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Soundtrack Alley

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Podcast about soundtracks, along with interviews and other projects along the way

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169 Critters 2 The Main Course

October 13th, 2023


Today you’ll hear as I discuss The film and its background as well as the score by Nicholas Pike. I hope you enjoy it

168 Who Framed Roger Rabbit

August 18th, 2023


Today you’ll hear as I discuss Who Framed Roger Rabbit. It’s a great discussion on the film and it’s score by Alan Silvestri

167 Critters

May 26th, 2023


Today you’ll hear some thoughts on the classic sci fi horror film Critters. I’ll also discuss the score by David Newman. Enjoy!

Ep. 166: Special TV Shows 2022

May 5th, 2023


Here are the shows I enjoyed in 2022. It’s an eclectic mix of sci fi and fantasy. I hope you enjoy it!

New things coming

February 3rd, 2023


Random thoughts and some music

165: 2022 Annual Movie Sci Fi Show Part 2

January 2nd, 2023


Today you’ll hear more music of some films from this year that stood out to me. Doctor Strange Into the Multiverse of Madness, Thor Love and Thunder, …

164: 2022 Movie Sci Fi Show Part 1

January 2nd, 2023


You’ll hear music today from Sonic 2; The Adam Project; Jurassic World Dominion; Everything, Everywhere, All at Once; Spiderhead; and Lightyear. Enjoy this part, for the next one is also showing up the same day!

Cue Perception 28

December 2nd, 2022


This is on the fly of an episode because I just saw The Trailer to Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. I’m excited. So you get a cue from The …

163: Interview with Pat Irwin for Dexter New Blood

November 18th, 2022


Today I’m interviewing Pat Irwin, the composer of Dexter New Blood, we talk his career, the people he’s worked with and the music of his various projects.

162: Darkman

November 4th, 2022


Today on Soundtrack Alley, you’ll hear as I discuss the unique comic book film Darkman, which never was a comic and never had a huge following, but …

Soundtrack Alley 161: Aliens Redu

October 21st, 2022


Today you’ll hear as Erik Woods and I continue our path through the Aliens franchise. Today is Aliens. We’ll discuss much about the film and the score by James Horner. Sit back and relax

160: Jurassic Park Redu via CSR

October 14th, 2022


Today you’ll hear an excellent episode of soundtrack alley with Erik woods and I discussing Jurassic Park.

Soundtrack Alley Via CSR 159: Alien Redue

October 7th, 2022


Here is a proper excellent episode where Erik Woods and I discuss Alien over on Cinematic Sound Radio. Soon you’ll get some new material in the form of Darkman and much more episodes, time is what I need though. Enjoy …

158: The Pelican Brief

September 30th, 2022


Today you’ll hear a brand new episode. It’s not too long but I haven’t had a lot of time to record. It’s the film The Pelican Brief with music by James Horner. It’s a good bit of info and background as well as amazing …

Cue Perception 27

September 23rd, 2022


Today you’ll hear a favorite cue of mine from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Enjoy!

Cue Perception 26

September 16th, 2022


Today you’ll hear a cue from Captain America: the first avenger! It has some punch and pizazz, I hope you enjoy!

Cue Perception 25

September 9th, 2022


Today after a week you’ll hear a cue from Blade Runner. It’s by the late Vangellis and what a cue we have. Next week I should have a full episode …

Cue Perception 24

August 26th, 2022


It’s a cue from Jaws today! It’s a quickie but still good. Moving next week so there may not be an episode next Friday

Cue Perception 23

August 19th, 2022


Today you’ll hear yet another episode that is short and too the point, it’s from Avatar by James Horner. It’s beautiful and haunting and lovely. I …

Cue Perception 22

August 12th, 2022


Today is a short cue from An American Tail. It’s actually a highly underrated cue. I hope you enjoy it.

Cue Perception 21

August 5th, 2022


Today is another Cue episode because I couldn’t record in my space this week. It was just too hot. Enjoy this new episode from Battle Angel Alita.

