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Sideshow & Tell 07/01/2016

Welcome to episode 51 of Sideshow & Tell, your mini newscast where Ian brings you all the latest on film music, composers and movie news! In this week’s SAT, your host Ian informs you of the latest film and game music releases including Ghostbusters by Theodore Shapiro, from Sony Classical, Viva by Stephen Rennicks, from Lakeshore Records, The Matrix by Don Davis, on vinyl, from Varèse Sarabande, Fallout 4 by Inon Zur, on deluxe vinyl, from Bethesda Softworks, and finally, Me Before You by Craig Armstrong, from Interscope Records. Ian also brings us the news that composer Heitor Pereira is returning to score ‘Despicable Me 3’, composer John Williams was recently honoured with a Saturn Award for his work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Junkie XL aka Tom Holkenborg has been announced as the sole composer on the upcoming Warner Brothers DC behemoth ‘Justice League’. To finish up this week’s SAT Ian has a pick of the week for you by composer Michael Giacchino, from the wonderful people over at Varèse Sarabande!

Timestamps

0:46 Ghostbusters

2:35 Viva

4:20 Despicable Me 3

5:52 The Matrix

7:36 John Williams – Saturn Award

9:00 Fallout 4

10:57 Me Before You

12:44 Justice League 4

14:55 Pick of the Week

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Sideshow & Tell 05/13/2016

Welcome Sideshowsters to episode 45 of SAT, your regular film music newscast presented by Ian Crabb! In this week’s newscast, “the amazing one” discusses the latest film music releases including first, on 2-disc vinyl, Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams, and Alice Through the Looking Glass by Danny Elfman, from Walt Disney Records, source music from The Nice Guys from Lakeshore Records and a 2-disc vinyl from iam8it, and finally, Hollywood in Vienna: The World of James Horner, on Blu-Ray, from Varèse Sarabande. Ian also brings us the news that Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have composed the music for the upcoming heist thriller ‘Hell or High Water’, and composer Michael Giacchino has announced on Twitter that he’s scoring the upcoming Marvel movie ‘Doctor Strange’. Ian finishes this week’s SAT with a very cool 2-disc limited edition pick of the week from the fantastic team over at La-La Land Records!

Timestamps

1:06 Star Wars: The Force Awakens

2:37 Hell or High Water

4:12 Doctor Strange

6:00 Alice Through the Looking Glass

8:11 The Nice Guys

10:28 Hollywood in Vienna: The World of James Horner

11:46 Pick of the Week

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Sideshow & Tell 03/18/2016

Hello the internet! Welcome to episode 38 of Sideshow & Tell, your weekly film music news brought to you by amazing host Ian Crabb! In this week’s newscast, Ian discusses the latest film music releases including first, The Return of the Musketeers by Jean-Claude Petit, newly remastered from Quartet Records, The Wild Life by Ramin Djawadi, and Allegiant by Joseph Trapanese, from Universal Music, High-Rise by Clint Mansell, from Silva Screen Records, the Original London Cast Recording of American Psycho by Duncan Sheik, from Concord Records, and finally, for the first time ever, on vinyl, Memoirs of a Geisha by John Williams, from Music On Vinyl. Ian also brings us the news that Hollywood Records will be releasing the score to Captain America: Civil War by Henry Jackman on the same day the movie comes out, and concludes this week’s SAT with his pick of the week from the ever-wonderful team at Music On Vinyl!

Timestamps

0:38 The Return of the Musketeers

3:06 The Wild Life

4:45 Allegiant

6:57 High-Rise

9:13 American Psycho

11:03 Captain America: Civil War

13:01 Memoirs of a Geisha

14:55 Pick of the Week

19:13 Star Wars Score Guides

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Meet the Team #3 – Xander Stobbs

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 TrekDoctor Who, and a whole lot more!

Timestamps:

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

Links:

Xander on SoundCloud

Xander on Twitter

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Sideshow & Tell 02/26/2016

Hey guys! What’s shakin’ huh? We’re going old school so crack out your cigars and best suit for this episode 35 of Sideshow & Tell, your weekly newsie of all things film music, composer and news-related brought to you by Ian Crabb! In this week’s newscast, Ian discusses the latest film and television music releases including first, on vinyl, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, from Geffen Records, West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, on vinyl, from Razor & Tie Records, and Rocky IV by Vince DiCola, from Intrada Records. Also, on CD, The Other Side of the Door by Joseph Bishara, from Lakeshore Records, from video game musicFable Legends: The Rosewood by Russell Shaw, thanks to Microsoft Studios Music , and finally, The Crossing by Taro Iwashiro. Ian also brings us the news that composer Fil Eisler is to score the upcoming sci-fi drama, ‘The Titan’ and concludes this week’s SAT with his pick of the week, from the rather awesome folks over at Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm!

Timestamps

0:46 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

2:26 West Side Story

3:40 Rocky IV

6:15 The Other Side of the Door

8:50 The Titan

10:54 The Crossing

12:34 Fable Legends: The Rosewood

14:02 Pick of the Week

Link

The Sound of a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Soundtrack

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Sideshow & Tell 01/03/16

Hello Sideshowsters! Happy New Year to you! In the first newscast of the year, your host Ian returns to discuss the latest film and television music releases including Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams, from Walt Disney Records, The 5th Wave by Henry Jackman, from Sony Music Entertainment, Krampus by Douglas Pipes, from Back Lot Music, and finally, from Lakeshore Records, Hannibal Season 3 by Brian Reitzell, and Anomalisa by Carter Burwell. Ian also brings us the news that film composer Hans Zimmer has been hired to score the upcoming action thriller ‘Dunkirk’, by the always incredible Christopher Nolan and finishes this week’s edition of SAT with his first pick of the week of 2016 from a label that’s  dominated this week’s Sideshow & Tell, Lakeshore Records!

Timestamps

1:48 Star Wars: The Force Awakens

3:16 The 5th Wave

4:48 Krampus

6:45 Hannibal Season 3

8:40 Dunkirk

10:28 Anomalisa

12:07 Pick of the Week

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Sideshow & Tell Holiday Special / The Force Awakens

Merry Christmas and happy holidays everyone! This week on Sideshow and Tell there will be no reviews, news or release information instead, for our final episode of 2015, we’re having a dinner party to thank each and every one of you that has listened and supported us throughout the year and made this the best year Sideshow has ever had!

We start off this week’s SAT with Will, Andrew Steele and Wend’s thoughts right after seeing Star Wars The Force Awakens for the first time! Next, with the entire Sideshow team hosting this holiday special, each member of the Sideshow family picks their favourite track from a holiday movie and talks about why they love it.

To finish, we all present to you the ULTIMATE pick of the week – The Force Awakens by John Williams! The team give their reactions to the latest film in the Star Wars Saga, discussing the amazing movie and the incredible score by the maestro!

We hope you enjoyed our dinner party and having the whole team on the show! What an incredible year we’ve had! We will be taking a short break over the Christmas period but we will be back in the new year with more goodies than ever as we intend to make 2016 bigger and better than this year! Thank you all for listening, supporting and contributing to Sideshow in 2015, we would be nothing without you! We wish you all the happiest of holidays and we’ll see you in the new year!

Timestamps

2:59 The Force Awakens – Reactions from the Cinema

7:38 Favourite Holiday Tracks

34:05 Ultimate Pick of the Week – The Force Awakens