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127: Songs Of The Thinkers

Music from movies inspired by great scientific minds. Highlights from: The Theory Of Everything (Johann Johannson) Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Alan Silvestri) Infinity (Bruce Broughton) special appearance by Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking (remixed by Colorpulse for the Symphony Of Science series) Put on your thinking caps and your headphones. (52:34) Right-click and “save as” …

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126: EF-5…Thousand!

In The Grand Theme Of Things is back from its long slumber to put the “fun” back in “funnel clouds” with music from movies about tornadoes. Highlights from: Twister (Mark Mancina) Sharknado (Ramin Kousha) Into The Storm (Brian Tyler) Sharknado 2: The Second One (Chris Ridenour & Chris Cano) an obligatory visit from Laredo Tornado …

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125: Who At 51

The Doctor is in, again: the Doctor Who soundtrack music, both old and new, didn’t stop with the 50th anniversary. Music from: Day Of The Doctor (Murray Gold) Cold Worlds (Don Harper) The Ultra-Sonic Perception (Eric Siday) Time Of The Doctor (Murray Gold again) If you love the Doctor (and you should!), you’ll dig this …

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123: A Tune Off The Ol’ Chip

Music from movies and TV shows (but not video games) that feature chiptunes (which sound like video games). Lining up their quarters on the machine for this round are: Utopia (Cristobal Tapia de Veer) Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (Nigel Godrich) Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (Bear McCreary) Want some free chiptunes? Visit another …

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122: Finns On Film

New Zealand’s musical heroes, Split Enz/Crowded House frontmen Tim and Neil Finn, go to the movies! Features highlights from: Rain (Neil Finn) The Coca-Cola Kid (Tim Finn; songs sourced from Other Enz and Rarities, Demos & Live Performances Volume 1) Steel City (a stage musical scored by Tim Finn) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Howard …

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121: Marvelous 2014

Epic music from 2014’s epics movies from the universe of Marvel Comics, featuring highlights from: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Henry Jackman) Guardians Of The Galaxy (Tyler Bates) X-Men Days Of Future Past (John Ottman) Some people like music that reflects their roots; this music reflects your inner Groot. (45:53) Right-click and “save as” to …

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120: Dubstepisode!

Dubstep as soundtrack music? Why not? Show some wub wub wub and wait for the drop with highlights from: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Hans Zimmer) Defiance: The Video Game (Bear McCreary) Gatchaman Crowds (Taku Iwasaki) special appearance by Key & Peele to explain what dubstep is Wub wub wub wub (51:57) Right-click and “save as” …

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119: Christmas On A Musical Planet, Part 2

More music from the Christmas episodes of your favorite sci-fi and fantasy shows, no matter how utterly bizarre they were! Features highlights from: Amazing Stories (Thomas Newman) Doctor Who (Murray Gold) The X-Files (Mark Snow) bonus non-soundtrack-but-they-should-be tunes from the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society and the Go-Gos (but probably not the ones you’re expecting) May …

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118: Christmas On A Musical Planet, Part 1

Music from the Christmas episodes of your favorite sci-fi and fantasy shows, no matter how utterly bizarre they were! Features highlights from: Batman: The Animated Series (Shirley Walker, Lolita Ritmanis, Michael McCustion) Eureka (Bear McCreary) Xena: Warrior Princess (Joseph LoDuca) bonus non-soundtrack-but-they-should-be tunes: “I’ll Be Sold For Christmas” (performed by Star Trek: Voyager’s Robert Picardo) …

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