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Streamers and Punches 21: Eine Kleine Nacht Zimmer

In this episode we look at the Golden Globe award results, Scott Bettencourt’s list of ten noteworthy composers, some things we’ve been listening to, and some new CD releases. Plus, we list a few favorites from the past year.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Golden Globe winner for best score Ludovic Bource for “The Artist,” best song “Masterpiece” by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry for “W.E.”
  • New CD releases: Michael Kamen’s Renegades and Road House, both at Screen Archives or Intrada.
  • Scott Bettencourt at FSM has posted Ten Composers on the Rise.
  • Hans Zimmer combines his score with Mozart’s Don Giovanni.
If you like…

New silent movies, you might like Ludovic Bource‘s score to The Artist (Amazon MP3, iTunes).

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Streamers and Punches 20: Streamers and Punches Christmas Vacation

We look at headlines involving The Artist, sound/music for War Horse and MI: Ghost Protocol, and the upcoming scores to two new films. Kevin and I discuss scores we’ve heard recently, and we see Zimmer’s inspiration for the Dark Knight.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Kim Novak cries foul to “The Artist” using Herrmann’s Vertigo score.
  • Music and sound behind-the-scenes videos of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and War Horse.
  • Skyfall, the next Bond movie, to be scored by Thomas Newman.
  • Rocker Mike Patton set to score next film for Derek Cianfrance “The Place Beyond the Pines.”
  • New CD releases announced.
  • Kevin and I discuss what we’ve seen lately in theaters rental.
  • We look at a new video that details the origins of Zimmer’s score to The Dark Knight.
If you like…

Hans Zimmer’s score to Dark Knight (Amazon MP3, iTunes), you might like Francis Lai’s score to Edith et Marcel. (YouTube comparison)

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Streamers and Punches 16: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Hugo

We discuss Howard Shore’s new score to Hugo, several articles featuring Michael Giacchino, and how hard it is to be nominated for an Oscar for best score. Plus Kevin and Bill talk about what they have both seen lately. Happy Birthday Randy Newman.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Howard Shore talks about “Hugo,” then talks about Hugo to Doug Adams, then Hugo’s score gets reviewed.
  • Michael Giacchino gets interviewed here and here, and is announced to score Star Trek 2.
  • David Arnold would like Queen to perform the new Bond theme song.
  • Article about Conrad Pope’s “My Week with Marilyn score”, including a video interview.
  • Is “Best Original Score” the hardest Oscar category to break into? Plus, possible award season contenders.
  • Happy Birthday Randy Newman!
If you like…

Martin Scorsesi films, you might like Howard Shore‘s The Invention of Dreams from the new film Hugo.

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