Up next in our “Meet the Team” series, Ian sits down with cofounder of Sideshow Sound Theatre, senior producer, chief editor, host, composer, godfather of Sideshow…Will Dodson!
Will talks to Ian about starting his musical journey under his father’s guidance, being a guitar God in Manic, studying under his mentor Peter Amsel, becoming a composer, writing Halloween music, co-founding Sideshow Sound Theatre with Wendell, assembling our incredible team of podcasters, his love of space and Disney (especially The Haunted Mansion!), being inspired by Batman in cinemas, & a whole lot more!
00:00 – Balloon Launch (Lessons from Clod, 2014) Composed by William Dodson
09:25 – Pink Panther Live (Manic, 1999) Vocals – Mike Sanchez, Bass – Josh Knight, Drums – Aaron Knight, Guitar – William Dodson (Billy X)
12:15 – Hatchling Games (Life on the Reef, 2011) – Composed by William Dodson
15:46 – A Ghostly Gathering (Halloween, 2010) – Composed by William Dodson
16:56 – March of the Little Monsters (Three Tales of the Macabre, 2011) – Composed by William Dodson
19:10 – The Laboratory (Sideshow Sound Theatre/Twisted Tales & Scary Stories, 2012) – Composed by William Dodson and Wendell Jones
22:06 – The Launch (Points of Light, 2016) – Composed by William Dodson
26:24 – On Approach: The Jupiter System (Points of Light, 2016) – Composed by William Dodson
28:51 – The Quest of Darkness (Sideshow Sound Theatre/The WTF Paranormal Agency, 2013) – Composed by William Dodson and Wendell Jones
30:27 – A Precarious Prologue (Sideshow Sound Theatre/The WTF Paranormal Agency, 2013) – Composed by William Dodson and Wendell Jones
32:45 – When Shadows Fall Main Theme (When Shadows Fall, 2016) – Composed by William Dodson
34:05 – Sleep Mode (Points of Light, 2016) – Composed by William Dodson
37:23 – Batman Main Theme (Batman, 1989) – Composed by Danny Elfman
52:35 – Excerpt from our Stargate Score Guide (2015) featuring Ian Crabb, Rob Dodson, Wendell Jones, and Will Dodson
55:28 – Unafraid of Toil (2013) – Performed Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Lutkin Hall. Composed by William Dodson English Horn – Jonathan Thompson Violin – Renee Henley Piano – Tiffany Hyun
1:04:51 – Off the Rails (Sideshow Sound Theatre/Greenhill Manor, 2014) – Composed by William Dodson and Wendell Jones
In the third instalment of our “Meet the Team” series, Ian sits down with Sideshow’s artistic director, cellist, tea-drinker, board-gaymer, creative dilletante and host of our flagship show Sideshow Sound Radio…Xander Stobbs!
Xander chats to Ian about moving across the pond to beautiful Canada, finding his creative voice both as a composer and artist, his musical journey, missing rainy days in old Blighty, educates us on the flavoursome joy that is poutine, discusses the films he enjoyed most in 2015, talks Star Trek, Doctor Who, and a whole lot more!
00:00 Lagrange Point by Xander Stobbs
26:18 The Palace of Green Porcelain by Xander Stobbs
57:40 The Palace of Green Porcelain by Xander Stobbs
Welcome listeners to a new mini-series of interviews called “Meet the Team“. Pretty original right? Ian will be interviewing each member of the Sideshow crew in turn, so you can get to know them a little better.
Up first is co-host of Mouse Music, puppeteer, voiceover artist, youtuber, proud nerd…Rachel Herrick! Rachel gives us her definition of a nerd, going to Puppet School, talks about her success on YouTube, her passion for The Muppets, Disney, animation, Avenue Q, AND discusses her love of movies that shock, inspire and make people think!