• Composer Series,  Interviews,  Movies/Entertainment,  Podcast Interview

    Interview…Composer Joe Trapanese Talks Orchestration and Composition of Tron: Legacy, Oblivion, The Raid and Lady and the Tramp

    This year, Tron: Legacy celebrates turns 10, and a huge part of that film was the amazing music from Daft Punk – it was the duo’s first film score and quite an endeavor for all involved. The combination of electronic and orchestral music seemed like a long shot, but if anyone could stick the landing, it was probably them. Truth be told, they had help from a young Joseph Trapanese and Bruce Broughton as well as two years to collaborate and work their magic. As far as we’re concerned, the world is a lot better with that music in it. So in this installment of our podcast series – one…

  • FourScore,  Movies/Entertainment

    FourScore Match-Up #9: “Synths and Sustainability”

    Today we’re going to take a look at the films that have forgone the traditional orchestral score and instead paved new ground with something almost completely electronic. No you won’t find Ladyhawke here (which was so bad it was good…no it was just bad) but we’ll take a look at the epic worlds created by a few key stokes on a Casio/Yamaha or something synthetically similar. It’s not just what sounds great on an electronic keyboard, but also what holds up over time. So who will take the title as king of the digital domain? Is it the EDM duo seemingly born in “The Grid”, the master of all orchestral replicants, or…

  • Movies/Entertainment

    Ohhh, Look…Fan-Made "For Your Oscar Consideration" Poster

    This goes out to all you fans of Daft Punk. More specifically those of you who LOVE their music from TRON Legacy. While it was at time the score was so much more exciting than the film, Daft Punk knocked this right out of the park. Apparently I’m not the only one who thought highly of it as an artist at Deviant Art has created this awesome “For Your Oscar Consideration” poster. Equal parts retro and innovative it’s just graphically stunning. Very awesome and I think calling this “Dope” sums it up nicely:P Check it out below!!

  • Movies/Entertainment

    Ohhh, Look…Fan-Made “For Your Oscar Consideration” Poster

    This goes out to all you fans of Daft Punk. More specifically those of you who LOVE their music from TRON Legacy. While it was at time the score was so much more exciting than the film, Daft Punk knocked this right out of the park. Apparently I’m not the only one who thought highly of it as an artist at Deviant Art has created this awesome “For Your Oscar Consideration” poster. Equal parts retro and innovative it’s just graphically stunning. Very awesome and I think calling this “Dope” sums it up nicely:P Check it out below!!