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?

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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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.

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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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.


Sunday, February 26, 2017

Soundcast Stere (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 (or not). They discuss the cover art for the upcoming release of "The John Williams - Steven Spielberg - The Ultimate Collection and then dive into other "artwork atrocities" from recent memory.  Kristen and Christopher grapple with the question whether artwork remains important in this "digital age," and lastly on if there can be "too much" soundtrack artwork attached to a single 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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Most of the soundtracks mentioned in this episode can be found at Amazon.  Your purchases through these links help us to keep on keepin' on!  Thank You!







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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.

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.


Saturday, February 11, 2017

Soundcast Stereo - Listener Reaction Ep. 3

Listener Reaction #3 - Composer Dominance

When listeners turn into commentors, the Soundcast Stereo is at its best.  In this third listener reaction show, Christopher and Eric take four recent responses to episode 15 "Composer Dominance."  Don't miss out on these interesting takes on King Giacchino, the Mount Rushmore of Composers, Dominance or Prominence, and how Williams and Zimmer are the same!


Episode Highlights

00:08 - Intro and The Return of the Reaction
02:50 - The Crowing of Giacchino - Thomas Midena
10:55 - Your Mount Rushmore of Composers - IsaacAda1
16:00 - Dominance = Quantity or Prominence - Ben Whiting
20:28 - Williams?  Zimmer? Overused? What about Desplat? - Tiffany Curley Cello Mama


Music Selections

00:00 - "The Adventure Continues" (The Adventures of Tin Tin) by John Williams
59:04 - "It's a Helluva Chase" (Jupiter Ascending) by Michael Giacchino



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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 15) Composer Dominance

Episode 15 - Composer Dominance

Will the director-change for the DCEU's upcoming "The Batman" mean a composer change?  Could that composer change somehow be Michael Giacchino?  Erik and Christopher discuss the possibilities and the potential repercussions.  That discussion leads to a dive into some reflection on some of Hollywood's most dominant composers over the last 40+ years and those who may be poised to dominate in the near future!


Episode Highlights

00:04 - Intro & Affleckting the DCEU ...
06:51 - Michael Giacchino dominance
08:46 - Is composer dominance a good or bad thing?
13:12 - Hans Zimmer dominance
20:48 - John Williams dominance
31:46 - Henry Jackman dominance


Music Selections

00:00 - "Bumper to Bumper. Rail to Rail" (Speed Racer) by Michael Giacchino

54:44 - "Romanian Wind" (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) by Hans Zimmer


COMPANION PLAYLIST (on Spotify) - Soundcast Stereo Episode 14 Companion Playlist - https://bit.ly/sscp-15

These are unique Spotify playlists where we list tracks from most of (if not all) of the soundtrack titles referenced in the episode! And be sure to follow us on Spotify while you're at it. https://open.spotify.com/user/tracksounds





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Friday, January 27, 2017

Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 14) Best Original Score Oscar Nominees

Episode 14 - Best Original Score Oscar Nominees

And the nominees for Best Original Score for the 89th Academy Awards are ... reacted to by Erik and Christopher!  They discuss each nominee, discuss who, of the five noms, they think should win, but will win as well.  Lastly, they chime in with their own five nominees.  Some definite surprise nominees in their lists!


Episode Highlights

00:04 - Intro & The Nominees Are ...
04:00 - The Official Noms
15:53 - Should Win/ Will Win
23:36 - Our Five Nominees

52:12 - Honorable Almost-nominees

Music Selections

00:00 - "Snakes on a Plain" (God of Egypt) by Marco Beltrami
54:44 - "Night Drive" (Nerve) by Rob Simonson


COMPANION PLAYLIST (on Spotify) - Soundcast Stereo Episode 14 Companion Playlist - https://bit.ly/2sscp-14

Don't miss our experimental, new feature, where we list tracks from most of (if not all) of the soundtrack titles referenced in the episode! And be sure to follow us on Spotify while you're at it. https://open.spotify.com/user/tracksounds






Support Tracksounds:

Most of the soundtracks mentioned in this episode can be found at Amazon.  Your purchases through these links help us to keep on keepin' on!  Thank You!