 11:39:22
I really like this score, the Themes are very entertaing, especially Wolverines and Red Dawn, and i love Invasion, that percussions, oh....

OKKU reply Replies: 6 || 2012-10-27 10:39:31
Ramin Djawadi similar music FACTORY


Macejko2012-10-27 14:17:33
Are you just putting random words together?


Areozz2012-10-27 19:02:54
I believe he is trying to say that Djawadi's style of composing is so similar for every movie he does that he is almost like a 'music factory'--outputting nearly identical compositions for each and every movie.

I am not agreeing or disagreeing with this claim; merely interpreting it.


Macejko2012-10-27 19:18:52
If so, I can see myself laughing really hard about this statement.


OKKU2012-10-28 18:49:06
I like short comment and I mean(sorry my english bad):

Super (12 January 2012) - Composer
Legacy (19 January 2012) - Composer
Root Cause (2 February 2012) - Composer
Wolf and Cub (9 February 2012) - Composer
Blue Code (16 February 2012) - Composer
Risk (23 February 2012) - Composer
Baby Blue (8 March 2012) - Composer
Identity Crisis (29 March 2012) - Composer
Flesh and Blood (5 April 2012) - Composer
Matsya Nyaya (26 April 2012) - Composer
Many Happy Returns (3 May 2012) - Composer
No Good Deed (10 May 2012) - Composer
Firewall (17 May 2012) - Composer
The Contingency (27 September 2012) - Composer
Bad Code (4 October 2012) - Composer
Masquerade (18 October 2012) - Composer
Triggerman (25 October 2012) - Composer


OKKU2012-10-28 18:51:47
and for 2012
The North Remembers (1 April 2012) - Composer
The Night Lands (8 April 2012) - Composer
What Is Dead May Never Die (15 April 2012) - Composer
Garden of Bones (22 April 2012) - Composer
The Ghost of Harrenhal (29 April 2012) - Composer
The Old Gods and the New (6 May 2012) - Composer
A Man Without Honor (13 May 2012) - Composer
The Prince of Winterfell (20 May 2012) - Composer
Blackwater (27 May 2012) - Composer
Valar Morghulis (3 June 2012) - Composer


OKKU2012-10-28 18:56:01
Look at:
ramindjawadi.com
Thanx

Vordmira reply Replies: 1 || 2012-10-27 22:10:10
Damnit, there is spoiler in the track list!


Evenstar2012-10-28 08:14:25
uuuuh... we never had spoilers in tracklists... uuuh...

dude, this happens a lot.

Macejko reply Replies: 0 || 2012-10-25 20:13:39
This autumn, no, this YEAR belongs to Ramin!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2012-10-25 20:00:33
Can't wait !! :)

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