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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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  • 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, […]

  • Losing Jóhann Jóhannsson - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 24)
    by Christopher Coleman on February 12, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    On Friday, February 9, 2018, composer Jóhann Jóhannsson was found dead in his Berlin apartment. Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman take a few moment to reflect on Jóhannsson's career and share some of their favorite pieces from the composer's ouevre. Lastly, we share […]

  • Best Score Oscar Nom Reaction - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 23)
    by Christopher Coleman on February 2, 2018 at 3:08 am

    Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman react to the announcement of the 2017 Best Score Oscar Nominees. While they discuss their feelings about "awards" and award shows in general, they discuss this latest group of nominees in comparison with other recent-year noms as well. Before giving their picks […]

  • Not So Solo! Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 22)
    by Christopher Coleman on January 22, 2018 at 8:06 pm

    Not So Solo! - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 22)Just before the end of 2017, news dropped that composer JOHN WILLIAMS would be composing a new, main theme for the upcoming SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY feature film, while JOHN POWELL would adapt and compose the rest of the original score. Erik Woods and […]

  • You're Welcome - More Last Jedi Talk (Bonus)
    by Christopher Coleman on January 5, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    You're Welcome - More Last Jedi Talk (Bonus)Erik Woods, Kristen Romanelli and Justin Craig join Christopher Coleman in a continued discussion of Star Wars THE LAST JEDI. The discussion here is mostly about the film: the good, the bad, and the WTF? (Spoilers ahead!). If you’re looking for our […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Ep. 100)
    by Christopher Coleman on December 20, 2017 at 3:35 am

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi (100)It's Christmas time, which also now means that it's Star Wars time! Christopher Coleman is joined by Kristen Romanelli, Erik Woods and Justin Craig for this special 100th episode to talk about John Williams' original score for Star Wars: The Last Jedi ... and a wee […]

  • Justice League (Ep. 99)
    by Christopher Coleman on December 14, 2017 at 3:26 am

    Justice League (Ep. 99)Christopher Coleman, Kristen Romanelli, and Erik Woods unite to bring about justice to the discussion around the latest entry into the "DCEU"- Justice League and Danny Elfman's original score. These three mother... boxes, set the stage with their own personal histories with […]

  • Thor Ragnarok (Ep. 98)
    by Christopher Coleman on November 11, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    The hammer has been dropped! Kristen Romanelli joins Christopher Coleman to talk about Mark Mothersbaugh's recently released, retro original score for THOR RAGNAROK. In addition to breaking down Motherbaugh's score, they also talk about the soundtrack release itself and the recent twitter poll […]

  • Soundcast Six Vol. 5 (Ep. 97)
    by Christopher Coleman on November 6, 2017 at 12:30 am

    In Volume 5 of the Soundcast Six series, Kristen Romanelli, Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman reunite to talk about some of the biggest stories in the soundtrack-world over the past two months including: The two tracks released/leaked from Danny Elfman's score for "Justice League," recent trailers […]

  • Blade Runner 2049 (Ep. 96)
    by Christopher Coleman on October 23, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    Blade Runner 2049 (Ep. 96)Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman discuss their deepest and thoughts and feelings about the latest Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch collaborative score for Denis Villenueve's visual and philosophical feast, BLADE RUNNER 2049 Before that, they set the table by […]

  • New Themes in The Game of Thrones (Bonus Episode)
    by Christopher Coleman on August 20, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    "The Spoils of War" (Season 7, Episode 4) of the hit series GAME OF THRONES may have provided our first look at the future of Westeros. Christopher Coleman speculates that we might have not only gotten our first look, but our first listens to, not one, but two, potentially new motifs/themes […]

  • Our Fav 12 Composers of the New Millennium - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 21)
    by Christopher Coleman on August 18, 2017 at 7:33 pm

    In response to a recent, IndieWire article, Kristen Romanelli joins Christopher Coleman share who their 12 favorite composers of the 21st century are thus far (or mostly, as they forgot a couple of biggies!). They both define how they made their selections and then attempt to guess which composer […]

  • Soundcast Six Vol. 4 (Ep. 95)
    by Christopher Coleman on August 3, 2017 at 12:16 am

    In volume 4 of the Soundcast Six series, Justin Craig and Kristen Romanelli, join Christopher Coleman to talk thew a brand new set of six stories from the soundtrack world: Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch Join Blade Runner 2049, who should score a Willow sequel, three trailers and their music […]

  • Dunkirk (Ep. 94)
    by Christopher Coleman on July 28, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    Christopher Nolan and Hans Zimmer are back with their collaborative effort, DUNKIRK. Justin Craig and Kristen Romanelli are back to collaborate with Christopher Coleman in breaking down the film and score: their reaction to the film and score, where the film ranks in the Nolan portfolio, […]

  • War for the Planet of the Apes (Ep. 93)
    by Christopher Coleman on July 18, 2017 at 12:29 am

