Saturday, December 19, 2009

Gametime 2009 - Interview with Chance Thomas (Avatar: The Game)

Gametime 2009 - Chance Thomas


Interview: Chance Thomas (Avatar:  The Game)


Recorded December 16, 2009
Published December 19, 2009


Episode Highlights

00:33 - Introduction and Welcome
01:40 - Did you feel "extra" pressure working on Avatar:  The Game?
03:06 - How was James Cameron involved with the game music?
05:00 - Working with James Horner
09:05 - Finding "the sound" for the game.
11:15 - Comparing the game score and the film's score
16:55 - Freedom of the prequel
18:10 - Other 2009 projects:  LDS Church and United Way

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

00:05 - Virgin Flight (Avatar: The Game) by Chance Thomas
07:52 - Becoming One of "the People... (Avatar) by James Horner
15:25 - Aerial Combat Acrobatics (Avatar: The Game) by Chance Thomas
17:35 - Mystical Gatherings (Avatar: The Game) by Chance Thomas
24:36 - Virgin Flight (Avatar: The Game) by Chance Thomas



Saturday, December 12, 2009

Soundcast #11 - The Films and Film Music of Clint Eastwood



Episode #11

The Films and Film Music of Clint Eastwood
Recorded December 11, 2009
Published December 12, 2009


Episode Highlights

00:00 - Opening: "My Mule"
00:36 - Intros and listener feedback
03:16 - How we feel about Clint Eastwood movies and scores
08:05 - Best Clint Eastwood film score?
15:10 - Eastwood's film music philosophy
16:13 - What if Eastwood directed and scored The Road?
17:23 - The types of movies that work with Eastwood's sound.
19:13 - Invictus discussion
35:05 - Favorite African-flavored Scores
40:25 - Final thoughts on Clint Eastwood Films

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

02:55 - Unkunqoba - Invictus (K. Eastwood/ M. Stevens)
08:10 - Theme from Mystic River - Mystic River (C. Eastwood)
09:24 - Main Titles - Letters from Iwo Jima (K. Eastwood/ M. Stevens)
10:43 -Theme from Mystic River - Mystic River (C. Eastwood)
12:35 - The Hours - The Hourse (Phillip Glass)
14:53 - Mom's on Call/Late to Trolly - Changeling (C. Eastwood)
17:30 - Blue Morgan (End Credits) - Million Dollar Baby (C. Eastwood)
18:48 - Mandiba's Theme - Invictus (K. Eastwood/ M. Stevens)
22:42 - Hamba Nathi - Invictus (K. Eastwood/ M. Stevens)
24:21 - Ole Ole Ole - Invictus (K. Eastwood/ M. Stevens)
27:45 - Colorblind - Invictus (Overtone)
35:25 - Dry Your Tears, Africa - Amistad (John Williams)
36:30 - Journey - Tears of the Sun (Hans Zimmer)
37:25 - Mother Africa - The Power of One (Hans Zimmer)
38:45 - Main Titles - Endurance (John Powell)
39:10 - Crossroads/ Dawn Raid - Cry Freedom (George Fenton)




Sunday, December 6, 2009

Episode 10 - Avatar Expectations/ Hans Zimmer's Modern Warfare 2

SoundCast Episode 10

Avatar Expectations and Hans Zimmer's Modern Warfare 2

Recorded December 4, 2009
Published December 6, 2009

Episode Highlights

00:30 - Opening - Tom's book, Marius' TV pilot score
04:45 - Moon, A Serious Man, Dragon Age: Origin, The Road, Inglorius Basterds
14:50 - Avatar Expectations
27:16 - Modern Warfare 2 and Hans Zimmer


Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

15:13 Avatar Trailer clip includes music by James Horner.
19:50 End Credits - Abyss (Alan Silvestri)
26:37 Modern Warfare 2 trailer clip
28:19 We'll be Dead in Ten - Modern Warfare (Gregson-Williams/ Barton)