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Star Wars Music Minute

Aug 26, 2022

Xanthe wraps up coverage of Solo: A Star Wars Story (minutes 131-135) by taking a closer look at the music and sound credits. What do sound editors, music editors, orchestra contractors, and re-recording mixers do? We'll also review the nine new leitmotifs that Solo added to the Star Wars oeuvre.


Aug 20, 2022

Today, we're obsessing over the transition to the end credits in Solo: A Star Wars Story. Pete and Alex from Star Wars Minute are here to join me! (Ring theory.) We compare the Solo credits to The Empire Strikes Back, The Phantom Menace, and more.

Discussion Guide:

  • 00:00 - Hello there!
  • 05:26 - How Solo transitions to...

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...