Saturday, May 20, 2017

Soundcast (Ep. 90) The Soundcast Six Vol. 3


Episode 90 - The Soundcast Six Vol. 3
In this volume, Kristen Romanelli, Erik Woods, and Christopher Coleman a new set of six stories from the soundtrack world:  The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 vs Vol. 2 twitter poll, The Orville with music by Bruce Broughton an Joel McNeely, The death of the MP3, The Star Trek; Legacy mashup, Henry Jackman on Jumanji and Jerry Goldsmith finally gettin his star on the Walk of Fame.

Episode Highlights

00:00 - Burnin' the Six Mix - Intro
03:29 - #1 - Guardians Volume-Off, Bro
24:13 - #2 - The Orville Crew: Broughton and McNeely
34:36 - #3 - MP3: Dead of Alive?
47:39 - #4 - Star Trek: Punked
55:53 - #5 - Jackmanji
62:19 - #6 - Jerry Goldstar
72:02 - Wrap up

Music Selections

00:00 - "Guardians Inferno - (Guardians of the Galaxy: Mixtape Vol 2) by The Sneepers
23:22 - "Lost in Space" - (Lost in Space) by Bruce Broughton
46:57 - "The Game Has Changed" (Tron: Legacy) by Daft Punk
50:05 - "The Enterprise" (Star Trek: The Motion Picture) by Jerry Goldsmith
55:21 - "The Exorcism of Jonah Hill" (This is the End by Henry Jackman
61:29 - "It's a Long Road" (First Blood) by Jerry Goldsmith
72:29 - "Mr. Blue Sky - 8-Bit Version" (8-Bit Chip Shwang) by 8-Bit Universe

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Saturday, May 06, 2017

Soundcast (Ep. 89) - The Soundcast Six Vol. 2


Episode 89 - The Soundcast Six Vol. 2

Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio, Kristen Romanelli (Film Score Monthly Online) and Christopher Coleman return to tackle six hot-topics from the world of soundtracks.  In volume 2, they talk about: John Williams internet "May the 4th be with You" greeting, the fall-out from the false revelation of Junkie XL (Tom Holkenborg) as "Godzilla: King of Monsters" composer, Junkie XL's recent Youtube video commenting on the disappearance of the "film theme," no CD release for "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's" original score, the news and speculation of Joe Johnston helming the next Narnia film and Robert Zemeckis joining "The Flash," and finally a discussion of the amazing reveal in M. Night Shyamalan's "Split."




Episode Highlights

00:00 - May the 4th Be with You
02:40 - #1 - May the 4th be with You, John Williams
13:36 - #2 - Godzilla: King of Monster Mistakes
24:11 - #3 - Junkie XL - Where are the themes?
31:54 - #4 - No-CD-Time, A-Holes
47:02 - #5 - Narnia and The Flash
57:17 - #6 - Split


Music Selections

00:00 - "Augies Great Municipal Band" - (The Best of Star Wars) by Interglactic Symphony Orchestra
00:07 - "Force" - (Star Wars Head Space) by Troyboi
13:17 - "Godzilla's Victory" (Godzilla) by Alexandre Desplat
23:18 - "Capture the Flag" (Divergent) by Junkie XL
31:37 - "Showtime, A-Holes" (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) by Tyler Bates
46:29 - "Only the Beginning of the Adventure" (Narnia:  The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe) by Harry Gregson-Williams
59:32 - "Visions" (Unbreakable) by James Newton Howard
61:58 - "Visions" (Unbreakable) by James Newton Howard
64:40 - "Force" - (Star Wars Head Space) by Troyboi


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Friday, April 28, 2017

Soundcast (Ep. 88) - Herrmann, Williams or Zimmer?

Episode 88 - Herrmann, Williams or Zimmer?

Marty and Will Brueggemann (Underscore Podcast) join Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman to discuss the results of the recent Tracksounds' Twitter polls which asked, "Which composer has had the most impact on film music:  Bernard Herrmann, John Williams, or Hans Zimmer?"  In addition to discussing the surprising poll results, they dive into the substantial merits of each composer for such a title.  Lastly, each shares which composer they feel has truly made the largest impact upon the world of film music thus far.


Episode Highlights

00:24 - Intro and Welcome to Marty and Will Brueggemann (Underscore Podcast)
07:21 - Defining "Impact"
11:33 - Surprising Poll Results?
20:30 - Recognizing Williams
24:44 - The Elegant Mantle of John Williams
32:50 - Herrmann's Undeniable Influence
39:59 - Which Composer Has Truly Had the Most Impact?
66:39 - Only Zimmer Could Go to Coachella
73:48 - The Last Word



Music Selections

00:00 - "Marnie" - (Pyscho:  The Essential Alfred Hitchcock Collection) by
Bernard Herrmann
07:01 - "Super Mario Kart Theme" - (Super Mario Kart) by Soyo Oka
20:49 - "End Credits" (E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial) by John Williams
32:18 - "North by Northwest" (Pyscho:  The Essential Alfred Hitchcock Collection) by
Bernard Herrmann37:18 - "Harry's Wonderous World" (Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone) by John Williams
66:13 - "A Watchful Guardian" (The Dark Knight) by Hans Zimmer
80:59 - "The End?" (Sherlock Holmes:  A Game of Shadows) by Hans Zimmer

