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Dan Jones scores Lady Macbeth

Dan Jones has composed the score for the upcoming new film adaptation of Lady Macbeth. The film is directed by William Oldroyd and stars Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie and Christopher Fairbank. Set in 19th Century England, the film follows a young woman...

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02 May
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John Lunn scores ‘Jamestown’ for Sky

Sky1’s new drama series Jamestown, which charts the lives of British settlers in America in the seventeenth century, will premiere on Friday May 5th at 9pm. The eight-part series was made by the creators of Downton Abbey and composed by John Lunn. It stars Naomi Battrick (Crossing Lines, Stonemouth), Sophie Rundle...

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26 April
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Cool Music Composer Clients Receive 3 Ivor Novello Nominations!!

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that three of Cool Music's composer clients have received nominations in this year's Ivor Novellos.   Best Television Soundtrack: Dominik Scherrer for The Collection (Published by Du Vinage Publishing) Martin Phipps for War and Peace (Published by Du Vinage Publishing) Best Original Film Score: Dan Jones for My Scientology Movie (Published...

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19 April
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Rachel Portman: ‘Their Finest’ UK release 21 April

Their Finest, directed by Lone Scherfig (Riot Club), starring Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant and Sam Claflin, releases in UK cinemas this Friday 21st April! Based on Lissa Evans' novel, Their Finest Hour and a Half, and scored by Rachel Portman, Their Finest is a witty, romantic and moving...

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18 April
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New Channel 4 drama Born To Kill scored by Samuel Sim

Channel 4’s latest psychological drama Born To Kill, starring Romola Garai and Daniel Mays, follows Sam (Jack Rowan), a teenager on the brink of acting on his hidden psychopathic desires. Born to Kill is directed by Bruce Goodison (Home Fires, Dr Foster) and composed by Samuel Sim. It...

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18 April
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City Of Tiny Lights in UK cinemas from 7 April

Cool Music composer client Ruth Barrett's most recent collaboration with director Pete Travis, City Of Tiny Lights, comes to UK cinemas Friday 7 April, 2017. The gritty crime drama, starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper, generated a huge buzz when it premiered at the Toronto International...

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06 April
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Ben Wheatley’s ‘Free Fire’ out now!!

Director Ben Wheatley's long-awaited new feature Free Fire will be released in UK cinemas Friday 31 March! Set in Boston in 1978, Free Fire charts the fallout from a gun-running hook-up orchestrated by Justine (Brie Larson) in a deserted warehouse. Trailer below. Score was composed by Ben...

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31 March
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Churchill scored by Lorne Balfe releases in June

The trailer for Jonathan Teplitzky's latest film, Churchill, was released earlier this month. Scored by Lorne Balfe, the film follows Churchill (Brian Cox) in those crucial days before D-Day landings, where his uncertainty over invading Normandy is challenged by his political opponents. Churchill officially releases...

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29 March
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Anne Dudley and Martin Phipps 2017 BAFTA Nominations!

Anne Dudley and Martin Phipps have each been nominated for a 2017 BAFTA TV Craft Award. Anne for her exquisite score to BBC/Mammoth Screen's Poldark series starring Aiden Turner, and Martin for his powerful Russian inspired score to BBC's War & Peace starring Paul Dano...

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28 March
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International Womens Day…

Celebrating the phenomenal talent in the Cool Music roster: Ruth Barrett, Anne Dudley, Jocelyn Pook, Rachel Portman, Laura Rossi. It's an honour to work with such wonderful composers!...

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08 March
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Jocelyn Pook – Upcoming performances

Jocelyn Pook's critically acclaimed stage song-cycle, Hearing Voices has been further developed for a performance at the Coronet Print Room, London, thanks to a grant from Arts Council England. More information here. Other upcoming performances for Jocelyn include Akram Khan's Olivier Award-winning DESH, which will be...

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07 March
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‘Elle’ in cinemas 10 March

Paul Verhoeven's highly acclaimed gripping psychological noir thriller, Elle, scored by Anne Dudley, releases in cinemas in the UK on 10 March. Starring actress Isabelle Huppert in a career-defining role, Elle is already one of the most acclaimed films of the year. Click here for the trailer...

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06 March
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Official soundtrack to Horizon Zero Dawn released today!

Joris de Man, The Flight and Niels van der Leest's soundtrack to the PS4 game Horizon Zero Dawn officially released today and can be heard on Spotify. Massive congratulations to all involved on what's turned out to be an epic score for an equally epic game! Playstation blog caught...

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03 March
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Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch collaborate with Adele

Benjamin Wallfisch was honored and grateful to have been invited by Hans Zimmer to collaborate with legendary multiple Grammy Award winning artist Adele, writing the string arrangement for the Recording Academy's George Michael tribute at the 59th Grammy Awards. Click more for video...

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14 February
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New BBC drama ‘SSGB’ airs 19 February – Score by Dan Jones

Produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd and written by Bafta Award-winners Neal Purvis and Robert Wade (Spectre, Skyfall, Casino Royale), SSGB is an extraordinary five part alternative-history thriller set against a Nazi occupied London. The series is based on Len Deighton’s 1978 alternate history novel and stars Sam...

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13 February
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Anne Dudley: 2016 IFMCA Award Nomination

We're thrilled to announce that Anne Dudley has been nominated for an International Film Music Critics Award for her score to Paul Verhoeven’s powerful psychological drama, Elle. See full list here. Anne has also been nominated for a César Award for the same film....

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10 February
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‘A Cure For Wellness’ official release – Original Music by Benjamin Wallfisch

Gore Verbinski's (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Ring, Rango) new psychological thriller, A Cure for Wellness, releases in cinemas on February 17. It was scored by Benjamin Wallfisch (Lights Out, Hidden Figures, The Escapist, Desert Dancer) who recently nabbed a Golden Globe nomination for his score to Hidden Figures with Pharrell and Hans Zimmer. The official soundtrack,...

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09 February