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 Part 2 ofThe Music of Star Wars, we take a look at some of our favourite cues from John Williams‘ film scores to the Star Wars prequel trilogy. We also discuss who we’d like to see score the upcoming standalone films.