Friday, February 18, 2011

SoundCast Episode 21: Invasion of the Score Snatchers

Episode #21 - Invasion of the Score Snatchers

Recorded February 17, 2011
Published February 18, 2011

Chris, Marius and Tom talk about the current Hollywood trend of new composers coming from other music genres and score A-List films.

Episode Highlights

00:40 — Intros
03:15 — What we've been listening to (Killzone 3, Sanctum, Secret of Kells, Summer Wars)
18:10 — Tide of the Super Heroe Movies
24:11 — Invasion of the Score Snatchers!
15:07 — The string quartet vs. orchestra in Dead Space 2
18:43 — Dead Space 2's themes
21:20 — Portraying the Church of Unitology
24:29 — Differing instrumentation between Dead Space and Dead Space 2
26:04 — The recording sessions
28:25 — Preparing the abstract musical material
30:53 — How creatively fulfilling were the Dead Space scores?
33:17 — Upcoming projects
34:50 — Fear of typecasting?
37:57 — Conclusion

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)

00:00 — Invasion of the Body Snatchers Trailer clip 1
03:30 — "Main Menu - And Ever We Fight On" (Killzone 3) by Joris de Man
05:00 — "Espiritu Esa Ala" (Sanctum) by David Hirschfelder
08:35 — "Kasou Toshi Oz" (Summer Wars) Akihiko Matsumoto
10:00 — "The Chi'Rho Page" (Secret of Kells) by Bruno Coulais
11:03 — "Potus 111" (Eagle Eye) by Brian Tyler
21:31 — "Spider-Man Theme" (Spider-Man TV 1967) by
23:53 — Invasion of the Body Snatchers Trailer Clip 2
30:07 — "Intriguing Possibilities" (The Social Network) by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
37:47 — "End of Line" (Tron Legacy) Daft Punk
48:56 — Invasion of the Body Snatchers Trailer Clip 3


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