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Chris Siddall Interview

We all love listening to film score; and some of us enjoy reading scores too. No, not reading about them, but reading them. The notes, the rests and every detail surrounding them.. For me, reading a score is a bittersweet experience. I’ve had some-but-limited musical education and I’ve been a hobby composer most of my life, but I am not at all proficient at reading music. I have no perfect pitch; and I’m not sure I have any pitch at all. You could probably give me a piece sheet music with the national anthem on it and I might very well struggle to recognise it. That said, reading along while the music is playing is a whole different ballgame; one that is great fun and very interesting.

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Synchrotones’ Favourites of 2020

Whilst a lot can be, and has been, said about the year 2020, Synchrotones’ Soundtrack Review is not the place for it. Whilst cinemas were shut for most of the year, streaming outlets like Amazon, Apple, Disney and Netflix were able to benefit from locked-down audiences.

So we did get to see new movies; and we did get to listen to new scores. And some of them offered a silver lining to an otherwise dreadful year.  Here are some my favourites.

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