Cue Perception 20

July 29th, 2022


Today I’m talking about a cue from Aliens. The film was directed by James Cameron and starred Sigorney Weaver. I hope you enjoy this episode

157: Field of Dreams

July 22nd, 2022


Today you’ll hear as I talk about one of Kevin Costner’s beloved role in Field of Dreams. You’ll also hear some excellent music by James Horner.enjoy!

Cue Perception 19

July 15th, 2022


Today we'll discuss a cue from one of the most amazing and iconic science fiction films of all time. The cue we'll discuss is from Star Wars A New Hope. You'll see how it relates to a specific reality and how the movie …

156: Total Recall

July 8th, 2022


Today I’m back! You’ll hear this episode on the great classic movie Total Recall from 1992. I’ll discuss the cast, background and go deep into the …

Hiatus Time

April 29th, 2022


All will be revealed in due time. Also enjoy Jerry Goldsmith's end credit for Gremlins 2 The New Batch

154: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part XII

April 22nd, 2022


this is the last part of the 12 part series of the history of science fiction in film. In the future I will examine the history of super hero films and as time progresses I'll go through super hero films as well. I hope …

153: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part XI.

April 15th, 2022


Today you’ll hear more music from fantastic composers reaching more people with the simple and complexity of science fiction. It’s role in society …

152: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part X

April 8th, 2022


Today on the show I’ll delve more into sci fi with K Pax, Minority Report, Resident Evil, Star Wars Attack of the Clones and so much more. Sit back and relax as the show starts now

151: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part IX

April 1st, 2022


Today you'll hear more great music from films like The Matrix, Dark City, Bicentennial Man, Jurassic Park The Lost World and so much more. Enjoy the nostalgia and appreciate the history behind science fiction in film.

150: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part VIII

March 25th, 2022


Today you'll hear great music from films like WaterWorld, Twelve Monkeys, Independence Day and so much more. Enjoy!.

149: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part VII

March 18th, 2022


Today you'll hear great music and discussion of films from the later 80's such as Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Terminator II Judgement Day, Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country, Jurassic Park and Stargate. These are from …

148: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part VI

March 11th, 2022


Today you'll hear music from some great early 80's films. three Star Trek films, a terminator and some other unique and amazing films that shaped science fiction in the early 80's. Listen!

147: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part V

March 4th, 2022


Today on Soundtrack Alley you'll hear part five of my history of Science fiction in film. You'll hear music from Alien, Blade Runner, Tron, The Last Starfighter and Dune. I hope you enjoy the music and the conversation.

146: History of Science Fiction in Film Part IV.

February 25th, 2022


Today you’ll hear more great music from some of the best films of the late 70s and early 80s it’s a surprise and hope you like it!

145: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part 3

February 18th, 2022


Today on Soundtrack Alley, we'll be continuing our journey through the history of science fiction in film as we explore some of the 1970's. We'll look at Omega Man, Westworld, Death Race 2000, Logan's Run and Close …

144: The History of Science Fiction in Film Part II

February 11th, 2022


Today you'll hear as I go into details on various films continuing our journey. Today you'll hear music from Forbidden Planet, Space Odyssey 2001, Godzilla, Star Trek and Planet of the Apes just to name a few. I hope …

143: History of Sci Fi In Film Part 1

February 4th, 2022


On today's episode, the first of 12, is part one of The History of science fiction in film. Today I'll cover films like Frankenstein, Metropolis, …

142: Revisit The Burbs

January 28th, 2022


Today on Soundtrack Alley is a revisit of The Burbs from the early 90's. It's a dark comedy with Tom Hanks and Carrie Fisher. It's great Jerry …

141: Interview with Composer Frank Ilfman

January 21st, 2022


Today is a special episode, I'll be interviewing Frank Ilfman who is a composer of recent works such as Ghost Stories, Big Bad Wolves, Speer Goes to …

140: Revisit Dances with Wolves

January 14th, 2022


Today is a look back episode about a wonderfully shot and beautiful film starring Kevin Costner, taking place during the civil war. It's an amazing …

139: National Science Fiction Day Part IV Show!

