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Streamers and Punches 26: Rio, Rango, Red Carpet

In this episode, we look at some new articles; Williams consults for War Horse, Golijov accused of copying himself, Elfman at the Oscars. We spotlight Real in Rio, talk about Drive, and give our Oscar predictions.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • British Folk legend confers with John Williams on his score to War Horse.
  • Composer Osvaldo Golijov is accused of stealing music from himself?
  • Cirque du Soleil will perform Danny Elfman’s music at the Oscars.
  • We cover the other song Oscar nomination this year: “Real in Rio.”
  • Bill talks about the Cliff Martinez score to Drive.
  • Kevin and Bill give their predictions for the 2012 Oscar music nominations.
If you like…

the idea of a Los Lobos and Hans Zimmer reptilian brainchild, you might like the music for the film Rango! – iTunesAmazon MP3

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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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Streamers and Punches 22: The War Horse Whisperers

In this episode we look at a few composers’ upcoming projects, a James Newton Howard interview, a Clint Mansell live show, an interview with Dickon Hinchliffe, how to “Vertigo” your favorite film, Star Wars dogs, BAFTA nominees, and talk about War Horse.


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This week’s topics include:
  • Clint Mansell will perform a rare live show.
  • There is a lengthy interview with James Newton Howard on GoSeeTalk.com
  • Daniel Schweiger Interviews composer Dickon Hinchliffe.
  • A review of Danny Elfman’s Cirque du Soleil music.
  • David Arnold says that availability was not an issue for Skyfall.
  • James Newton Howards bows out of scoring the Dark Knight Rises.
  • Would you like to “Vertigo” a scene from a famous movie?
  • Want to hear “The Imperial March” performed by dogs? The Bark Side.
  • BAFTA Nominees for Best Original Music.
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Streamers and Punches 11: Northam by Northwest

We talk to Mark Northam about his Film Music Magazine and the current situation of film recording arts. Also several awards show nominations/results, Jurassic Park music feature, an Alan Silvestri rumor, Randy Newman in concert, and no Oscar for Zimmer.


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If you like…

um…horses? You might like these excerpts from John Williams’s score to the forthcoming Steven Spielberg film War Horse, previewed (preheard?) by David Garland’s radio show Movies on the Radio on WQXR.

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