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Andrew's second solo feature...<br><br><br>Now still waiting for that Sky Hunter release... :(@Hybrid, what happened with Trevor? Why his scores are not listed in the page? ThanksIt is somewhat bizarre that you all are thinking directors actually want to work with Junkie. Surely, the only reason anyone hires him is that they want Zimmer who is not available. Yes, some may have heard Mad Max but it would be silly to think anyone actively wants a Junk score.Bob Badami (as Robert Badami), Melissa Muik, Mark Wherry (as Mark Andrew Wherry are music editors!<br><br>Booklet credits<br><br>Music Editor: Melissa Muik <br>Score Wrangler: Bob Badami<br>Digital Instrument Design: Mark WherryI don't think Junkie XL picks the shittest films to work on. It's just that art film directors won't choose him to score their films. Even in RCP, a lot of his colleagues are more well respected than he is. I would argue Benjamin Wallfisch is already more well regarded. Mad Max is an exception because of its unique setting and story line.
Metro Expanded Score (1997) By Steve Porcaro & James Newton Howard<br><br>I found an interesting about unreleased tracks from the whole movie by one hour and 57 minutes, it's meant something missing in the movie. But I did edit some unreleased tracks from the movie, but not in OST It could be Expanded Score. I'm sure about that!<br><br>1. Main Title (1:57)<br>2. Sam's Death (1:31)<br>3. Keep You Out Of This (0:41)<br>4. Roper & Ronnie (0:51)<br>5. Jewelry Store Heist / That's Korda (1:46<br>6. First Chase (2:41)<br>7. Cable Car Pursuit (6:18)<br>8. He's Getting Away (0:21)<br>9. Car Garage Capture (0:51)<br>10. Dinner Only (1:06)<br>11. Intruder (3:14)<br>12. Ronnie Attack (4:41)<br>13. Love Theme (1:51)<br>14. Korda's Escape (1:49)<br>15. Is She Out There ? (0:26)<br>16. Ronnie Kidnapped / Korda's Demands / The Shipyard (3:16)<br>17. Final Chase (3:11)"I do think he knows how to place emphasis on music as opposed to Joss Whedon or any of the other studio director who treats it like a byproduct."<br><br>I agree with you, except that Snyder and I have very different ideas about what makes good (film) music, and how to emphasize it. Ridley Scott is a somewhat similar case. Somehow he has gotten a ton of great music written for his movies over the years despite the fact that his musical instincts are really strange and misguided sometimes. At least Snyder doesn't butcher the scores he gets.<br><br>You're right that a director like Whedon doesn't seem to pay that much attention to how music can enhance his movie. But as someone who cares about film music 95% of the time as albums, not in film, I often find that a director who gets out of the way and just trusts the composer to do his/her thing is preferable to one who gets overly involved with the scoring process and has lots of ideas about how things should sound. That the subsequent scores end up buried or ineffective in their films is a shame, but the music at least tends to be good on its own terms.@mrzimmerfan<br>Oh no, I mean I love the score as a whole. I was just saying my personal highlights. Man of Steel emotionally resonated with me. But that’s cool that you like BVS, I personally just think Man of Steel is more engaging.@mpolonest: But that moments are simply moments, not the entire score, i prefer BvS, because there is a variety in it: Batman, Wonder Woman, Luthor, and is more complex than MoS (also i prefer the movie over MoS).<br><br>And yes, the theme for Superman is cool, but that dosen't make the entire score cool too.and some nice boob representation, too.