January 3rd, 2022


Today is the final day of the National Science Fiction Day show extravaganza. I've really enjoyed doing this one this year. It's been a lot of work but so much fun. You get this every year! To take into account what is …

138: Annual National Science Fiction Day Part III Show!

January 2nd, 2022


Today we are delving into the television part of the show. We'll cover seven shows and there will be six for the final part tomorrow. Today though you will hear music from Foundation, Jupiter's Legacy, Star Trek …

137: Annual National Science Fiction Day Part II

January 1st, 2022


It is January 1st! Happy 2022! Welcome to Part II of my Annual Science Fiction Show. Today you'll hear so much more of sci fi films from 2021. Today you'll hear music from Free Guy, Shang Chi and The Legend of the Ten …

Annual Soundtrack Alley National Science Fiction Show Part 1

December 31st, 2021


It's here! My annual review of science fiction film and television for 2021. It's a large show, and I've split it into four parts. Today you'll hear music from Monster Hunter, Shadow in the Cloud, Little Fish, Chaos …

135: Gremlins 2 The New Batch

December 24th, 2021


" Now was that civilized? No. Clearly not. Fun. But by no means civilized" Brain Gremlin. Yes Gremlins 2 The New Batch is here. I'm super excited to share this fun episode with all of you today to get you laughing and …

134: Hook

December 17th, 2021


Let it be known that as having a guest on my show, Jenn from the Shake the Sheets podcast is guesting on my show today as we discuss Hook from 1991. We discuss some great tidbits on the film itself with background on …

133: The Bureau of Magical Things

December 10th, 2021


Today you'll hear as I take you into another realm of reality, with elves and dwarves and fairies and humans. With music by Brett Aplin who composed the music for the series that is completely underrated. I hope you …

132: Interview with Chris Edgar and Jenn Paige - Playing with Beethoven

December 3rd, 2021


With a classically trained composer Chris Edgar, I interview him with Jenn Paige the director of the film Playing With Beethoven. The film hit theaters on Nov. 26th. You can also rent the film on Vudu, Amazon, and other …

131: Revisit Interview with Maciej Zielinski

November 26th, 2021


This is an older episode but still a good one, hope you all enjoy!

130: Edward Scissorhands

November 19th, 2021


Today you'll hear brand new material from me. Check out this episode on Edward Scissorhands and the amazing score by DANNY ELFMAN

Cue Perception 18

November 17th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception you'll hear as I discuss a really amazing cue from Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring. It's a key cue that flows …

129: Revisit Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

November 12th, 2021


Today I’m visiting the world of Bill and Ted on this revisit. Hope you enjoy it!

128: Interview with Elizabeth Phillipson Weiner

November 5th, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley, I'll be discussing an interview I did with ELIZABETH PHILLIPSON WEINER. We discuss some of her music and the films she has worked on.

Elizabeth was born and raised just outside of …

Cue Perception 17

November 3rd, 2021


Today you’ll hear a great underrated cue from The Last Starfighter! It will warm your heart and send goosebumps up your arm. Enjoy!

127: Revisit Crocodile Dundee II

October 29th, 2021


Today you'll hear as I talk about Crocodile Dundee II, I thought I'd have a holiday appropriate episode going on, but just too tired and too much dog …

126: Sneakers

October 22nd, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley, Erik Woods and I delve into Sneakers, the 1990 techno thriller with the amazing cast of Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Dan Aykroid, Ben Kingsley, Mary MacDonnell and David …

Cue Perception 16

October 20th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception we'll hear an exhilarating cue from the film Jurassic Park. It's an amazing piece of action music by John Williams. It's also …

125: Revisit Cherry 2000

October 15th, 2021


Today I'm sharing an episode that I did a long time ago. Cherry 2000 which was a sci-fi post apocalyptic film in which a man tries to find a new …

124: Batman Returns!

