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Star Wars Music Minute

Sep 3, 2021

We've reached the end of The Last Jedi! Today's episode is a fun roundtable discussion with Jay Cooper and John Bellizzi, in which we listen to the rest of the end credits music and do a play-by-play commentary together. We also reflect on the season and film as a whole, share our personal music and sound...


Aug 27, 2021

Frank Lehman is a music theorist, film musicologist, and John Williams scholar who created the Complete Catalogue of the Musical Themes of Star Wars. Today, he's here to help us understand the end credits and music of The Last Jedi overall. We talk about wild theorizing, erotic themes, and the technical and...


Aug 20, 2021

With a final swell of the Force theme, the orchestra pulls us into the credits. Today, I am pleased to speak with Lorenz Gamma, violinist on The Last Jedi score. We talk nitty gritty details -- including what it was like working with John Williams, what the orchestra spent the most time rehearsing, the importance...


Aug 13, 2021

Behind every legend is a person. In this episode of Star Wars Music Minute, Darth Choco joins me in a heartfelt discussion of the music, lore, and legacy surrounding Luke Skywalker's final act.

  • 00:00:00 - Intro + In this set of minutes, Luke and Kylo face off, Rey uses the Force to lift the heavy rocks obstructing...


Aug 6, 2021

"More! More! More!" Kylo yells, ordering every gun to fire on his uncle. Chaos, fashion, and Force angst ensue while Luke remains standing stronger than ever. Joining me today is Mollie Damon (Star Wars Explained, A Certain Point of View), and together, we nerd out on the music and sound of minutes 131-135 of The Last...