Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Soundcast Episode 12 - Oscore Noms!

Episode 12 - "Oscore Noms"
Recorded February 6, 2010
Published February 9, 2010

Jorn Tillnes (Soundtrackgeek.com), Tom Hoover (Scorenotes.com), Marius Masalar and Christopher Coleman discuss the 2009 Oscar nominees for Best Score.

Episode Highlights

00:27 - Introduction and Welcome
02:45 - The 2009 nominees for Best Score
04:21 - How do this years nominees compare with the recent past?
07:30 - The 2006, 2007, 2008 Nominees
13:40 - Sherlock Holmes discussion
18:00 - Avatar discussion
22:35 - Up discussion
25:55 - Which scores should have been nominated?
32:40 - Who SHOULD win?  Who WILL win?


Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

03:05 - Jake Enters His Avatar World (Avatar) by James Horner
03:21 - Stunt Expo 2004 (Fantastic Mr. Fox) by Alexandre Desplat
03:34 - The Hurt Locker (The Hurt Locker) by Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders
03:49 - Discombobulate (Sherlock Holmes) by Hans Zimmer
04:05 - Married Life (Up) by Michael Giacchino
10:06 - Amelia Desert Morning (Babel) by Gustavo Santaolalla
11:01 - Long Long Time Ago (Pan's Labyrinth) by Javier Navarrete
12:21 - The Queen (The Queen) by Alexandre Desplat
13:49 - My Mind Rebels at Stagnation (Sherlock Holmes) by Hans Zimmer
17:59 - Becoming One of the People, Becoming One with Neytir (Avatar) James Horner
23:01 - Up with End Credits (Up) by Michael Giacchino
24:32 - Nailin' The Kelvin (Star Trek) by Michael Giacchino
26:17 - The Road (The Road) by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
28:03 - Four Through the Mirror (Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus) by Mychael & Jeff Danna
29:10 - Stillness of the Mind (A Single Man) by Abel Korzeniowski
30:06 - Shinkai Bokujyo (Ponyo on the Cliff) by Joe Hisaishi
30:34 - The Library Falls (Agora) by Dario Marianelli

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Soundcast Interview: Cris Velasco and Mike Reagan (Darksiders)

Interview: Cris Velasco and Mike Reagan (Darksiders)

Recorded January 8, 2009
Published February 2, 2010


Episode Highlights

00:27 - Introduction and Welcome
02:25 - How did you come be involved with Darksiders?
04:27 - How does your gameplan change when you come into a situation where previous music exists?
07:20 - Replacing scores in the game industry.
09:33 - What made you both say "Yes" to this project?
16:20 - The lyrics and language.
18:10 - Are there any musical surprises?
21:44 - Comparing work on God of War and Darksiders.
27:30 - Have you heard about the film-adaptation talk?
28:22 - Working with Sascha Dikiciyan versus with Mike Reagan.

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

00:00 - Main Theme (Darksiders) by Cris Velasco and Mike Reagan
08:44 - Final Days (Darksiders) by Mike Reagan
15:30 - Main Theme (Darksiders) by Cris Velasco and Mike Reagan
21:10 - Duel with Ares (God of War) by Cris Velasco and Mike Reagan
29:45 - Last Judgement (Darksiders) by Cris Velasco