October 8th, 2021


The second episode of SOUNDTRACK ALLEY here on CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO is a discussion between Myself and Erik Woods about the film and score to the 1992 Tim Burton film, BATMAN RETURNS, which was a sequel of the …

Cue Perception 15

October 6th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception, You'll hear a new cue from a fairly new movie. Gunpowder Milkshake, the composer Frank Ilfman has weaved an intricate style of western and indy rock into the score about this woman and her road …

123: Revisit Soundtrack’s Role in Nerdy Movies 2019 Panel at Planet Comic Con

October 1st, 2021


I'd like to say, this is before the whole Covid thing and it was a blast to do. Hope you enjoy!

International Podcasting Day Celebration 2021

October 1st, 2021


Today I thought I'd talk for a few minutes about International Podcasting Day and I'll even share some music. Hope you enjoy!

122: Revisit Interview with Brian Ralston

September 17th, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley Spotlight I've got an interview with Brian Ralston, who composed the music to the wonderful drama and love story Being …

121: Revisit Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

September 10th, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley, you'll hear as I praise the score to Ferris Bueller's Day Off, the classic John Hughes comedy from the 1980's. I think you'll love this episode including the score. Enjoy.

Cue Perception 14

September 8th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception you'll hear a cue from Tron. It's a classic cue that really brings the heart of the film to life. Sometime in the future I'll have more cues from this film to share. For now, enjoy this one.

120: Revisit Dark Adventures Vol.2

September 3rd, 2021


Today You'll hear some more music from some darker films that are nostalgic but also music that really pumps you up. I examine another four films in this round and I hope you enjoy them.

119: Revisit Dark Adventures Vol.1

August 27th, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley, I'll be revisiting some classic adventure sci-fi scores that delve into the dark side of adventure and give us a gritty feel to worlds beyond. I hope you enjoy the cues I'm presenting, I think …

Cue Perception 13

August 25th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception, you'll be excited, amazed and exhilarated by the cue I've chosen from one of the original trilogy of Star Wars. It's from Return of the Jedi. This cue is so enjoyable, it brings you goosebumps. …

118: Revisit Harry and the Hendersons

August 20th, 2021


Take a journey with Erika Christie and I as we explored the vast unknown regions of the Pacific Northwest on our quest for Harry, he's a misunderstood Sasquatch with a huge heart. He had been brought home by the family …

117: Revisit The Untouchables

August 13th, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley, I want to share with you a Brian DePalma film with music by the late Ennio Morricone. You'll enjoy the conversation I have with Erika Christie as we talk the film and enjoy the discussion on …

Cue Perception 12

August 11th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception, you'll hear a great and amazing cue from the wonderful BERNARD HERRMANN. He was brilliant with composing music for the film …

116: Don Bluth Extravaganza Part II

August 6th, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley, Erika Christie and I will continue our discussion on Don Bluth films. The Land Before Time and All Dogs Go to Heaven. We'll discuss that and so much more regarding these two amazing films. Sit …

115: Don Bluth Extravaganza Part 1

July 30th, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley, you'll hear as Erika Christie and I discuss The Secret of Nimh and An American Tail. We'll discuss some of the background on the films as well as delving into the music of the films. We …

Cue Perception 11

July 28th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception, I'm looking at a very nostalgic cue from one of my friends, Erik Woods, favorite movies. Raiders of the Lost Ark. I'll be giving you a glance into one of the best cues from that film and I might …

114: Interview with Craig Safan for LA Ex

July 23rd, 2021


Craig Safan, film composer to The Last Starfighter, Remo Williams, and Nightmare on Elmstreet 4, is with me on this episode as we discuss his new album LA Ex. It's a love letter to his growing up years in Los Angeles. …

113: Revisit Interview with Tim Wynn

July 16th, 2021


Today I'd like to share my interview I did with composer Tim Wynn. He is best known for his work on XCOM2. That is the focus for this interview today, I know he has done some amazing work since then but I'm sure you …

Cue Perception 10

July 14th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception you'll hear an underrated cue from the film Cherry 2000 with film music by Basil Poledouris. You'll see why this cue stands …

112: Revisit Interview with Craig Safan for Album Sirens!

