Sunday, February 26, 2017

Soundcast Stere (Ep. 16) - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter?

Episode 16 - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter?

Kristen Romanelli of (Film Score Monthly Online) jumps into the "channel 2 seat" to discuss, with Christopher, just how important soundtrack cover art is today (or not). They discuss the cover art for the upcoming release of "The John Williams - Steven Spielberg - The Ultimate Collection and then dive into other "artwork atrocities" from recent memory.  Kristen and Christopher grapple with the question whether artwork remains important in this "digital age," and lastly on if there can be "too much" soundtrack artwork attached to a single film.


Episode Highlights
00:04 - Intro & Welcome Back, Kristen
02:49 - Birth of the Question and "Spielliams!"
07:32 - Other Cover Art Atrocities
22:38 - What role does Cover Art Play Today?
31:51 - Too much "Coverage?" - La La Land
40:27 - Wrap up


Music Selections

00:00 - "Summer Montage - Madeline" (La La Land) by Justin Horwitz
41:50 - "Anything Goes" (Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom) by John Williams





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The official podcast of Tracksounds.com, The SoundCast is hosted by Christopher Coleman and features reviews and discussions centered around film, TV, and video game soundtracks. Special edition episodes include interviews with composers and other industry professionals.

The Soundcast Stereo is co-hosted by Christopher Coleman and Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio).  Each episode is a 30 minute (ish), two channel conversation about the world of film, television, and video game music.


Saturday, February 11, 2017

Soundcast Stereo - Listener Reaction Ep. 3

Listener Reaction #3 - Composer Dominance

When listeners turn into commentors, the Soundcast Stereo is at its best.  In this third listener reaction show, Christopher and Eric take four recent responses to episode 15 "Composer Dominance."  Don't miss out on these interesting takes on King Giacchino, the Mount Rushmore of Composers, Dominance or Prominence, and how Williams and Zimmer are the same!


Episode Highlights

00:08 - Intro and The Return of the Reaction
02:50 - The Crowing of Giacchino - Thomas Midena
10:55 - Your Mount Rushmore of Composers - IsaacAda1
16:00 - Dominance = Quantity or Prominence - Ben Whiting
20:28 - Williams?  Zimmer? Overused? What about Desplat? - Tiffany Curley Cello Mama


Music Selections

00:00 - "The Adventure Continues" (The Adventures of Tin Tin) by John Williams
59:04 - "It's a Helluva Chase" (Jupiter Ascending) by Michael Giacchino



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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 15) Composer Dominance

Episode 15 - Composer Dominance

Will the director-change for the DCEU's upcoming "The Batman" mean a composer change?  Could that composer change somehow be Michael Giacchino?  Erik and Christopher discuss the possibilities and the potential repercussions.  That discussion leads to a dive into some reflection on some of Hollywood's most dominant composers over the last 40+ years and those who may be poised to dominate in the near future!


Episode Highlights

00:04 - Intro & Affleckting the DCEU ...
06:51 - Michael Giacchino dominance
08:46 - Is composer dominance a good or bad thing?
13:12 - Hans Zimmer dominance
20:48 - John Williams dominance
31:46 - Henry Jackman dominance


Music Selections

00:00 - "Bumper to Bumper. Rail to Rail" (Speed Racer) by Michael Giacchino

54:44 - "Romanian Wind" (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) by Hans Zimmer


COMPANION PLAYLIST (on Spotify) - Soundcast Stereo Episode 14 Companion Playlist - https://bit.ly/sscp-15

These are unique Spotify playlists where we list tracks from most of (if not all) of the soundtrack titles referenced in the episode! And be sure to follow us on Spotify while you're at it. https://open.spotify.com/user/tracksounds





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Most of the soundtracks mentioned in this episode can be found at Amazon.  Your purchases through these links help us to keep on keepin' on!  Thank You!