    Episode 93 - War for the Planet of the ApesMatt Reeves and Michael Giacchino team up to deliver another cinematic hit with WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES. Kristen Romanelli and Justin Craig team up with Christopher Coleman to breakdown their thoughts about the film and Giacchino's original […]

  • Spider-man: Homecoming (Ep. 92)
    by Christopher Coleman on July 9, 2017 at 3:10 pm

    Episode 92 - Millennial Thematic UniverseJustin Craig joins Christopher Coleman to navigate the tricky web of discussion regarding Michael Giacchino's recent original score for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. They not only share their reactions to the film and score as a whole, but also talk about […]

  • Justice XLFman (Soundcast Stereo Ep. 20)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 22, 2017 at 12:54 am

    Episode 20 - Justice XLFman Justin Craig joins Christopher Coleman to discuss the recent news that composer DANNY ELFMAN would be replacing JUNKIE XL (TOM HOLKENBORG) as the composer for the original score for JUSTICE LEAGUE. They discuss their initial reactions, speculate on what might be behind […]

  • Millennial Thematic Universe (Ep. 91)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 17, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    Episode 91 - Millennial Thematic Universe After the video, “MARVEL SYMPHONIC UNIVERSE” by Every Frame A Painting went viral on Youtube in 2016, Christopher Coleman sat down with three family members who are a part of the “Millennial” generation to: talk about their feelings […]

  • Does the Wonder Woman Motif Work? Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 19)
    by Christopher Coleman on June 4, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Episode 19 - Does the Wonder Woman Motif Work? Kristen Romanelli and Christopher Coleman tackle perhaps the biggest question surrounding the new "Wonder Woman" film score, "Does the Wonder Woman motif work?" Before doing so, they have a spoiler-laden discussion regarding their thoughts about the […]

  • Star Trek: Discovery Trailer (Bonus Episode)
    by Christopher Coleman on May 27, 2017 at 8:25 pm

    Bonus Episode - Star Trek: Discovery Trailer Christopher Coleman, Kristen Romanelli and Erik Woods share their thoughts about the recently released trailer to STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. They discuss the look for show and what may be in store for our ears in the series' music. Episode Highlights […]

  • Soundcast (Ep. 90) - The Soundcast Six - Vol. 3
    by Christopher Coleman on May 20, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    In this volume, Kristen Romanelli, Erik Woods, and Christopher Coleman a new set of six stories from the soundtrack world: The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 vs Vol. 2 twitter poll, The Orville with music by Bruce Broughton an Joel McNeely, The death of the MP3, The Star Trek; Legacy mashup, Henry […]

  • Soundcast (Ep.89) - The Soundcast Six Vol. 2
    by Christopher Coleman on May 7, 2017 at 1:21 am

    Episode 89 - The Soundcast Six Vol. 2 Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio, Kristen Romanelli (Film Score Monthly Online) and Christopher Coleman return to tackle six hot-topics from the world of soundtracks. In volume 2, they talk about: John Williams internet "May the 4th be with You" greeting, […]

  • Soundcast (Ep. 88) Herrmann, Williams or Zimmer?
    by Christopher Coleman on April 28, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    Episode 88 - Herrmann, Williams or Zimmer? Marty and Will Brueggemann (Underscore Podcast) join Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman to discuss the results of the recent Tracksounds' Twitter polls which asked, "Which composer has had the most impact on film music: Bernard Herrmann, John Williams, […]

  • Soundcast (Ep. 87) The Soundcast Six
    by Christopher Coleman on April 15, 2017 at 1:09 am

    Episode 87 - The Soundcast Six Erik Woods, Kristen Romanelli (Film Score Monthly Online) and Christopher Coleman tackle six hot-topics from the world of soundtracks. In this soundcast-experiment, they talk about: the inclusion of Led Zeppelin in the recent "Thor: Ragnarok" trailer, Michael […]

  • Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 18) Do Songs + Score Soundtracks Still Work, Today?
    by Christopher Coleman on March 25, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    Episode 18 - Do Songs + Score Soundtracks Still Work, Today? Kristen Romanelli (Film Score Monthly Online) is back to, along with Christopher Coleman, examine the quasi-resurgence of the era-specific-song inclusions in big-budget-blockbuster-film soundtracks. Sometimes it works and sometimes it […]

  • Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 17) - The Musical Possibilities of The Matrix Redooded
    by Christopher Coleman on March 20, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    Episode 17 - The Musical Possibilities for The Matrix: Redooded Eric Woods and Christopher Coleman jack back in and talk over the musical possibilities of the apparently inevitable reboot of The Matrix franchise. Could composer Don Davis return? If not, they discuss who they'd like to see write […]

  • Soundcast Stere (Ep. 16) - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter?
    by Christopher Coleman on February 26, 2017 at 9:34 pm

    Episode 16 - Does Soundtrack Cover Art Matter? Kristen Romanelli of (Film Score Monthly Online) jumps into the "channel 2 seat" to discuss, with Christopher, just how important soundtrack cover art is today (or not). They discuss the cover art for the upcoming release of "The John Williams - […]

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