Saturday, February 25, 2012

Ep. 42 - 2011 Cue Awards Nomination Show

Episode 42 - 2011 Cue Award Nomination Show


New Tracksounds reviewer, Edmund Meinerts joins Christopher, Marius, Helen, Tom and Richard to proudly announce the official Cue Award Nominees for 2011.  Every nominee from all fourteen award categories are revealed.  Not only that, but you also get immediate reaction and discussion to each category.  What other award show does that?

You can view the nominees and CAST YOUR VOTE for the winners here


Episode Highlights

00:00 — Opening Montage and Welcome to Edmund Meinerts
03:45 — Cue Award Categories
05:10 — Suprise of the Year
10:30 — Breakout Composer of the Year
15:16 — Best Cue as Heard on Soundtrack
18:27 — Best Cue as Heard on Film/Media
23:12 — Best Score for Television
28:44 — Best Score for Animated Film
34:03 — Best Score for Video Game
44:03 — Best Score for Action Film
51:31 — Best Score for Dramatic Film
56:05 — Most Memorable Themes
61:13 — Record Label of the Year
66:39 — Best Score as Heard on Soundtrack
74:14 — Best Score as Heard in Film/Media
79:23 — Composer of the Year
87:12 — What happens next?  How you can vote in the Cue Awards.

Music Selections

00:00 — "The Artist Ouverture" (The Artist) by LUdovic Bource
06:11 — "Valkyrie Run" (Warhammer 40k: Space Marine) by Cris Velasco/ Sascha Dikiciyian
07:01 — "Opening Titles" (La Sombra Prohibida II) by Arnau Bataller
08:01 — "Main Title" (Straw Dogs) by Larry Groupe
09:49 — "Qin Huai Legend I (Falling in Love)" (The Flowers of War) by Chen Qigang
11:50 — "Container Park" (Hanna) by The Chemical Brothers
12:58 — "Happy Pills" (Limitless) by Paul Leonard-Morgan
16:00 — "X-Training" (X-Men: First Class) by Henry Jackman
16:50 — "Cthulhu" (La Sombra Prohibida II) by Arnau Bataller
19:33 — "Main Titles" (Source Code) by Chris Bacon
20:23 — "Ancient China- Story of Shen" (Kung Fu Panda 2) by Zimmer/Powell
21:44 — "To Jotunheim" (Thor) by Patrick Doyle
24:03 — "A Galaxy Divided" (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) by Kevin Kiner
26:50 — "Main Titles" (Camelot) by Mychael and Jeff Danna
29:45 — "Main Titles" (Green Lantern: Emerald Knights) by Christopher Drake
31:28 — "Entering the Cathedral" (El Gran Milagro) by Mark McKenzie
31:52 — "Mars Observers" (Mars Needs Moms) by John Powell
35:14 — "Incident Occurence" (Ni No Kuni) by Joe Hisaishi
36:21 — "Opening Credits" (Deus Ex: Human REvolution) by Michael McCann
38:30 — "Main Menu - And Ever We Fight On" (Killzone 3) by Joris de Man
39:39 — "Sinister Breed" (Crysis 2) by Borislav Slavov and Tilman Sillescu
42:34 — "A Hero's Legacy" (Warhammer 40k: Space Marine) by Cris Velasco/ Sascha
45:06 — "Romanian Wind" (Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows) by Hans Zimmer
48:18 — "The Beginning" (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) by Patrick Doyle
50:27 — "Priest" (Priest) by Christopher Young
52:00 — "Homecoming" (Soul Surfer) by Marco Beltrami
55:13 — "Dartmoor, 1912" (War Horse) by John Williams
57:04 — "George Valentin" (The Artist) by LUdovic Bource
57:44 — "Icarus" (Deus Ex: Human Revolution) by Michael McCann
71:50 — "Dragon Flight" (Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Pt 2) by Alexandre Desplat
76:54 — "Wandering Jane" (Jane Eyre) by Dario Marianelli
87:34 — "Pretty Peppy" (The Artist) by LUdovic Bource
91:14 — "The Artist Ouverture" (The Artist) by LUdovic Bource



Monday, February 20, 2012

Ep. 41 - 2012 Video Game Music Preview: Kindly Finish the Game

Episode 41 - 2012 Preview (VG) Kindly Finish the Game

Rick Damigella (G4TV) joins Christopher and Richard to talk about 2012's most anticipated video game scores.  They also sidetrack into to some of the upcoming soundtrack releases from La La Land Records and Jim Guthries' retro-bundle for his indy video game score, Sword and Sworcery.

Episode Highlights

00:00 — Game montage and Guest intro
01:55 — WHYBLT? - Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Skyrim, Bastion, Method Music
08:06 — WHYBLT? - The Inanimate World, Ghost in the Shell (Stand-Alone Complex), Soul Calibre V, Tekken 2,
13:50 — WHYBLT? - Black Gold, John Carter, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Dawn of the Dragonslayer
22:20 — Planet of the Apes 3-Disc release, and Expanded rel. of A Walk in The Clouds
26:15 — Sword & Sworcery limited release, The Hunger Games tie-in video game composer
32:50 — 2012 Preview - Video Game Soundtracks
14:14 — Composers remorse and Art under constraints
18:54 — Working with Mark Isham
20:00 — Composing for documentaries versus feature film
24:10 — The independent artist, music biz, and SOPA


