Karen Bristow writes “Buzzy Multimedia proudly presents the unabridged audio book version of New York Times best-selling author Jim Butcher?s SUMMER KNIGHT, the fourth novel in his acclaimed Dresden Files series. James Marsters reads the tale of Chicago detective ? and practicing wizard ? Harry Dresden, who is drawn into investigating a murder in the world of Faerie that has the potential for literally Earth-shattering consequences. The 10-CD set is available April, 2007, list price $44.95 and CD MP3 edition list price $34.95” Read More for the rest of the details, and here is a link: Buzzy Multimedia
What happens when studio execs take the running time axe to a movie? Well, it rarely ends well. And when you’ve got a top-notch composer’s score that is similarly devastated by the cuts? Well, I think this is a first. BuySoundtrax Records has released a limited edition (3000 units) expanded soundtrack for the movie Lifeforce. Read More for a brief review.
Dexter writes “Launching Cult Conversations and Cult Podcast
‘A fresh voice in Cult Entertainment’
Cult Conversations is a new website specialising in interviews with personalities from the Cult TV Industry that can be downloaded and brought on CD. Cult Conversations aims to showcase mainstream shows alongside the lesser niche television programmes, what fall under the cult genre.
We are currently planning a season of interviews with cast members of ‘The Tomorrow People’, ‘Doctor Who’ as well as other actors and creative talents behind some of the UK’s most influential television series.
The Cult Podcast will be posted monthly and will feature reports from the latest Cult television and film events. The podcast’s are available to downloaded from Cult Conversations free of charge.
The first Podcast features interviews with Gerald Harper, Juliet Harmer, Kim Newman, Peter Halliday, Kevin Davies and Michael Hayes and more, recorded at this years ‘Adam Adamant Lives!’ & ‘A for Andromeda’ DVD launch at the NFT. The Podcast is now available to listen to via www.cultpodcast.co.uk
More Podcasts have already been recorded with a report from the Summer
Memorabilia show at the Birmingham NEC, which includes sound bites from Allo Allo’s Guy Siner, Sue Hodge, Arthur Bostrum and Sam Kelly as well as Leslie Grantham (Dirty Den from ‘Eastenders’) and Anna Karen (Olive from ‘On the Buses’).
An uncut version of the podcast is also available on CD (from the website) including 15 minutes of unbroadcast material.
Lady in the Water is the latest movie from M. Night Shyamalan, and, like the previous 4 efforts, the score was done by James Newton Howard. The soundtrack consists of 12 tracks from Howard, plus 4 tracks of Bob Dylan covers by A Whisper in the Noise, Amanda Ghost, and Silvertide. Here is short review.
I finally got a chance to listen to the soundtrack for Battlestar Galactica Season 2 which came out in June. Read More for my impressions.
I haven’t seen the movie yet, but I had the opportunity to listen to the soundtrack for A Scanner Darkly. Again, music reviews aren’t my thing, but here is an overview.
The soundtrack for the second season of Battlestar Galactica is coming out from La-La Land Records on June 20th, featuring the talents of composer Bear McCreary. Read More for the full press release – review coming soon. And Jamie Bamber (Captain Lee “Apollo” Adama) should check out Celebrity Poker Showdown on Bravo. Missed it? It will be on a hundred more times…
john majer writes “The Mars Volta have released their new video for the song ‘Televators’. The song is fom the groups first release entitled De-Loused In The Comatorium. It is a concept album in which the hero tries to commit suicide by overdosing on morphine. Instead of dying, he falls into a coma for a week, and experiences fantastic adventures in his dreams, elemental battles between the good and bad aspects of his conscience. At the end, he emerges from the coma, but chooses to die. Check out the video and post what you think. Windows Media
RealPlayer“ Not our normal fare, but news hasn’t been earth-shattering lately anyways…
Richard deCosta writes “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
At Long Last, a True “Space Opera.” Turing Opera Workshop releases teaser trailer for new 3d sci-fi opera, “K’ai, Death of Dreams.” Read More for the full release, and the web site link.
The producers of the BBC’s Doctor Who radio series have announced that Anthony Michael Head, who plays Giles on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will voice the Doctor for a series of episodes entitled Excelis. Previous Doctors Peter Davison, Sylvester McCoy, and Colin Baker will also appear.