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 composers, and heaps more!
In our latest interview, Ian has the absolute pleasure of sitting down with the wonderfully charming and incredibly talented composer Ilan Eshkeri, who talks about learning violin from an early age, collaborating with Matthew Vaughn on Stardust, the pressure of writing music for The Snowman and The Snowdog, recording Hannibal Rising with Dino De Laurentiis at Abbey Road, having heaps of fun on Kick-Ass, playing with numbers on 47 Ronin, the role of a film composer, creating the sound palette for Coriolanus, scoring the new Sergei Polunin documentary Dancer, being inspired by John Barry for the Johnny English Reborn score and answering many listener questions along the way. Enjoy!
Hello the internet and welcome to episode 81 of Sideshow & Tell, your weekly newscast where your amazing host, Ian Crabb brings you all the juicy gossip from the world of composers, film music, and movie news! This week we have a special guest! It is an absolute joy to welcome a co-host to the show, a huge soundtrack aficionado, cellist, the wonderful and lovely Tiffany Jordan. First of all, Ian and Tiffany discuss the latest soundtrack releases including Groundhog Day by Tim Minchin, from Sony Masterworks, The Fate of the Furious by Brian Tyler, from Back Lot Music, King Arthur Legend of the Sword by Daniel Pemberton, from WaterTower Music, Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales by Geoff Zanelli, from Walt Disney Records, and finally, Colossal by Bear McCreary, from Lakeshore Records. The duo also bring us the news that composer Antonio Sanchez has just been drafted to write for the brand new TV show ‘Get Shorty’, composer Bear McCreary has just been tasked with scoring the upcoming horror/thriller ‘Half to Death’, from Epix, deliver their weekly Home Video Pick scored by composer West Dylan Thordson and wrap up SAT81 with their Pick of the Week by composer Jed Kurzel!
1:37 Groundhog Day Musical
11:10 The Fate of the Furious
19:05 Get Shorty
26:29 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
32:26 Half to Death
37:03 Home Video Pick
41:00 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Join Will & Wend over the wall in The Slaughtered Prince for their first Score Guide of 2017! In this episode we gush over composer Ilan Eshkeri‘s well-loved film score for the 2007 romantic fantasy, Stardust directed by Matthew Vaughn.
Featuring astonishing performances by The London Metropolitan Orchestra and Metro Voices we guide you through this spectacular score, pulling back the composer’s curtain to reveal the themes, leitmotifs, instrumentation, sonic textures, and shining musical moments that make the Stardust soundtrack shine, with the help of longtime friend of the show, Tiago Gomes!
We have an exclusive interview for you all with the phenomenally talented composer, Lesley Barber, who talks about growing up on a farm, learning composition from her father, reinventing the musical language of Franz Schubert for ‘Little Bear‘, partnering up with Patricia Rozema for her first feature score, ‘When Night is Falling‘, bringing a unique voice to ‘Mansfield Park’, scoring the recent award-winning drama, ‘Manchester by the Sea‘, turning her house into a recording studio, her favourite films and scores of 2016, the story behind her Blüthner piano, female film composers and much more! Enjoy the show!
Welcome to the 80th episode of Sideshow & Tell, your weekly mini soundtrack news hosted by Ian Crabb! In this week’s episode, Ian discusses the latest film music releases, including a 2-disc reissue of Die Hard by Michael Kamen, from La-La Land Records, brings you his Home Video Pick from composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, and a vinyl Pick of the Week by composer Jerry Goldsmith, from La-La Land Records. To finish SAT80, we have an exclusive interview for you all with the phenomenally talented composer, Lesley Barber, who talks about growing up on a farm, learning composition from her father, reinventing the musical language of Franz Schubert for ‘Little Bear’, partnering up with Patricia Rozema for her first feature score, ‘When Night is Falling’, bringing a unique voice to ‘Mansfield Park’, scoring the recent award-winning drama, Manchester by the Sea, turning her house into a recording studio, her favourite films and scores of 2016, the story behind her Blüthner piano, female film composers and much more! Enjoy the show!