Season 2

205: Hey Jupiter

Bonus episode! To celebrate the imminent arrival of NASA’s Juno space probe at Jupiter, here’s a selection of Jovian-themed soundtracks: Sayonara Jupiter (Kentaro Henada) 2001: a space odyssey rejected score (Alex North) Jupiter Ascending (Michael Giacchino) By Jove, Juno’s almost to Jupiter…and we’ve got some theme music ready. (1:03:56) Right-click and “save as” to download …

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204: Don’t Panic: The Worlds of Douglas Adams

You sass that hoopy frood Ford Prefect? So does this month’s installment, a musical tribute to adaptations of the works of the late, great Douglas Adams, including: The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy (Joby Talbot / Nigel Godrich) Dirk Gently (Daniel Pemberton) The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy (Paddy Kingsland and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, …

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203: Songs Of Icy Worlds

The coldest places in our solar system are crawling with robots. Mainly because we sent them there. Hear now the musical odes to these explorers and their destinations, including: Rosetta Suite, consisting of Rosetta’s Waltz, Arrival, Philae’s Journey (Vangelis) Ambition (Antanas Valkov) Welcome Home, Hayabusa (Isao Tomita) Horizon (a.k.a. Pluto) (Alexander Raytchev) Alone In The …

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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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