Announced this week were new composer assignments for Lorne Balfe (Ambulance), Colin Stetson (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) and Batu Sener (Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild), 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 week is (with music by): The Suicide Squad (John Murphy).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical release:
-The Suicide Squad (17 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Alan Howarth (Big Trouble in Little China, Escape from New York) is turning 73 today.
- Nathan Wang (Playing with Fire, The Game Plan) is turning 65 on Sunday, August 8.
- Toby Chu (Unforgettable, Bao) is turning 44 on Wednesday, August 11.
- Mark Knopfler (Wag the Dog, The Princess Bride) is turning 72 on Thursday, August 12.
- Zacarias M. de la Riva (Automata, Black Snow) is turning 49 on August 12.