While The Second Disc prides itself on connecting people to reissues and box sets they can keep on their shelves, it's no secret that listening audiences are also digital - catalogue music lovers, too - and our passion is connecting people to music from the past that they might adore. So we've introduced a new feature: The Weekend Stream, which focuses on hidden gems that recently made it to digital channels that might make your playlists a little brighter! Aaliyah, One in a Million
Last month, Varese Sarabande unveiled a killer trifecta of CD Club titles that featured their most requested expansion, a repress of one of their most beloved reissues of the decade, and the premiere of a classic Western score. The CD Club began some 30 years ago, but since its original soundtrack release in 1997, fans have yearned for a more complete presentation of Jerry Goldsmith's score to Air Force One. The hit action film stars Harrison Ford as an American president fighting a band of
Varese Sarabande has one last Christmas present in their long-running CD Club series: an expanded edition of the most recent soundtrack of the Star Trek series. Star Trek Beyond, this year's third entry in the "Kelvin timeline" reboot series of films based on Gene Roddenberry's 50-year-old sci-fi series, finds the crew of the USS Enterprise at various crossroads as they reach the halfway mark of their five-year mission. James Kirk (Christopher Pine) tires of the episodic nature of their work
Last week, Varese Sarabande boldly went with yet another deluxe edition of a Star Trek soundtrack: the most recent film, 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness, featuring music composed by Michael Giacchino. Following 2009's astounding film reboot, Into Darkness pits Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the crew of the USS Enterprise against a rogue Federation officer, John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch), part of a traitorous plot to engage in a war with the Klingon Empire. We won't spoil the
A new box set released today chronicles the musical legacy of The Walt Disney Company with a variety that hasn't been seen in quite awhile. The new Disney Classics celebrates nearly every medium of entertainment the animation studio-turned-film-titan has dabbled in, from film and television to revolutionary theme park attractions. Disney Classics is touted in a press release as being released in honor of 90 years of musical history as it pertains to the work of Walter Elias Disney (1901-1966).
On February 11, 2011, Barbra Streisand joined some illustrious company, including Bono, Brian Wilson, Aretha Franklin and her “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” duet partner, Neil Diamond. That was the evening Streisand was recognized as the MusiCares Person of the Year, following in the footsteps of those above-named artists. Streisand was a natural candidate for the honor, as the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences annually bestows it upon an artist with significant artistic
Well, the release of Up is such big news here at Second Disc HQ that we felt one review just wasn’t enough! We hope you’re as excited as we are about our first-ever “tag team” review. To start things off, here’s Mike Duquette… It's fitting, really, that Intrada's first soundtrack reissue in conjunction with The Walt Disney Company is a score to a film about fulfilling a lifelong dream. It's been a dream of Disney fans for years to see some sort of stable catalogue presentation from the
71 years ago, a little cricket named Jiminy reassured children everywhere that "when you wish upon a star, your dreams come true" in Walt Disney's film Pinocchio. Well, the dreams of many film score collectors and Disney enthusiasts are indeed coming true thanks to tonight's announcement by Intrada Records. The California label, a 25-year veteran in the soundtrack business, put to rest weeks of rumors and tonight confirmed a new partnership with The Walt Disney Company. The inaugural title in