Corner Stone Cues

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Corner Stone Cues (CSC) is a label and music production house based in Los Angeles. CSC is best known for debut release and title song “Requiem for a Tower” featured in the trailer for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. “Requiem for a Tower” is the re-orchestration and arrangement by Daniel J. Nielsen, Simone Benyacar, and Veigar Margeirsson of Clint Mansell’s “Lux Aeterna”, written for the film Requiem for a Dream,

In 2006 CSC collaborated with electro rock band Kinky from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The 5 song E.P. titled "Sassy" included Kinky's cover of Wall of Voodoo's, "Mexican Radio.". Kinky later included a remastered version of Mexican Radio on the re-release of Reina. Both Reina and Sassy were originally distributed by Nettwerk.

In 2008 "Eton Path" was released which included the London Studio Orchestra, Purcell Singers, Azam Ali, Dierdre Dubois, Riffat Salamatt, Bryan "Brain" Mantia, Buckethead, and Damian Marley. Eton Path includes the adaptation of Led Zeppelin songs "Ten Years Gone” and "Kashmir." CSC re-orchestrated two movements titled "Ten Years Kashmir Mvt I& II.”

"In Situ" the most recent release, features songs mainly composed by Daniel Law Heath.

There are tentative plans to record a future hybrid orchestral/Epic Music album in the style of "Eton Path".[1][2][3][4]

Company[edit]

Corner Stone Cues was founded in 2006 and is owned by Nathan D. Duvall. The company is based in Los Angeles, California

Discography[edit]

Requiem for a Tower[edit]

Requiem for a Tower was released in September 2006. Since its release, the "Requiem for a Tower" track was licensed by British broadcasting company Sky Sports as the theme for Soccer Saturday. Other licenses included Wimbledon, 2006 & 2008 Olympics, 2007 Super Bowl, 2007 Rose Bowl, 2007 NASCAR Championship, and the 2008 & 2009 NBA Finals.

Requiem for a Tower
Requiem for a Tower Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by Corner Stone Cues
Released September 2006
Genre Epic music, Modern classical, orchestral hybrid, symphonic rock
Length 0:24:46
Label Corner Stone Cues
Producer Nathan D. Duvall
Corner Stone Cues chronology
Requiem for a Tower
(2006)
Sassy
(2006)
  1. Requiem for a Tower Mvt II
  2. Requiem for a Tower Mvt III
  3. Requiem for a Tower Mvt IV
  4. Wicked
  5. J.B.D.
  6. Betrayal & Redemption
  7. Threshold
  8. Shining Path (L.U.2.P)
  9. Leather Tomb
  10. Ghost in the Trees
  11. Azure
  12. Forrest Chase

Sassy[edit]

Sassy, released in September 2006, features music from Kinky. Mexican Radio was licensed for the Need for Speed: Undercover in game soundtrack.

Sassy
Sassy AlbumCover.jpg
EP by Kinky
Released September 2006
Genre Electro, dance, rock
Length 0:13:48
Label Corner Stone Cues
Producer Nathan D. Duvall & Kinky
Kinky chronology
Requiem for a Tower
(2006)
Sassy
(2006)
Eton Path
(2008)
  1. Freezing Film
  2. Mexican Radio
  3. Angry
  4. Automatic (edit)
  5. El Patan Natan

Eton Path[edit]

Eton Path was released in February 2008 and was recorded at Sir George Martin's AIR Studios in London with engineering team Nick Wollage and Olga Fitzroy. "Ten Years Kashmir Mvt II" was placed in the "John Carter" trailer, "Top Gear", "So You Think You Can Dance (UK)", the Anime Mirai 2013 trailer, and the X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer. "Gloriana" was licensed in the final battle scene for Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian.

Eton Path
Eton Path Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by Corner Stone Cues
Released February 2008
Genre Epic music, Modern classical, orchestral hybrid, symphonic rock
Length 1:14:23
Label Corner Stone Cues
Producer Nathan D. Duvall
Corner Stone Cues chronology
Sassy
(2006)
Eton Path
(2008)
In Situ
(2012)
  1. Sultana
  2. Madokara Mieru
  3. Eton Path
  4. Mojave
  5. Black Widow
  6. Demons
  7. World's End
  8. Night Terrors
  9. Saw Blade
  10. Frigga
  11. Seraphim
  12. Laudate
  13. Gloriana
  14. Underture
  15. Ten Years Kashmir Mvt I
  16. Ten Years Kashmir Mvt II

In Situ[edit]

In Situ was released on April 17, 2012. "Take Down" was licensed as the back end cue for the Spartacus: War of the Damned teaser trailer that debuted at Comic Con 2012.

In Situ
In Situ Album Cover.jpeg
Studio album by Corner Stone Cues
Released April 2012
Genre Epic music, Modern classical, orchestral hybrid, symphonic rock
Length 0:24:46
Label Corner Stone Cues
Producer Nathan D. Duvall
Corner Stone Cues chronology
Eton Path
(2008)
In Situ
(2012)
  1. Song of Sorrow
  2. Dreaming
  3. In Situ
  4. Take Down
  5. Shot
  6. Thumper
  7. Panda
  8. Unsettled
  9. Old Dominion
  10. Coffin
  11. What If
  12. Lex
  13. Aston Martin
  14. Rude Boy
  15. Flame
  16. In Situ (Instrumental)
  17. Lex (Instrumental)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corner Stone Cues – Free listening, videos, concerts, stats and pictures at". Last.fm. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  2. ^ Jonathan Jarry (2006-11-08). "Corner Stone Cues: Requiem for a Tower Soundtrack (2009)". Soundtrack.net. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  3. ^ "Trailer Talk 03.04 : Who's John Carter?". Trailermusicnews.com. 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Croner Stone Cues CD « Josef Peters". Josefpeters.com. 2008-02-18. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 

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