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Soundcast (Ep. 87) - The Soundcast Six


Episode 87 - The Soundcast Six

Erik Woods, Kristen Romanelli (Film Score Monthly Online) and Christopher Coleman tackle six hot-topics from the world of soundtracks.  In this soundcast-experiment, they talk about: the inclusion of Led Zeppelin in the recent "Thor: Ragnarok" trailer, Michael Giacchino's drum-teasy-video from the "Spider-Man Homecoming" recording session, Spin Magazines 2015 article listing their Top 30 Soundtracks from 1995, the recently "leaked" track "Alien: Covenant Theme" on Soundcloud, the replacement of composer Pinar Toprak on the upcoming film, "Geostorm" and the disappearing original score release for "Ghost in the Shell."  This is a pilot episode, so your feedback is the key to seeing more episodes like this!  Please, let us know what you think!


Episode Highlights

00:16 - Intro and introducing The Soundcast Six
03:17 - #1 - Thor Zeppelin-rok
12:59 - #2 - Spider-Drums
19:16 - #3 - The "Best" of 1995?
30:09 - #4 - Alien: Covenant theme?
38:39 - #5 - Pinar Noir
58:04 - #6 - Ghost in the Jewel Case


Music Selections

00:00 - "Immigrant Song" - (All Zeppelin) by The Hampton String Quartet
09:59 - "Whip It" - (Whip It Remastered Album) by Devo
12:44 - "Improv" (Spider-Man Homecoming Recording Sessions) by Alex Acuna, Walter Rodriguez
29:44 - "Alien: Covenant Theme" by The Martian
37:18 - "Echoes of Battle" by Pinar Toprak
65:31 - "Immigrant Song" by Dread Zeppelin


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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 18) Do Songs + Score Soundtracks Still Work, Today?

Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 18) Do Songs + Score Soundtracks Still Work, Today?

Episode 18 - Do Songs + Score Soundtracks Still Work, Today?

Kristen Romanelli (Film Score Monthly Online) is back to, along with Christopher Coleman, examine the quasi-resurgence of the era-specific-song inclusions in big-budget-blockbuster-film soundtracks.  Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't and they bat around examples of both.  Lastly, they make a prediction on the future of such soundtracks in the near future.


Episode Highlights

00:04 - Intro and It's because of Kong
03:34 - Songs + Score combinations that work well together
18:10 - Not so good combinations
32:50 - Predicting the future ... and wrap up.

Music Selections

00:00 - "Spirit in the Sky" - (Guardians of Galaxy - Awesome Mix Vol 1) by Norman Greenbaum
36:11 - "Come and Get Your Love" (Guardians of Galaxy - Awesome Mix Vol 1) by Redbone


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Monday, March 20, 2017

Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 17) The Musical Possibilities of The Matrix Redooded


Episode 17 - The Musical Possibilities for The Matrix: Redooded

Eric Woods and Christopher Coleman jack back in and talk over the musical possibilities of the apparently inevitable reboot of The Matrix franchise.  Could composer Don Davis return?  If not, they discuss who they'd like to see write the score and, lastly, we asked you Twitter, who YOU would like to write the score aside from Don Davis.


Episode Highlights
00:04 - Intro and What is The Matrix Redooded?
02:43 - Does Don Davis come back?
15:00 - Other Cover Art Atrocities
21:46 - If not Don Davis, then who?
25:16 - Twitter response - Who YOU want to score it.
29:18 - Closing thoughts


Music Selections

00:00 - "Main Title" - (The Matrix: Reloaded) by Don Davis
41:50 - "Calm Like a Bomb" (The Matrix: Reloaded) by Rage Against the Machine


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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 16) - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter?

Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 16) - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter?


Episode 16 - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter?

Kristen Romanelli of (Film Score Monthly Online) jumps into the "channel 2 seat" to discuss, with Christopher, just how important soundtrack cover art is today.  It all starts with the apparent cover art for the upcoming release of "The John Williams - Steven Spielberg - The Ultimate Collection.  The two also dive into other "artwork atrocities" from recent memory, discuss whether artwork remains important in this "digital age," and lastly whether there can be "too much" soundtrack artwork attached to a film.


Episode Highlights

00:04 - Intro & Welcome Back, Kristen
02:49 - Birth of the Question and "Spielliams!"
07:32 - Other Cover Art Atrocities
22:38 - What role does Cover Art Play Today?
31:51 - Too much "Coverage?" - La La Land
40:27 - Wrap up


Music Selections

00:00 - "Summer Montage - Madeline" (La La Land) by Justin Horwitz
41:50 - "Anything Goes" (Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom) by John Williams


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The Soundcast Stereo is co-hosted by Christopher Coleman and Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio).  Each episode is a 30 minute (ish), two channel conversation about the world of film, television, and video game music.