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  1. Sports Movie Cliches We Hate to LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | BleacherReport

    ... of the reasons ranked Chariots of Fire as one of the 20 greatest sports movies of all time, citing Vangelis' iconic "Chariots of Fire" instrumental during the training montage on the beach as one of the best ever filmed. The speech ...


  2. Giuseppe Dio's music and electronic atmospheres on his album 'Lights, Shadows And Colors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | PR Log

    ... the 12 instrumental easy listening tracks are reminiscent of the vintage electronic pioneers Tangerine Dream, Vangelis and Jean-Michel Jarre. "I grew up with the music of Jean-Michel Jarre, Vangelis and Tangerine Dream. I fell in love with vintage ...


  3. New Age Artist Albedo Just Released The Nutcracker AlbumRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 20 |

    ... and orchestral samples. The musical style is similar to the artists Mannheim Steamroller, Isao Tomita and Vangelis. It is a full studio album of 14 songs, and is over 40 minutes in length. The songs featured on the album are: Overture, March, ...


  4. New Age Artist Albedo to Release Nutcracker AlbumRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 12 |

    ... mixed with synthetics and orchestral samples. The musical style is similar to Mannheim Steamroller, Isao Tomita and Vangelis. This is a full album of 14 songs, and over 40 minutes in total length. The songs featured on the album are: Overture, ...


  5. Johann Johannsson On the Challenges of Scoring 'Blade Runner 2049'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | /film

    ... in many ways, like a big responsibility to take on a project like this. Trying to imagine Blade Runner without Vangelis ' synth-heavy score is nearly impossible. The electronic sounds heighten the atmosphere, the romance, the tension, and pretty ...


  6. Composer Johann Johannsson on 'Arrival', Preparing to Score 'Blade Runner 2049', and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Collider

    ... 2049 , we talked about where he's at in the writing process and his love of the original film and the score by Vangelis . JHA'ANN JA'HANNSSON: I don't know. I've been sort of playing music since I was probably 8 years old or something like that. ...


  7. From Composer Vangelis, A True Story Set In Outer SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Even if you don't know his name, you know Vangelis. He won an Academy Award for his original score for Chariots Of Fire , a film remembered as much for its music as anything else.


  8. During the performance.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | TrekEarth

    ... years of absence she returned to her country. Luciano Pavarotti performed at the Odeon twice, in 1991 and in 2004. Vangelis' Mythodea premiered at Odeon of Herodes Atticus in July 1993 and the venue hosted Yanni's Live at the Acropolis performance ...


  9. Synth Magic Synth Magic Siel Orchestra 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | KVR News

    ... - we find the strings sounds also work well when mixed with real orchestral string parts. If you like sounds like Vangelis Soil Festivities, Bernard Fevre (Pendulum etc), ambient, experimental music, then you will enjoy Orchestra 2 for its rich and ...


  10. Vangelis album to debut at LightPoolRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Blackpool Today

    Blackpool will be one of the first places to showcase the latest album by composer Vangelis when it is played as part of this year's Illuminations. Vangelis, whose work includes film scores for movies including Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner, is about to release a new album called Rosetta about a journey to a comet.


  11. Light In The Attic reveals collection of '70s and '80s European synth musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Resident Advisor

    The collection features a number of new age, krautrock and kosmische greats, such as Vangelis, Popol Vuh, Roedelius and Ash Ra Tempel, as well as recently re-discovered musicians like Ariel Kalma, Deutsche Wertarbeit and Gigi Masin. There are also some rather obscure acts, including the Dutch ambient artist Enno Velthuys and Gandalf member Robert Julian Horky.


  12. Kevin Bryan's record reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... spoofs for your delectation, including "Lady Gypsy," "Free Love Freeway" and the truly execrable "Paris Nights." Vangelis, "Rosetta" (Decca Records)- This reclusive character is best remembered these days as the creator of stunning musical backdrops ...


  13. New Music: From Space to the Beach With Vinyl Williams, The Album Leaf and The TydeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | KQED

    ... nice walk in the country. And when a trumpet-like synth line comes in for a bit, it almost sounds like an homage to Vangelis' slow-motion-run-on-the-beach theme to the movie "Chariots of Fire." San Diego's Jimmy LaValle, the creator and mainstay of ...


  14. Blade Runner 2 Has Added An Important Sicario CollaboratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... of Everything earned him both an Oscar and Grammy nomination last year. The first Blade Runner was was composed by Vangelis, and many fans will agree that his score was one of the movie's main highlights. Those synthesized notes and gloomy melodies ...


  15. Ja"Hann Ja"Hannsson to score new Blade Runner in lieu of VangelisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Ain't It Cool News

    Hey folks, Harry here... Vangelis created a sonic world for BLADE RUNNER that allowed the film to soar and transport us to a stunning world adapted from Phillip K Dick's DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP by Ridley Scott with the amazing Douglas Trumbull working wonders with light & shadow & smoke & models. BLADE RUNNER for people of my generation was a key event.


  16. Johann Johannsson to score 'Blade Runner' sequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    With details about the upcoming Blade Runner sequel still frustratingly hard to come by, the project's second-biggest mystery has concerned the question of who would be entrusted to compose a worthy follow-up to the first film's hauntingly perfect Vangelis synth score. Now we have an answer: Icelandic composer JA3hann JA3hannsson has been tapped for the job.


  17. J hann J hannsson to score 'Blade Runner' sequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | NME

    ... Angeles, several decades after the original. The composer described taking on the role of creating a follow-up to Vangelis' iconic score as "an enormous challenge of mythical proportions", in an extract from an interview with Fact Magazine . Last ...


  18. electronic music pioneer Vangelis set to release new LP 'Rosetta'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Greek God of electronic, prog, and new age, the great Vangelis is set to release his first non-soundtrack studio album since 1998's El Greco . Titled Rosetta , the album will hit the streets on September 23 via Decca Records.


  19. Some of the most popular Olympic anthems of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    From Vangelis' iconic Chariots of Fire to Freddie Mercury's mesmeric act at Barcelona, a round-up of themes that still rock Music has played an important role since the modern Olympics began in Athens in 1896. Some of the biggest artistes and groups have made anthems that inspire true sportsmanship and friendship among nations.


  20. All about... Avatar by Shadow HuntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | This is Wiltshire

    ... images from swathes of symphonic backdrops, stratospheric rock crescendos, charged atmospherics and, ironically, Vangelis-like chiming synth lines. But above all the feeling is one of positivity and potential, a space opera built of "turbulence and ...