Saturday, March 20, 2010

Interview: Greg Edmonson (Uncharted 2: Among Thieves)

Recorded February 26, 2010
Published March 20, 2010


Episode Highlights



01:05 - From Firefly to Uncharted
02:38 - Scoring for games
06:08 - Motion capture and realism in Uncharted 2
09:01 - Writing themes
11:00 - Recording the score for Uncharted 2
14:03 - Buddhist horns/ other ethnic instruments from the score
16:19 - Scoring the sequel, learning from the first
17:12 - Writing for the characters
18:40 - Game vs. film/tv scoring and next steps
21:02 - Uncharted 2 CD release



Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)



00:00 - "Nate's Theme 2.0" 

00:52 -"Firefly - Main Title" (From Firefly)
03:37 - "Bustin' Chops"
06:27 - "Broken Paradise"
09:57 - "Reunion"
012:03 - "Take That!"
14:08 - "The Monastery"
20:51 - "Marco Polo"





Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Soundcast Episode 14 - Oscar 2010 Post-Mortem

Episode 14 - Oscar 2010 Post-Mortem

Recorded March 8, 2010
Published March 9, 2010

Marius Masalar, Tom Hoover, and Helen San return to discuss Oscar winners, losers, things good and things bad.

Episode Highlights

00:25 - Introduction and Welcome
02:15 - What did you think of this year's Oscars?
05:48 - Reaction to Best Picture and Best Director
09:50 - Was Avatar snubbed?
14:25 - LXD's performance with the original score montage
21:45 - Owning up to our Oscar Picks
24:00 - Best Original Score winner reaction


Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

00:00 - There's No Business Like Showbusiness (Musikalische Spezialtitaten - Hello Dolly) Aniko Benko
36:45 - There's No Business Like Showbusiness (Pops Stoppers) The Boston Pops Orchestra



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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Soundcast Episode 13 - Anticipating the Film Scores of 2010

Episode 13 - Anticipating the Film Scores of 2010
Recorded February 27, 2010
Published March 3, 2010

Marius Masalar and first-time guest, Helen San, join Christopher Coleman to talk about their most anticipated film scores of 2010.

Episode Highlights

00:29 - Introduction and Welcome
01:10 - Helen San introduction
05:45 - Hurtful response to episode 12
07:45 - What have we been listening to in 2010 thus far
10:40 - Howard Shore scoring Twilight: Eclipse?
13:45 - Greg Edmonson (Uncharted) Interview Tease
15:33 - Most anticipated Film Scores of 2010


Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

04:15 - Summon the Heroes (An American Journey) John Williams
06:41 - Hurt Locker End Credits (The Hurt Locker) by Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders
03:34 - The Hurt Locker (The Hurt Locker) by Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders
08:07 - Mt. Olympus (Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief) by Christophe Beck
14:36 - Nate's Theme (Uncharted 2) by Greg Edmonson
18:26 - Only the Beginning of Adventure (Narnia/Prince Caspian) by Harry Gregson-Williams
19:37 - Driving with the Top Down (Iron Man) by Ramin Djawadi
22:38 - Main Title (Lair) by John Debney
26:57 - The Strawberry Field (Snow Falling on Cedars) by James Newton-Howard
32:06 - Opening (Harry Potter/Half-Blood Prince) by Nicholas Hooper
40:44 - The Adventures of Mutt (Indiana Jones/Crystal Skull) by John Williams
41:53 - Code Blue (Ice Age: The Meltdown) by John Powell
42:32 - Tangiers (The Bourne Ultimatum) by John Powell
47:09 - Main Title (The Hulk) by Craig Armstrong
50:22 - Under the Greenwood Tree (As You Like It) by Patrick Doyle
51:33 - Yogi Bear Theme by Hoyt Curtain
54:29 - Introducing Flint (Cloudy/ Meatballs) Mark Mothersbaugh