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Streamers and Punches 59: Hello, Newmann

In this episode we interview Bones composer Julia Newmann, talk in-depth about Michael Giacchino’s score to Dawn of Planet of the Apes, talk about what else we’ve been listening to lately, and look at which composers are being honored in Europe.
This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Variety interviews “Fargo” composer, Jeff Russo.
  • Alexandre Desplat to head jury at Venice Film Festival.
  • Hans Zimmer will be honored at the Zurich Film Festival, which includes a film music competition.
  • Listen to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes; read the silly DOTPOTA track titles.
  • John Williams, Gustavo Dudamel, and Gustavo Santaolalla discussed film scoring at the LA Museum of Art on July 21.
  • Rumor: Christopher Young to score Doctor Strange.
  • Bill has been listening to DOTPOTA (Michael Giacchino), Game of Thrones Season 4 (Ramin Djawadi), Night Crossing (J Goldsmith), and Deep Rising (J Goldsmith).
  • Kevin has been listening to Chef (Various), Edge of Tomorrow (Christoph Beck), Jersey Boys, DOTPOTA (Giacchino).
  • Bill and Kevin discuss Michael Giacchino’s score to Dawn of Planet of the Apes.
  • Julia Newmann interview (Bones composer, seasons 1-9)
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Streamers and Punches 38: Looper, Master, Zimmer, Spy

In this episode we look at a preview to Thomas Newman’s score to Skyfall, Adele’s cover song of the same, also look at some archival footage of Spielberg and Williams collaborating on E.T., and discuss what we’ve been listening to.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • The AFM sues 20th Century Fox and NBC/Universal over The Simpsons music used in the new theme park attraction.
  • Hans Zimmer wrote a new theme for ABC World News Tonight.
  • Randy Newman nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Christopher Young to visit Butler University for a performance of a suite from “Priest” 10/28/12.
  • New Zealand singer Neil Finn to provide end credits song for the Hobbit.
  • George S. Clinton named chair of Berklee film scoring department.
  • This clip shows Williams working on E.T. theme on piano with Spielberg.
  • Six-minute preview to the Thomas Newman score to Skyfall.
  • Listen to Adele sing the new James Bond theme song.
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Streamers and Punches 14: Pirates of the Concert Hall: At Budget’s Edge

We look at a few new headlines and discuss the orchestra playing live as entertainment or as a musical experience. James Newton Howard will score the new Bourne film, Nina Rota is honored, and links to new Patrick Doyle and Christopher Young interviews.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • James Newton Howard will score the new Bourne movie.
  • Nina Rota is honored posthumously at Columbia University’s Italian Academy.
  • The Tulsa Symphony will perform the score to Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl live.
  • Dallas Symphony presents Masters of Film Music: James Newton Howard.
  • Randy Newman performs sings and plays on PBS’ Austin City Limits.
  • John Williams and Spielberg talk on “masterclass” this Tuesday on TCM.
  • Interview with Patrick Doyle
  • FMM Dan Schweiger reviews Christopher Young’s “Rum Diary” score.
  • FMM Dan Schweiger interviews Conrad Pope
If you like…

classic film stars, you might like Conrad Pope’s score to My Week With Marilyn. (Amazon MP3iTunes)

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