51 Shades of Geek

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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113: Scenes From An Arcade, part 2

Music from movies that feature at least one scene in a video arcade. Or an arcade game. Highlights from:

I want that podcast in the games until it dies playing! (52:43)

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