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Star Wars Music Minute

Aug 12, 2022

In minutes 121-125 of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Beckett dies, Qi'ra leaves, and we reunite with Lando the Raconteur in his fancy jungle room. Star Wars Lawyer (Kris) returns to the show for a discussion about solemn death music, Lando's themes, Lando cosplay, and more!

Discussion Guide:

  • 00:00 - Hello there!
  • 07:17 - How...


Aug 6, 2022

Maul's entire sound situation in minutes 116-120 of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY is absolute wildness. James Waterman and Justin Scheid (from The Band Batch) are here with Xanthe to discuss!

Discussion Guide:

  • 00:00 - Hello there!
  • 01:31 - Our extremely cute matching outfits.
  • 08:04 - Analog sword fighting.
  • 11:00 - Space...


Jul 29, 2022

Alex Ludwig AKA the Dies Irae Guru AKA  @Film Music Tropes  is back to discuss minutes 111-115 of Solo: A Star Wars Story! Spoiler: Alex and Xanthe noticed one Dies Irae reference each in these minutes, but they were completely different spots... In this episode, we also discuss "Jason Bourne in Space," fawn over the...


Jul 22, 2022

Suzen Tekla Kruglnska is here with me to discuss minutes 106-110 of Solo: A Star Wars Story! We talk about auditory illusions, the coaxium motif, John Powell's flowing scene transitions, and a potentially awkward music edit.

Discussion Guide:

  • 00:00 - Hello there!
  • 04:13 - Beckett's "wheel spinning" music.
  • 08:33 - Cliche...


Jul 15, 2022

The "Secrets" theme can be easy to miss, but not in minutes 101-105 of Solo: A Star Wars Story! The veil of secrecy is lifted as the "Secrets" motif cycles through a progression of revelatory chords leading to Crimson Dawn. This is one of Xanthe's favorite musical moments in the film. Alex Cunningham returns to the show...