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Playlist for April 05, 2021: Relationship Dramas & Electronic Scores

April 6, 2021

This episode starts off with Arcade Fire & Owen Pallett’s score to Spike Jonze’s Her, which was only officially released a month ago. Other scores include electronic oriented music, including ones from Giorgio Moroder, Tangerine Dream, and, the now disbanded, Daft Punk.

Main Playlist:
Arcade Fire & Owen Pallett – Her: Original Score (2021) – Dimensions – Score for the film Her (2013)
Kevin Shields – 
Lost in Translation OST (2003) – Goodbye
Carter Burwell – 
Adaptation OST (2002) – Approaching the Object of Desire
Giorgio Moroder – 
Electric Dreams OST (1984) – The Duel – Based on the composition Minuet in G Major
Tangerine Dream – 
Risky Business OST (1983) – Guido the Killer Pimp – Edited version of track Cloudburst Flight off of Force Majeure (1979)
Daft Punk –
Tron: Legacy – The Complete Edition OST (2020) – ENCOM, Part I – Extended version of the soundtrack to Tron: Legacy (2011)
Electric Youth & PilotPriest – Come True (Original Motion Picture Score) (2021) – Modern Fears
Mark Korven – Our House OST (2018) – Watch Me While I Sleep
Le Matos – Ninja Eliminator Trilogy (2021) – Rage of Honor – Originally composed for the faux-trailer Ninja Eliminator (2008)
Brian Rietzell & Daniel Lopatin – The Bling Ring OST (2013) – The Bling Ring Suite

Background Music:
Intro Music:
 Giorgio Moroder – Midnight Express OST (1978) – Chase
After 1st set: Jon Brion – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind OST (2004) – Theme

After 2nd set: Wendy Carlos – Tron OST (1982) – Wormhole
Before final set: Sinoia Caves – Beyond the Black Rainbow OST (2014) – Elena’s Sound World

Playlist for March 29, 2021: More Action Films & Video Games

April 5, 2021

Similarly to last week episode, we play a mixture of video game soundtracks as well as from movies to complement them. Includes classics such as Robocop & Terminator 2, as well as a set dedicated to the classic video game Turrican!

Main Playlist:
Basil Poledouris – Robocop OST (1987) – Van Chase
Ryan Amon – Elysium OST (2013) – Unauthorized Entry
Clinton Shorter – Boss Level OST (2021) – Osiris
Dasha Charusha – Hardcore Henry (Original Motion Picture Score) (2016) – Home is Where the Battle Is
Brad Fiedel – The Terminator 2: Judgment Day OST (1991) – I’ll Be Back
Garry Schyman – Bioshock: Original Score (2007) – Bioshock Main Theme (The Ocean on His Shoulders)
Chris Huelsbeck – Turrican Soundtrack Anthology Vol. 1 (2013) – Shoot or Die – Re-updated & arranged version from original soundtrack to Turrican (1990)

Vince DeCola – Transformers: The Movie Soundtrack (1986) – Escape
Christopher Franke – Universal Soldier OST (1992) – Grand Canyon
John Carpenter – Lost Themes III: Alive After Death (2021) – Alive After Death

Background Music:
Intro Music:
 Giorgio Moroder – Midnight Express OST (1978) – Chase
After 1st set: Christophe Beck – Edge of Tomorrow OST (2014) – Angel of Verdun (Main Titles)
After 2nd set: Jerry Goldsmith – Logan’s Run OST (1976) – Flameout
Before final set: Paul Leonard-Morgan – Dredd Original Film Soundtrack (2012) – Lockdown

Playlist for March 22, 2021: Action Films & Video Games

April 5, 2021

We play a mixture of video game soundtracks as well as from movies to complement them for this edition. Expect music from Sonic the Hedgehog, Quake, Mortal Kombat, and more.

