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Streamers and Punches 66: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

In this episode we talk to Gloria Cheng about her new album, look at the Oscar nominations, some recent news about Hans Zimmer and Alexander Desplat, Lord of the Rings concert news, and what Bill’s been listening to lately.

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Streamers and Punches 63: Omnistellar

In this episode we look at Hans Zimmer, Howard Shore, and Patrick Doyle in the news, talk about the sound mix issues surrounding Interstellar plus our thoughts on the score, and interview orchestrator and Omni Music Publisher owner Tim Rodier.

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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.
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  • 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 54: A Rockwork Orange

In this episode we look at the drama that unfolded because of Bruce Broughton’s Oscar nomination for best song. Also, new soundtrack albums and Hans Zimmer’s new competition, and Kevin and I helped publish the full score to Elfman’s Batman!
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  • Bruce Broughton’s Oscar nomination for best song has been removed from consideration.
  • Good luck to all Oscar nominees on March 2nd!
  • Michael Giacchino will compose additional music for the DIsney Land Ratatouille Ride.
  • Alan Silvestri will write music for a Back to the Future Musical
  • Hans Zimmer “Wants You” for a new Competition
  • Happy 100th birthday ASCAP!
  • Just published: Batman (Danny Elfman) full orchestral score now available.
  • Bill saw and heard the score from G.I. Joe Retaliation, by Henry Jackman, and Pain and Gain, by Steve Jablonsky.
  • Kevin saw and heard Sherlock Series 3, by Michael Price and David Arnold.
  • New Releases on CD: In Country (James Horner), Delirious (Cliff Eidelman), Necessary Roughness (Bill Conti), Meteor (Laurence Rosenthal), Monuments Men (Alexander Desplat), Superman: The Animated Series 4CD (Kristopher Carter, Michael McCuistion & Lolita Ritmanis and Shirley Walker), Robocop (Pedro Bronfman).
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Streamers and Punches 52: Don’t Set the Zoo on Fire

In this episode we look at current events, provocative articles, what we’ve been listening to, Grammys, Zimmer’s new Spider-Man theme (possibly), Shore’s new Hobbit score, and we interview orchestrator and composer Conrad Pope.
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  • John Williams talks about Star Wars VII and Indiana Jones V.
  • Audiences for film music concerts are growing.
  • Indiewire lists its Top 15 scores of 2013.
  • 114 Film scores eligible for Oscars.
  • L.A. Times article that highlights four film scores.
  • Film/TV Grammy nominees announced.
  • Hans Zimmer’s Spider-man theme revealed?
  • Are synthesizers killing film and TV music?
  • Bill’s been listening to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Howard Shore), and Hitchcock (Danny Elfman).
  • Kevin’s been listening to The Book Thief (John Williams) and The Hobbit: TDofS.
  • New Releases: The Book Thief, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
  • Interview with Conrad Pope.
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