Tag Archives: Howard Shore

Streamers and Punches 65: Everybody Knows Craig’s Name

In this episode we interview Craig Safan (The Last Starfighter), look at the Hollywood Reporter composer round table discussion, Golden Globe winner Jóhann Jóhannson, what we’ve been listening to, and our predictions for the 2015 Oscars.

SaP
download audio

This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Congrats to Golden Globes winner Jóhann Jóhannsson, for The Theory of Everything.
  • John Williams cancels appearance with San Diego Symphony due to illness.
  • Hollywood Reporter round-table discussion with Zimmer, Beltrami, Reznor, Elfman, Powell.
  • Guesses for 2015 Oscar nominations.
  • New CD releases: King Solomon’s Mines 2CD (J Goldsmith), The Last Starfighter extended release (C Safan)
  • Bill has been listening to The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies (Shore), The Flash (Neely), and Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind (Williams).
  • Kevin has been listening to Big Eyes (Elfman) and The Theory of Everything (Jóhann Jóhannsson).
Posted in podcast, Streamers and Punches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Streamers and Punches 61: Doctor Houdini

In this episode we look at film composer interviews with Broughton, Debney, and Beltrami, an award for Howard Shore, some upcoming concerts featuring Elfman and Shore, some new film score CD releases, and what we’ve been listening to lately.


download audio | watch on YouTube

This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Howard Shore to receive Maestro Award
  • Interviews on examiner.com with Bruce Broughton and Marco Beltrami
  • John Debney:
  • Recording has begun on JNH’s score for Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1
  • Danny Elfman to do a Halloween concert at the Nokia Theater, then Honda Theater.
  • The entire LOTR Trilogy will accompanied by a live orchestra/chorus at Lincoln Center. April 8-12, 2015.
  • Bill has been listening to: Tim’s Vermeer (Conrad Pope), Walking Dead S3 (Bear McCreary), Buck Rogers 2nd Season 4CD, Godzilla (A Desplat), X-Men DOFP (J Ottman), Doctor Who S8 (Murray Gold)
  • Kevin has been listening to Doctor Who S8 (Murray Gold) and Arrow (Blake Neely)
  • New Releases: The Lion King: Legacy Collection (will contain all of Zimmer’s score), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 2nd Season 4CD (Stu Phillips, Glen A. Larson, Bruce Broughton, John Cacavas, Herbert Don Woods), Cocoon expansion/remastered (J Horner), Gorky Park (J Horner)
Posted in podcast, Streamers and Punches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Streamers and Punches 56: House of Beal

In this episode we look at headlines with Alan Silvestri and Hans Zimmer, talk about concerts featuring film music, share what we’ve listening to lately, and interview Jeff Beal. Oh, and Kevin has a shameless plug.
This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Alan Silvestri scores the new tv series Cosmos.
  • Alan Silvestri will not score Avengers sequel The Avengers: Age of Ultron. (Brian Tyler will instead.)
  • Howard Shore to have three world premieres in Ireland.
  • Preview of Mansell’s score to Noah and Mica Levi’s score to Under the Skin.
  • Hans Zimmer knew nothing of the plot to Interstellar when he composed the score.
  • The New York Phil will play an all-Pixar concert under David Newman. May 1-3.
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra is planning fun and games for people camping out for Williams/Spielberg tickets.
  • Bill has been listening to Django Unchained (Ennio Morricone, various), Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier (Henry Jackman), Flesh + Blood (Basil Poledouris), The Meteor Man (Cliff Eidelman), Sherlock: Series 3 (Arnold & Price).
  • Kevin has been listening to Cosmos (Alan Silvestri), Tim’s Vermeer (Conrad Pope), The Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat), Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier (Henry Jackman).
  • New soundtrack releases: Young Sherlock 2CD, Psycho II (Jerry Goldsmith), Jade (James Horner).
  • We interview Jeff Beal. We specifically discussed his work on House of Cards and Blackfish. The soundtrack album of House of Cards Season 1 is currently available. Season 2 comes out May 19.
  • Shameless plug for Kevin: Movie Night with Helix Collective. Performance 5/3/14 6pm. Silverlake Lounge, Los Angeles.
Posted in podcast, Streamers and Punches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Streamers and Punches 50: Winter (Film Music) is Coming

In this episode we look at a lot of news, upcoming scores that we’re looking forward to, congratulate our producer and recent guest Bear McCreary on their recent accolades, and look at new CD releases and what we’ve been listening to lately.
This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
Posted in podcast, Streamers and Punches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Streamers and Punches 40: Hitchcock: An Expected Journey

In this episode, we look at the LA Music Scoring Community meeting, a new article by Jim Lochner, A-list composer productivity, new CD releases, Grammy noms, and what we’ve been listening to lately, including Hitchcock, Life of Pi, and the Hobbit.


download video | watch on YouTube

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.


download audio

If you enjoy the show, please subscribe on iTunes or your favorite podcast service using the links to the right.
This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Full video of LA Music Scoring Community meeting. FB link
  • Jim Lochner’s 9 favorite film music moments of 2012.
  • Composer productivity: Danny Elfman has 6 2012 feature-length credits, Alexander Desplat has 9. 18 between 2011-12, Hans Zimmer has 5 in 2012. 10 between 2010-12, not including shorts and video games.
  • CD releases: 2 CD release of Home Alone 2, Die Hard: with A Vengeance, The Untouchables, Conan the Barbarian 3CD, Coogan’s Bluff
  • Grammy Nominees:
    • The Adventures Of Tintin – The Secret Of The Unicorn John Williams, composer
    • The Artist Ludovic Bource, composer
    • The Dark Knight Rises Hans Zimmer, composer
    • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, composers
    • Hugo Howard Shore, composer
    • Journey Austin Wintory, composer
  • What We’ve Been Listening To:
    • Bill: Hobbit, Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Die Hard
    • Kevin: RED and Due Date (Christoph Beck), Empire of the Sun, John Carter, The Hobbit, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Posted in podcast, Streamers and Punches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment