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Meet the Team #5 – Chris Lyndon

Welcome one and all to the next instalment of “Meet the Team“! Through the magic of the internet, Ian talks with Disney encyclopedia, founder of DisneyChris.com, co-host of Mouse Music, the thoroughly delightful and fascinating Chris Lyndon!

Chris talks with Ian about what attracted him to Disney, making mixtapes of his favourite Disney music as a kid, working in the Disney parks as a dishwasher, custodian and operator at Star Tours, designing his incredible website, joining Sideshow, launching his own podcast “Jiminy Crickets“, his love of Mary Poppins, what he’s looking forward to on the silver screen in 2016 and much more!

Links:

Chris’ Podcast Jiminy Crickets!

Chris on Twitter

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Meet the Team #4 – Will Dodson

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!

Timestamps:

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

Links:

Will on SoundCloud

Will on Twitter

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Mouse Music #4 – Aladdin

Welcome everyone to Sideshow’s happy place, Mouse Music, a podcast celebrating the music and history of the Walt Disney Company. Continuing our discussion on the Disney Renaissance, in our fourth episode, we talk about the 1992 classic and multiple award-winning soundtrack Aladdin, by Alan Menken and lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice!

To kick off the show, the lovely and talented Rachel Herrick joins us on our magic carpet for another delightful chat about the 31st film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, Aladdin. We have a blast discussing our earliest memories of this Arab folk tale,  it’s incredible cast, and our favourite songs!

Also, our fountain of knowledge Chris Lyndon returns with undoubtedly the best segment of the Disney Music Archives yet! Chris sits down with Wendell to present us with a song from the 1978 Disney-animated Christmas short, ‘The Small One’ titled “Clink, clink, clank, clank”, composed by Robert F. Brunner with lyrics by Don Bluth.

Chris also joins Will and Wend to finish the show with their popular In the Parks segment. The topic this time is one of our favourites, the legendary Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, and we have a blast discussing the history of the attraction in all Disney parks, their favourite version, and the musical earworms that accompany the attraction by the Sherman Brothers!

If you love Disney as much as us then please get in touch! We´d LOVE to hear your thoughts on Aladdin, The Small One AND Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, as well as your favourite film of the Disney Renaissance! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com Tweet us: @sideshowsound or chat with us on Facebook: SideshowSoundTheatre

Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!

Timestamps

1:51 – Aladdin

40:53 – Disney Music Archives – “Clink, clink, clank, clank”

1:02:36 – In the Parks – Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

Links from this episode:

Rachel Reacts: Star Wars Episode VII Teaser Trailer #2

DVD Extra – “The Voices of Aladdin

Alan Menken & Adam Jacobs performing “Proud of Your Boy” in-studio

Proud of Your Boy” performed by Clay Aiken

Gilbert Gottfried reads 50 Shades of Grey

Bing Crosby narrating the “The Small One” from his Christmas Eve 1946 Philco Radio program

Hear WDW Radio’s feature on Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

Disneyland Resort Official Album featuring the track “The Tiki Tiki Tiki Room

Disney Chris´s Website – the most comprehensive collection of audio from the original Disneyland park found on the web

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Mouse Music #3 – Beauty and the Beast

Welcome one and all to Mouse Music, a podcast celebrating the music and history of the Walt Disney Company. After last month’s discussion of The Little Mermaid, we dive in to the next two films in the Disney Renaissance in our third episode. Starting with The Rescuers Down Under with an amazing score by Bruce Broughton we then talk about what most consider the perfect Disney film Beauty and the Beast, and it’s award-winning soundtrack by Alan Menken and masterful lyricist Howard Ashman!

Back by popular demand, puppeteer, voice actor, creator of HowAdorkableTV on YouTube, and friend of the show, Rachel Herrick joins us once again to continue the Disney Renaissance conversation. We have a thoroughly enjoyable chat with her about the 30th film in the Walt Disney animated classics, Beauty and the Beast, and briefly look at the first animated theatrical film sequel produced by Disney, The Rescuers Down Under.

Also, our very own Disney Legend Chris Lyndon returns with the best segment of the Disney Music Archives yet! Chris sits down with Wendell to present us with a forgotten Disney classic from the live-action musical Babes in Toyland (1961) called “Mother Goose Village and Lemonade”, adapted by George Bruns from a 1903 operetta by Victor Herbert.

Will and Wend end the show with their In the Parks segment. They guide you through Spaceship Earth, Epcot discussing the history of the attraction, it’s importance in Walt Disney World, their favourite version and the amazing music that accompanies the ride by Bruce Broughton.

