Friday, August 26, 2016

Soundcast Stereo (Episode 10) - 21st Century Fav Scores (So Far)

Episode 10 - 21st Century Fav Scores (So Far)

In reaction to The Playlist's recently published article "The Top 50 Film Scores of the 21st Century So Far,"  Erik and Chris share their own favorite ten scores of the century through 2015.  Their lists contain a few expected titles, but certainly a number of surprise entries as well! Soundcast Stereo episodes are two channel, 30 minute conversations about a single topic from the world of film, television and game soundtracks.  This episode includes 22 minutes of bonus-blah-blah-blah!


Episode Highlights

00:04 - Intro + Channel Fact "What is your fav film chase cue?" (via @IsaacCada1)
01:32 - Reacting to The Playlist's Top 50 Film Scores of the Century (so far)
07:50 - Guess "The Most Likely" (Our first five favs)
17:11 - The Surprise Five (Our second five favs)
50:12 - The Wrap Up and What are your 21st Century Favs?


Music Selections


00:00 - "Mona Lisa Overdrive" (The Matrix Reloaded) by Don Davis/ Juno Reactor
51:11 - "Burly Brawl" (The Matrix Reloaded) by Don Davis/ Juno Reactor


Notes:

The Playlist - "Top 50 Film Scores of the 21st Century So Far"  


HONORABLE MENTIONS LIST (In no particular order):

Eric Woods

The Force Awakens, The Greatest Miracle, The Shipping News, Memoirs of a Geisha, Tron Legacy, Lover's Prayer, On The Beach, Angel, Monster, & Ladies in Lavender.

Christopher Coleman


The Dark Knight (2008), Road to Perdition (2002), The Theory of Everything (Johan Johanness) (2014), The Incredibles (2004), Spirited Away (2001), A.I. (2001), A Beautiful Mind (2001), House of Sand and Fog (2003), Master and Commander The Far Side of the World (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Adventures of Tin Tin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011), The Da Vinci Code (2006), X-Men The Last Stand (2006), Stardust (2007), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Straw Dogs (2011), Oblivion (2011), Jupiter Ascending (2015), John Carter (2013)


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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Soundcast Stereo (Episode 9) Feedback - "China, Millennials and the Theme"

Episode 9 - Listener Feedback #2 "China, Millennials and the Theme"

It's time for listener feedback, so Christopher and Erik take one mega-voice-mail from a long-time listener who responds to the most popular Soundcast Stereo episode to date (Ep. 3 - The State of the Film Music Theme)  Specifically, our listener discusses cultural differences over the "dumbing down" of Hollywood movies and why the film music tastes of the Millennials might be as they are - less appreciative of the classic film music theme. Soundcast Stereo episodes are two channel, 30 minute conversations about a single topic from the world of film, television and game soundtracks.


Episode Highlights

00:00 - Channel 1 and 2
00:57 - An episode with only one piece of feedback?
02:50 - T. Greer responds to "The State of Film Music" (Voice Mail)
14:52 - Feeding back on the feedback
43:46 - The Wrap Up and What should we say? Help us!


Music Selections


00:00 - "The Kraken" (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest) by Hans Zimmer
13:50 - "DNS" (Man of Steel) by Hans Zimmer
45:35 - "Rjuken Sabotage" (Medal of Honor) by Michael Giacchino


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Episode 9 - Listener Feedback #2 "China, Millennials and the Theme"

It's time for listener feedback, so Christopher and Erik take one mega-voice-mail from a long-time listener who responds to the most popular Soundcast Stereo episode to date (Ep. 3 - The State of the Film Music Theme)  Specifically, our listener discusses cultural differences over the "dumbing down" of Hollywood movies and why the film music tastes of the Millennials might be as they are - less appreciative of the classic film music theme. Soundcast Stereo episodes are two channel, 30 minute conversations about a single topic from the world of film, television and game soundtracks.


Episode Highlights

00:00 - Channel 1 and 2
00:57 - An episode with only one piece of feedback?
02:50 - T. Greer responds to "The State of Film Music" (Voice Mail)
14:52 - Feeding back on the feedback
43:46 - The Wrap Up and What should we say? Help us!


Music Selections


00:00 - "The Kraken" (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest) by Hans Zimmer
13:50 - "DNS" (Man of Steel) by Hans Zimmer
45:35 - "Rjuken Sabotage" (Medal of Honor) by Michael Giacchino


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Soundcast Stereo (Episode 9) - Listener Feedback- "China, Millennials and the Theme"

Episode 9 - Listener Feedback #2 "China, Millennials and the Theme"

It's time for listener feedback, so Christopher and Erik take one mega-voice-mail from a long-time listener who responds to the most popular Soundcast Stereo episode to date (Ep. 3 - The State of the Film Music Theme)  Specifically, our listener discusses cultural differences over the "dumbing down" of Hollywood movies and why the film music tastes of the Millennials might be as they are - less appreciative of the classic film music theme. Soundcast Stereo episodes are two channel, 30 minute conversations about a single topic from the world of film, television and game soundtracks.


Episode Highlights

00:00 - Channel 1 and 2
00:57 - An episode with only one piece of feedback?
02:50 - T. Greer responds to "The State of Film Music" (Voice Mail)
14:52 - Feeding back on the feedback
43:46 - The Wrap Up and What should we say? Help us!


Music Selections


00:00 - "The Kraken" (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest) by Hans Zimmer
13:50 - "DNS" (Man of Steel) by Hans Zimmer
45:35 - "Rjuken Sabotage" (Medal of Honor) by Michael Giacchino


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Friday, August 5, 2016

Soundcast Stereo (Episode 8) - Does the Stranger Things Score Work?

Episode 8 - "Does the Stranger Things Score Work?"

Co-hosts Christopher and Erik return to the 80s to discuss the strange things going on in the "Stranger Things" original score by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein.  They talk about how well (or not) the score works in the hit Netflix series, films and their scores in the same genre, and how alternate approaches to scoring the series may have faired.  Soundcast Stereo episodes are two channel, 30 minute conversations about a single topic from the world of film, television and game soundtracks.


Episode Highlights

00:00 - The Intro
01:08 - What is Stranger Things?
03:06 - Did the score work?
11:29 - Was a more traditional composer needed?
18:41 - Alternative approaches
22:18 - Missed Opportunities
32:52 - Super 8 vs. Stranger Things
37:17 - The Wrap Up


Music Selections


00:00 - "The Way Home" (Earth to Echo) by Joseph Trapanese
19:19 - "Bat in the Hold" (Monster Squad) by Bruce Broughton
21:08 - "Main Titles" (E.T.) by John Williams
24:05 - "The Hand of Fate Part 1" (Signs) James Newton Howard
39:58 - "We'll Fix It in Post-Haste" (Super 8) by Michael Giacchino


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