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 Posted:   Jun 28, 2014 - 4:46 PM   
 By:   DeputyRiley   (Member)

Not sure if there is yet an existing thread regarding this score, but any word on whether or not Jablonsky's score for Transformers: Age of Extinction will be getting any sort of release? Just did a few searches and couldn't find out anything.

 
 Posted:   Jun 28, 2014 - 4:52 PM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

Haven't heard anything. Has anyone seen the film. Are Jablonsky's new themes as memorable as his themes for the first Transformers were?

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 28, 2014 - 7:24 PM   
 By:   MikeP   (Member)


Apparently Jablonsky worked on the score with something called a Skrillex razz which sounds like a brand of bathroom cleaner. But actually I have been interested in a possible score release, and hoping somehow it would prod an actual domestic CD release of Dark Of The Moon, as well.

 
 Posted:   Jun 28, 2014 - 9:31 PM   
 By:   scoringsessions   (Member)

It's coming... no official release date, yet, though.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=550370895085054&set=a.546046098850867.1073741828.542742799181197&type=1

 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 4:43 AM   
 By:   DeputyRiley   (Member)

It's coming... no official release date, yet, though.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=550370895085054&set=a.546046098850867.1073741828.542742799181197&type=1


Thanks for the info!

 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 6:13 AM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

Apparently Jablonsky worked on the score with something called a Skrillex razz which sounds like a brand of bathroom cleaner. But actually I have been interested in a possible score release, and hoping somehow it would prod an actual domestic CD release of Dark Of The Moon, as well.

Skrillex is an artist in the dub-step genre.

 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 6:14 AM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

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 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 6:14 AM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

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 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 7:10 AM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

Apparently Jablonsky worked on the score with something called a Skrillex razz which sounds like a brand of bathroom cleaner. But actually I have been interested in a possible score release, and hoping somehow it would prod an actual domestic CD release of Dark Of The Moon, as well.

Skrillex is an artist in the dub-step genre.


Indeed. And I actually liked his work on SPRING BREAKERS, where his tracks bleed into the Martinez score and vice versa. There can be a little bit too much dub step these days, but I feel like I'm not quite tired of it yet.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 8:25 AM   
 By:   blue15   (Member)

Apparently Jablonsky worked on the score with something called a Skrillex razz which sounds like a brand of bathroom cleaner. But actually I have been interested in a possible score release, and hoping somehow it would prod an actual domestic CD release of Dark Of The Moon, as well.

Skrillex is an artist in the dub-step genre.


Indeed. And I actually liked his work on SPRING BREAKERS, where his tracks bleed into the Martinez score and vice versa. There can be a little bit too much dub step these days, but I feel like I'm not quite tired of it yet.


From an article in the San Francisco Weekly called "Things Music Critics Hate: Skrillex:"

"At his most ornery, in songs like "Right In" and "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites," Skrillex sounds like what would happen if you took a heap of scrap metal, shoved it in an industrial-sized clothes dryer, and then amplified the resulting sound during a major earthquake, with attendant screaming from terrified disaster victims. But you'd have to watch that disaster on fast-forward, because Skrillex's sonic assault is always -- always -- anxiously shifting. While much dance music works through subtle changes to a repetitive rhythm, Skrillex tracks are always churning out new elements in a hyperactive attempt to dazzle and overwhelm. That willingness to play to his audience's ever-shrinking attention span is key to his success."

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2012/01/things_music_critics_hate_skri.php

In other words, expect more mindless noise for the upcoming Transformers score.

 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 9:58 AM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

Apparently Jablonsky worked on the score with something called a Skrillex razz which sounds like a brand of bathroom cleaner. But actually I have been interested in a possible score release, and hoping somehow it would prod an actual domestic CD release of Dark Of The Moon, as well.

Skrillex is an artist in the dub-step genre.


Indeed. And I actually liked his work on SPRING BREAKERS, where his tracks bleed into the Martinez score and vice versa. There can be a little bit too much dub step these days, but I feel like I'm not quite tired of it yet.


From an article in the San Francisco Weekly called "Things Music Critics Hate: Skrillex:"

"At his most ornery, in songs like "Right In" and "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites," Skrillex sounds like what would happen if you took a heap of scrap metal, shoved it in an industrial-sized clothes dryer, and then amplified the resulting sound during a major earthquake, with attendant screaming from terrified disaster victims. But you'd have to watch that disaster on fast-forward, because Skrillex's sonic assault is always -- always -- anxiously shifting. While much dance music works through subtle changes to a repetitive rhythm, Skrillex tracks are always churning out new elements in a hyperactive attempt to dazzle and overwhelm. That willingness to play to his audience's ever-shrinking attention span is key to his success."

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2012/01/things_music_critics_hate_skri.php

In other words, expect more mindless noise for the upcoming Transformers score.


If you are not able to hear themes in Jablonsky's Transformers scores, then I urge you to check your ears.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 11:02 AM   
 By:   blue15   (Member)

Apparently Jablonsky worked on the score with something called a Skrillex razz which sounds like a brand of bathroom cleaner. But actually I have been interested in a possible score release, and hoping somehow it would prod an actual domestic CD release of Dark Of The Moon, as well.

Skrillex is an artist in the dub-step genre.


Indeed. And I actually liked his work on SPRING BREAKERS, where his tracks bleed into the Martinez score and vice versa. There can be a little bit too much dub step these days, but I feel like I'm not quite tired of it yet.