If you love all that is Disney as much as us then please get in touch! We´d LOVE to hear your thoughts on The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast AND Babes in Toyland, your preferred version of Spaceship Earth, as well as your favourite music by Bruce Broughton in the parks! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com Tweet us: @sideshowsound or chat with us on Facebook: SideshowSoundTheatre

We hope you enjoy the show!

Timestamps

3:16 – The Rescuers Down Under

9:48 – Beauty and the Beast

36:32 – Disney Music Archives – “Mother Goose Village & Lemonade”

1:01:12 – In the Parks – Spaceship Earth

Links from this episode:

Alan Menken discusses Howard Ashman’s input on Beauty and the Beast during a time when he was very sick

Lou Mongello’s interview with Bruce Broughton on WDW Radio

Walt Disney World Official Album featuring Bruce Broughton’s music for Spaceship Earth

Rachel´s Vlog – a channel about her daily/dorky/nerdy/adorable life

Disney Chris´s Website – the most comprehensive collection of audio from the original Disneyland park found on the web

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Mouse Music #2 – The Little Mermaid

Welcome land-lovers to Mouse Music, a podcast celebrating the music and history of the Walt Disney Company. In our second episode, we discuss one of our favourite childhood films, The Little Mermaid, and the legendary collection of songs written for it by the amazing songwriting team of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman!

We have a boatload of fun discussing the 1989 animated film that launched what has now become known as the Disney Renaissance, with voice actor, puppeteer, creator of HowAdorkableTV on YouTube, Disney fan and friend of the show, Rachel Herrick.

Also, Wendell sits down with Chris Lyndon for the second installment of the Disney Music Archives. In keeping with the nautical theme, Chris presents us with a catchy and well-known song from another favourite of ours, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, titled “The Beautiful Briny“, written by the Disney Legends the Sherman Brothers.

Will and Wend finish off the show with their segment In the Parks. They guide you around New FantasylandWalt Disney World and discuss some of their favourite additions to this incredible expansion to the Magic Kingdom.

If you´re as big a Disney freak as us then please get in touch! We´d LOVE to hear your thoughts on The Little Mermaid, your magical experiences in New Fantasyland, as well as your favourite music by the Sherman Bros.! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com Tweet us: @sideshowsound or chat with us on Facebook: SideshowSoundTheatre

Enjoy the show!

Timestamps

2:23 – The Little Mermaid

38:37 – Disney Music Archives – “The Beautiful Briny”

54:31 – In the Parks – New Fantasyland

Links from this episode:

Howard Ashman coaching Jodi Benson (voice of Ariel) as she records “Part of Your World

Pat Carroll (voice of Ursula) reads lines from The Haunted Mansion Ghost Host dialogue at Spooky Empire’s May-Hem convention in Orlando

Have yourself a Crab-E-Oke with the Walt Disney Records Legacy Collection release of The Little Mermaid

Ricky Brigante´s on-ride interview with Walt Disney Imagineer Ethan Reed in Ariel´s Undersea Adventure, Disneyland

Rachel´s Vlog – a channel about her daily/dorky/nerdy/adorable life

Disney Chris´s Website – the most comprehensive collection of audio from the original Disneyland park found on the web

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Mouse Music #1 – Star Wars

Happy New Year and welcome to the inaugural episode of Mouse Music, a podcast celebrating the music and history of the Walt Disney Company. In our first episode we combine two of our great loves, Star Wars and Disney!

We have a blast talking with our friends Richard and Sarah Woloski from Skywalking Through Neverland about the recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer and irresponsibly speculating about the new movie.

Also, Wendell chats with Chris Lyndon about his time working at the Disney parks and to debut their new ongoing segment, the Disney Music Archives. Keeping with the space-travel theme, Chris presents us with a comical song from a 1955 episode of the Disneyland anthology series titled “Man and the Moon”, composed by the musical legend George Bruns.

Finally, in celebration of the 28th Anniversary of Star Tours, we start another new segment In the Parks by diving in to the history of the attraction and exploring the incredible music created for it by Richard Bellis and Michael Giacchino.

We invite you to share with us your reactions to the new Star Wars teaser trailer, your experiences riding the Starspeeder 1000, as well as your favourite music by George Bruns! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com or tweet us: @sideshowsound.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!

Timestamps

3:30 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer reaction

47:07 – Disney Music Archives – “Man and the Moon”

1:00:38 – In the Parks – Star Tours

Links from this episode:

Interview with RIchard Bellis on composing for Star Tours at Endor Express

Interview with Michael Giacchino on composing for Star Tours: The Adventures Continue at Endor Express

The Music of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Disney Vlog

Skywalking Through Neverland – a Star Wars/Disney, fan-focused podcast

Disney Chris´s Website – the most comprehensive collection of audio from the original Disneyland park found on the web