July 9th, 2021


I've got some amazing content coming very soon. To tied you over until then I thought I'd share one of my favorite interviews I did with Craig Safan, which was his album Sirens. In his words its like a retelling of the …

111: Revisit Interview with Kurt Farquhar

July 2nd, 2021


Today you'll hear an older interview I did with Kurt Farquhar who composed music to Black Lightning and The Neighborhood. I'm sure you'll enjoy this …

Cue Perception 9

June 30th, 2021


Today on Cue Perception you'll hear as I nerd out about a cue from an anime film that almost didn't happen, but encompasses all anime in a single …

Soundtrack Alley 110: Revisit The Great Mouse Detective and Oliver & Company

June 25th, 2021


Do you remember two hidden gems of Disney? Two hallmarks of animation that took scores in a different direction and showed you could tell a story …

109: Revisit Innerspace

June 18th, 2021


What if you could shrink like Ant-Man but be inside the human body to cure a disease? Or alter a face? Or save the world? That's essentially what …

Cue Perception 8

June 17th, 2021


"Ah, Kirk, my old friend. Do you know the Klingon proverb that tells us revenge is a dish that is best served cold? It is very cold in space."

One of …

108: Revisit Flight of the Navigator

June 11th, 2021


Have you ever wondered on a road trip, what would happen if my GPS took over my car? In a Spaceship? Well in Flight of the Navigator we find that to …

107: Revisit Crocodile Dundee

June 4th, 2021


Do you know who the real Crocodile Dundee was? You'll find out in this episode. Erika Christie and I will discuss the cast, background and the score by Peter Best. We'll have a lively discussion about the man from down …

Cue Perception 7

June 2nd, 2021


Today you’ll hear an amazing cue from The Rocketeer with music by the late James Horner. This will be some really great music.

106: Big Trouble in Little China

May 28th, 2021


Did you know this was the second film that Kurt Russel starred in with Director John Carpenter at the helm? What was his first? You might find out in the podcast episode. You'll hear more as Erika Christie and I …

105: Revisit The Avengers

May 21st, 2021


Today you'll hear as we discuss The Avengers film. Who is your favorite Avenger? You'll learn some background, cast things and of course lots on the score.

Enjoy the conversation and enjoy the score parts.

Cue Perception 6

May 19th, 2021


Today you'll hear some amazing music by Bruce Rowland from The Man From Snowy River. You'll learn a few things about the cue I'll play and why this film needs to be seen. Enjoy!

104: Interview with Yasmeen Salama

May 14th, 2021


Today on Soundtrack Alley, I've got a special guest. This is a special interview episode.

Yasmeen Salama has been composing epic orchestral, soundtrack-style music for over 20 years, covering video game and movie themes …

103: Revisit Young Sherlock Holmes

May 7th, 2021


The Game is a foot! These words most reflect a young inexperienced Holmes as he embarks on his first adventure with Doctor Watson. What do we learn? …

102: Revisit Brazil

April 30th, 2021


Today you'll hear as Erika Christie and I are discussing Brazil. A dystopian film about ducts and fantasy, and weirdness. We discuss the cast, background and the score by Michael Kamen.

Cue Perception 5

April 28th, 2021


Today I've got an amazing cue from Back to the Future. I'm really excited to share this cue about one of the greatest scenes in the history of science fiction and action adventure. I hope you enjoy this short episode.

101: Revisit Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

April 23rd, 2021


Check out the fun stuff with this post apocalyptic revisit of the classic film from the 1980s. Enjoy as I discuss the cast, background, and of course the score all today!

Preview of Love Death and Robots Season 2!

April 20th, 2021


Just wanted to give a quick heads up on the upcoming season of Love Death and Robots, May 14th on Netflix. Check it out, with music composed by Rob Cairns!

100: Revisit Pacific Rim

April 16th, 2021


Have you ever experienced a film score out of context from a film and loved it? That is what happened with me when listening to Pacific Rim. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did. Enjoy!

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