Nathan Furst scores Need For Speed

Posted on March 14, 2014 by Dan Goldwasser



A few months ago, composer Nathan Furst recorded his score for the new Aaron Paul action film, Need For Speed. Directed by Scott Waugh (Act of Valor), the music for the film was recorded at the Sony Scoring Stage, with a 77-piece ensemble. The film opens on March 14, 2014, and ScoringSessions.com is thrilled to bring our readers the exclusive photos from the sessions!

Tim Davies conducted a 60-piece string ensemble of the Angel City Studio Orchestra at the Sony Scoring Stage.


Tim Davies conducts the Angel City Studio Orchestra

The violins move on to the next cue

The cellos and basses

The brass sessions were conducted by Susie Benchasil Seiter, and featured 17 musicians.


The trumpets and low brass

The French horns

In the booth, composer Nathan Furst gave feedback, and was joined by scoring mixer Mark Curry, orchestrators Penka Kouneva, Jeremy Borum and Larry Rench, music editor Matt Shelton, score technical assistant Erick DeVore, and ProTools recordist Vinnie Cirilli.


The control booth at Sony

Music editor Matt Shelton, orchestrator Jeremy Borum, orchestrator Penka Kouneva, ProTools recordist Vinnie Cirilli, composer Nathan Furst, score technical assistant Erick DeVore, and scoring mixer Mark Curry

Orchestrator Penka Kouneva and composer Nathan Furst discuss a cue

Orchestrator Penka Kouneva, composer Nathan Furst, and scoring mixer Mark Curry

A soundtrack album, featuring Nathan Furst’s score, will be released from Varese Sarabande Records on April 15, 2014.

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