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Soundtrack Alley Spotlight

Soundtrack Alley Spotlight

By Randy Andrews
Podcast about soundtracks, along with interviews and other projects along the way
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87: Revisit Wargames
This week got me a bit behind, here is Wargames, a classic discussion about the possibility of global fallout from a computer simulation
1:11:36
January 15, 2021
86: Revisit Interview with Sharon Farber
Today on Soundtrack Alley You'll hear my interview with Israeli composer Sharon Farber. We'll discuss her career in film composing, how she got into composing with the legendary Shirley Walker and we'll delve into her documentary work as well as her concert work. I hope you enjoy this look back episode!
1:37:20
January 8, 2021
85: Revisit The Ice Pirates!
I think you'll enjoy this jazzy score to the great b movie of Ice Pirates which is a science fiction of the best caliber! Well in its own right. I still think you'll enjoy my discussion on the film and the score by Bruce Broughton.
1:08:51
January 1, 2021
84: Revisit Tron
Today I'm going into the video game world of Tron. This is an old episode and I wanted to revisit it and I hope sometime in the future I can re-record with new material to make it shine, but for now, I hope you can enjoy this special episode!
1:07:13
December 25, 2020
83: Revisit Argo!
Today You'll hear as Tim Benson and I discuss Argo from back when we did Jack Kirby month on my podcast in preparation for the Kirby 100's project. I hope you enjoy the discussion on the actual event that took place that the film is based on and I hope you enjoy the score by Alexander Desplat. Enjoy and relax.
1:05:01
December 18, 2020
82: Revisit The Fifth Element!
Today you’ll hear me gush about one of my all time favorite films from Luc Besson, The Fifth Element, I’ll discuss the cast, background and of course the amazing score by Eric Sierra! Enjoy!
2:30:41
December 11, 2020
81: Revisit Planet of the Apes
Today you’ll hear myself and Billy Peck discuss a classic movie from a classic time before the pandemic, check out this old episode and enjoy
1:38:19
December 4, 2020
80: Revisit Jason and the Argonauts with Special Guest Darrin and Ruth Sutherland
Today you’ll hear a classic episode with My guests and friends Darrin and Ruth Sutherland. We discuss the film, the background, the great special effects and the score! All today!
1:41:00
November 27, 2020
79: Revisit Interview with Jamie Christopherson
This is another old interview I did with Jamie Christopherson who did the score to American Wrestler among lots of video game scores as well. You'll hear as we discuss his career and a lot more. Along with music by this very composer!
57:05
November 20, 2020
78: Revisit Transformers
Today you’ll feel all nostalgic with my discussion about Transformers directed by Michael Bay. You’ll hear me discuss the cast, background and the great score by Steve Jablonsky. Sit back and relax. Enjoy
1:14:15
November 13, 2020
77: Revisit The Mummy (1999)
Check out this Classic Soundtrack Alley episode where I talked about The Mummy, the cast, background and the score by Jerry Goldsmith
1:20:43
November 6, 2020
76: Revisit Red Sonja
Today you’ll hear a fantasy tale about four warriors, the great music of Basil Poledouris and some excellent topics! Enjoy!
1:17:49
October 30, 2020
75: Revisit Pirates of the Caribbean Curse of the Black Pearl
Check out my discussion on Pirates of the Caribbean 1 today. I’ll discuss the cast, background and the score by Klaus Baldet
49:41
October 23, 2020
Soundtrack Alley 74: Revisit Escape From New York
Sorry about the delay, this episode goes quick just like Snake Pliskin. He wants a new world. Listen as I talk about the film and the score! Enjoy!!!
49:33
October 16, 2020
73: Revisit Flash Gordon
Today I’m looking at the 1980 movie Flash Gordon with Music by Queen. Hope you enjoy it!
1:07:51
October 9, 2020
71: Revisit Whiteout!
Today Tim Benson and I discuss Whiteout the film as well as the comic and the great film score. Enjoy!
53:02
September 25, 2020
70: Revisit Interview with Elik Alvarez and Freddy Shenfeld
Today I share my interview with Elik Alvarez and Freddy Shenfeld. It’s about Yugio Dark Dimensions. I hope you can enjoy this classic interview.
