Soundcast Stere (Ep. 16) - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter?

Episode 16 - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter?

Kristen Romanelli of (Film Score Monthly Online) jumps into the "channel 2 seat" to discuss, with Christopher, just how important soundtrack cover art is today (or not). They discuss the cover art for the upcoming release of "The John Williams - Steven Spielberg - The Ultimate Collection and then dive into other "artwork atrocities" from recent memory.  Kristen and Christopher grapple with the question whether artwork remains important in this "digital age," and lastly on if there can be "too much" soundtrack artwork attached to a single film.

Episode Highlights
00:04 - Intro & Welcome Back, Kristen
02:49 - Birth of the Question and "Spielliams!"
07:32 - Other Cover Art Atrocities
22:38 - What role does Cover Art Play Today?
31:51 - Too much "Coverage?" - La La Land
40:27 - Wrap up

Music Selections

00:00 - "Summer Montage - Madeline" (La La Land) by Justin Horwitz
41:50 - "Anything Goes" (Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom) by John Williams

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