@MrZimmerFan<br><br>Point Break is a lousy movie, but the score and guitar main theme isn't all that bad. Those 10 minutes on the soundtrack don't do it enough justice at all.<br><br>But again - this is Junkie doing action scoring....Miles better than any of his slow stuff. For me, anyway.@Edmund <br>He’s definitely not my favorite director, but I do think he knows how to place emphasis on music as opposed to Joss Whedon or any of the other studio director who treats it like a byproduct. One of my biggest pet peeves is when directors/composers just use music as a sonic wallpaper, instead of letting it improve  and add to the scene. John Ottman is a great example. He can write great themes, but he tends to write underscore which adds nothing to the film. That’s why Zimmer, Williams, James Newton Howard, etc. are so good. They treat each moment with care."Zack Snyder, a director who actually understands music"<br><br>A matter of opinion, and not an opinion I share.@mrzimmerfan <br>I disagree with you there. I love Man of Steel, I think the themes and the overall bombastic nature of the score work perfectly. As for BVS, I’m not a huge fan honestly. There are some amazing highlights, but the tone of the score is so downbeat. It lacks the soaring elements of “Flight” or “What Are You Gonna Do...” and the action highlights of “Terraforming” or “Escape From Ship”. <br><br>To each their own though :-)For the themes mostly, this Batman and this Superman fit with the themes written by Zimmer. But the score by Elfman is miles better than MoS and BvS (for those two, BvS is much interesting and better than MoS, which is only good)<br><br>
I genuinely wish we could hear Justice League, I would have loved to see what he brought to that under Zack Snyder, a director who actually understands music.I still remember when Divergent was released, I was almost immediately dismissive of Junkie XL. Having only heard his remixes and his drum stuff for MoS/300 the first thing I expected was to hear an electronica album with percussion and sound design. So imagine my surprise when I heard several different themes, beautiful string adagios, vocals, and a pretty big variety of styles. And then Run All Night came out and blew me away. Ever since then I’ve been pretty supportive of his work, but I have to agree with everything you guys are saying.<br><br>The past two years have been pretty bad in terms of his ratio of good scores to bad. Black Mass and Brimstone, as I’ve mentioned, are solid scores that veer away from the usual JXL sound. But then we have Deadpool (abrasive), Distance Between Dreams (ok for a stand-alone album), Dark Tower (pretty fun in parts and just bland in others), and Tomb Raider (one of the most generic scores I’ve heard in recent memory). It’s frustrating to see a composer who obviously has talent and a diversity of skills write almost the same thing over and over. <br>And the weirdest thing is, his earlier scores are far more distinctive than his current ones. How did that happen?Nope he released All I see is you Soundtrack last year and it was a great soundtrack..<br><br>Are you sure you're a fan of him?<br><br>So far no project announced for this year but I think there will be at least one...What happened to Marc Streitenfeld? It's been a long time since there has been any involvement or a new score from him. Some years ago, I thought he's going to be the new upcoming star from the horizon of RCP. But then abruptly silence. Any reason or information?@Meta: Really Point Break was interesting?, it's only 10 minutes of music released, and i din't care about it, honestly, and the movie was really, really bad.<br><br>As for Tomb Raider, the music was serviciable in the movie, but i more comfortable with it than Point Break.