1:21:16
September 18, 2020
69: Revisit Ghost in the Shell
Today even though I’m traveling, I still want to share with you an old episode of Ghost in the Shell. It’s an amazing, fantastic film that inspired so much in the world of science fiction and fantasy. This anime is the inspiration for The Matrix. I hope you enjoy it.
1:02:33
September 11, 2020
68: Revisit Aliens
I go into depth on the discussion of Aliens. This includes talk on the cast, background, and some added conversation from the dvd features with the composer,James Horner.
2:49:59
September 4, 2020
67: Revisit Beauty and the Beast
Hear myself and Josh Howell defend the classic score to Beauty and the Beast. Also we’ll chat a bit about the remake and the differences and similarities and the real story behind the fairy tale.
1:08:41
August 28, 2020
66: Superman 3
Today I’ve got Clinton and Chris with me as we discuss the underrated Superman 3 from 1983. We talk about Richard Pryor, Annette O’Toole and Chris Reeves. We also discuss the great score by Ken Thorne. Please forgive the audio quality. There were some issues with the audio so normally this episode would be on Cinematic Sound Radio. However the next new episode will be held there.
1:46:42
August 21, 2020
65: Revisit King Kong 1933
Today I’m looking back on the original King Kong from 1933. Tim Benson and I will discuss the ins and outs of this excellent classic film. You’ll also hear the fabulous music by Max Steiner.
1:01:03
August 14, 2020
64: Revisit Jazz NES tribute for Nintendo Game Music review
Listen to this classic episode where I review the album Jazz NES. It’s from Andrew Allen.
1:18:47
August 7, 2020
63: Revisit Resident Evil
Today I look back when Resident Evil The Final Chapter came out. Tim Benson and I look at the original from 2002 and compare it with the video game and so much more!
57:02
July 31, 2020
61: Revisit The Last Starfighter and interview with Craig Safan
Enjoy the interview I did with Craig Safan way back when. We discuss the score at length then the second half Josh Howell and I discuss the film and score even more.
1:21:35
July 24, 2020
60: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Today marks a new beginning for Soundtrack Alley, all new shows will be on Cinematic Sound Radio and this show is the last of the new shows through the current podcast. Enjoy our discussion about the movie and the cast along with background info. We’ll enjoy moments of the score and I hope you can appreciate what we say!
2:21:26
July 20, 2020
61: Revisit Alien
Tim Benson and I discuss Alien from 1979. We chat about the background and score from the film. Enjoy!
1:16:24
July 17, 2020
Second Update
Check it out, more updates!
01:39
July 10, 2020
Announcement For Changes
This is a simple announcement about places I’m going and new things happening!
03:00
July 10, 2020
59: Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade
Today Erik Woods and I spend the day discussing The Last Crusade in prep for more! You won’t believe the awesome material we have planned ahead!!! Stay tuned and Enjoy!
2:26:00
July 3, 2020
58: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
I’m prepping for new material this week , so enjoy today and tomorrow for Indiana Jones With Erik Woods and Myself. We love this movie!!!
1:46:33
July 2, 2020
57: Revisit Tomb Raider Adventures Part 2
This is part 2 of the tomb raider game discussion and the movies. This is a much longer episode. Take it in chunks. It’s meaty and long. Just warning you. However if you are a fan of Lara Croft Listen. You’ll enjoy it.
2:54:19
June 26, 2020
56: Tomb Raider Adventures Part 1
Today I’ll be starting my discussion on Tomb Raider and it’s subsequent sequels for games and movies. This is part 1 and it’s a monster. Enjoy!
1:58:08
June 25, 2020
55: The Shadow
This week I’m giving you a deep digging into the film The Shadow from 1994. I’ll discuss the film, it’s cast, the background and the underrated score by Jerry Goldsmith!
1:32:47
June 19, 2020
54: Revisit Raiders of the Lost Ark
Today the poll on Twitter won! Raiders of the Lost Ark, this is Erik Woods favorite all time movie. We had a blast discussing the film. We went into the background, cast and of course the wonderful score by John Williams! Enjoy!