Main Playlist:
Tom Holkenborg – Sonic the Hedgehog OST (2020) – But I Will Always Be Faster
Masato Nakamura – Sonic the Hedgehog 1 & 2 OST (2011) – Green Hill Zone (Mega Drive Version)
Trent Reznor & Nine Inch Nails – Quake Soundtrack (1996) – Damnation
George S. Clinton & Buckethead – Mortal Kombat (Original Motion Picture Score) (1995) – Goro vs. Art
Graeme Revell – Street Fighter (Original Motion Picture Score) (1995) – Showdown in Shadaloo
Eric Serra – Goldeneye OST (1995) – The Scale of Hell
Grant Kirkhope – Goldeneye 007 OST (1997) – Bunker
Darren Mitchell – Turok 2: The Seeds of Evil (Original N64 Soundtrack) (2000) – Lair of the Blind Ones
Jack Wall – Mass Effect: Original Soundtrack (2006) – The Wards

Martin O’ Donnell & Michael Salvatori – Halo: Original Soundtrack (2006) – Opening Suite

Background Music:
Intro Music:
 Giorgio Moroder – Midnight Express OST (1978) – Chase
After 1st set: Kristofer Maddigan – Cuphead Original Soundtrack (2017) – Introduction
After 2nd set: The Immortals – Mortal Kombat OST (1995) – Techno Syndrome (Mortal Kombat)
Before final set: Faunts – M4 EP (2006) – M4, Part II – Played during the end credits of Mass Effect (2006)

Playlist for March 08, 2021: International Women’s Day

March 30, 2021

Since this episode aired on March 8th (International Women’s Day), I decided to play for the most part a variety of film-oriented music from female composers! Enjoy.

Main Playlist:
Delia Derbyshire – Music From the BBC Radiophonic Workshop (2003) – Ziwzih Ziwzih OO-OO-OO – Originally written for an episode of Out of the Unknown: The Prophet (1967)
Suzanne Ciani – 
Lixiviation (2017) – Lixiviation
Laurie Spiegel – 
An Anthology of Noise and Experimental Music (Volume 4) (2018) – Sediment – Played during The Hunger Games (2012)
Angela Morley – 
Watership Down OST (1978) – Kehaar’s Theme
Shirley Walker – 
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm OST (1992) – The Birth of Batman
Lisa Gerrard –
Whale Rider OST (2002) – Paikea’s Whale
Tamar-Kali –
Shirley OST (2020) – The Summoning
Hildur Guðnadóttir – Chernobyl OST (2019) – Pump Room
Lesley Barber – Manchester By the Sea OST (2016) – Smoke
Asha Bhosle & the Kronos Quartet – You’ve Stolen My Heart (Songs from R.D. Burman’s Bollywood) (2005) – Piya Tu Ab To AajaOriginally taken from Caravan (1971)
Mica Levi – Under the Skin OST (2014) – Creation

Background Music:
Intro Music & After 1st set:
 Wendy Carlos & Rachel Elkind – The Shining OST (1980) – Main Title “The Shining” Composition based upon hymn Dies Irae
After 2nd set: Anna Meredith – Eighth Grade OST (2018) – Nautilus

After 3rd set: Jocelyn Pook – Flood (1999) – Masked Ball (1999 Extended Mix) – Original mix featured in Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Before final set: Micky Erbe & Maribeth Solomon – Earth: Final Conflict Original Television Soundtrack (1998) – Sleepers

Playlist for March 01, 2021: Sci-Fi, Post-Apocalyptic Films, & Monster Movies

March 2, 2021

This episode features a variety of film scores, including ones from the British 2010 breakthrough film Monsters as well as a whole set dedicated to the Godzilla franchise. Other selections include music from post-apocalyptic sci-fi films from the likes of Annihilation & Bong-Joon Ho’s English-language debut, Snowpiercer.