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Tina reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-16 19:56:55
Tut mir leid, ich habe die Meldung, dass solche Posts hier unerwünscht sind, erst im Nachhinein gesehen. Ich weiss einfach nicht mehr weiter...

Tina reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-16 19:54:59
Als ich letztens wieder mal die Soundtracks von Disney Filmen, wie "The Lion King" angehört habe, musste ich enttäuscht feststellen, dass von "The Lion King II" nie eine Score Version erschienen ist. Das Lied von der Szene mit dem Feuer hat es mir echt angetan. Ich liebe es!! =)

Gibt es wirklich keine Möglichkeit, dieses eine Lied zu kaufen???

Timmi reply Replies: 2 || 2011-11-12 01:02:31
Kommt es eigentlich vor das man als Komponist vollständig von seinem Werk überzeugt ist bzw. das man selbst keinen Punkt mehr sieht den man verbessern könnte oder ist immer etwas nicht ganz perfekt ??

Mathi2011-11-15 18:52:10
Nein Timmi, ich bin auch seit einiger zeit ein junger komponist, und bei mir kommt es nicht vor, dass ich mit meinen stücken komplett zufrieden bin... Hans auch nicht :)

Mathi2011-11-15 18:53:20
Sry Timmi, die Information über Hans Zimmer findest du in den vielem Reportagen in Youtube..

me reply Replies: 1 || 2011-11-10 22:53:46
danke für die tolle musik für modern warfare 2

Hans Zimmer2011-11-10 23:45:27
gern geschehen! :)

Tertderhoof reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-04 11:48:32
What about the English invent football championship?

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-02 01:16:32
My two cents, take it or leave it...

I LOVE this site! It's a great resource and pretty much THE go-to place for information on Zimmer and co. People need to stop destroying the integrity of this site by posting unofficial and unchecked tracklists, and requesting EVERY SINGLE SCORE in existence just because they found the track titles on ASCAP. I know Hybrid works very hard to get this information, and we should be happy with what we've got.

If you want bootlegs, do a little detective work and figure it out yourselves. Count on Hybrid to post what's real; the man does his homework.

////// reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-02 00:41:52
Why is there no release for The Dilemma when these are on ASCAP?


Blu reply Replies: 8 || 2011-10-28 09:23:59
Congrats for becoming the "almost" official website! Now, please, can you do some housecleaning and remove all the bootleg discussions around this place?

Hybrid Soldier2011-10-28 12:44:24
Actually, I'm not far from thinking that it'd be a very good idea...

Anonymous2011-10-28 13:09:15
Actually, I'm not far from thinking that it'd be a very bad idea...

Hybrid Soldier2011-10-28 13:24:48
You know, "Anynonymous", if I get the order, just a few clicks and the "secondary market" stuff listed on all this site is gone forever ! ;)

Your call, Antas & Nico ! ;)

Anonymous2011-10-29 01:01:19
well do it Hybrid do it, you have the power, don't you, what kind of arrogance. What maintain this site as number one for over the years was definitely the information of many of the unreleased scores. But, like you say, just a few clicks and the secondary market in gone forever, it's your page.

Mr. Fate2011-10-29 02:04:28
You present a valid point Anonymous. Sure, some of the discussions of recent have gotten out of hand and are a mess, but there are many useful pieces of information around this site. I'd think it would be sad to lose all that information, especially since this place is about the only place you can find it.

It may be a drastic analogy (just because I couldn't think of anything on a smaller scale) but it'd almost be like the burning of the Library of Alexandria. So much information was stored there, and then it got burned down losing countless priceless documents for all eternity. What great writings could have been there that we never even knew existed? If you choose to delete whatever you want to, you could be destroying information that could have been of value for many years to come.

Perhaps, I don't entirely understand what all Hybrid was thinking about deleting, but I'd just like you to consider these sort of things before making a regrettable decision.

cheesy2011-10-29 02:41:08
Don't you think bootleg discussion would continue either way? I mean, let's be real here, most of the crap discussions about fake complete scores actually take place on the topic boards for official albums (like recent Inception, Sherlock Holmes, ect). Deleting the secondary market pages wouldn't stop these discussions. In all honesty, it would probably just make the problem even worse, due to the scramble and lack of information. I think if we could just revert back to merely a few months or so ago, when the bootleg discussion was minimal yet consolidated and helpful, then we would see the balance.

I don't know if Hybrid was just making a veiled threat there, but going through with the decision in question just seems like it would be counterproductive, unnecessary, and, above all, regrettable. I second everything the others said, and affirm the usefulness of the information you're threatening to delete. Anon has a point; the secondary market pages are what make this site so unique.

Anonymous2011-10-29 02:44:34
Thank you Mr. Fate!!!!, finally someone understand my point of view.

Anonymous2011-10-30 03:52:53
Well, it's done. This site has gone.

Trent Easton Navarro reply Replies: 0 || 2011-10-29 01:15:29
I just bought the album Kettle Whistle by Jane's Addiction and to my surprise I saw Harry Gregson-Williams produced a couple of tracks on it. Some of these tracks were also mixed/recorded at Zimmer's old studio, Media Ventures. As a fan of both Jane's and HG-W, I was pretty excited about this. Anybody here know more about this unusual collaboration?

