Losing Jóhann Jóhannsson - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 24)

Losing Johan Johannsson (Soundcast Stereo Ep. 24)

Losing Jóhann Jóhannsson - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 24)

On Friday, February 9, 2018, composer Jóhann Jóhannsson was found dead in his Berlin apartment. Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman take a few moment to reflect on Jóhannsson's career and share some of their favorite pieces from the composer's ouevre. Lastly, we share some of the tweets from his composer colleagues that were posted on Saturday, February 10, 2018 - the day the tragic news broke.

Episode Highlights

01:05 - Rolling Stone article
04:07 - Reacting to the tragic news.
10:54 - First contact with Jóhannsson's music
16:23 - Favorite Pieces - "Heptapod B" (Arrival)
19:15 - Favorite Pieces - "Flight from the City (Orphée)
22:46 - Favorite Pieces - "Virðulegu forsetar"
25:57 - "Domestic Pressures" (The Theory of Everything)

Music Selections

00:00 - "The Theory of Everything" (The Theory of Everything) by Jóhann Jóhannsson
11:03 - "Prisoners" (Prisoners) by Jóhann Jóhannsson
13:34 - "The Sun's Gone Dim and the Sky's Turned Black" (IBM 1401) by Jóhann Jóhannsson
18:03 - "Heptapod B" (Arrival) by Jóhann Jóhannsson
21:06 - "Flight from the City" (Orphée) by Jóhann Jóhannsson
25:05 - "Virðulegu forsetar" (Virðulegu forsetar) by Jóhann Jóhannsson
28:51 - "Domestic Pressures" (The Theory of Everything) by Jóhann Jóhannsson
35:53 - "The Theory of Everything" (The Theory of Everything) by Jóhann Jóhannsson


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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.
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