Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Johnny Marr to write film music

Ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr is to score the music for a movie for the first time.
Great deals on musical instruments

The Smiths' former electric guitar player is to branch out by composing the score for an upcoming movie.

Johnny Marr, who made his name playing a Rickenbacker on hits such as This Charming Man and Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now, is writing the music for The Big Bang.

The movie, which stars Antonio Banderas and Snoop Dogg, is a detective film set in Los Angeles and is Marr's first excursion into film scores.

Speaking to MovieScore Magazine, producer Reece Pearson enthused about his participation in the project.

"He was just ranked the number one greatest guitarist of all time by Virgin Media," he noted.

Although The Big Bang marks the first time that Marr has composed music for the big screen, he has written for television before.

It recently emerged that he is working with former Stones Roses frontman Ian Brown on the soundtrack to a drama series that is being written by a mutual friend.

Buy an electric guitar nowADNFCR-2133-ID-19495133-ADNFCR

Posted on 4 Dec 2009 12:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Through a collaboration with Martin, Sheeran's latest signature model features artwork from his latest album '÷' and has been built to his exact specifications.

25 Apr 2017 17:08
thumbnail

An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.

20 Mar 2017 11:31
thumbnail

Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.

13 Mar 2017 13:12
thumbnail

Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase

7 Mar 2017 15:23
thumbnail

In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC

24 Feb 2017 13:13
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Building upon the success of the acclaimed Hall of Fame Reverb Pedal, the second instalment from TC Electronic sees a much more refined and modern rendition.

26 May 2017 09:55
thumbnail

Novation's Circuit Groovebox is now more expressive than ever, with new firmware granting players exciting new updates to enhance their playing experience

25 May 2017 11:53
thumbnail

Complete with integrated Wi-fi capabilities the Ui24R Recording and Mixing System can operate almost anywhere with unprecedented control and access.

24 May 2017 12:51
thumbnail

Following CITES agreement last year, Fender has announced that their Elite guitar and bass range will be subject to strict regulation and substitution of woods.

23 May 2017 12:21
thumbnail

A reinterpretation of its predecessor, the Moog Subsequent 37 CV Analog Synth builds upon a cumulative effort between Moog and the very people who play them.

18 May 2017 16:00
thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40