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Sideshow & Tell 08/22/17

Hello the internet and welcome to episode 85 of Sideshow & Tell, your newscast where your host Ian Crabb and special guests, bring you all the happenings from the world of film music, composers and movie news! This week the fantastic Todd Horan helps out on co-host duties. First of all, Ian and Todd discuss the latest soundtrack release, Logan Lucky by David Holmes, from Milan Records, bring us the news that composer Nathan Barr is going to be scoring the upcoming sci-fi thriller sequel Flatliners, and composer Elliot Goldenthal will be scoring Ritesh Batra’s romantic drama Our Souls at Night. The pair wrap up SAT85 with a Home Video Pick and deliver their vinyl Pick of the Week by composer Clint Eastwood and Lennie Niehaus from Varèse Sarabande!

Timestamps

2:08 Logan Lucky

7:21 Flatliners

14:43 Home Video Pick

26:09 Pick of the Week

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Score Guide – Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Join Captain Wend and quartermaster Will on the fastest ship in the Cari-B, the SS Scourge of the Sea, for the second episode in their series of special Pirates of the Caribbean Score Guides! In celebration of the latest instalment in the series Dead Men Tell No Tales, they guide you through the memorable score to Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chestcomposed by Hans Zimmer.
Your hosts steer you through the soundtrack seas, happily exploring themes old and new, cheering over leitmotifs, gushing over their favourite musical moments in each cue and taking you their passenger, their attentive listener on an informative and entertaining track-by-track ride through the soundtrack release with the help of their beloved Cursed Crew*, every one of ’em worth their salt!
*We want to give a hearty thank you and a piratey arrr to our Cursed Crew for sailing under our colours once again, providing the rum and BIG FIRE of the episode, and gifting us with a plunder of detailed musical insights more valuable than a jar of dirt: Chad Hopkins, Lasse Vogt, Jennifer Wolff, Megan Culley and Rob Rawdon.
Rum at the ready…it’s time we do a speck of honest pirating!

Release

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Walt Disney Records (2006)

Timestamps

0:00 – Intro Tag: Jennifer Wolff

6:20 – 1. Jack Sparrow

Crewmates: Chad Hopkins, Lasse Vogt

10:11 – 2. The Kraken

Crewmates: Jennifer Wolff, Chad Hopkins

19:38 – 3. Davy Jones

Crewmate: Megan Culley

25:18 – 4. I’ve Got My Eye on You

29:05 – 5. Dinner is Served

31:51 – 6. Tia Dalma

39:08 – 7. Two Hornpipes (Tortuga)

Crewmate: Rob Rawdon

42:43 – 8. A Family Affair

47:28 – 9. Wheel of Fortune

Crewmate: Chad Hopkins

53:17 – 10. You Look Good Jack

57:10 – 11. Hello Beastie

Crewmate: Chad Hopkins

1:04:48 – 12. He’s a Pirate (Tiësto Remix)

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Sideshow & Tell 08/07/17

Hello the internet and welcome to episode 84 of Sideshow & Tell, your newscast where your host Ian Crabb and special guests, bring you all the happenings from the world of film and television music, composers and movie news! This week sees the welcome return of Tiffany Jordan. First of all, Ian and Tiffany discuss the latest soundtrack releases including Spider-Man: Homecoming by Michael Giacchino and War for the Planet of the Apes by Michael Giacchino, from Sony Masterworks, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets by Alexandre Desplat, from EuropaCorp, and finally, The Emoji Movie by Patrick Doyle, by Sony Classical. The pair also bring us the news that composer Alan Silvestri has taken over composing duties from composer John Williams on Ready Player One, composer John Williams will be scoring the upcoming historical drama The Papers, and the Netflix series Sense 8 will be getting a two-hour series finale scored by composers Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer after it’s unfortunate cancellation earlier this year. Your new favourite podcasting duo wrap up SAT84 with a Home Video Pick and deliver their Pick of the Week by composer Hans Zimmer from WaterTower Music!

