Announced this week were new composer assignments for Michael Giacchino (Spider-Man: Far From Home), Carter Burwell (Missing Link) and Jack Wall (Call of Duty: Black Ops 4), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 35 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Bad Times at the El Royale (Michael Giacchino), First Man (Justin Hurwitz) and Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (Dominic Lewis).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Bad Times at the El Royale (19 songs)
-First Man (11 songs)
-Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (9 songs)
-After Everything (19 songs)
-Beautiful Boy (25 songs)
-Better Start Running (6 songs)
-I Still See You (6 songs)
-The Oath (10 songs)
-Sadie (7 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Simon Boswell (Lord of Illusions, A Midsummer Night's Dream) is turning 62 on Monday, October 15
- Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings, The Silence of the Lambs) is turning 72 on Thursday, October 18.
- Peter Best (Crocodile Dundee, Muriel's Wedding) is turning 75 on Thursday.