1:24:18
June 12, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 53: Batman from 1989
I’m covering a favorite Super Hero film. I cover the background, the cast, and of course the amazing score by Danny Elfman
46:20
June 5, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 52: Revisit “Special” The Warriors, Live at Scooters
I’m revisiting my conversation with The Podcast Arcade Network regarding The Warriors from 1979. We discussed the cast, background and music of the film. It was a lot of fun. Enjoy!
1:11:50
June 4, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 51: Revisit Krull
Today I’m revisiting one of my favorite films in the fantasy and sci-Fi genre. Krull is a wonderful ride and I’ll discuss the cast, background and the amazing score by James Horner!
1:48:36
June 3, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 50: Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country
Today I’ve got Erik Woods with me as we continue our journey through Star Trek, we go deeply into the movie, the sound quality, the score and some of the great Shakespeare in the film
2:04:07
May 29, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 49: The Rocketeer!
This is brand new material for Soundtrack Alley, I’m discussing The Rocketeer from 1991. I’m discussing the cast, background and the fantastic score by James Horner.
1:09:17
May 28, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 48: Revisit X-Men!
Today on Soundtrack Alley I’ve got Tim Benson with me as we examine the cast, background and soundtrack of the classic X-Men movie and score. I hope you enjoy it!
1:30:52
May 27, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 47: Revisit Superman!
Today I’ll be sharing my conversation with Joe Patrick as we discuss Superman. We’ll discuss the comic, the cast, the background and of course the score by John Williams.
1:19:09
May 26, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 46: Revisit Guardians of the Galaxy
Today I’ll be sharing this classic episode about Guardians of the Galaxy. I’ll discuss the cast, background, and score by Tyler Bates
1:03:39
May 22, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 45: Captain America - The First Avenger
Today I’m revisiting Captain America. I’ll delve into the cast, background, and score by Alan Silvestri. Enjoy!
1:45:35
May 21, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 44: Revisit The Fantastic Four!
I’ve got Bill Schmidt with me as we examine the background, cast, comics and of course the score by John Ottman! Enjoy!
1:52:59
May 20, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 43: Revisit Thor!
This is a classic hero episode about Marvel’s Thor. The movie discussion with Tim Benson, the score by Patrick Doyle and even talk about how well Kenneth Branagh did for directing. Enjoy!
1:39:22
May 19, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 42: Revisit Interview with Nathaniel Blume
Today I’ve got Nathaniel Blume on with me as we discuss his work on the documentary for CNN regarding 1968. I hope you enjoy our discussion.
1:01:58
May 15, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 41: Revisit Interview with Carlos Rafael Rivera
Today I’m revisiting an excellent interview I did with Carlos Rafael Rivera regarding his work on Godless the Netflix series. Enjoy!
56:29
May 14, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 40: Interview with Kevin Kliesh
Today I’m presenting my interview I did with Kevin Kliesh about the score to Superman Unbound, Justice League War, and Tangled the movie and the series.
1:51:46
May 13, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 39: Interview with Cody Matthew Johnson
Today I’ve got an interview with Cody Matthew Johnson and we talk about his work through bands and then the song for the Remake of Resident Evil 2.
34:33
May 12, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 38: Revisit Interview with Bruce Rowland
Check out this special show, the audio may not be great, but the conversation was. Check out the interview with Bruce Rowland, then stick around for the conversation about The Man From Snowy River, the 1984 classic.
1:23:15
May 11, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 30: Star Trek The Motion Picture
Today you’ll hear Erik Woods and I as we discuss the movie and the score of this epic film and we do defend it thoroughly. We love the score by Jerry Goldsmith. So enjoy!
1:37:09
May 8, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 37: Revisit Return of the Jedi
Today I’ve got a old episode where I revisit Return of the Jedi with John Holloway of the Worst Comic Podcast Ever. Enjoy our conversation and the talk about the score by John Williams. Enjoy!
1:27:55
May 8, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 36: Revisit Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back
Today on Soundtrack Alley Spotlight I’ve got Cullen Stapleton with me as we discuss one of my favorite films of all time. We discuss the background and of course the best Star Wars scores of all time by John Williams. Enjoy the show
1:55:53
May 7, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 35: Revisit Star Wars - A New Hope
In honor of May the 4th I’m doing Star Wars themed podcast this week. Today, it’s A New Hope Episode 4 of the Skywalker Saga. I’ve got Jerry McMullen from The Worst Comic Podcast Ever. We’ll talk the film and of course the score by John Williams. Enjoy!
1:27:40
May 6, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 34: Star Trek V - The Final Frontier
Today Erik and I close out this week with more Star Trek. Taking you to the edge of the universe with music by Jerry Goldsmith. I hope you’ve enjoyed this weeks activity!
1:51:15
May 1, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 33: Revisit Star Trek IV - The Voyage Home
Today Erik and I go back in time to the 1980s with the crew of the Enterprise, as they try to retrieve humpback whales from the past to save the future. We’ll discuss the film and the score by Leonard Roseman. Enjoy this show!
1:38:45
April 30, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 32: Revisit Star Trek III - The Search for Spock
Today Erik and I keep up the pace on Star Trek with the third iteration in the series. We discuss the film some, and go a lot into the score.
1:32:50
April 29, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 31: Revisit Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan
Today you’ll hear a classic episode with Erik Woods joining me for another look at Star Trek II and we delve deeply into the film and score and see how it holds up. Enjoy the music of James Horner. And enjoy our chatter.
1:27:53
April 28, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 29: Interview with Rolfe Kent
Today I interview Rolfe Kent about his work on Downsizing and some of his other work. I hope you enjoy this episode
1:10:20
April 24, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 28: Revisit Interview with Roque Banos
This is a revisit of my interview with Roque about his composing the music for The Commuter. We discuss his other projects and I share plenty of music. Enjoy!
1:18:18
April 23, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 27: Revisit Soundtrack’s Role in Nerdy Movies Panel at O Comic Con 2018.
This is a panel I did about soundtracks and movies and their relation to one another. I really hope you all enjoy it!
1:56:11
April 22, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 26: Revisit Interview with Lesley Barber
Today I revisit the interview I did with Lesley Barber about her score for Manchester by the Sea. I hope you enjoy this interview.
1:40:56
April 21, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 25: Revisit Interview with Blake Neely
I’ll be interviewing Blake Neely on this episode along with sharing some of his great music! Hope you enjoy!
1:24:46
April 20, 2020
Announcement for the Week
I’ve got some great older interviews I’ve been wanting to share this week so I hope you enjoy all the activity!!!
00:31
April 19, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 24: Revisit Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Today I’ve got an episode with Erik Woods from Cinematic Sound Radio. We go deep into the film and the background and especially the score by John Williams! Enjoy!!!
1:26:25
April 17, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 23: Tribute to the music of Bob Cobert
Gerry Green of The Professor Frenzy Show is with me as we examine the music and history of Bob Cobert, His work on Dark Shadows, The Winds of War, War and Remembrance, and so much more.
2:17:52
April 10, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 22: The Wolfman from 1941
Check out this Episode before Friday about The Wolfman from 1941. I’ve got Gerry Green in two episodes this week. This movie has great music and a tight story.
1:40:16
April 9, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 21: Interview with Rob Cairns about Love, Death and Robots
Check out the latest interview I’ve done with Rob Cairns the composer of Love Death and Robots exclusively on Netflix. We’ll discuss his career, his work on LDR and so much more! Enjoy!!!
1:13:20
April 3, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 20: The Hunt for Red October
Today you’ll hear some great thoughts on the score of The Hunt for Red October, you’ll hear a little on the plot and a lot on the score by Basil Poledouris. Enjoy!
38:57
March 27, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 19: Robin Hood Prince of Thieves
Check out my latest episode with discussing Robin Hood from 1991.
48:09
March 20, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 18: Interview with Cosplayers April Gloria and Oh My Sophii
I sit down with April Gloria and Sophii about the cosplay world, their craft, their creations, fun along the way and so much more
54:00
March 13, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 17: Interview with Danielle Denicola
This episode I’m interviewing Danielle DeNicola who is a cosplayer. We talk about the materials she uses, the costumes she wants to make and then what she does for gaming.
27:45
March 12, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 16: Interview with Chelsey Curently Cosplay
This is an interview I did with Chelsey Back in 2018. At Planet Comic-Con it was noisy, but I think the audio is just right. Hope you enjoy!
