Surma at Second Home

Thanks to Surma for an evening full of experimental electronic music.

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First and Final Frames

Los Angeles-based director, Mark Romanek, best known for his feature films One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go, recently curated a short list of ‘Guest Picks’ over at Nowness. One of the films, in particular, caught our eye.

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5 Minutes With… Jonathan Goldstein

LBB’s Addison Capper caught up with Jonathan to find out why a spot for the NSPCC with David Droga is the toughest challenge he ever faced, why the music market has become oversaturated, and why in another life he might well have been a neurosurgeon.

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The Honest Player Wins Gold at Creativepool Awards

We’re delighted to have won the Judges’ Gold Award for Best Music Composition at the Creativepool Awards. Thanks to Grey London for making it happen.

Take a listen to our winning work for Gillette below.

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Plea

In 46 states, you can be convicted of murder without killing anyone. Plea is a short film about a boy named Casper who, at 16, finds himself accused under the Felony Murder law.

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St Patrick’s Day Warm Up Mix

For this year’s St Patrick’s Day we’ve put together a playlist for LBB to offset the endless collections of U2 and Westlife mixtapes, to instead pay homage to some of our favourite musical moments from Irish cinema.

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The Making Of ‘Two Angry Men’

Two men battle against the establishment to tell the truth. James Ellis and Sam Thompson struggle to stage the play ‘Over the Bridge’ in Belfast in 1959.

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Methods and Practices

GOLDSTEIN is a music production company led by Jonathan Goldstein, a multiple award-winning composer with over 20 years’ experience at the top of the profession.
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How To Make An Award-Winning Soundtrack

We’re well into award season and this Sunday sees the crème de la crème of Hollywood at the Academy Awards witnessing who is crowned Best Actor, Best Motion Picture and superficially Best Dressed. But what about the production awards who don’t get as much coverage as the others? Jonathan Goldstein takes a look at what makes an award winning soundtrack, and the challenges of working with Oscar-worthy directors.

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