Friday, June 10, 2011

Interview: Laura Karpman (Kung Fu Panda 2: The Video Game)

Interview: Laura Karpman "Ask Your Panda"
Composer Laura Karpman (Taken, Everquest II) talks about some of her most recent projects which include one of the most unique musical projects of the last few years, ASK YOUR MAMA, as well her most recent video game score, the tie-in-game to KUNG FUN PANDA 2. She also talks about the why there are fewer female composers in the USA compared to other countries such as the United Kingdom and Japan.


Episode Highlights

00:23 — Introduction and "Ask Your Mama"
08:29 — Writing music for multiple mediums
13:52 — Struggle of the Female Composer in the USA
18:57 — Kung Fu Panda 2: The Video Game

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)


00:00 — "Main Title" (Kung Fu Panda 2 VG) by Laura Karpman
03:49 — "Cultural Exchange" (Ask Your Mama) by Laura Karpman
07:44 — "Jazztet Muted - Show Fare, Please" (Ask Your Mama) by Laura Karpman
18:18 — "Komodo Dragon Bossfight Minions 2" (Kung Fu Panda 2 VG) by Laura Karpman
19:43 — "Cliffside Puzzle 2" (Kung Fu Panda 2 VG) by Laura Karpman
21:42 — "Main Title" (Untold Legend: Dark Kingdom) by Laura Karpman
26:46 — "Marina Combat 2" (Kung Fu Panda 2 VG) by Laura Karpman


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