Thursday, May 19, 2011

SoundCast Interview: Brian Tyler (Fast Five, Transformers Prime)

Interview: Brian Tyler

Composer Brian Tyler talks about his latest effort for FAST FIVE, TRANSFORMERS PRIME. He shares about how he came to work with director Justin Lin, his treatment of the Hawaii Five-0 original theme, what superhero he'd most like to write a score for, and what he has coming in the near future.

Episode Highlights

00:34 — Introduction and welcome
03:00 — Meeting and working with director Justin Lin
06:56 — A new main theme and musical progression for the franchise...
18:08 — Musical progression within the franchise
14:10 — One upping yourself
16:00 — Twitter questions #1 "Which is more difficult drumming or conducting?"
20:23 — Hawaii Five-0
26:23 - Talking Transformers Prime
31:03 - What can a fan do to help get a score released?
32:30 - Twitter question #2 "Where you inspired by Steve Jablonsky's music for Transformers?"
37:16 — What superhero film would you like to score?
44:19 — Final Destination 5 and Expendibles 2 and more upcoming scores

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)


00:00 — "Fast Five" (Fast Five) by Brian Tyler
06:06 — "The Perfect Crew" (Fast Five) by Brian Tyler
13:50 — "Cheeky Bits" (Fast Five) by Brian Tyler
25:53 — "Transformers Prime" (Transformers Prime) by Brian Tyler
34:20 — "Lego Universe Coda" (Lego Universe) by Brian Tyler
36:55 — "The Touch" (Transformers: The Movie) by Stan Bush
46:36 — "Remote Intel" Fast Five) by Brian Tyler


Friday, May 13, 2011

Ep. 25 - Thor and Patrick Doyle

Thor and Patrick Doyle


Recorded May 12, 2011
Published May 13, 2011

THOR and the music of Patrick Doyle are the central topics for Marius, Tom, Helen, and Christopher for milestone episode 25 of the Soundcast.

Episode Highlights

00:45 — Introduction
03:51 — What we have been listening to
15:27 — How you can support The SoundCast
18:08 — Thor - the movie
25:03 — The score on CD
38:37 — Thor subdued?
38:01 — Thor and the Globet of Fire
42:26 — Has Thor been Remoted Controlled?
51:17 — How did Brian Tyler get in here?
57:27 — Top Patrick Doyle Scores
67:08 — Our own post-credits tease...


Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)


00:00 — "Main Theme" (The Mighty Thor [1966]) by unknown
00:18 — "Thor Kills the Destroyer" (Thor) by Patrick Doyle
04:00 — "A Forceful Intelligence" (Doctor Who Series 4) by Murray Gold
06:00 — "Half pint boards" (Soul Surfer) by Marco Beltrami
06:37 — "New York" (Crysis 2) by Borislav Slavov
08:28 — "Fast Five" (Fast Five) by Brian Tyler
10:00 — "Priest" (Priest) by Christopher Young
12:44 — "A New Hope" (Age of Heroes) by Richard Michael Plowman
14:00 — "Ancient China- Story of Shen" (Kung Fu Panda 2) Hans Zimmer and John Powell
17:29 — "Frost Giant Battle" (Thor) by Patrick Doyle
24:35 — "A New King" (Thor) by Patrick Doyle
35:34 — "Forgive Me" (Thor) by Patrick Doyle
38:01 — "The Story Continues" (Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire) by Patrick Doyle
40:23 — "Detonators" (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1) by Alexandre Desplat
41:46 — "Hammer Found" (Thor) by Patrick Doyle
43:31 — "Eistein's Wrong" (Transformers:  Revenge of the Fallen) by Steve Jablonsky
44:37 — "Earth to Asgard" (Thor) by Patrick Doyle
46:44 — "Setting The Trap" (Outlander) by Geoff Zanelli
56:46 — "The Thunder Storm" (Indochine) by Patrick Doyle
57:58 — "The Road to China" (Indochine) by Patrick Doyle
59:33 — "Estella's Theme" (Great Expectations) by Patrick Doyle
61:42 — "Eragon" (Eragon) by Patrick Doyle
65:05 — "To Jotunheim" (Thor) by Patrick Doyle
67:08 — "Title Theme" (Captain America [1966]) by unknown