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Cannot freaking wait!"Balfe is one of the few that hasnít got additional writers"<br><br>As if. Just look through this site and you'll see additional guys credited for lots of his scores. Max Aruj, Steffen Thum, Thomas Farnon, Andrew Kawczynski on some projects...he's a very busy guy but I promise you he doesn't do every single second of his 15 scores a year on his own.Bayhem - Balfe is one of the few that hasnít got additional writers though.which films has this small army of ghostwriters ???!!!!!!You say Balfe worked on the last Transformers(2017). Okay. He may have been called by the Paramount. However, his involvement with the franchise in 2005 and in the following years happened because of the RCP and Zimmer's direct involvement in the project. There in 2005, 2007, 2011, 2014 he was a guest of RCP/MV and no received no call for help of the Paramount. There is no other way.he worked on the first transformers . And did a lot. Why not ask him on twitter .<br>.....................................<br><br><br>I've asked him a lot of stuff. We're Facebook friends. And yes, I know he worked on the first one. I clearly said it a couple of times in my replies here. He worked on the first one and the second one as well. But if you try to imply that Balfe deserves the credit for these scores, you are way, way off the mark. And it's very disrespectful to Jablonsky. Very.<br><br>Now, clearly you like Balfe a lot. Fine. But please don't undermine a far more experienced and successful composer like Jablonsky, just because Balfe is the "hot MV/RC composer" at the moment. We, the Jablonsky fans, certainly didn't act that way in 2007 when Jablonsky's name was everywhere and people were going crazy for the Transformers score. No one denies that Balfe worked hard on the Transformers films. But he's not the "main guy". Just like a lot of MV/RC composers have worked on HIS scores and they're not the main composers. You think Balfe scores all of his movies alone? Nope. Like any other successful and busy composer out there, he's supported by a small army of ghostwriters.
Studio = Paramount and he worked on the first transformers . And did a lot. Why not ask him on twitter . I did !!!!!!Balfe never worked for Jablonsky =========================================<br><br>By "worked for Jablonsky" I meant he worked ON Jablonsky scores. And as James said, it's all MV/RC anyway. They all know each other and help each other. The first Transformers movie started post-production at the end of 2006. Back then no one knew who Balfe was (aside from the biggest MV/RC fans). His big break arguably came in 2009-2010. Years after the first Transformers movie. So no matter how we spin it, he still came after Jablonsky. Jablonsky is his senior and obviously has much more experience. And we have to respect that. <br><br>That was my point.Should have gotten one for Interstellar, not this."Strength And Honor" is a forerunner to the main theme of King Arthur and also the theme for Transformers!<br><br>I was listening to the soundtrack and unwittingly the music sent me to these two other movies. :Dhe says he was brought in by the studio.<br><br>-----------------------------------------------<br><br>Studio = RCP = Hans Zimmer credit as producer of the score.<br>In end of day is the same thing.
Maybe a honorary in the future.Bayhem - your wrong on a couple of points . Balfe never worked for Jablonsky .In a recent podcast he was asked about Transformers and he says he was brought in by the studio.seems the same with the lastest Film also.its pretty obvious the temp for the end is 13 Hours also.A "spanish" score. This is great!An Oscar (or at lease a nomination) for Dunkirk or Blade Runner ; it would be great from the academy to reward this kind of score. In the last decade, only Gravity had also this kind of """""sound desing""""""" score.I think you're forgetting that Balfe also ghostwrote The Lord of the Rings<br>==================================<br><br>Hahaha, but of course! Howard Shore and John Williams are actually Balfe alter-egos. He's actually 155 years old and he's solely responsible for all of these iconic scores. Hell, I heard he did some additional work on Psycho as well. And Gone with the Wind. lol!<br><br><br>Now, let me say something else in regards to the claim that Balfe did this score. All kidding aside, it would've (I guess...) made sense to make such a claim if this score was done by someone UNtested. But this is Jablonsky we're talking! He's one of Balfe's mentors. Look back and you'll see that Balfe started working not only on Zimmer scores, but on Jablonsky scores as well.<br><br>So yes, Balfe is good and all, but let's not act as if he's "the greatest in the world". And let's respect and NOT undermine the more senior MV/RC composers who gave the guy a shot. Thank you.
If he does I hope it's not for Dunkirk.Lynk, you should be able to just type the individual times into a column or row in Excel, select them all and the sum will be given at the bottom. Alternatively I use this sometimes: calculator. net/time-calculator<br><br>Also...HOOOOOOOOOOOLY shit that last track. My entire mouth just filled with saliva. :O@Kusi<br><br>Each time Film Music Reporter or similar websites reveal full album details I see individual track lengths but usually total running time is not provided. I am often curious to find out what the total running time is. It is fairly straightforward to do the math myself, of course, but it takes time. What I am looking for is some web service, Excel template/formula or whatever quick and easy-to-use tool one can suggest that allows me to type in individual track-lengths and get the total running times as the output.Based on what you'd like to calculate it? MP3, CD....?jaa. but i think he will never get his second oscar...:-(
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Deepwater Horizon
Label: Warner Bros. Records (Digital Download Only)
Length: 62'33 (Score: 57'45)
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  6. Well From Hell (4:35)
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jjluffy reply Replies: 17 || 2016-09-27 00:10:20
ggggrrrrrrrrrr, tictictictic, ccrrrrrrrrrssssshhhhhhh ... that's all I heard listening to the Deepwater Horizon. The movie makes me want but compsition Steve Jablonsky is unbearable listen-only. Gone is the time of the first Transformers. Jablonsky disappoints me more and more to serve us sound design. to believe that he knows more compose MUSIC ...