Main Playlist:
Jon Hopkins – Monsters OST (2010) – Monsters Theme
Cristobal Tapia De Veer – The Girl With All the Gifts OST (2017) – Walkabout
Bear McCreary – Colossal OST (2017) – A Monster Hypothesis
Alexandre Desplat – Godzilla OST (2014) – The Power Plant
Shiro Sagisu – Shin Godzilla OST (2016) – Defeat is No Option (1197)
Akira Ifukube – Godzilla Original Soundtrack (1954) – Fury of Godzilla
Ben Salisbury & Geoff Barrow – Annihilation OST (2018) – The Beach
Lee Byeong Woo – The Host OST (2007) – Over Wonhyo Bridge

Marco Beltrami – Snowpiercer OST (2013) – Blackout Fight
Trials – Cargo OST (2017) – The Death III

Background Music:
Intro Music:
 Giorgio Moroder – Midnight Express OST (1978) – Chase
After 1st set: Bear McCreary – Godzilla: King of the Monsters OST (2019) – Godzilla Main Title

After 2nd set: John Murphy – 28 Days Later OST (2002) – In the House – In A Heartbeat
Before final set: Nick Cave & Warren Ellis – The Road OST (2009) – The Road


Additional Note: Apologies for the technical issues to anyone who listened to the first half of the show on CJSR this Monday, but the episode streamed on Mixcloud should be have no issues (shown below)!

Playlist for February 22, 2021: Vikings, Historical Epics, & Adventures

February 23, 2021

This episode starts off with a selection of music from the final seasons of Vikings, including the score from Trevor Morris as well as non-original music from the likes of Nordic folk groups such as Wardruna and Danheim. The rest of the program features film scores from historical epics and adventures from the likes of The King, Gladiator, & Apocalypto.

Main Playlist:
Trevor Morris – The Vikings Final Season (Music From the TV Series) (2019) – Ivar Travels the Silk Road
Danheim – Mannavegr (2017) – Heljarför – Played during Season 6, Episode 10 (The Best Laid Plans) of Vikings (2020)
Wardruna – Skald (2018) – Vindavla – Played during Season 6, Episode 20 (The Last Act) of Vikings (2020)
Peter Peter & Peter Kyed – Valhalla Rising OST (2013) – Valhalla Rising End Credits
Nicholas Britell – The King (Original Score from the Netflix Film) (2019) – Song of Hal: Strings in C# Minor
Mario Nascimbene – The Vikings Film Score (1958) – The Horn’s Sound / Regnar Returns
Howard Shore – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – The Complete Recordings (2005) – Caras Galadhon (Featuring “Lament For Gandalf”) – featuring Elizabeth Fraser
Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard – Gladiator OST (2000) – Might of Rome
James Horner – Apocalypto OST (2006) – Words Through the Sky – Eclipse

Background Music:
Intro Music:
 Giorgio Moroder – Midnight Express OST (1978) – Chase
After 1st set: Tanya Tagaq – Animism (2014) – Howl – Played during Season 3, Episode 9 (Breaking Point) of Vikings (2015)
After 2nd set: Popol Vuh – Aguirre OST (1975) – Aguirre I
Before final set: Alex North – Spartacus OST (1960) – Main Title

Playlist for February 15, 2021: Jazz & Neoclassical Scores

February 18, 2021

Selections for this episode include jazzier tracks from the film Birdman, as well as from legends John Coltrane & Thelonious Monk for the first half. Later in our show, we showcase more of neo-classical music from the likes of Erik Friedlander and an early score from Philip Glass.

Main Playlist:
Antonio Sanchez – Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Original Drum Score (2014) – Almost Human
John Zorn – Filmworks XIX: The Rain Horse (2008) – Wedding of Wild Horses
Fred Frith – Eye to Ear II (2004) – Returning Home: Straw Dance – Composed for documentary Returning Home (2003)
John Coltrane – Blue World (2019) – Blue World – Album serves as soundtrack to Le chat dans le sac (1964)
Thelonious Monk – Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (2017) – Rhythm-a-Ning – Originally composed for Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1959)
Modern Jazz Quartet – The Modern Jazz Quartet Plays No Sun in Venice (1961) – The Golden Striker

Erik Friedlander – Thoroughbreds OST (2017) – Fraying at the Edges
Colin Stetson – Deliver Us (Original Series Soundtrack) (2020) – Peaceful Here Now
Alexander Sowinski & Leland Whitty – Disappearance at Clifton Hill OST (2020) – Breaking In
Philip Glass – North Star (1977) – Lady Day – Composed for North Star: Mark di Suvero (1977)