Thanksful reply Replies: 0 || 2011-10-28 00:59:17
Awesome ... Awesome Music...awesome soundtracks ... in every movie...i love your tracks!!! ...unbelieveble ...!!! THANKS FOR THIS EMOTIONS AT WATCHING FILMS WITH YOUR MUSIC TRACKS!!!!!!

Louise reply Replies: 1 || 2011-10-15 10:39:57
HELP - fans like you may be able to help me :0)
In the big battle scene from "On stranger tides" the score "lends" a little bit from a big classical score.
I just can't remember which classical piece. Can you help me? I'm going slightly mad here.
Best wishes
Louise - Denmark

Alex2011-10-22 23:19:38
It doesn't.

Go to IMDB and check the soundtrack / source cue listing if you don't believe me.

Dante Sánchez reply Replies: 0 || 2011-10-19 21:18:08
Hola soy de República Argentina (America del Sur). Es increíble la música que Hans realiza. Yo lo conoci y me hice fanatico con la pelicula Gladiator junto a Lissa Gerard. Luego lo descubro mas con otros films como Piratas del Caribe,Rain Man, etc, etc,. Queria hacerle un pedido si esta dentro de sus posibilidades. Quisiera la traduccion del tema que toca su orquesta junto a johnny marr -Inception Premiere- Es un tema que lo escucho y me inspira el comienzo de cada dia por la fuerza que tiene. muchas Gracias!

Ertug 23 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-10-16 16:34:41
Es ist schön die musik zu hören am besten ist die musik zu verstehen das gefühl zu geben an was zu glauben,hoffen,und zu wünschen,das gefühlsbewustsein was der mann hat ist einmalig
auf der welt.Ich würde mir wüschen wenn eine mischung zwischen, (0,34s,2,12s THE LAST SAMURAI THEME SONG UND TEARS OF THE SUN THEME SONG 3,28s,5,47s.

Louis reply Replies: 1 || 2011-10-09 06:43:51
I really like the music Hans Zimmer and the people he works with create and I became curious about his work and his career. So I visited some websites and found the following information on :

"He told in an interview that he would retire for some years after The Dark Knight, saying he has been exhausted in the past years. He also said that he wants to help young composers and would produce their scores..."

That impressed me and earned my appreciation. But then I checked whether it's a valid information or not because I thought it would mean that he wants to try to help and support young composers, that he would try to encourage and promote young talents. Anyways I must have got that wrong because when I came to this site one of the first things I read was " Hans Zimmer and other composers from Remote Control do not accept demos or unsolicited audio/video material. Please, don't ask us how to contact them either. " But then if I didn't get it wrong, and I must say I hope so, how will he be able to discover talents? If there was somebody who is really a great composer/musician, how could he get to know it when it says that he doesn't want to be contacted? I'm just curious about that and I hope I can get some answers, thank you (:

Alex2011-10-09 07:49:03
You said you were curious - here are the answers

1. Start composing ; get a degree ; compose for anything you can get paid for.

2. Get representation - Zimmer/Rifkin Remote Control Productions can't solicit material from you or Joe Compose without an (accredited) agent or manager.

3. In terms of contacting - these (awesome) dudes can't because they run a FAN SITE.

4. Networking - everyone knows someone. And some people might know a guy who's an RCP dude. Being nice and a book of faces are your film friends are key here.

5. GET OUT THERE AND DO IT. Because procrastination gets you nowhere.

Now ...go.

^ This all applies to Lorne Balfe's early career.

Phil reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-24 14:11:04
Congrats to Henry Jackman for being nominated in the WSA Discovery of the Year category..... let's hope he wins as he will then perform the following year in Ghent. Bravo and good luck Mr Jackman!

Curt reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-14 19:52:47
Does anyone know where I can find a copy of a song called "Price"? I understand it was either composed or remixed by Ryland Allison while working with Hans Zimmer.
Any leads?