Bondo2016-09-27 05:12:28
...or more likely the director/producers wanted something more akin to sound design than melody.


Morgan Joylighter2016-09-27 09:11:49
I realize there are some harsh tracks akin to Battleship but if you just skip to the end you will find the final cue is one of the most gorgeous and emotional of Jablonsky's career :)


Brent2016-09-27 09:12:18
Don't always blame the composer. More often than not, it's a combination of director, producer(s) and studio.


Evenstar2016-09-27 11:15:55
Steve said in an interview that they didn't want a orchestral score, so he made it completely on his computer. Check interview here: youtube.com/watch?v=Glr-dgumGgo


MrZimmerFan2016-09-27 11:30:58
The movie is about a disaster with real people, don't fit a orchestral epic dramatic score, more a electronic, dark, gritty score.

Everyone expect orchestral when don't fit in every movie...


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-27 17:32:14
I don't really see how the movie's subject dictates that the score be dark and electronic either. I think both approaches have possible merits and possible disadvantages. You might say that an orchestral, thematic score is tasteless because it would play tragic deaths for "cheap" drama...but if that's your case, then isn't the entire movie also guilty of the same thing? You might just as easily say that by going the electronic route, Jablonsky is neglecting the human cost of the disaster and focusing too much on its mechanics.

I don't agree with either line of thinking, though. A good score is a good score no matter what it's made of. I *personally* don't much like listening to sound-design scores, and I wish Jablonsky had gone for something a bit more expansive for purely selfish reasons. But that doesn't mean I think his approach was an invalid one, and I don't think you should say that an orchestral approach would have been invalid either. It's all about the execution.


Anonymous2016-09-27 18:21:40
Well said, Edmund. And ultimately, the final decision really does come down to the director and his preferences. It must be hard being a film composer right now. Write a score that sounds great on its own but doesn't fit with the tone of the film, it gets bashed. Write a minimalist, more sound-design oriented score, it gets bashed.


Anonymous2016-09-27 18:32:32
And on that note, this is actually one of the more emotionally-driven sound design scores I've heard.


Joshua2016-09-27 19:07:26
I think Steve just seemingly confirmed he's scoring Transformers 5 on his Instagram. Not that i was worried. :))))


Ben 2016-09-27 23:56:04
13 Hours is much better


MOMO2016-09-28 08:31:11
Lorne Balfe 13 Hours Score is only 8/15
a really untalend composer... no passion for music!
this score is so hypnotic and heart pushed


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-28 09:13:09
Not the anti-Balfe clown again...


rockhound2016-09-28 09:29:03
an orchestral or very melodic bombastic score shows the audience always, that they are just watching movie. for a story based on a real tragic event is no score or this kind of score here more realistic. it puts you more in the "reality", because this kind of music sounds more "natural" without giving the audience the feeling, that they are just watching an entertaining movie.


