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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!
This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • 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 46: Star Trek Into Wrath of Khan (Him?)

In this episode we look at a few articles, talk about new scoring assignments, Arrested Development season 4, Star Trek Into Darkness, After Earth, what we’ve been listening to, and new CD film score releases.
This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Kevin’s been listening to: Arrested Development Season 4 (David Schwartz).
  • New CD releases: Dreamscape (Maurice Jarre), Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (Jerry Fielding), Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale (Joel McNeely), Dressed to Kill (Pino Donaggio), Rosewood 2CD (John Williams).
  • Summer Movie Scores Part 2 – Star Trek Into Darkness and After Earth.
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Streamers and Punches 42: The Return of the Jedi Williams?

In this episode we talk about the Oscars, JJ Abrams’ new Star Wars and who will score it, a few headlines, and what we’ve been listening to lately. Oh, and Happy Birthday John Williams!


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This week’s topics include:
  • Daniel Licht “The Art of Writing a Television Score.”
  • Golden State Pops Orchestra to have an all-Alan Silvestri concert on 2/16/13.
  • Petra Haden (violinist, vocalist) covers film themes; full album stream here.
  • We’ve been listening to Safe, House of Cards, How to Train Your Dragon
  • New Star Wars VII directed by JJ Abrams; who should write the score?
  • Oscar Nominations for music
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Streamers and Punches 28: The Only John Carter Sequel You are Going to Get

In this episode, we look at Giacchino’s score to John Carter, pay respects to three artists who recently passed away, and talk about what else we have been listening to this week.


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This week’s topics include:
  • Three artists passing: songwriter Robert Sherman, accordionist Frank Marocco, and
    trumpeter Warren Luening dies.
  • A featurette about the sound design and music of John Carter.
  • Bill and Kevin’s in-depth discussion of Giacchino’s score to John Carter.
  • Scores Bill and Kevin have been listening to this week: Toy Story 3, Star Trek VI,
    Drive, Voyage to the Moon, The Muppets, X-Men First Class, Captain America,
    and Cop Out.
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Streamers and Punches 27: La Ligne Droite…from Mars

In this episode, we look at some new articles and interviews featuring Giacchino, Williams, Zimmer, and Martinez. Filmtracks has their best picks for 2011, and we discuss our thoughts on the 2012 Oscar winners.


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