Friday, March 22, 2013

Ep. 59 - 2013 Year in Preview (Animation Edition)

Morgan Stradling and Chelsea Robson (The Rotoscopers) hosts of The Animation Addicts podcast, join in to look ahead at 2013's original score offerings in the world of animation!  They talk everything from Studio Ghibli releases to Blue Sky to Dreamworks and Disney/Pixar.  You'll also find a full dose of #WHYBLT which includes X-Men, Stoker and ... Sparkle?





Episode Highlights



00:00 Afro-cisco, we love them.
00:28 Welcome and Intros:  The Rotoscopers
09:04 WHYBLT. The Adventures of Tin Tin and John Williams "sameness?"
15:28 WHYBLT, Sparkle, The Princess and the Frog
19:01 WHYBLT, Dead Space 3, Stoker, Oz: The Great and Powerful
27:36 WHYBLT, The Call, Bitrip Runner 2, God of War: Ascension, X-Men: First Class
26:27 WHYBLT, Christopher?  Company of Heroes (Frederick Wiedmann)
34:52 2013 Year in Preview: Studio Ghibli
34:38 2013 Year in Preview: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Smurfs 2, Dogakobo
47:05 2013 Year in Preview: Epic, Stardriver, Despicable Me 2
54:58 2013 Year in Preview: The Croods, Turbo
67:44 2013 Year in Preview: Frozen, Planes
76:23 2013 Year in Preview: Monsters University
79:40 2013 better than 2012?
84:36 Wrapping it up




Music Selections



00:09 "Agnes - The Unicorn Song" Despicable Me by Pharrell
09:26 "The Adventures of Tintin" (The Adventures of Tintin) by John Williams
09:37 "Jack and Isabelle" (Jack the Giant Slayer)) by John Ottman
16:49 "Fairy Tale-Going Home" (The Princess and the Frog) by Randy Newman
19:09 "200 Years Ago On An Icy Planet" (Dead Space 3) by James Hannigan
21:35 "Oz The Great and Powerful" (Oz The Great and Powerful) by Danny Elfman
31:45 "Frankenstein's Monster" (X-Men First Class) by Henry Jackman
33:40 "Smash and Grab" (The Croods) by Alan Silvestri
41:33 "Swallow Falls" (Cloud with a Chance of Meatballs) by Mark Mothersbaugh
51:08 "Despicable Me" (Despicable Me) by Pharrell
69:57 "Paperman" (Paperman) by Christophe Beck
85:30 "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows" (Cloudy/Meatballs) by Leslie Gore
87:02 "Polkadot Afro Circus (Remix)" (Madagascar 3)



Additional Notes:


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Friday, March 15, 2013

Episode 58 - 2013 Year in Preview (Video Game Edition)


Sophia Tong, Editor-in-Chief at GamesRadar, and host of SoundRadar, joins Christopher, Marius, Richard and Edmund to take a look at what video game scores the year of 2013 has in store for us.  They discuss some of the many upcoming indie-games on the horizon as well as the big, AAA, games...including those that have released unseasonably early.   Everyone shares "What They Have Been Listening To" as well as sidetracking on the latest Humble Bundle release and the first preview of M83 and Joseph Trapanese's score for Oblivion.



Episode Highlights



00:00 Fifty FPS Forest (Scoreman Retro-Remix)
00:30 Welcome and Intros
08:11 WHYBLT. Marius? Sim City, Jack the Giant Slayer
16:22 WHYBLT, Edmund? Warm Bodies
17:49 WHYBLT, Richard? Shadow of the Colossus, Deus Ex: Human Revolution (again)
20:22 WHYBLT,Sophia? Ni No Kuni, Tomb Raider, Sim City
26:27 WHYBLT, Christopher?  Company of Heroes (Frederick Wiedmann)
30:11 SIDETRACK: The New Humble Bundle
34:38 2013 Year in Preview: Indie Game Scores
46:29 2013 Year in Preview: AAA Game Scores
96:18 Will 2013 be better than 2012?



