Sunday, May 26, 2013

Episode 61 - "Star Man Trekking into Dark, Iron Oblivionness"

Episode 61 - Star Man Trekking into Dark, Iron Oblivionness
Michael Coleman (Soundworks Collection) and Kristen Romanelli (Film Score Monthly/ Watcher Junior) join the full cast and crew for a triple feature review!  Three of this year's top action and sci/fi films are the topics of discussion: Michael Giacchino's STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, Brian Tyler's IRON MAN 3 and M83 + Joseph Trapanese's OBLIVION.


Episode Highlights

00:22 - Intro and Welcome: Michael Coleman and Kristen Romanelli
04:48 - Listener Feedback
07:40 - Star Trek Into Darkness - Movie talk
27:56 - Star Trek Into Darkness - Score in the film 
38:15 - Star Trek Into Darkness - The soundtrack release
46:09 - Iron Man 3 - Movie talk
56:54 - Iron Man 3 - Score in the film
65:55 - Iron Man 3 - The soundtrack release
73:43 - Oblivion - Movie talk
80:49 - Oblivion - Score in the film
86:40 - Oblivion - The soundtrack releases
94:43 - Wrapping up the triple feature

Music Selections

00:00 - "Star Trek Main Theme" (Star Trek Into Darkness) by Michael Giacchino
07:11 - "Pranking the Natives" (Star Trek Into Darkness) by Michael Giacchino
28:19 - "Spock Drops, Kirk Jumps" (Star Trek Into Darkness) by Michael Giacchino
32:37 - "Main Title" (Star Trek 2 - The Wrath of Kahn) by James Horner
33:32 - "London Calling" (Cloud Atlas) (Star Trek Into Darkness) by Michael Giacchino
35:27 - "Get Carter" (John Carter) by Michael Giacchino
42:15 - "The San Fran Hustle" (Star Trek Into Darkness) by Michael Giacchino
44:18 - "Star Trek Main Theme" (Star Trek Into Darkness) by Michael Giacchino
46:08 - "Iron Man 3 Main Theme" (Iron Man 3) by Brian Tyler
59:18 - "The Mechanic" (Iron Man 3) by Brian Tyler
64:25 - "Stark Goes Green" (The Avengers) by Alan Silvestri
65:00 - "New Beginnings" (Iron Man 3) by Brian Tyler
66:15 - "Iron Man 3 Main Theme" (Iron Man 3) by Brian Tyler
73:23 - "Waking Up" (Oblivion) by M83 and Joseph Trapanese
80:58 - "Fearful Odds" (Oblivion) by M83 and Joseph Trapanese
87:14 - "You Can't Save Her" (Oblivion) by M83 and Joseph Trapanese
99:00 - "Earth 2077" (Oblivion) by M83 and Joseph Trapanese

Other notes:

Michael Coleman
Check out Soundworks Collection www.soundworkscollection.com
Follow on Twitter (@soundworksvideo, @colemanfilm)

Kristen Romanelli
Read her articles on Film Score Monthly Only - www.fsmonlinemag.com
Follow on Twitter (@watcherjunior)


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Interview: Reinhold Heil (Cloud Atlas) Plus 5 Exclusive Unreleased Tracks

Composer Reinhold Heil talks with Christopher Coleman about his work on one of the most unique films in recent years, CLOUD ATLAS.  He shares his reaction to how both the film and score was received as well as the special challenges this project presented to himself and his collaborators: Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer.  We also present FIVE previously unreleased tracks, in their entirety, from the Cloud Atlas original score!


Episode Highlights

00:28 - Intro and Reinhold Hold Bio
02:20 - Exclusive track #1: "Frobisher's Audition (Modern)"
04:52 - Exclusive track #2: "Frobisher's Audition"
07:43 - Interview: Reacting to the Film's Reaction
13:15 - Interview: Score Reaction - The Glue
22:04 - How the indy-film-budget affected the score
23:48 - The Scoring Pre-production process
27:34 - Exclusive track #3: "The Cloud Atlas Sextet for Piano"
32:11 - "Composing is like a dragon"
34:11 - Omnipresent melodies
37:06 - Exclusive track #4: "Luisa, We Gotta Be Together"
39:11 - Three themes and multiple hooks
40:50 - Exclusive track #5:  "Cloud Atlas Sextet for Choir"
48:17 - Crafting the Sextet and its variations
51:45 - Did Ayrs really co-compose the sextet with Frobisher?
57:22 - Lasting thoughts about scoring Cloud Atlas
60:13 - Conclusion and final notes


Music Selections


00:02 - "Luisa, We Gotta Be Together" (Cloud Atlas) by Reinhold Heil
02:41 - "Frobisher's Audition (Modern)" (Cloud Atlas) by Reinhold Heil
28:28 - "The Cloud Atlas Sextet for Piano" (Cloud Atlas) by Reinhold Heil
40:40 - "Sonmi Meets Chang" (Cloud Atlas) by Reinhold Heil, Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek
44:49 - "Cloud Atlas Sextet for Choir" (Cloud Atlas) by Reinhold Heil
57:55 - "Cloud Atlas Finale" (Cloud Atlas) by Reinhold Heil, Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek


Additional Notes:

Listen to more unreleased music at www.reinholdheil.com
Follow: Reinhold Heil on Twitter (@reinholdheil)






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