Skyrim Composer Expresses Interest in Scoring Amazon’s Middle Earth

Jeremy Soule, the composer most well-known for his soundtracks to the Elder Scrolls and Guild Wars franchises (and let’s not forget KOTOR), expressed interest late last week in being involved with Amazon’s yet to be released Middle Earthseries, which has been reported to be the most highly budgeted television series of all time at a …

REVIEW: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Anyone who knows and loves great music has heard some of Queen’s songs, and probably everybody else too, for that matter. People may have heard “We Will Rock You” or “Another One Bites the Dust“ and not even given a thought to where they originated. I grew up with the music of Queen, so like …

Rocketman Trailer Crocodile Rocks Online

Touch down’s brought us ’round again to find that Paramount has released the first trailer for the Elton John biopic Rocketman. Well… “biopic” might be the wrong word. Earlier this year, star Taron Egerton said it would be more a “fantasy musical” than a straight biographical film, with John’s songs “used to express important beats …

Video Game Soundtracks Teach Kids the Classics

In my first article at Geeks + Gamers, I spoke of the importance of video games as one of the greatest disseminators of historic musical traditions in recent history. My thesis was essentially that now that many more individuals are playing console, computer and even mobile games than ever before, and now that most video …

REVIEW: The After Party (2018)

I get excited whenever a movie uses rap music as part of its story. It’s a great opportunity for two of my favorite art forms to come together and possibly create something amazing. This doesn’t always happen, though; depending on how they mesh, it can be a total disaster. The new Netflix original movie The After …

Video Games Taught Me to Sing

At the outset of writing this, I should begin with a small personal anecdote: a significant amount of my own inspiration as a musician and composer has come from playing video games. To this day I remember as vividly as ever one of the most powerful visuals I have ever seen: a scene from Final …