The Oscar nominees for their Alone Yet Not Alone original song were disqualified this week for allegedly violating the Academy's promotional rules (although no specific rule was cited, sparking much controversy). For more details, click here.

Also announced this week was the news that iZLER will be scoring Kitchen Sink, Patrick Neil Doyle will be scoring The Legend of Longwood, and Frank and Cindy will be scored by Mac Quayle. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

38 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Labor Day (music by Rolfe Kent) and That Awkward Moment (music by David Torn) are opening nationwide today.

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Labor Day (11 songs)
- 12 O'Clock Boys (11 songs)
- At Middleton (12 songs)
- Best Night Ever (28 songs)
- Tim's Vermeer (2 songs)

Finally, the following composers will be celebrating upcoming birthdays:
- Monday: Jesper Kyd (Assassin's Creed Game Series) will turn 42.
- Tuesday: Don Davis (The Matrix) will turn 57.
- Wednesday: Nick Laird-Clowes (About Time) will turn 57.
- Wednesday: Cliff Martinez (Drive, Contagion, Traffic) will turn 60.