Ben2016-09-28 11:58:58
"a really untalend composer" !!!! You must be deaf !


trent easton navarro2016-09-28 19:03:53
@MrZimmerFan and rockhound

So what you are saying is that Horner scored Titanic in wrong way? And Williams also got it wrong with Schindler's List?


rockhound2016-09-28 22:53:22
Titanic is a love story in a setting of a tragic event. i havent seen Deepwater Horizon yet, but im 99% sure that there is no love story on that oil platform. Schindler's List is a bit too sentimental for my taste. btw: comparing 2 movies with the setting in 1912 and WW II with a movie and its setting in 2010 is absolutely sensless.


Bayhem2017-06-26 10:44:14
Steve provides what the director wants. Simple as that. It's not a surprise that the most beloved Jablonsky scores are for Michael Bay films. Because Bay wants it epic, Bay wants it orchestral, Bay wants it dramatic and emotional. He pushes all buttons and Steve delivers. On the other hand, Peter Berg - the Deepwater director who did a few other movies with Jablonsky - usually goes for sound design scores. In short, he's not as epic and melodic as Bay is. So if you want to blame someone for the fact that you didn't like the Deepwater score, blame Peter Berg.

Everan reply Replies: 3 || 2017-04-26 17:57:08
No Transformers Last Knight thread yet so posting here. The official site got updated with a new piece of music, and holy hell, it's amazing!
www.transformers movie.com

Also pretty sure the last trailer's music was from him too, Age of Extinction had his scores on almost every trailer.


David2017-04-27 01:39:38
Sounds like a suite

And wasn't it only the final trailer that used material from the actual score? It was Lockdown's theme. But what was used in the trailer was exactly what ended up being used in the film.


David2017-04-27 01:40:53
Woops! Made a typo.

What was used in the final trailer *wasn't* exactly what ended up being used in the film ;)


Everan2017-04-27 04:36:01
The first trailer had a bit of Tessa's music at the start, the second a bit of Lockdown's theme, the big kinda orchestral bit, instead of the electronic braaaaams.

Jack Afrogarrix 2017 reply Replies: 1 || 2017-04-15 04:23:20
Steve Jablonsky Makes A Great Job From The Score Of Deepwater Horizon And The Score And The Movie Are Worthy To See It just Like Patriots Day Too.

By The Way Mpolonest123 don't judge My Comment beacuse Is My opinion


Randy Watson2017-04-15 10:07:07
It's not really your opinion that's the problem more that nobody even knows what the heck you are saying.

Jack Afrogarrix 2017 reply Replies: 1 || 2017-04-02 19:03:36
Steve Jablonsky Make An Awsome Score For Deepwater Horizon. The Full Electronic Music & Drums From Jon Jablonsky For This True Events Movie With Director Peter Berg, I Like This Movie & The Score.

Like Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross In Patriots Day Score With Ambient,
Electronic & Post Rock For The True Story Of The Boston Marathon Bombings With Director Peter Berg,Like I Said

I Like Both Movie From Peter Berg, Because Those Are True Heroes Who Save People's Life And We Can Remenber The Bravely Of These People.


mpolonest123 2017-04-02 19:36:34
God will you please shut the fuck up?

I mean, what's wrong with you? Either you are a troll or just fucking mentally disabled. Jesus!!!

Joshua reply Replies: 7 || 2016-10-01 08:07:27
Ah man, the trailer for Patriots Day says Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are scoring it and not Steve. What the hell?!


Ds2016-10-01 08:59:15
I was not aware of this film... so this year Peter Berg has not one but TWO films released in the awards season. Seems quite tight, I guess the schedule wasn't working for Steve, who also has the big TF5 coming :-)


trent easton navarro2016-10-01 11:38:30
wait, there's a new Reznor/Ross coming out and I'm not aware of it?!


Edmund Meinerts2016-10-01 20:14:31
Not those two clowns again. :(


trent easton navarro2016-10-02 01:00:17
@edmund be greatful they are selective in the films they score and don't pop up all the time like Junkie XL


Frank2016-10-02 01:23:26
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross seems to be a perfect fit for Peter Berg. He always likes to use ambient music and post-rock for his films and Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross is a very talented dual.


oha2016-10-02 09:37:26
Yesterday, patriots day update Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross composed the Score. Today Steve Jablonsky.... I hope Steve Jablonsky!



