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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 36: The D-Minor Knight Rises

In this episode we look at The Dark Knight Rises score, the Emmy nominations, anticipate Zimmer’s Superman score, wish a restful peace for Marvin Hamlisch, Bill answers an email, new CD releases, and we talk about what we’ve been listening to lately.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Preview Nathan Johnson’s score to Looper.
  • An early interview (another here) with Hans Zimmer re: his Man of Steel score.
  • Marvin Hamlisch passed away. Obit here.
  • Emmy nominations announced.
  • Warner Bros. buys Miramax film music catalogue.
  • Nitin Sawhney composes score to silent Hitchcock film “The Lodger.”
  • Hans Zimmer composed “Aurora” for victims of the theatre shooting.
  • Hans Zimmer releases a DKR app.
  • The Dark Knight Rises score reviews
  • CD releases: North by Northwest (Herrmann), Wolfen (unused Safan), The Shadow (2CD, Goldsmith), The Phantom (D Newman), Rio Lobo (Goldsmith), Batman Animated Series Vol. 1 & 2 (S Walker & team), Used Cars (P Williams, Ernest Gold), X-Men United 2CD (J Ottman), Green Lantern Animated Series (F Wiedmann)
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