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.
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
00:00 - "Summer Montage - Madeline" (La La Land) by Justin Horwitz
41:50 - "Anything Goes" (Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom) by John Williams
COVER ART - You can find all of the cover art for the titles mentioned at Amazon.
ARTICLES ON COVER ART
- "The Importance of Having Good Album Artwork" (by Valerie Melina via The Symphonic Blog)
- "The Importance of Album Artwork" (by Deep Shah via HumanHuman)
- "Why Album Art Is Absolutely Crucial For Success In 2016" (via Landr)
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The official podcast of Tracksounds.com, The SoundCast is hosted by Christopher Coleman and features reviews and discussions centered around film, TV, and video game soundtracks. Special edition episodes include interviews with composers and other industry professionals.
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