Select Music

00:00 — "The Cave Trolls" (The Best Music) by GeorgeandJonathan
03:00 — "The Proper Story" (Bastion) by Darren Korb
08:10 — "The Color of Eternal Love" (The Inanimate World) by Taro Iwashiro
11:40 — "Ryomaden" (NHK Taiga Drama Ryomaden Original Soundtrack Vol. 1) by Naoki Sato
13:55 — "Main Title - A Desert Truth" (Black Gold) by James Horner
15:24 — "A Thern for the Worse" (John Carter) by Michael Giacchino
16:32 — "Balor" (Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning) by Grant Kirkhope
19:43 — "Paladin's Theme (Search for the Dragon)" (Dawn of the Dragonslayer) by Panu Aaltio
22:44 — "Main Titles" (Planet of the Apes) by Danny Elfman
24:02 — "Main Theme" (A Walk In The Clouds) by Maurice Jarre
26:43 — "The Cloud" (Sword and Sworcery) by Jim Guthrie
34:04 — "Assassins Creed Theme" (Assassin's Creed: Revelations) by Lorne Balfe
37:35 — "Welcome to Rapture" (Bioshock) by Garry Schyman
48:39 — "Main Theme" (Tomb Raider: Legends) by Folmann/ O'Malley
52:03 — "Installation 04" (Halo: Combat Evolved) by O'Donnell/ Salvatori
59:53 — "The Warhawk" (Warhawk) by Christopher Lennertz
61:02 — "Journey Trailer Music" (Journey) by Austin Wintory
63:16 — "Sapiens Closed Area" (Huxley) by Kevin Riepl
66:27 — "Amelia Desert Morning" (Babel) by Gustavo Santaolla
67:08 — "Main Title" (Darksiders) by Velasco/Reagan
74:18 — "A Writer's Dream" (Alan Wake) by Pentri Alanko
78:07 — "Angry Birds - Main Theme" (The Greatest Game Music) by Andrew Skeet




Friday, February 10, 2012

Interview: Zoe Keating

Zoe Keating (dubbed the Avant Cellist) talks about her work composing film scores as well as performing on several of Mark Isham's most recent projects. She also talks about selling music, piracy, and the threat posed by legislation like SOPA and PIPA.

Episode Highlights

00:34 — Introduction: Zoe Keating
02:07 — How did you come to write for the film, Frozen Angels?
04:10 — Had you considered scoring a film prior to Frozen Angels?
04:44 — Your experience with film music
06:10 — Scoring The Devil's Chair
07:40 — Writing for dance and film
12:10 — "Music is something that happens in a moment of time..."
14:14 — Composers remorse and Art under constraints
18:54 — Working with Mark Isham
20:00 — Composing for documentaries versus feature film
24:10 — The independent artist, music biz, and SOPA


Select Music

00:00 — "The Last Bird" (The Ghost Bird) by Zoe Keating
10:40 — "Sun Will Set" (One Cello x 16- Natoma -) by Zoe Keating
18:03 — "A Genuine War Hero" (The Conspirator - Two Disc Limited Edition) by Mark Isham
20:27 — "The Last Bird" (The Ghost Bird) by Zoe Keating
21:37 — "Patterns" (Johannes Kepler [Play]) by Zoe Keating
36:15 — "Sun Will Set" (One Cello x 16- Natoma -) by Zoe Keating


Saturday, February 4, 2012

Ep. 40 - 2012 Preview: Ears Will Drool!

Erik Woods of Cinematicsound.net joins the cast to peer into the future and discuss 2012’s upcoming film scores!  Erik gives a tip on how to enjoy Avatar even more and the crew talks about our first Google Hangout for soundtrack geniuses.


Episode Highlights


00:00 — The Way of the Future
00:50 — Welcome and Intro: Erik Wookds (cinematicsound.net)
03:28 — WHYBLT? Taro Iwashiro, Metal Gear Solid, Michael Kamen
08:00 — WHYBLT? Avatar, On the Beach, Pavillion of Women, Lover's Prayer, Signs
15:25 — WHYBLT? The Promise, W.E.
17:33 — WHYBLT? Doctor Who 6, Kingdoms of Amalur, Star Wars: The Old Republic
13:01 — WHYBLT? Haywire, Back to Gaya, Man to Man
24:52 — Sidetrack: "Hanging out on Google Plus"
28:44 — 2012 Film Score Preview
66:37 — How will 2012 compare with 2011?
72:14 — Conclusion


Select Music

00:00 — "Main Title-Trinity Infinity" (The Matrix) by Don Davis
00:20 — "Ontological Shock" (The Matrix) by Don Davis
03:43 — "The Operation Called Unanswerableness" (Isoruku) by Taro Iwashiro
08:04 — "Jake's First Flight" (Avatar) by James Horner
12:27 — "Main Titles" (Signs) by James Newton Howard
16:00 — "Six Hours" (W.E.) by Abel Korzeniowski
17:38 — "Apollo 11" (Doctor Who - Series 6) by Murray Gold
18:21 — "Reckoning Main Theme" (Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning) by Grant Kirkhope
20:07 — "Clash Of Destiny" (Star Wars: The Old Republic) by Mark Griskey, et al
30:19 — "A Dark Knight" (The Dark Knight) by Hans Zimmer
36:46 — "Captain America Main Titles" (Captain America: The First Avenger) by Alan Silvestri
43:17 — "Sab Than Pursues The Princess" (John Carter) by Michael Giacchino
47:59 — "Cornered" (Salt) by James Newton Howard
49:12 — "Swallow Falls" (Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs) by Mark Mothersbaugh
51:38 — "Main Titles" (There Be Dragons) by Robert Folk
61:10 — "Saphira's First Flight" (Eragon) by Patrick Doyle
62:00 — "The Expendables" (The Expendables) by Brian Tyler
65:50 — "Opening" (Elizabeth: Golden Age) by Craig Armstrong, A.R. Rahman
74:36 — "Sab Than Pursues The Princess" (John Carter) by Michael Giacchino