Sunday, April 22, 2012

Episode 45 - The 90s - Best Decade Ever?

Ep. 45 - "The 90s - Best Decade Ever?"

Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio) joins Christopher, Marius, Richard, and Edmund to do a marathon run through the bountiful decade of the Nineties.  We dive deep into Austin Wintory's score for JOURNEY and also responde to two emails from you!

Episode Highlights

00:00 Nineties Montage
03:52 WHYBLT? Fez, Mirror Mirror, Wrath of the Titans
10:00 WHYBLT? Ghibli, Ghibli, Ghibli
12:00 WHYBLT? Dark Shadows, Journey
21:35 WHYBLT? Star Trek: First Contact LE, Fastfall - Dustforce
25:45 Listener Feedback: Dark Knight Rises
29:58 Listener Feedback: Explaining our love for soundtracks to others
40:16 The Best of the Nineties
106:16 Over-rated Scores from the Nineties

Music Selections

08:22 "Wrath of the Titans" (Wrath of the Titans) by Javiere Navarrette
13:10 "Shadows Reprise" (Dark Shadows) by Danny Elfman
14:14 "Apotheosis" (Journey) by Austin Wintory
22:04 "Welcome Aboard'" (ST: First Contact LE) by Jerry Goldsmith
24:30 "Swimming While It Rains" (Fastfall - Dustforce) by Lifeforce
40:17 "Main Title -Trinity Infinity" (The Matrix) by Don Davis
44:28 "Main Titles" (Schindler's List) by John Williams
48:40 "A Gift of a Thistle" (Braveheart) by James Horner
54:01 "Estella's Theme" (Great Expectations) by Patrick Doyle
55:16 "Main Title" (Cuthroat Island) by John Debney
58:30 "Eye of the Storm" (The Iron Giant) by Michael Kamen
73:45 "Ontological Shock" (The Matrix) by Don Davis
80:11 "The Burning Bush" (The Prince of Egypt) by Hans Zimmer
85:13 "Ontological Shock" (The Matrix) by Don Davis
86:16 "The Flag Parade" (SW:  The Phantom Menace) by John Williams
89:15 "Augie's Great Municipal Band, End Credits" (SW: The Phantom Menace) by John Williams
94:42 "Hatsue and Ishmael Kiss (Snow Falling on Cedars) by James Newton Howard
109:44"Alabama" (Crimson Tide) by Hans Zimmer
129:03 "Augie's Great Municipal Band, End Credits" (SW: The Phantom Menace) by John Williams

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Ep. 44 - Girly Titanic Saxophones

Episode 44 - Girly Titanic Saxophones!

It’s 100 years since she sank and Jeremy Meyers (Deeper Context) joins Christopher, Helen, and Richard to revisiting James Horner’s record breaking score for TITANIC.  They also tackle Vangelis’ Blade Runner and the use of the saxophone.

Episode Highlights

00:15 Welcome and Introduction: Jeremy Meyers
06:30 WHYBLT? Taro Iwashiro...gain
10:30 WHYBLT? Helen's playlist and Doctor Who
12:42 WHYBLT? The legacy of Tron Legacy, Game of Thrones
15:30 WHYBLT? Return to Avatar and Hook, The Hunger Games
27:29 Sidetracks:  Blade Runner
39:00 Sidetracks:  Saxophones and the Symphony
51:00 Returning to Titanic
20:00 What were the unique challenges you faced?
21:27 How much time did you have to work on this?
23:12 Is there DLC or sequels in the works?
25:50 Did you have a backlog of melodies in wait?
27:36 How does your time in metal bands affect your writing?
28:48 Future work, movies and conclusion
* Composer live acceptance speech

Music Selections

00:00 "Take Her to Sea, Mr. Murdoch" (Titanic) by James Horner
11:14 "I Am the Doctor in Utah" (Doctor Who Series 6) by Murray Gold
14:08 "Main Titles" (Game of Thrones) by Ramin Djawadi
15:30 "Climbing Up Iknimaya - The Path To Heaven'" (Avatar) by James Horner
17:30 "You Are The Pan" (Hook Limited Edition) by John Williams
21:06 "The Countdown" (The Hunger Games) by James Newton Howard
27:15 "Main Titles" (Blade Runner) by Vangelis
39:07 "Love Theme" (Blade Runner) by Vangelis
50:22 "Distant Memories" (Titanic) by James Horner
58:05 "Rose" (Titanic) by James Horner
59:38 "Hard To Starboard" (Titanic) by James Horner
61:13 "Leaving Port" (Titanic) by James Horner
73:34 "An Ocean Of Memories (Titanic) by James Horner