Timestamps

2:45 Spider-Man: Homecoming

6:41 War for the Planet of the Apes

12:05 Ready Player One

16:16 The Papers

20:34 Sense 8

28:52 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

35:59 Home Video Pick

39:33 The Emoji Movie

45:12 Pick of the Week

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In Defence of The Amazing Spider-Man

In the latest In Defence Of, host Ian Crabb is joined by his team of webheads, the heartthrob of the corridor, Will Flash Dodson, the high-flyer that doesn’t need wings, Andrew Drew Parker Steele, and the heroic Captain, the Disney to their Dark Knight, Todd Horan.

In episode 12 of IDO, the team defend Sony’s 2012 reboot of the franchise, The Amazing Spider-Man and it’s webtastic score by composer James Horner! Will any of their opinions of change by the end of the episode? Will any of yours? Listen to find out!

Timestamps

8:28 – Film

38:05 – Music

58:27 – Gripe

1:23:23 – Defence

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Interview with Cris Velasco

For his latest interview, Ian sits down with composer Cris Velasco, one of the most respected composers of video games in recent times. Cris talks about his work/life balance, starting out in a death metal band, developing an interest for classical guitar, taking a Music Appreciation class in junior college, being told music was a lesser art form, his love for Bard’s Tale on the Commodore 64, his first professional project, Battlestar Galactica, creating the instrumental palette for Bloodborne, researching Russian composers to prepare for his work on Company of Heroes, his Star Wars dream, thoughts on The Force Awakens and Rogue One, his fave film score and video game score, and much, much more!

Links

Cris’s Website

Cris on Twitter

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Score Guide – Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Join Will & Wend for their 25th Score Guide! In this episode they happily explore a fave in the film music community, the 2016 Laika animation, Kubo and the Two Strings by composer Dario Marianelli.

Featuring the often-used Metro Voices and performing talents of Hibiki Ichikawa on the 3-stringed traditional Japanese instrument, the shamisen, your hosts pull back the composer’s curtain, to reveal the themes, leitmotifs, instrumentation, textures, colours, and craft, all of which this film composer excels at, guiding you through the soundtrack release track-by-track, and sharing all the reasons why Kubo is their favourite score of 2016 along the way!

Don’t mess with the monkey!

Release

Kubo and the Two Strings Warner Bros. Records (2016)

Timestamps

0:00 – Intro Tag: Spencer Creaghan

4:23 – 1. The Impossible Waves

08:02 – 2. Kubo Goes to Town

10:48 – 3. Story Time

15:18 – 4. Ancestors

18:31 – 5. Meet the Sisters!

23:32 – 6. Origami Birds

29:04 – 7. The Giant Skeleton

33:48 – 8. The Leafy Galleon

40:34 – 9. Above and Below

45:43 – 10. The Galleon Restored

48:00 – 11. Monkey’s Story

51:17 – 12. Hanzo’s Fortress

55:38 – 13. United-Divided

57:45 – 14. Showdown with Grandfather

1:01:49 – 15. Rebirth

1:03:38 – 16. While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Composed by George Harrison/Performed by Regina Spektor)
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Interview with Gareth J. Rubery

In the latest instalment of Ian’s exclusive interview series, Ian has the pleasure of sitting down with the very talented and knowledgeable composer Gareth J. Rubery, superstar of the future! Gareth talks about humble beginnings in a musical household, growing up with a mouthpiece for a rattle and playing piano duets with his mother, wearing many hats with his band Radiate, the gear he uses in his studio, recording a string quartet in his home, putting his music out into the world and growing a following of amazing people on Twitter, his love for cello, Superman, Back to the Future and The X-Files, thoughts on Batman v Superman, his astonishing musical career so far, favourite composersand heaps more!

And remember…get your synths out!

Links

Gareth’s Website

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