Music Selections



00:09 " Fifty FPS Forest" (Fastfall: Dustforce) by Lifeformed
07:44 "03 Building the Foundation" (SimCity) by Chris Tilton
09:37 "Jack and Isabelle" (Jack the Giant Slayer)) by John Ottman
19:37 "Icarus" (Deus Ex: Human Revolution) by Michael McCann
20:35 "Morning of Beginning" (Ni No Kuni) by Joe Hisaishi
22:27 "Infiltrating the Bunker"(Tomb Raider) by Jason Graves
45:35 "Dune Storm" (Catacomb Snatch) by C418
47:31 "Virtual Reality (High)" (Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance) by Jamie Christopherson
50:00 "200 Years Ago On An Icy Planet" (Dead Space 3) by James Hannigan
52:15 "Main Theme" (Aliens: Colonial Marines) by Kevin Riepl
59:38 "Restless" (Gear of War 3) by Steve Jablonsky
62:25 "Arrival" (Battle LA) by Brian Tyler
64:44 "Bioshock Main Theme" (Bioshock) by Garry Schymann
73:39 "Suite from Star Trek" (Star Trek) by Michael Giacchino
81:20 "Conviction Main Theme" (Splinter Cell: Conviction) by Michael Nielsen, Kaveh Cohen
82:55 "Main Theme" (Assassins Creed III) by Lorne Balfe
86:16 "Besieged Village" (Castlevania: Lord of Shadows) by Oscar Araujo
93:37 "Arrival" (Halo 3) by Marty O'Donnell, Michael Salvatori
100:30 "Retreat" (Aliens: Colonial Marines) by Kevin Riepl




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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Episode 57 - Geinus Choice Vote Winners


Jeremy Meyers join the team to reveal all of the winners from this year's Genius Choice Vote!  We are joined by special guest, composer Matt Uelmen (Torchlight II)! WHYBLT? is back as well as Sidetracks, where we discuss John Williams apparent interest in scoring the next Star Wars film and lastly we talk about (or become) the Oscar Whiners.


Episode Highlights


00:00 Genius, sheer genius...
00:45 Welcome and Intros
03:20 WHYBLT? Jack the Giant Slayer, A Good Day to Die Hard, Evil Dead, Transformers
09:35 WHYBLT? Onimusha, Tron Uprising, Mirrors Edge
14:15 WHYBLT? In Country, Emporer
20:20 Sidetracks:  John Williams wants to score the next Star Wars?
33:38 Sidetracks: Oscar Whiners
46:01 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Best Dramatic Score
47:56 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Record Label of the Year
48:40 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Best Animated Score
50:04 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Best Television Score
51:41 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Surprise of the Year
53:34 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Best Action Score
55:00 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: The Monkey King Award
57:00 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Best Cue
59:27 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Best Video Game Score
60:28 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Breakout Composer of the Year
62:05 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Most Memorable Theme
64:14 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: The Marius Award
65:23 Interview with Composer Matt Uelmen (Torchlight II)
79:33 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Composer of the Year
81:00 2012 Genius Choice Vote Winner: Best Overall Score
83:21 Genius comments and upcoming episodes



Music Selections


00:00 "With A Little Help From My Friends" by Joe Cocker
03:27 "Jack and Isabelle" (Jack the Giant Slayer) by John Ottman
05:55 "McClane's Brain" (A Good Day to Die Hard) by Marco Beltrami
10:35 "戦慄の教師" (Battle Royale) by Masamichi Asano
12:16 "Beck's Theme" (Tron: Uprising) by Joesph Trapanese
14:57 "Distant Memories"(In Country) by James Horner
17:57 "Time is Running Out" (Emporer) by Alex Heffes
21:12 "The Dune Sea Of Tatooine-Jawa Sandcrawler" (Star Wars IV) by John Williams
32:26 "The Pit Of Carkoon-Sail Barge Assault" (Star Wars VI) by John Williams
40:27 "Main Title (I Had A Farm In Africa)" Out of Africa by John Barry
43:03 "God Storm" (Life of Pi) by Mychael Danna
46:36 "Leaving India" (Life of Pi) by Mychael Danna
49:01 "Merida's Home" (Brave) by Patrick Doyle
51:59 "Awakening" Halo 4) by Neil Davidge
53:53 "My Dear Frodo" (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) by Howard Shore
55:14 "Man of Destiny" (Unmei No Hito ) by Naoki Sato
57:18 "Overhill" (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) by Howard Shore
59:42 "Threshold" (Journey) by Austin Wintory
60:52 "The Impossible Main Title" (The Impossible) by Fernando Velasquez
62:31 "Misty Mountains" (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) by Howard Shore
64:31 "Torchlight II Title Theme" (Torchlight II) by Matt Uelmann
78:40 "Torchlight II Title Theme" (Torchlight II) by Matt Uelmann
81:31 "Roast Mutton (Extended)" (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) by Howard Shore
91:55 "With A Little Help From My Friends" by Joe Cocker




Additional Notes:

The full interview with composer Matt Uelmen will be released in a separate bonus episode!

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