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Composer John Williams to Receive Classic Brit Award for Lifetime Achievement

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 21, 2012, 01:02 PM

John Williams, the famed composer behind Hedwig's Theme, will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Classic Brit Awards in October.

Williams composed the soundtrack for the first two "Harry Potter" films, but is also well known for composing theContinued...


"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Soundtrack Nominated for a Grammy

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 01, 2011, 09:54 AM

The soundtrack for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," composed by Alexandre Desplat, has been nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media.

Desplat is also nominated again in the same category for composing the score to "The King's Speech."Continued...


It's that time of year! Jingle Spells Five!

Posted by: Melissa
November 30, 2011, 07:09 AM

Hurrah! Leaky's fifth wizard rock holiday album, JINGLE SPELLS 5, is here! And we've got a couple of great deals to celebrate!

First, every purchase of a disc also gets you a digital download so that you can start listening to your music right now.

Second, we are tryingContinued...

Fan Events

Last Call for Wrockstock Registration

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 21, 2011, 09:47 AM

Wrockstock, the fan-run Wizard Rock event that takes place at the YMCA Trout Lodge in Potosi, Missouri has put out a final call for registration. The event takes place next week from October 28 - 31, 2011.

To book a room for the event, contact Cat Dickey at the Trout Lodge at 1-573-438-2154 extensionContinued...

Wizard Rock

The Great(er) Jingle Spells Contest

Posted by: Melissa
October 19, 2011, 09:45 AM

Every year, Leaky produces an album of wizard rock Christmas music, the profits of which benefit charity. We've raised a ton of money for good causes using the very simple magic of rocking as hard as possible. Last year, we opened half the album to submissions and it made it one of our best ever. So this year,Continued...


Team StarKid Announces Tour Schedule for S.P.A.C.E. Tour

Posted by: Edward
October 06, 2011, 12:02 AM

Team StarKid have announced, via video on their YouTube channel, the dates and locations for an upcoming tour across North America.  Entitled The Space Tour, members from Team StarKid will be headed around the Midwest and East Coast during the month of November.  The tour schedule isContinued...


One Minute Audio Previews from "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Soundtrack

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 23, 2011, 07:10 PM

Minute-long snippets from each of the 25 tracks from the official "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" soundtrack has been published online via GoBuz. Scroll down and click on "ecoutez les extraits" to launch the music player!

The soundtrack is once again composed by Alexandre Desplat who alsoContinued...


Preview of Leaky's "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Set Report

Posted by: Edward
May 04, 2011, 01:00 PM

In March of 2010, Leaky was invited along with a number of other fan sites to Leavesden Studios just outside London, England to spend a day on the set of the final two "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films.  During out time on set, we were able to get a first look at what the castContinued...


"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Soundtrack to be Released July 12, 2011

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 02, 2011, 02:48 PM

An online catalog listing for Warner Bros. Watertower Music has revealed that the soundtrack for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" will be released on July 12, 2011.

The tracklisting and cover art have not yet been announced. The score for "DH: Part 2" will be composed byContinued...


Happy Harry Holidays with Digital Wizard Rock

Posted by: Melissa
December 22, 2010, 10:06 AM

It's near Christmas and you haven't gotten Jingle Spells! For shame! Never fear, if you didn't manage to get a physical copy in time (the next shipment goes out in January), you can download a dose of your favorite Potter-themed Christmas music from iTunes. Check it out:

Jingle Spells 4
Jingle SpellsContinued...


Last Chance to Get Your Jingle Spells CD BEFORE Christmas

Posted by: Melissa
December 15, 2010, 02:48 PM

We only have about 200 left, and the last shipment before Christmas is going out TOMORROW - so order your Jingle Spells 4 (or JS4+LeakyCon CD package!) now - before midnight eastern time!  While Jingle Spells 4 AND the live CD are on iTunes (JS4 / Live CD disc 1, disc 2), this isContinued...


Free Holiday Wizard Music! Merry Christmas!

Posted by: Melissa
November 28, 2010, 02:28 PM

For this year's Jingle Spells charity compilation, we gave our readers the option of sending in entries to "win" a slot on the album. We got a fantastic response, 25 quality wizard rock songs from which it was nearly impossible to choose. As promised, the ones that didn't make it onto Jingle Spells 4 (which you can buyContinued...

Wizard Rock

Holiday Reminder! Jingle Spells 4 Going Fast!

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2010, 04:21 PM

Have you gotten your Jingle Spells 4 yet? We are half sold out of physical copies of our popular holiday album - and shipments are going out this week so don't wait!

Also, we are offering a deal: since we have only about 250 copies of the amazing, two-disc Leaky Live CD from LeakyCon 2009 left forContinued...

Wizard Rock

Jingle Spells 4 available for order now!

Posted by: Melissa
November 07, 2010, 02:28 PM

It's that time of year! Jingle Spells, The Leaky Cauldron's annual holiday fundraising album of wizard rock, is here! This album is currently being printed and will begin shipments in a week. We are only making 1,000 of these albums - historically they have gone very quickly so do not wait to get yours.Continued...


Preview of the "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Soundtrack Online

Posted by: Edward
October 26, 2010, 03:45 PM

Thirty second preview clips from the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" film soundtrack have made their way online care of  Readers will recall, the track titles for the soundtrack were revealed by a Belgin site; this posting on Amazon confirms the trackContinued...

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