#1 Posted by Dragonborn_CT (26036 posts) - - Show Bio

What are the musical scores you love hearing despite not being as famous as say, from Hans Zimmer or John Williams?

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#2 Posted by Fallschirmjager (20364 posts) - - Show Bio

V for Vendetta has the best musical score of any CBM and its not close.

#3 Posted by _Gaff_ (4285 posts) - - Show Bio

I really like the music of Mongol. Very original.

Mongolian throat singing + electric guitar + violin = WIN

#4 Posted by Rouflex (29296 posts) - - Show Bio

I think i'm gonna like this thread.

#5 Edited by longbowhunter (8846 posts) - - Show Bio

Big fan of Angelo Badalamenti's scores. Especially his work on Twin Peaks. Enjoyed Mike Patton's score for Place Beyond the Pines.

#6 Edited by Xwraith (27876 posts) - - Show Bio

The main theme from Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is one of my favorite pieces of film music.

#7 Edited by LyraFay (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

Alan Menken's score for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, its dark but still romantic and whimsical for a classic Disney film. And the music to Game of Thrones is always good.

#8 Posted by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty much anything from Christopher Drake. Very underrated composer.

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#9 Edited by Dragonborn_CT (26036 posts) - - Show Bio

Hey nice to see one of my threads being brought back to life :)

#10 Posted by Samimista (21899 posts) - - Show Bio

@lyrafay: I love Beauty and the Beast's soundtrack. ^__^ That's my favorite Disney movie. =D

Regarding the topic, I'd say that Chrono Cross and Nier are underrated gaming soundtracks.

#11 Posted by JetiiMitra (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

Harry Gregson-Williams on The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

#12 Posted by Ostyo (12812 posts) - - Show Bio

The Thing, such a spooky theme...

#13 Posted by Samimista (21899 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh! And Trails In The Sky has a very underrated soundtrack. Though, that might change when the game comes out on Steam.

#14 Posted by iaconpoint (1382 posts) - - Show Bio

Rocky IV. Best 80's soundtrack out there.

#15 Posted by batmannflash (6272 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty much anything from Christopher Drake. Very underrated composer.

YESS!!!

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I think it's because he has yet to do notable stuff for live-action. But yes, he's very underrated. That All-Star Superman theme is one of the best ever

#16 Posted by Cloakx14 (7107 posts) - - Show Bio

Clint mansell

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Devil may cry disttrust theme

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#17 Posted by Violens (546 posts) - - Show Bio

@ostyo: The Thing soundtrack is awesome. Ennio Morricone !

#18 Posted by Experio (18208 posts) - - Show Bio

Beginning.

#19 Posted by Ostyo (12812 posts) - - Show Bio

@violens: Yeah, that heartbeat rhythm really sets that tone of doubt and fear through out the film.

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#21 Edited by Marshall_Long (3659 posts) - - Show Bio

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The whole Eternal Sonata soundtrack is actually underrated imo

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#22 Edited by DoomDoomDoom (4296 posts) - - Show Bio

Anything by Bernard Herrmann...

  • Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo
  • North by Northwest
  • Early Twilight Zone
  • Taxi Driver
#23 Posted by BlazingNova (11034 posts) - - Show Bio

bruce faulconer soundtrack for DBZ

#24 Posted by BraveKnight99 (87 posts) - - Show Bio

@smashbrawler said:

Pretty much anything from Christopher Drake. Very underrated composer.

YESS!!!

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I think it's because he has yet to do notable stuff for live-action. But yes, he's very underrated. That All-Star Superman theme is one of the best ever

Christopher Drake for the win, man. My favourite:

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#25 Posted by SilverPool (3604 posts) - - Show Bio

Memento, Place Beyond the Pines, Cry of Fear (Free Steam game), and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (David Fincher version).

#26 Posted by Ryagan (4133 posts) - - Show Bio

@marshall_long: You know, I bought Eternal Sonata not too long ago. I still need to play it. It's been collecting dust in my closet.

#27 Edited by SilverPool (3604 posts) - - Show Bio

@cloakx14: Clint Mansell? How is the guy who did the soundtrack for Requiem for a Dream and Mass Effect 3 underrated? He's one of the most popular movie composers.

#28 Posted by DoctorXander (1330 posts) - - Show Bio
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The whole movie is also underrated

#29 Posted by AllStarSuperman (28763 posts) - - Show Bio

Kick-Ass soundtrack - Henry Jackman & John Murphy, it;s amazing. Also

Rocky IV. Best 80's soundtrack out there.

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#30 Posted by Shawnbaby (11026 posts) - - Show Bio
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#31 Posted by Cloakx14 (7107 posts) - - Show Bio

game of thrones soundtrack.

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#32 Edited by PrinceAragorn1 (27100 posts) - - Show Bio

There are... wayyy too many to count.

#33 Posted by Bruxae (16777 posts) - - Show Bio

This soundtrack from Suor Omicidi, because not many people have heard it and its one of my favorites.

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#34 Posted by The_Tree (8607 posts) - - Show Bio

The soundtracks to Drive and Attack the Block are great.