From the Archive: Joseph S. DeBeasi scores Alpha

Courtesy of composer Joseph S. DeBeasi, we just posted a web gallery of pix from his scoring sessions for the 2018 Albert Hughes film, Alpha. Recorded at HUGESound Productions’ scoring stage in Salt Lake City, Utah, ScoringSessions.com is pleased to bring you the photos from the sessions! View the full gallery here! The sessions were done with the strings and …

Richard Jacques scores Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Earlier this summer, multi award-winning, BAFTA and Ivor Novello nominated composer Richard Jacques was at the world-famous Abbey Road Studio 2 to record music for the new video game, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Six hours of music was recorded for the game, which used orchestra, choir, and electronics, recorded separately to comply with COVID restrictions. Courtesy of composer Richard …

Marco Beltrami scores A Quiet Place Part II

In February of 2020, before the pandemic changed everything, composer Marco Beltrami recorded his score for A Quiet Place Part II, the sequel to the 2018 hit film. Scoring took place at Beltrami’s Pianella Studios in Malibu, CA, using a 38-person ensemble of the Hollywood Studio Symphony. Originally slated to come out in March 2020, the film’s release date was …

A look at the sessions for The Prom

When Hollywood wanted to turn the Tony-nominated musical The Prom into a feature film, Ryan Murphy leapt at the chance to direct it. Ten years after directing Eat Pray Love, the acclaimed writer/director brought his vision of Matthew Sklar’s musical (adapted by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin) to the screen. Released by Netflix, the newly arranged songs from the stage …

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste score Disney/Pixar’s Soul

Last winter, award-winning composers Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste scored the acclaimed Pixar animated feature, Soul. Directed by Inside Out‘s Pete Docter, the film’s music was recorded at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, and the generous folks at Pixar have provided us with exclusive photos from the sessions for a gallery to share with our readers! For the full …

Good Riddance, 2020!

Well who could have predicted 2020 would go the way it did? We’re still here, but with sessions pretty shut down (or closed to guests) it might be a while into 2021 before we get you some great new coverage. Meanwhile we’ll take the opportunity to (slowly) upgrade the site to be mobile-friendly and more modern, so look forward to …

Gareth Coker scores Ori and the Will of the Wisps

This past winter, composer Gareth Coker scored the music for the new Moon Studios/Microsoft Studios video game, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the critically-acclaimed sequel to beloved action platformer Ori and the Blind Forest. Recording took place at Air Studios in London, and ScoringSessions.com is excited to bring our readers photos from the sessions in December 2019 and …

Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna score Disney/Pixar’s Onward

Last fall, award-winning composers Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna scored their second Pixar animated film, Onward. Directed by Dan Scanlon, the film’s music was recorded at the Eastwood Scoring Stage at Warner Bros. Studios, and the generous folks at Pixar have provided us with exclusive photos from the sessions for a gallery to share with our readers! For the full …

Ken Corday and D. Brent Nelson score new music for Days of Our Lives

Earlier this month composers Ken Corday and D. Brent Nelson recorded a new batch of cinematic cues for the newly renewed daytime drama, Days of Our Lives. Recording took place at the Eastwood Scoring Stage at Warner Bros. Studios, featuring a 40-piece string ensemble. ScoringSessions.com is delighted to present a gallery of photos provided to us to share with our …

Jeff Russo and Jordan Gagne score Treadstone

Earlier this summer, composers Jeff Russo and Jordan Gagne recorded their score to the new USA television series, Treadstone. Inspired by the Jason Bourne films, the show looks at the origins of the covert back ops CIA program that created sleeper agents, and music for the show was recorded at the Eastwood Scoring Stage and ScoringSessions.com is thrilled to bring …