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The official podcast of Tracksounds.com, The SoundCast is hosted by Christopher Coleman and features reviews and discussions centered around film, TV, and video game soundtracks. Special edition episodes include interviews with composers and other industry professionals.

The Soundcast Stereo is co-hosted by Christopher Coleman and Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio). Each episode is a 30 minute (ish), two channel conversation about the world of film, television, and video game music.

Soundcast Six episodes are hosted by Christopher Coleman and he is regularly joined by guest hosts from the film music world to spend 10 minutes each on six of the hottest topics from the film, tv, and video game music world.

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  • Spider-Man: Far From Home Soundtrack by Michael Giacchino (Ep. 142)
    by Christopher Coleman on July 9, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    Spidey's back from "the blip" and so is composer Michael Giacchino. Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker, and Christopher Coleman also return and dive headlong into the 23rd entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and final chapter of Phase III - Spider-Man: Far from Home! They talk about their state […]

  • Toy Story 4 by Randy Newman (Ep. 141)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 28, 2019 at 3:37 pm

    The toys are back and Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman are, too! Before they discuss the film and Randy Newman's original score, an old segment returns, WHYBLT? (What have you been listening to?) In addition, remembering James Horner just after the fourth anniversary of the beloved composer's […]

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters by Bear McCreary (Ep. 140)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 6, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Long live the king! Godzilla: King of the Monsters has been unleashed. Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman rant and rage over the latest incarnation Gojira on the big screen. They reveal their own histories with kaiju-movies (The War of the Gargantuas, anyone?), their thoughts on […]

  • Tolkien by Thomas Newman (Ep. 139)
    by Christopher Coleman on May 17, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Thomas Newman is back with his original score to the recently released bio-pic, TOLKIEN. Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman represent the tiny audience that went to see the film on opening weekend by sharing why they, themselves, bothered to run out and see the film so early, what they thought […]

  • Avengers: Endgame by Alan Silvestri (Ep. 138)
    by Christopher Coleman on May 3, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    We're in the End Game now. cIs this peak Avengers? Peak MCU? Is this the best Avengers score to date? We discuss it all and more than just about any "snap" could erase!Episode Highlights03:51 - What did we know about Captain Marvel and when did we know it07:41 - Captain Marvel - General reaction […]

  • The Matrix by Don Davis [20th Anniversary] (Ep. 137)
    by Christopher Coleman on March 31, 2019 at 4:03 pm

    THE MATRIX by the Wachowski's began blowing minds twenty years ago on March 31, 1999. Don Davis' original score similarly sent anyone paying attention into a similar zone of the mind-blown. While the film was a watershed moment for the film industry, touching off copy-cat visual effects and […]

  • Captain Marvel by Pinar Toprak (Ep. 136)
    by Christopher Coleman on March 28, 2019 at 12:20 am

    She's finally here! Captain Marvel has finally made her way to earth and is ready to take her place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Right along side of the MCU's newest hero comes composer Pinar Toprak, whose original score is the central topic for Dane Walker, Kristen Romanelli and Christopher […]

  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World by John Powell (Ep. 135)
    by Christopher Coleman on March 22, 2019 at 2:53 am

    The final installment of the How to Train Your Dragon franchise has finally arrived and Erik Woods, Dane Walker, and Christopher Coleman have come together to talk about composer John Powell's original score for "The Hidden World." They react to the film and the score and highlight some of their […]

  • The First Soundcast Awards (Ep. 134)
    by Christopher Coleman on March 13, 2019 at 11:57 pm

    The inaugural Soundcast Awards are here! This is unlike any awards show you've ever seen ... or at least have listened to! Not only will you hear all of the soundtrack nominees from 2018, but you'll hear the winner of each of the eleven categories decided before your very ears! Join Kristen […]

  • Hans Zimmer at World's End? - Soundcast Stereo (32nd Edition)
    by Christopher Coleman on February 22, 2019 at 1:46 am

    While doing press for his upcoming score for the BBC series: "One Planet, Seven Worlds," composer Hans Zimmer said that humanity is "slithering" its way to destruction ... via climate change. Dane and Christopher talk about the surprising comment itself, but also the context around hist statement. […]

  • Swamp Thing - Heart Sing - Soundcast Six Vol. 13 (Ep. 133)
    by Christopher Coleman on February 15, 2019 at 1:34 pm

    Grammy and BAFTA winners in the "best score" category, new nominations and non-nominations, Brian Tyler dives into the swamp, the shocking results of a recent Twitter-poll, and some big, birthday wishes, are the six topics that Dane Walker, Kristen Romanelli, and Christopher Coleman tackle in this […]

  • Interview: Kathryn Bostic [Clemency, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am] (Ep. 132)
    by Christopher Coleman on February 8, 2019 at 4:03 pm

