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Episode 7 Our Favourite Things

Episode 7 Our Favourite Things

We discuss our favourite soundtracks. The music that moves us, inspires us and has shaped our development as composers.

Soundtracks discussed –

Braveheart (1995)

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Shadows of the Colossus (2005)

Interview with the Vampire (1994)

Finding Nemo (2003)

3X3 Eyes (1991)

A Page of Madness (1927) – Soundtrack 2004

 

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This month you can vote for what you’d like us to compare in our Christmas Special. Elf (2003), Die Hard (1988), Gremlins (1984) or Home Alone (1990)

Episode 6 The Omen v The VVitch

It’s our first annual Halloween Special!

This month we compare Jerry Goldsmith’s classic score for The Omen (1976) and a more modern example, The VVitch (2015) score by Mark Korven. Along the way we share some of our (perhaps contentious) views on the horror genre generally.

 Rounds for this month

1 – Opening music

2 – Missing Children

3 - Matricide

4 – Horror Scenes

5 - Legacy and Impact

Added bonus – the Apprehension Engine by Mark Korven http://www.markkorven.com/Apprehension_Engine.html  

Video at - https://youtu.be/1lTYPvArbGo

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Episode 5 Under the Skin v La Marche de l'Empereur

This month we do two firsts, our first foreign language film (not counting Mad Max) and far more importantly our first movies scored by female composers - Micah Levi’s score for the disturbing Under the Skin and Emilie Simone’s for the adorable La Marche de l’Empereur (which was released with some changes for the English-speaking world as The March of the Penguins)

 

Rounds for this month

1 – Opening Themes/Introduction of Characters

2 – Danger

3 - Intimacy and Raw Emotion

4 - Production

5 - Legacy and Impact

Added bonus - an article Ella mentions from Limelight magazine about female composers, in particular the Russian composer Leokadya Kashperova - https://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/features/gabriella-di-laccio-theres-still-a-lot-of-ignorance-of-the-repertoire-written-by-women/

 

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Episode 4 Breaking Bad v Stranger Things

Two modern American TV scores do battle in this months Soundtrack Showdown – Dave Porter’s eclectic Breaking Bad versus the 80’s nostalgia synths of Stranger Things by Stein and Dixon.

 

Rounds for this month

1 – Opening Themes

2 – Main Characters (Walter White vs Eleven)

3 - Action Music

4 - Production

5 - Legacy and Impact

Exit music – ‘Tamacun’ by Rodrigo y Gabriela

 

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