What do you get when you gather ten composers, all with different musical styles, talents, backgrounds, and areas of expertise? You get ICEBERG. Featured pieces (in alphabetical order by composer last name):Unfolding for strings and live electronics by Drake AndersenCoatlicue barría la escalera del templo (Coatlicue was Sweeping the Temple Steps) by Victor BaézpOwer trIo for […]
Category: Show Notes
Game Play (Disk 4): Celeste (w/ Brian Edwards)
When Stephen invited Brian for another episode of Game Play, he didn’t expect to be faced with one of the most difficult, heart-wrenching, and beautiful games he has ever played. Lena Raine’s music in Celeste is not only some of the best to listen to on its own, but it expertly aids in the game play.
Ep. 80: Dakota Sauvé/Koda Suave
There are two sides of a coin. Dakota Sauvé has spent so much of his musical career helping develop video games, but there’s a different side to his career that prefers to explore the world of experimental pop.
Ep. 79: Adam Kennaugh
Adam Kennaugh believes that genuine communication between the composer and performer(s) is what creates honest and powerful music.
Ep. 78: Derek Cooper
Derek Cooper is a composer with a deep passion for engaging with his audience. To Derek, the relationship between the composer, the ensemble, and the audience is one of the most important aspects of music making.
Movie Night (Reel 6): Spitfire and Rogue (w/ Brooks Leibee)
On this episode of Movie Night, Brooks Leibee joins me once again to chat about Chris Roe’s score for the 2018 documentary Spitfire and François Tetaz’s score for the 2007 horror/thriller film Rogue. Grab some popcorn, dim the lights, and get comfy!
Ep. 77: Eric Lagergren
In this interview with Eric Lagergren, he leaves us with an important message: never take your art too seriously. Perfection is unachievable, especially when you’re desperate to obtain it.
Ep. 76: Stephen Ryan Jackson
In a world where music has time and time again been given narrative, Stephen Ryan Jackson uses his music to explore the mundane.
Ep. 75: Melissa Dunphy
Melissa Dunphy is an award-winning and acclaimed composer specializing in vocal, political, and theatrical music. Melissa is a composer who would be amongst the first to tell you that, if you want to be a composer, you need to write what you’re passionate about. After the premiere of her large-scale choral work the Gozales Cantata, her career took off, and she wants to share her vision with the world.
Ep. 73: La vie de bohème – Puccini and La bohème
You never fully understand what someone is going through unless you’ve lived it yourself. What makes Puccini’s opera La bohème so powerful is that so many of its creators went through the same hardships that the characters of the opera went through.