    Composer Kathryn Bostic talks with Kristen Romanelli about two of her recent score-projects: "Clemency," directed by Chinonye Chukwu, which was screened at the Sundance Film Festival, and the documentary, "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am," directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, which also […]

  • The Oscars - Nom Nom Noms [Part 3] (Ep. 131)
    by Christopher Coleman on January 31, 2019 at 12:25 am

    Completing our trilogy of Best Score nomination reactions, Erik Woods, Dane Walker, Kristen Romanelli, and Christopher Coleman react to the nominees in this category for the 91st Academy Awards. The discuss some of the biggest snubs and surprises, the politics around the Oscars and share which […]

  • Glass by West Dylan Thordson (Ep. 130)
    by Christopher Coleman on January 25, 2019 at 2:23 am

    Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman take on Mr. Glass, The Overseer and The Horde and West Dylan Thordson's original score for GLASS. The three set the stage by sharing their thoughts about the two previous films: UNBREAKABLE and SPLIT and then break open M. Night Shyamalan's […]

  • Aquaman (Ep. 129)
    by Christopher Coleman on January 18, 2019 at 5:41 pm

    The Bro of the Sea, AQUAMAN, has taken the world by tsunami! Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman dive in to discuss James Wan's latest DCEU entry and go trench-deep on Rupert Gregson-Williams original score. In addition to sharing their reactions to the film and score, they […]

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse (Ep. 128)
    by Christopher Coleman on January 12, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    There's a new verse to be explored! Erik Woods, Dane Walker, Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman dive headlong into SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE with original score by Daniel Pemberton. As an appetizer, the four first share their reactions to this year's off-kilter, Golden Globe awards […]

  • Interview: Rupert Gregson-Williams (Aquaman) Theodore Shapiro (Destroyer) Nitin Sawhney (Mowgli)
    by Christopher Coleman on January 4, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    This triple-interview-episode features Kristen Romanelli's conversations with the composers for three major movie releases from December of 2018: AQUAMAN'S Rupert Gregson-Williams, DESTROYER's Theodore Shapiro and MOWGLI's Nitin Sawhney! You'll dive deep into the stories and motivations […]

  • The Grammy's - Nom Nom Nom - Part 2
    by Christopher Coleman on December 29, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    The 61st Grammy Award nominations are the topic for part two of our "Nom Nom Nom" series. Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker, Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman discuss the nominees for BEST MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA category. Again they dive into "surprises," "snubs" and play the "Who Should/ Who Will" […]

  • Golden Globes - Nom Nom Noms [Part 1] (Ep. 125)
    by Christopher Coleman on December 22, 2018 at 11:50 pm

    Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker, Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman react and discuss the nominees for the BEST ORIGINAL SCORE - MOTION PICTURE category. Which of our hosts watch the award show? Which nominees were a surprise? Which scores were snubbed? Who do we think WILL win and SHOULD win? Find […]

  • Ralph Breaks the Internet by Henry Jackman (Ep. 124)
    by Christopher Coleman on December 13, 2018 at 2:17 am

    Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman review Henry Jackman's score for the latest Walt Disney animated feature film, RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET. The dive into their thoughts about the first WRECK-IT RALPH film and then react to this new entry (into the franchise?). They explore the […]

  • Interview: Carter Burwell (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs) and Rolfe Kent (Stan & Ollie) (Ep. 123)
    by Christopher Coleman on December 5, 2018 at 12:57 pm

    In this special double-interview, Kristen Romanelli talks with composer Carter Burwell about his evocative, western, score for the recent Coen Brothers/ Netflix anthology project, THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS. Next, she speaks with composer Rolfe Kent about his heartfelt original score for the […]

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Ep. 122)
    by Christopher Coleman on November 29, 2018 at 1:04 am

    James Newton Howard returns to the Wizarding World to score Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Matt Carr returns to join Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman to talk through their reaction to the film and to the film's score. They also discuss some of the stand out tracks from the […]

  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms by James Newton Howard (Ep. 121)
    by Christopher Coleman on November 16, 2018 at 3:30 am

    Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman are joined by Matt Carr ("composer") to discus James Newton Howard's recent original score to THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS. They dive into their expectations and reactions to the film and score, their favorite pieces from the score and conclude the episode […]

  • The Zimmer Zone - Soundcast Six Vol. 12 (Ep. 120)
    by Christopher Coleman on November 2, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    Hans Zimmer joins Harold Faltermeyer, while Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman form up to discuss the Top Gun sequel choosing to ride into "The Zimmer Zone." In addition, they discuss John Williams' cancellation of upcoming concerts in Europe, the recent Letterboxd poll ranking […]