From an article in the San Francisco Weekly called "Things Music Critics Hate: Skrillex:"

"At his most ornery, in songs like "Right In" and "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites," Skrillex sounds like what would happen if you took a heap of scrap metal, shoved it in an industrial-sized clothes dryer, and then amplified the resulting sound during a major earthquake, with attendant screaming from terrified disaster victims. But you'd have to watch that disaster on fast-forward, because Skrillex's sonic assault is always -- always -- anxiously shifting. While much dance music works through subtle changes to a repetitive rhythm, Skrillex tracks are always churning out new elements in a hyperactive attempt to dazzle and overwhelm. That willingness to play to his audience's ever-shrinking attention span is key to his success."

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2012/01/things_music_critics_hate_skri.php

In other words, expect more mindless noise for the upcoming Transformers score.


If you are not able to hear themes in Jablonsky's Transformers scores, then I urge you to check your ears.


Banging 2 rocks together can be construed as a theme, but it doesn't make it memorable. Skrillex caters to a younger crowd, which is also the target market of the Transformers movies; so in a sense it's a good move to have him on board.

 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 11:23 AM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

Apparently Jablonsky worked on the score with something called a Skrillex razz which sounds like a brand of bathroom cleaner. But actually I have been interested in a possible score release, and hoping somehow it would prod an actual domestic CD release of Dark Of The Moon, as well.

Skrillex is an artist in the dub-step genre.


Indeed. And I actually liked his work on SPRING BREAKERS, where his tracks bleed into the Martinez score and vice versa. There can be a little bit too much dub step these days, but I feel like I'm not quite tired of it yet.


From an article in the San Francisco Weekly called "Things Music Critics Hate: Skrillex:"

"At his most ornery, in songs like "Right In" and "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites," Skrillex sounds like what would happen if you took a heap of scrap metal, shoved it in an industrial-sized clothes dryer, and then amplified the resulting sound during a major earthquake, with attendant screaming from terrified disaster victims. But you'd have to watch that disaster on fast-forward, because Skrillex's sonic assault is always -- always -- anxiously shifting. While much dance music works through subtle changes to a repetitive rhythm, Skrillex tracks are always churning out new elements in a hyperactive attempt to dazzle and overwhelm. That willingness to play to his audience's ever-shrinking attention span is key to his success."

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2012/01/things_music_critics_hate_skri.php

In other words, expect more mindless noise for the upcoming Transformers score.


If you are not able to hear themes in Jablonsky's Transformers scores, then I urge you to check your ears.


Banging 2 rocks together can be construed as a theme, but it doesn't make it memorable. Skrillex caters to a younger crowd, which is also the target market of the Transformers movies; so in a sense it's a good move to have him on board.


Tell me where you hear the rocks:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4H0JDomv8ac

 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 11:42 AM   
 By:   Scott Bettencourt   (Member)

Well, to be fair, all of us who have seen all four Transformers films in the theater (as I have) are probably a little deaf by now, so we might even have trouble discerning themes in a Jerry Herman musical.

Jablonsky fans will probably want to skip next Friday's installment of DID THEY MENTION THE MUSIC. So far, the most memorably cruel description of the music I've found is "Steve Jablonsky's musical score of diarrheic robot farts."

(If you don't believe me, Google it. I'm pretty sure that's the only combination of the words "diarrheic robot farts" that you'll find on the Intertubes, at least until Friday's column posts.)

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 12:07 PM   
 By:   Mr. Popular   (Member)

Apparently Jablonsky worked on the score with something called a Skrillex razz which sounds like a brand of bathroom cleaner. But actually I have been interested in a possible score release, and hoping somehow it would prod an actual domestic CD release of Dark Of The Moon, as well.

Skrillex is one of the biggest "EDM" artists in music. Sounds as if it will be out on his label if some other label isn't putting it out.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 12:44 PM   
 By:   Tango Urilla   (Member)

From an article in the San Francisco Weekly called "Things Music Critics Hate: Skrillex:"

"At his most ornery, in songs like "Right In" and "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites," Skrillex sounds like what would happen if you took a heap of scrap metal, shoved it in an industrial-sized clothes dryer, and then amplified the resulting sound during a major earthquake, with attendant screaming from terrified disaster victims. But you'd have to watch that disaster on fast-forward, because Skrillex's sonic assault is always -- always -- anxiously shifting. While much dance music works through subtle changes to a repetitive rhythm, Skrillex tracks are always churning out new elements in a hyperactive attempt to dazzle and overwhelm. That willingness to play to his audience's ever-shrinking attention span is key to his success."

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2012/01/things_music_critics_hate_skri.php

In other words, expect more mindless noise for the upcoming Transformers score.


Sounds like this Skrillex has the perfect voice for one of Michael Bay's explosionthons. Which is a shame since, as First Breath mentioned, Jablonsky can actually write good thematic material (so long as he doesn't have Zack Hemsey playing on repeat on his iPod).

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 1:01 PM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

Skrillex and dubstep in general certainly don't find their target audience in this reactionary forum, so I'm not surprised by the badmouthing in this thread (although I doubt many have heard the music at all). Its prevalence is becoming a bit too much -- even for a EDM fan like myself -- but when it's done well, like in SPRING BREAKERS, it's bloody brilliant.

It will be interesting to hear how this will sound in TRANSFORMERS, whether it's straightout or more organic, like in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 1:19 PM   
 By:   Loverozsa   (Member)

What an overblown, overly long and boring movie with a loud, pedestrian score without a shred of originality. A major disappointment.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 1:19 PM   
 By:   Loverozsa   (Member)

What an overblown, overly long and boring movie with a loud, pedestrian score without a shred of originality. A major disappointment.

 
 Posted:   Jun 29, 2014 - 8:00 PM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)

Just stick a pot on your head and bang on it with a shoe...same difference.

 
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