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:

Want some free chiptunes? Visit another of theLogBook.com’s ongoing audio projects, Kasatochi, for free downloads. (51:26)

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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:

Even at the movies, the sound of Te Awamutu has a truly sacred ring. (56:16)

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121: Marvelous 2014

Epic music from 2014’s epics movies from the universe of Marvel Comics, featuring highlights from:

Some people like music that reflects their roots; this music reflects your inner Groot. (45:53)

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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:

Wub wub wub wub (51:57)

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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 your holidays be joyous and tuneful. (42:24)

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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:

May your holidays be joyous and tuneful. (42:24)

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117: Trek Yourself, Part 1

I think we all knew this would happen eventually: a leisurely trek through the Star Trek soundtrack library, this time concentrating on “firsts” for the various series – first season, first movie, and so on. Features music from:

Composers include Alexander Courage, Fred Steiner, Sol Kaplan, Joseph Mullendore, Gerald Fried, Dennis McCarthy, Ron Jones, and others. (1:04:07)

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116: Rated PG: The Film Music of Peter Gabriel

Tracing a promising film scoring career (and a unique sound) all the way back to its genesis. Highlights from:

For Pete’s sake, Pete, please do more movie music and stop rehashing your back catalogue. (56:59)

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115: Off The Grid

Tron away from the big screen and in other media. Highlights from:

  • Tron 2.0: Killer App (Nathan Grigg)
  • Kingdom Hearts II (Yoko Shimomura)
  • Tron Evolution (Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Tron Uprising (Joseph Trapenese)
  • “Tron 1.1” from Intellivision In Hi-Fi (Tom Kahelin)

This is a show that’ll give you a Clu about how influential Tron is. (53:13)

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114: Who At Fifty

A musical celebration of 50+ years of Doctor Who, from soundtracks released in the 50th anniversary year. Highlights from:

Went to read about Doctor Who? The host and producer of your podcast has written a couple of books on the subject! (55:43)

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