  • First Man by Justin Hurwitz (Ep. 119)
    by Christopher Coleman on October 18, 2018 at 1:18 am

    Director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz next collaborative effort, FIRST MAN, has launched into theaters and, while heading to new explorative heights, dives deep into astronaut Neil Armstrong's depressive state. Dane Walker, Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman discuss their […]

  • The Loki Show - Soundcast Six Vol. 11 (Ep. 118)
    by Christopher Coleman on September 23, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman tackle six soundtrack-ish topics including: three trailers and what they may or not say about their respective upcoming score: Captain Marvel, Stanley & Ollie, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. They also discuss the news that Deadmau5 is finally scoring a […]

  • Remembering Beth Krakower (Ep. 117)
    by Christopher Coleman on September 13, 2018 at 12:49 am

    On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the film music community lost one of its pillars, Public relations agent, Beth Krakower. Erik Woods, Kristen Romanelli, and Christopher Coleman talk about what made her a truly special PR agent, as well as some personal stories from their experience in working with […]

  • 2018 Fall Soundtrack Preview (Ep. 116)
    by Christopher Coleman on September 7, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    The Fall movie season, filled to the brim with blockbuster-palette-cleansing and award-contending films, is upon us! Justin Craig, Dane Walker, Kristen Romanelli, and Christopher Coleman sit down to have a long chat about their expectations for the film scores that will accompany these Fall (and […]

  • Zimmer Returns - Soundcast Six Vol. 10 (Ep. 115)
    by Christopher Coleman on August 30, 2018 at 2:27 am

    Four people. Six soundtrack stories. Erik Woods, Kristen Romanelli, Dane Walker and Christopher Coleman congregate to discuss six bits of soundtrack news including: Cinefix's Top 10 Scores, Hook vs Harry Potter poll results, JJ Abrams' new record label, Sarah Schachner and HIldur Gudnadottir's big, […]

  • Interview - Lorne Balfe (Mission: Impossible - Fallout) (Ep. 114)
    by Christopher Coleman on August 11, 2018 at 12:29 am

    LORNE BALFE, composer of the original score to MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT, talks about why he thinks it is important to engage with fans about his work on social media. He also opens up: on what the challenges are when taking the musical-reigns of an existing movie-franchise, about what Tom […]

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout by Lorne Balfe (Ep. 113)
    by Christopher Coleman on August 1, 2018 at 2:20 am

    MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT - the sixth film of the franchise is out and Agent Dane Walker joins Christopher Coleman to breakdown their thoughts about Christopher McQuarrie's follow up to "Rogue Nation" and composer Lorne Balfe's original score. They discuss the drastic tonal shift in the film […]

  • Comic-Con Reaction - Soundcast Six Vol. 9 (Ep. 112)
    by Christopher Coleman on July 25, 2018 at 11:44 pm

    Comic-con 2018 has come and gone, but,each year we are left with uncountable reactions to all of the trailers, panels, reveals, and interviews. This year, Dane Walker, Kristen Romanelli, and Christopher Coleman narrow down their collective reactions to six ... a Soundcast-Six-worth. They discuss […]

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp by Christophe Beck (Ep. 111)
    by Christopher Coleman on July 19, 2018 at 2:55 am

    Ant-Man and the Wasp have shrunk their way into theaters and Dane Walker (composer in parentheses), Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman go big on their discussion about the 20th entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They discuss Christophe Beck's follow-up score, compare it to the first […]

  • What impact will Christophe Beck and SESAC's Diversity program have?
    by Christopher Coleman on July 9, 2018 at 2:58 am

    Christophe Beck and SESAC recently announced a new program designed increase diversity among the ranks of the Hollywood composers. Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman break down the specific points of the program as well as ask questions about just what impact such a program could have as […]

  • Are we excited about Dario Marianelli scoring the Bumblebee Movie? - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 30)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 28, 2018 at 10:54 pm

    It was recently announced that composer Dario Marianelli would write the original score for the upcoming BUMBLEBEE feature film (prequel to the Transformers films). Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman not only react to this news, but share their personal histories with the Transformers […]

  • Incredibles 2 by Michael Giacchino (Ep. 110)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 22, 2018 at 12:30 am

    Will Brueggamann (The Underscore Podcast), Kristen Romanelli, and Christopher Coleman return to Metroville to discuss Michael Giacchino's original score for one of Pixar's most anticipated sequels - INCREDIBLES 2! To start, they quickly share their deepest, heartfelt, emotional reactions to the […]

  • How important is the hiring of Pinar Toprak for Captain Marvel? - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 29)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 19, 2018 at 12:59 am

    Composer Pinar Toprak has been signed to write the original score for Marvel's upcoming feature film, "CAPTAIN MARVEL"- making her the first female composer to be hired to score a major super-hero film. Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman discuss the context of this move by Marvel and its […]

