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Music is Hard 32: Tweaking

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Making music is a long process. How do you know when you’re finished? How do you get from “almost there” to “Eureka! I’ve got it!”? Are there some problems that run too deep to tweak away?

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Streamers and Punches 23: Tinker Tailor Boohoo Trent Reznor

In this episode we look at the Oscar nominations, give our own and others’ reactions to them, articles regarding recent scores, and a new score to an old film.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Oscar Nominations for Best Original Score
    • The adventures of tintin – John Williams
    • The Artist – Ludovic Bource
    • Hugo – Howard Shore
    • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Alberto Iglesias
    • War Horse – John Williams
  • New Yorker: Best Snubbed Soundtracks.
  • More thoughts on War Horse.
  • NPR Linda Holmes article regarding why only two songs were nominated.
  • Scorekeeper at Ain’t It Cool News lists his top ten 2011 scores.
  • French duo Air scores Georges Melies Le Voyage Dans La Lune (A Trip To the Moon).
  • Article by Allison Loring regarding Marc Streitenfeld’s score to The Grey.

If you like the great Gary Oldman, you might like Alberto Iglesias’ score to Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyAmazon MP3iTunes

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Music is Hard 30: Expectations

This week:
What kinds of music do you really dislike? Why might it be important to try listening to it anyway? What can we learn from music even when we don’t expect to like it? How Dave learned to stop worrying and love Philip Glass.

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Best Snubbed Soundtracks: Trent Reznor and Cliff Martinez

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