Our 12 Fav Composers of the New Millennium - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 21)

Episode 21 - Our 12 Fav Composers of the New Millennium

In response to a recent, IndieWire article, Kristen Romanelli joins Christopher Coleman share who their 12 favorite composers of the 21st century are thus far (or mostly, as they forgot a couple of biggies!).  They both define how they made their selections and then attempt to guess which composer made the other's list!  You might be able to guess a few, yourself, but there are some guaranteed surprise entries as well.

Episode Highlights

01:34 - Intro - 21 21 12, The Indie Wire Article
07:22 - How did we select our 12 Fav composers
10:11 - Score-tegories! Let the guessing begin...
47:15 - Honorable Mentions
49:42 - Wrap up - Our 12, Your 12

Music Selections

00:00 - "Hero" (Kung Fu Panda) by Hans Zimmer/ John Powell
10:42 - "Buckbeat's Flight" (Harry Potter/ Prizoner Azkaban) by John Williams
13:40 - "La Boeuf Takes Leave" (True Grit) by Carter Burwell
14:48 - "For Frodo" (LOTR - Return of the King) by Howard Shore
16:29 - "Main Title" (The Homesman) by Marco Beltrami
19:47 - "Mr. Moustafa" (Grand Budapest Hotel) by Alexandre Desplat
22:51 - "John Carter of Mars " (John Carter) by Michael Giacchino
26:36 - "Flow Like Water" (The Last Airbender) by James Newton Howard
27:50 - "Dragon Racing" (How to Train Your Dragon 2) by John Powell
30:37 - "And He Remembered Noah" (Noah) by Clint Mansell
32:02 - "Maximum Effort" (Deadpool) by Junkie XL (Tom Holkenborg)
33:56 - "Kubo Goes to Town" (Kubo and the Two Strings) by Dario Marianelli
35:45 - "Opening Titles" (Inception) by Hans Zimmer
37:34 - "The Birth of Batman" (Batman: Mask of the Phantasm) by Shirley Walker
38:38 - "Frankenstein's Monster" (X-Men: First Class) by Henry Jackman
40:44 - "Juliet's Dream" (Romeo and Juliet) by Abel Korzeniowski
41:21 - "Opening" (The Legend of the Four Gods) by Joe Hisaishi
43:20 - "Main Title" (Da Vinci's Demons) by Bear McCreary
44:39 - "Heroic Age" (Heroic Age) by Naoki Sato
45:57 - "A Kaleidoscope of Mathematics" (A Beautiful Mind) by James Horner

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The official podcast of Tracksounds.com, The SoundCast is hosted by Christopher Coleman and features reviews and discussions centered around film, TV, and video game soundtracks. Special edition episodes include interviews with composers and other industry professionals.

The Soundcast Stereo is co-hosted by Christopher Coleman and Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio).  Each episode is a 30 minute (ish), two channel conversation about the world of film, television, and video game music.