  • Soundcast Six Vol. 8 (Ep. 109)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 8, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    Kirsten, Erik and Christopher are back to talk through six new soundtrack stories: Best 2018 Score (so far), Joseph Trapanese scoring the upcoming Robin Hood film, the new Mortal Engines trailer and their hopes and dreams for the film and score's composer, Gordy Haab and the future of Star Wars […]

  • Solo - A Star Wars Story (Ep. 108)
    by Christopher Coleman on May 30, 2018 at 3:29 am

    Erik Woods, Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman team up to pull off the biggest soundtrack heist in the galaxy! That or maybe just review John Powell's original score to Solo: A Star Wars Story with original theme by John Williams. The three not only share their thoughts about the newest […]

  • Is the Deadpool 2 Score an Improvement? - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 28)
    by Christopher Coleman on May 23, 2018 at 1:55 am

    Deadpool 2 has been unleashed upon the world and Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman explore the question of whether Tyler Bates' original score for the film is an improvement over Tom Holkenborg's (Junkie XL) original score for the first film. They discuss it from the angles of its operation […]

  • Avengers Infinity War (Ep. 107)
    by Christopher Coleman on May 5, 2018 at 3:41 am

    Marty and Will Bruegemann (Underscore Podcast) join Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman to share their deepest thoughts and feelings about Marvel's most recent (and controversial?) entry into the MCU - AVENGERS INFINITY WAR. They talk through their likes and dislikes about both the film and […]

  • Most Underrated Scores - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 27)
    by Christopher Coleman on April 24, 2018 at 2:58 am

    We always talk about the most popular scores, but what about those which are more deserving than the amount of discussion they receive? Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman go there and discuss SOME of the scores they believe have gone, or have become, underrated over the 20 to 25 years. For […]

  • Lost in Space [Netflix] (Ep. 106)
    by Christopher Coleman on April 18, 2018 at 1:09 am

    Kristen Romanelli, Erik Woods, and Christopher Coleman share their reactions to the first four episodes of Netflix's new series, LOST IN SPACE, including their reaction to CHRISTOPHER LENNERTZ's stellar original score. They discuss their personal history with the Lost in Space franchise: from the […]

  • Most Surprising Composer Assignments - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 26)
    by Christopher Coleman on April 11, 2018 at 11:34 pm

    The recent announcement of James Newton Howard not returning to score M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming sequel "Glass," got Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman to come together to discuss that and some of the other most surprising composer assignments in recent memory. Who got the Glass gig and what […]

  • Ready Player One (Ep. 105)
    by Christopher Coleman on April 5, 2018 at 11:54 pm

    Justin Craig, Kristen Romanelli, Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman put their headsets on and dive into the Scorasis to review Alan Silvestri's original score for Steven Spielberg's latest action-adventure project, Ready Player One. They discuss the stand-out moments from the score, their favorite […]

  • Soundcast Six Vol. 7 (Ep. 104)
    by Christopher Coleman on March 30, 2018 at 1:11 am

    Six new stories from the world of soundtracks! The original score for Annihilation and The Shape of Water, news of yet another release of the Star Wars original scores, Kickstarter projects: A Light in the Void Live Concert and Green Rider Book Soundtrack, and the replacement of composer Alf […]

  • Soundcast Six Vol. 6 (Ep. 103)
    by Christopher Coleman on March 20, 2018 at 1:02 am

    Erik Woods, Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman tackle six stories from the world of soundtracks including: John Williams retirement from Star Wars, The music in the Avengers: Infinity War trailer, Jon Favreau's upcoming Star Wars TV Series and who should score it, His Dark Materials reboot […]

  • Reacting to the 90th Academy Awards - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 25)
    by Christopher Coleman on March 7, 2018 at 12:39 am

    One day after the 90th Academy Awards, Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman reflect on the sadly lackluster show, which had the lowest viewership in years. While they discuss there feelings about the show and winners in general, they go through the shows use of music and give each category of […]

  • Black Panther (Ep. 102)
    by Christopher Coleman on March 1, 2018 at 2:07 am

    Justin Craig, Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman plunge through the high-tech-cloak and into the world of Wakanda. They discuss Ludwig Göransson's powerful and exotic original score to Ryan Coogler's latest entry into Marvel's Cinematic Universe, BLACK PANTHER. Not only do they share […]

  • Star Wars by John Williams or Howard Shore? (Ep. 101)
    by Christopher Coleman on February 22, 2018 at 3:01 am

    Star Wars by John Williams or Howard Shore (101)Doug Adams joins Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman to do some super-fantasy-speculation and bounce around the question of "What if Howard Shore were to score Weiss & Beniof's upcoming Star Wars film or films?" Which would excite them more, […]

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