Joshua2017-01-17 00:05:12
Saw Patriots Day, really liked it. But the score was lacking. Really wish Jablonsky had done this one.

MrZimmerFan reply Replies: 1 || 2016-10-07 12:37:58
@Hybrid: Do you know about this?

https://play.google.com/store /music/album/Steve_Jablonsky_%EC%9D%B4%EB%8D%B0%EC%95%84_OST ?id= B2x4737ocjnyoc7h2vyhvqygqja&hl=es


rockhound2016-10-07 18:55:42
sounds like steve and it sounds amazing. wonderful themes and choir parts. thanx for finding this.

Mk reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-27 19:15:55
I LOVE this score, it's like Nine Inch Nails, a mix of industrial/rock ambient sounds. This and the dark-ambient music of Blair Witch (2016) by Adam Wingard, two of my favorite scores of this month.

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 2 || 2016-09-26 15:58:05
It's a cd release or digital?


Evenstar2016-09-27 11:16:54
Looks like it's digital only :(


Dimitris Krommidas2016-09-27 16:30:01
Thanks.

Waymann reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-27 11:16:26
People here seem to forget that scores and soundtracks are made for a movie. They are not made as a music album in the first place. Some composers make like more than 2 or 3 scores a year. That's not the same like an artist or band who makes an new album once in 2 or 3 years).

Scores are a really nice extra thing you get from a movie and yes some albums are great to listen to, others with more like an ambient and underscore type of sound can be seen as disappointing and boring. I think it's wrong to give Jablonsky a hard time here because he made a score that will fit this movie, but when listening to it without the movie it can be kind of boring... Composers don't make this music just to bring out a new album for us! They make music for movies and afterwards they can share it with us.

About the movie, I don't think this movie needed some kind of memorable heroic themes. It's a serious thriller and giving this some theme's like Transformers would look and sound ridiculous. I was expecting a score like this.

MOMO reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-27 09:55:46
Love this Score Great Work!!!!

Jack Afrogarrix reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-26 12:39:08
Interesting Music & Awsome Electronic Ambient Music From Steve Jablonsky I Can't wait To See The Movie Deepwater Horizon

Bar reply Replies: 2 || 2016-09-24 11:54:37
even your highness is better then this, the use of electronics adding to the beauty of the tune but too much of it clouds the main orchestra.


Edamund Meinerts2016-09-24 13:35:20
*Even* Your Highness? I love that score! :p


T-Mann0362016-09-25 08:25:19
"Your Highness" was one of the best film scores Steve has ever composed!

Brent reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-24 01:22:31
For being mostly electronic underscore, I actually enjoy this album (with some notable exceptions). Pain & Gain definitely had a bit more character, but I enjoy this just as much.

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-23 15:59:35
Nice album.

bar reply Replies: 1 || 2016-09-23 14:26:50
More of transformers come on!!!!


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-23 15:26:03
How about more of Steamboy?

Paul reply Replies: 6 || 2016-09-22 19:14:41
Not Jablonsky's best, but there are some tracks that i enjoyed to listen


Everan2016-09-22 20:06:29
Yeah, was hoping a bit more Battleship at least, too much electronic underscore or something. But the first and the last 4 tracks are worth it.


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-22 20:25:13
If someone "hoping for more Battleship" is disappointed then that's surely a good sign for me. The further away from Battleship, the better. :p


Everan2016-09-22 20:42:34
Well it's my favorite of Jablonsky-Perg working together so. This is more of a thriller suspense score really.


D2016-09-22 21:04:39
Edmund, this score is Jablonsky's closest to Battleship. And I dont mean the bombastic parts of Battleship, I mean the sound design based action cues, with repeated motifs and screeching effects. I like it and I think it's gonna make a terrific theatrical experience... but believe me, you won't like it :-D


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-22 21:54:20
Aw, shit. And just after Jablonsky had won back some of my faith with TMNT2 as well. :/


Everan2016-09-22 22:22:13
Tracks 1, 11 , 12 and 13 are the least Battleship ones. TMNT2 sounds better IMO, more fun too, but those last tracks are cool.

Brent reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-03 21:17:41
Can't wait!

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2016-09-03 19:37:56
Oh yes :)

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