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Star Wars Music Minute

Mar 28, 2022

Samantha Tripp returns to the show to discuss part 2 of The Battle of Yavin (A New Hope minutes 111-115).

Discussion Guide:

  • 00:00 - Hello there!
  • 10:54 - A poignant fanfare.
  • 18:43 - Star Wars metal music.
  • 21:10 - Mic'ing and editing orchestras.
  • 31:39 - Concert rituals.
  • 37:08 - Pet peeve with lightsaber bows.
  • 45:38 -...


Mar 25, 2022

Camila (BoricuaWookiee) is back on the show to discuss minutes 21-25 of Solo: A Star Wars Story! Today, we're talking about inter-species communication, the hierarchy of sentience, and sound design as an unreliable narrator. Toward the end, we touch upon the psychology of flying, the different flavors of flying music...


Mar 21, 2022

We're getting into the Battle of Yavin today with Alex and Mollie Damon (Star Wars Explained)! We talk John Williams's frenetic score, wet and squishy X-wing sounds, comms chatter, and other soundscape details from Star Wars minutes 106-110. Don't worry -- Biggs is still alive in at this time.

Note: My mic has an...


Mar 18, 2022

Darth Choco returns to the show! This time, we're talking about the music and sound in minutes 16-20 of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which starts with Han meeting Beckett and ends with Han getting thrown into a cell with a hungry beast...

Discussion Guide:

  • 00:00 - Hello there!
  • 1:11:58 - Choco's favorite part of the...


Mar 14, 2022

Guest: Alex Cunningham

In minutes 101-105 of A New hope, our rebel friends attend a briefing, rev up their engines backstage, and get ready for showtime on the Death Star. Today's guest is Alex Cunningham, who raises interesting questions about the diegesis of Obi-Wan's voice, the timing of the PA voices, and General...