The 20 Most Underrated Movie Soundtracks of All Time

People often associate soundtracks with memorable melodies, resounding cues and grandiose orchestration – Francis Lai’s Love Story theme, Bernard Herrmann’s cue for the shower scene in Psycho, and Max Steiner’s Gone with the End theme are some examples in that order of very famous soundtracks, recognizable even by people who are not knowledgeable in the […]

The 20 Best Movie Soundtracks Composed By Pop Musicians

Soundtracks are often associated with classical musicians. In the 30s and 40s classical composers such as Max Steiner and Miklos Rozsa established the way soundtracks should sound. As time passed, jazz began to be incorporated into the genre by the likes of Quincy Jones and Lalo Schifrin, jazz musicians who brought a lot of eclecticism […]

The 20 Scariest Movie Soundtracks of All Time


Soundtracks often provide additional danger, mystery and scariness to a movie. This technique is mostly common in Horror movies or Thrillers in which hair-raising moments are essential parts. Some movie scores became immortal because they were so spooky that only listening to them is enough to bring back the movie memory. Some are such masterpieces […]

The 20 Most Revolutionary Movie Soundtracks of All Time

Since the beginning of movie industry there has been a constant effort towards the evolution of soundtracks. First there were small orchestras which played live some classical pieces while the movie was projected. Then original soundtracks started to be composed by pioneers such as Victor Herbert. In the 30s and 40s the soundtrack industry flourished […]

The 20 Best Movie Soundtracks of The 1960s

The 60s was a revolutionary period for cinema. It was the beginning of The New Hollywood, a pivotal era that changed the whole industry. All around the world filmmakers like François Truffaut, Jean Luc Godard, Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Akira Kurosawa and Roman Polanski were producing challenging pictures in consonance with the social […]

The 20 Best Movie Soundtracks of The 1970s

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In his great book Easy Riders and Raging Bulls, Peter Biskind explains how the 70s were a revolutionary period that somehow “saved” the Hollywood industry. The decade introduced a new vision of cinema headed by directors like Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas. As for Soundtracks, it wasn’t different. The decade […]