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Streamers and Punches 60: Emmys of the Sun

In this episode we look at the recent Emmy winners and nominees, talk about Danny Elfman’s newest assignment, a new repertoire for conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and look at what Bill and Kevin have been listening to.


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  • Alan Silverstri wins an EMMY for Cosmos: “Music composition for a series (original dramatic score): “Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey: Standing Up in the Milky Way,” Fox and NatGeo. (He won in 2 categories: music for a series and “outstanding original main title theme music”)
  • FOTS Michael Price and David Arnold win an EMMY for Sherlock: His Last Vow “Music composition for a miniseries, movie or special: “Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece),” PBS.
  • FOTS Jeff Beal (and fellow Emmy nominee) signs with G. Schirmer
  • Danny Elfman to score “Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Happy Birthday Scott Glasgow, another FOTS
  • LA Phil Gala on September 30 to honor John Williams. Dudamel will conduct Star Wars.
  • BIll and Kevin have been listening to The Raid 2 (Joseph Trapanese, Fajar Yuskemal, Aria Prayogi), Guardians of the Galaxy (Tyler Bates), Orange is the New Black Seasons 1-2,(Scott Doherty, Brandon Jay, Gwendolyn Sanford), Hemlock Grove Season 2 (Nathan Barr), Empire of the Sun 2CD (J Williams), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (John Powell), Inside Llewyn Davis (T Bone Burnett and Marcus Mumford)
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Streamers and Punches 58: Mr. Powell’s Opus

In this episode we look at lots of John Powell news, Kevin talks about his trip to Los Angeles, upcoming summer scores, new CD releases, and what we’ve been listening to lately.
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This week’s topics include:
  • John Powell to take a sabbatical from film music to focus on concert music
  • Two reviews: How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Score! (TV music concert)
  • A concert of the National Brass Ensemble, featuring a world premiere by John Williams (Music for Brass) with an all-star cast of brass players
  • David Arnold is doing a David Arnold: A Life In Song concert in London (July 9)
  • Bill’s been listening to Edge of Tomorrow (Christophe Beck), X-Men: DOFP (Ottman), Clone Wars (K Kiner), and Kevin’s been listening to The Amazing Spider-man 2 (Zimmer+), X-Men: DOFP (Ottman)
  • New CD Releases: The Stone Cutters (E Goldenthal), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (6/17) (J Powell), Night Crossing, Deep Rising (both J Goldsmith), The Peacemaker 2CD (H Zimmer), Altered States (J Corigliano), D.A.R.Y.L. (M Hamlisch), Son of Batman (F Wiedmann)
  • Kevin went on a trip to L.A. and Bill asks him about it
  • Future summer scores we’re looking forward to:
    • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Giacchino)
    • Guardians of the Galaxy
    • Kingsman: The Secret Service (Henry Jackman and Matthew Margeson)
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Streamers and Punches 30: Water for Sherlock

In this episode we look at Howard Shore’s new cello concerto, Bill gives his picks for new CDs to buy, and Kevin and Bill talk about what they’ve been listening to this week. Hint: it involves James Newton Howard and Titans.


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  • Howard Shore premieres a new cello concerto.
  • Bill’s picks for CD releases: Hook 2CD, Ben Hur, It’s Alive, The Black Cauldron, White Fang, Predator; available at screenarchives.com.
  • What We’ve Been Listening To: Hunger Games, Water for Elephants (JNHoward), Sherlock: Series 2 (Arnold, Price), Wrath of the Titans (Javier Navarrete)
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Streamers and Punches 22: The War Horse Whisperers

In this episode we look at a few composers’ upcoming projects, a James Newton Howard interview, a Clint Mansell live show, an interview with Dickon Hinchliffe, how to “Vertigo” your favorite film, Star Wars dogs, BAFTA nominees, and talk about War Horse.


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  • Clint Mansell will perform a rare live show.
  • There is a lengthy interview with James Newton Howard on GoSeeTalk.com
  • Daniel Schweiger Interviews composer Dickon Hinchliffe.
  • A review of Danny Elfman’s Cirque du Soleil music.
  • David Arnold says that availability was not an issue for Skyfall.
  • James Newton Howards bows out of scoring the Dark Knight Rises.
  • Would you like to “Vertigo” a scene from a famous movie?
  • Want to hear “The Imperial March” performed by dogs? The Bark Side.
  • BAFTA Nominees for Best Original Music.
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Streamers and Punches 17: Daniel in Real Life

We interview film music writer Daniel Schweiger, as well as: download a sample from the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo score, check out the new releases from La-la Land, Grammy noms are out, Zimmer talks DKR score, and our guest interviews Howard Shore.


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