Announced this week were new composer assignments for Marco Beltrami (The Snowman), Nick Cave & Warren Ellis (Kings) and Rob Simonsen (The Upside), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 25 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): All Saints (Conni Ellisor & John Mock), Birth of the Dragon (H. Scott Salinas & Reza Safinia) and Leap! (Klaus Badelt). Expanding nationwide from their limited releases earlier this month are Good Time (Oneohtrix Point Never) and Ingrid Goes West (Nick Thorburn & Jonathan Sadoff).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- All Saints (5 songs)
- Birth of the Dragon (6 songs)
- Good Time (3 songs)
- Polina (14 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th, House) is turning 74 today.
- Joby Talbot (Sing, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) is turning 46 today.
- Mark Snow (The X-Files, Millennium) is turning 71 tomorrow, August 26.
- Stephen Trask (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Little Fockers) is turning 50 on Tuesday, August 29.