37:54
March 11, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 15: Revisit Candleshoe
Today I’m highlighting a childhood movie and a composer who mostly did animated films. This one stood out different from the rest. Hope you like it.
22:02
March 6, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 14: Back to the Future Part III
Today on Soundtrack Alley Spotlight we complete the Back to the Future trilogy with the third installment that takes us into the old west. I’ll discuss the cast, background, and the Aaron Copeland inspired Alan Silvestri score all today!!!
1:01:50
February 28, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 13 Back to the Future Part II
It’s the Second Installment in the BTTF trilogy and I’ll discuss the cast, background and of course the score on the film!
50:04
February 27, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 12 Revist Back to the Future
Listen as Kristen Romenelli and I discuss the classic from 1985 and we’ll discuss the cast, background and score all today!!!
1:45:33
February 26, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 11: Revisit Dune
Join me and Tim Benson on this classic episode where we discussed Dune from 1984
50:34
February 21, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 10 Revisit Forbidden Planet
I’ll be delving deep on the movie, cast, and background along with the incredible score for the film of Forbidden Planet
42:20
February 14, 2020
Revisit The Black Hole
Today on Soundtrack Alley Spotlight I'll be going back to discussing The Black Hole from 1977. I'll be discussing the cast, the darkness of the movie, how Disney almost stopped making live action films for a long time and of course the score by John Barry. It's all today and I hope you enjoy it!
19:46
February 7, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 8: Masters of the Universe
This is about the 80’s film about the toys from the 80’s and it’s live action adaption. The film music was by Bill Conti
1:01:09
January 31, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 7: Revisit The Great Esacpe
Today I’ll talk about The Great Escape about getting out of a Nazi prison camp. I’ll chat about the cast, a little on the background and of course the score by Elmer Bernstein
19:07
January 24, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 4:Adventures in Babysitting
Enjoy my brief discussion of Adventures in Babysitting and enjoy the score by Michael Kamen
51:47
January 17, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 2: Revisit of Lawrence of Arabia
This is an old discussion I had about Lawrence of Arabia from the 60s . Great film and great score.
21:36
January 10, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 3 : Revisit Lawrence of Arabia
Enjoy my brief discussion of Lawrence of Arabia with music by Maurice Jarre
21:36
January 10, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight Ep.1 : Revisit Gone With The Wind
My wife and I discuss this classic film with its amazing score. This is a revisit of my original show.
19:51
January 3, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 55 Trekker and Firefly with Ron Randall
Today I’ve got Ron Randall with me as we discuss his new Kickstarter for Trekker and we also talk about Firefly the television series and the great music by Greg Edmonson
2:16:20
January 3, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight Special End of 2019 Extravaganza
This is some of the scores from 2019 and a couple that weren’t in 2019 that I enjoyed this year. Happy Science Fiction Day Everyone! Enjoy the show!!! Soundtrackalley.com soundtrackalley@gmail.com
1:57:42
January 2, 2020
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 6: The Best of Both Worlds with guest Lucas Cantor
On today's Soundtrack Alley Spotlight, I've got Lucas Cantor with me as we discuss the TNG episode of Star Trek - Best of Both Worlds, we'll look at the background on the show, the amazing transition that star trek became and the music that Ron Jones used. Lucas Cantor adds so much to the show. This is a long one, running over 2 hours. So sit back relax and enjoy this show!
2:06:01
December 27, 2019
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 5 : The Chipmunk Adventure
Today you can sit back and enjoy a special episode about Chipmunks and great music. Check out the show on mixcloud and anchor. Happy Listening
24:21
December 25, 2019
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight Broadcast The End has come. Soundtrack Alley lives on
Just a brief episode to show that Soundtrack Alley will be on Mixcloud and Anchor
01:14
December 23, 2019
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 58: Revisit of Alexander Schiebel Interview
Enjoy the discussion of the interview with Alexander Schiebel Bat Murderer Discussion as well professorfrenzy.com xanderscores.com soundtrackalley.com
1:47:34
December 20, 2019
Soundtrack Alley Spotlight 57: Revisit Gen 13 The Movie
A discussion about Gen 13 the movie, we talk about the cast, background, the animation style and of course the score.
1:40:54
December 13, 2019