Stephen White reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-08 13:26:25
Saw new Steve Mcqueen film "Shame"at Venice Film Festival last week. The opening & closing music is very similar to The Thin Red Line score. Does anyone know if this is intentional? Is it a variation on the original theme? HZ is not credited...

Ricardo Andrade reply Replies: 0 || 2011-08-03 18:12:23
Is it ok for a man to cry while listing to Hans Zimmer soundtracks...where does he get inspirations to produce such beaultifull music...are you in touch with the supreme power...may God bless you and keep you halthy and happy and alive for years and years to you can bring more majestic beautifull soul touching music to the rest of us...thank you Rico.

Steffi reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 13:04:34
Yo, that's what's up truhtfully.

Becky reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 09:27:36
Back in school, I'm doing so much laernnig.

Denver reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 04:15:55
Haha, shouldn't you be charging for that kind of knwoldege?!

Robinson reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 02:21:20
Great article, thank you again for wirting.

Josie reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-24 15:12:56
No more s***. All posts of this qaultiy from now on

jXe reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-20 06:47:08
I dont care for the interface of the new HansZimmer Wesbite. I enjoyed the old look more. But thanks anyway.

dr.ehsan reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-10 08:44:38
hans is the best ........

Duck reply Replies: 1 || 2011-06-30 23:09:41
huh? what happened to the illusions page? and its comments? I was about to comment on it..

Anonymous2011-07-04 15:20:13
It appears that all the pages related to Two Steps From Hell are removed.

Feliz reply Replies: 2 || 2011-06-30 20:53:01
@Antas, Nicolas and possibly Damien
The 5-star rating system: It kind of gives a much more vague/inaccurate idea of a score's real rating than the old 10/10 system since it apparently can't display half stars or fractions of stars.

Is this a capability you're planing to add to the 5-star system? If not, well, I like the 5-star idea, but the 10/10 system was really more useful...

Damien, Moderator2011-06-30 21:55:55
I think displaying half star (or even quarter but perhaps less readable) could be done, but you will not be able to rate it with such a detail (you will be able only to give whole star note).

Feliz2011-06-30 22:42:00
Right, I think that would be fine. You could still get a better idea of the aggregate fan rating, or if the rating really is a 4.5 instead of a 4, etc.

Steve reply Replies: 1 || 2011-06-25 05:57:57
Mich würde mal interessieren wie man als Deutscher auf so einen Soundtrack wie für Black Hawk Down kommt. Das ist schon extrem gut. Leave no man behind ist mein absoluter favourite. Immernoch. Aber die anderen gehen einen immer wieder in die Knochen weil sie passen so zu den Bildern. Hab mir erst grad wieder das Album angehört und hab mal schnell geschaut wie man sie erreichen kann^^.

smith2011-06-25 15:45:11
was meinst du denn mit als deutscher an sowas zu kommen?

sabrina reply Replies: 4 || 2011-06-19 17:35:32
Hello Mr. Zimmer, thank you so very much for your great, great soundtrack of 'pirates of the caribbean 4'! As soon ist was available at amazon I bought it and now it runs in 'infinite loop'.

But - alas - I do not understand the textes of the choir-parts, for example in 'mermaids' or 'on stranger tides'. My english ist not so good (as you can read ;-]). Is there a possibility to get the textes, can we read them anywhere in the internet?

Well, if there ist no chance - thank you despite for your great music! Sabrina

smith2011-06-20 11:50:24
ist? textes? lern mal englisch junge dame ;)

Sabrina2011-06-20 20:28:53
Wenn ich besser englisch könnte, würde ich wohl die Texte verstehen! (as soon it .. das war bloß ein Tippfehler)

Sabrina2011-06-20 20:53:37
Und texte - ja, ok, the lyrics.

smith2011-06-20 22:07:52
hehe kein ding, wollte dich doch nur ägern :)
und zu den texten glaube ich kaum, dass das wirklich irgendwelche worte sind die man versteht, sondern irgendwelche fiktionslyrics sind, wie in gladiator von lisa gerrard.

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