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Star Wars Music Minute

Mar 26, 2021

Theme-spotting: (Altered) Force theme, Rose's theme. 

Soundtrack: "Fun with Finn and Rose"

Discussion topics:

  • Voicing Luke Skywalker for the first Battlefront video game: the process and challenges.
  • How voice acting works in a film, how voice acting differs from physical acting, and what the ADR (Additional Dialogue...


Mar 20, 2021

Theme-spotting: Leia theme, Force theme, Rey theme. 

Soundtrack: end of track 4. "The Supremacy" and beginning of track 6. "Old Friends"

Discussion topics:

  • A breakdown of the music and sound in that Leia scene.
  • Using music theory vs intuition.
  • Orchestration vs. arranging for a rock band.
  • A much-needed refresher on the...


Mar 12, 2021

Today, we are covering the music and sound of minutes 26-30 of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi! We get a final look of Luke, Leia sits by the window while exiting hyperspace, Leia slaps and demotes Poe, Admiral Ackbar calls a proximity alert, Snoke's ship tracks the Raddus, Poe gets permission to blow stuff up,...


Mar 6, 2021

Luke has new theme music, and it's epic! A deep dive into the music heard in minutes 21-25 of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.

Action: Rey follows Luke around while he does his thing on Ahch-To Island. We see him squirting green milk into his bottle and his mouth straight from the source. He pole vaults across...