30- We Bought These Soundtracks from Daddy Kool Records!

This week’s topic episode is all about: MUSIC in FILM! Yay! Okay, I know I need to calm down, but we get to discuss the best music in film in four different ways!

Brian returns to display his amassed knowledge of music, and how it properly melds with film!

And yes, these topics truly bleed together.

 

Brian– Soundtracks for Film (Starts at 00:00)

John– Memorable movie scenes thanks to the specific song featured       (10:00)

–MORE Soundtracks for film (20:35)

–Musicians Turned Composers (29:50)

August– Atmospheric Score (32:13)

 So in summation, let’s list off the soundtracks/ albums of which you should listen:

Judgment Night | Spawn | Blade II | Trent Reznor Ghosts | Tron: Legacy | Splinter Cell Chaos Theory | (to name a few)

Each odd-numbered episode we talk specific films, and each even-numbered episode we discuss topics regarding Hollywood and the things we’re passionate about (either way).

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And visit John’s new blog (!!) at They Called Him Red.

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And finally, see what Jamie looks like (hint: not so good) at his other project: We Need Movies.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

My Love of Mixtapes

Growing up I used to adore the radio because it would provide me otherwise unattainable access to each song that I loved. I’d painfully wait until it played again just so I could relive the magic of that inner joy when the chorus would hit its crescendo before it would all taken away after the three-four minute song would end. Then, I would have to wait to hear it again for what could be an hour, but felt like a day.

Cassettes

That is, until I was introduced to the wonders of the cassette tape. With my new tool firmly in hand, I would sit by the radio with a more cautioned ear, patiently waiting for the song of the month, (the one I couldn’t stop singing), to play. As soon as I heard the first few notes, I clicked the red dot on my cassette player and it was recording. This was my first taste in the art of mixtapes. Continue reading

My Favorite Music of All Time (Current)

In an effort to garner awareness for the music that I love (with what little platform I have through this blog), I’ve decided to share my favorite bands and musicians of all time (the current list).

That bit at the end there is both a joke and true. Our musical tastes evolve over time, akin to our physical receptors like tastebuds.

Now a few things to note:

1. I’ve included links to iTunes for each band, but do your best to buy these records as LPs or CDs. They’ll sound so much better.

2. The bands or their notable songs are mostly in order.

3. You are guaranteed NOT to agree with all of these.

So without further ado, here are my favorite bands of all time. 

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