Wednesday, March 30, 2016

SoundCast 85 - 2015 Cue Awards Reaction Show

Episode 85 - 2015 Cue Awards Reaction Show

The 2015 Cue Award winners and the Genius Choice Vote winners are all announced for the first time in this special episode.  You'll hear acceptance speeches from many of the winners and excerpts from the winning titles!  This year's show differs from those in the past as each winner will be announced without reaction and commentary as a special Cue Awards reaction show will be published separately after.

Episode Highlights

00:00 - Reactive Mix and Intro
04:05 - Overall Reactions to the Cues
10:00 - Best Score: Video Game
20:28 - Best Score: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
29:13 - Best Score: Action
34:33 - Record Label of the Year
40:36 - Best Score: Television
50:09 - Best Score: Animation
58:32 - Best Cue
1:04:00 - Breakout Composer
1:07:35 - Gareth Coker
1:09:00 - Best Score: Drama
1:15:49 - Best Theme
1:20:46 - Outstanding Compoer
1:27:07 - Best Score
1:32:10 - Conclusion

Music Selections

00:00 - "Furious 7" (Furious 7) by Brian Tyler
10:17 - "The Stars Our Home" (Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void) by Jason Hayes, Mike Patti, Glenn Stafford, Neal Acree
18:13 - "Entrance to the Capital) (Revelation) by Neal Acree
20:30 - "The Scavenger" (Star Wars:  The Force Awakens) by John Williams
29:26 - "A Fight at the Opera" (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation) by Joe Kraemer
34:41 - "Drum Roll - Sleepy Maggy" (Braveheart 20th Anniv. Ed.) by James Horner
40:57 - "Message from Mother" (Da Vinci's Demons Season 3) by Bear McCreary
50:28 - "Victory" (Gamba) by Benjamin Wallfisch
58:45 - "Jedi Steps and Finale" (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) by John Williams
1:04:03 - "The Trials" (Halo 5: Guardians) by Kazuma Jinnouchi
1:07:33 - "Ori Lost in the Storm" (Ori and the Blind Forest) by Gareth Coker
1:09:09 - "An Offering to Tengger - Chen Save the Last Wolf" (Wolf Totem) by James Horner
1:15:48 - "Rey's Theme" (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) by John Williams
1:20:42 - "3rd Movement" Jupiter Ascending by Michael Giacchino
1:27:03 - "Committment" Jupiter Ascending by Michael Giacchino
1:37:32 - "Light is Green" (Halo 5: Guardians) by Kazuma Jinnouchi


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Special thanks to those composers and labels who took the time to record an acceptance speech for this year's awards.  Special thanks to Richard Buxton for helping us to recognize another year of fantastic music from the Far East via The Monkey King Award, to Marius Masalar for his original Cue Awards theme "Cue The Orchestra." and managing the Genius Choice Vote and to Edmund Meinerts and Thomas Midena for helping to organize and tabulate all of the nominees and award winners!

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