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2016 Synchrotones’ Soundtrack Awards

synchrotones_awards_20162016 Synchrotones’ Soundtrack Awards

Synchrotones’ Soundtrack Reviews celebrates what it believes are the best scores and composers of 2016. This year, we’re doing things a little bit differently. No ‘awards’ as such; more a celebration of great music. Let us know what you think. Any surprises? Notable omissions? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Living in the Age of Airplanes (James Horner)

cover_livingintheageofairplanesLIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES

James Horner, 2016, Terwilliger Productions
18 tracks, 49:48

Flying was his passion, so James Horner seemed the perfect composer for this documentary about airplanes and how they changed the world.

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Planet Earth II (Hans Zimmer – Jacob Shea – Jasha Klebe)

cover_planetearthiiPLANET EARTH II

Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea, Jasha Klebe, 2016, Silva Screen Records
2CD, 49 tracks, 2:13:14

It’s a tall order to follow in the musical footsteps of George Fenton. Will Shea and Klebe (with a theme by Zimmer) be able to pull it off?

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2016 Round Up – November (8/9)

monthly_roundup2016 Round Up – November (8/9)

Synchrotones presents its monthly round-up: a brief overview of soundtrack releases that didn’t get their own dedicated review. And sorry we missed the March edition. So let’s focus on those scores that got away. Such as: Star Trek Beyond, The Light Between Oceans, Supergirl, The Flash, No Man’s Sky and Denial.

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Hacksaw Ridge (Rupert Gregson-Williams)

cover_hacksawridgeHACKSAW RIDGE

Rupert Gregson-Williams, 2016, Varese Sarabande
16 tracks, 53:46

From Bee Movie to A-listers… Rupert Gregson-Williams hits the jackpot with Hacksaw Ridge.

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