Background Music:
Intro Music:
 Giorgio Moroder – Midnight Express OST (1978) – Chase
After 1st set: Oscar Peterson – The Silent Partner LP (1979) – Theme For Céline
After 2nd set: Miles Davis – Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud OST (1959) – Chez Le Photographe Du Motel – Released as Elevator to the Gallows in North America
Before final set: Tanya Tagaq – Animism (2014) – Uja – Featured in Thoroughbreds (2017)

Playlist for February 01, 2021: Scores from Current Television Series

February 2, 2021
This week’s episode features a variety of scores (and soundtracks) to television shows and series from the last year or two. Include are scores to both Netflix shows like The Queen’s Gambit & Ozark, as well as The Expanse & Homecoming. Enjoy. Main Playlist: Carlos Rafael Rivera – The Queen’s Gambit (Music From the Netflix Limited Series) (2020) – Playing Benny – Las Vegas 1966 Emile Mosseri – Homecoming (Music from the Amazon Original Series – Season 2) (2020) – Suddenly Temple Jeff Russo & Perrine Virgile – The Umbrella Academy, Season 2 (Music From the Original Series) (2020) – The Umbrella Academy Hannah Peel – The Deceived – Original Television Soundtrack (2020) – Capable of Anything Mogwai – ZeroZeroZero Soundtrack (2020) – Moon in Reverse Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurrians – Ozark Season 3 Soundtrack (2020) – Ben’s Body (Acoustic Version) Ben Frost – Dark: Cycle 3 (Original Music From the Netflix Series) (2020) – Eva Clinton Shorter – The Expanse: Season Four (Music From the Amazon Original Series) (2020) – Footsteps of History Ludwig Göransson – The Mandalorian: Season 2 – Vol. 1 (Chapters 9-12) (Original Score) (2020) – The Marshal’s Tale Anna Calvi – Peaky Blinders (Original Music From the TV Series) (2019) – You’re Not God PJ Harvey – Peaky Blinders (Original Music From the TV Series) (2019) – Red Right Hand – Originally performed & written by Nick Cave Background Music: Intro Music:Giorgio Moroder – Midnight Express OST (1978) – Chase After 1st set: Olafur Arnalds – Broadchurch – The Final Chapter (Music From the Original Series) (2017) – The Final Chapter After 2nd set: Ben Salisbury & Geoff Barrow – Devs: Original Series Soundtrack (2020) – Stealing the Code Before final set: Cristobal Tapia de Veer – The Third Day: Music From the Limited Series (2020) – Osea

Playlist for January 18, 2021: Recap of Film Scores from 2020: Pt. 2

January 19, 2021
We are continuing from where we left of last week, profiling a variety of film scores from last year. Departing from just Canadian film scores, we including music from the likes of Ludwig Gorannsson and his score to Tenet, Blanck Mass, Clint Mansell, as well as my favourite film score of last year: Jim Williams’ Possessor. Main Playlist: Ludwig Goransson – Tenet OST (2020) – 747 Blanck Mass – Calm With Horses OST (2020) – Prove Yourself Clint Mansell – Rebecca (Music From the Netflix Film) (2020) – The Shadow Between Us Benjamin Wallfisch – The Invisible Man OST (2020) – House Fight Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurrians – The Lodge OST (2020) – Obituary Terence Blanchard – Da 5 Bloods OST (2020) – Finding the Gold Tamar-Kali – Shirley OST (2020) – Emissary / Captive Queen John Paesano – Tesla OST (2020) – Breakthrough Jim Williams – Possessor OST (2020) – Power Dictates Background Music: Intro Music: Colin Stetson – Color Out of Space OST (2020) – The Color After 1st set: Ennio Morricone – Correspondence OST (2016) – La casa sul lago After 2nd set: Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – Mank: Original Musical Score (2020) – First Dictation Before final set: Ben Lovett – The Wolf of Snow Hollow OST (2020) – Second Crime Scene

Playlist for January 11, 2021: Recap of Canadian Film Scores from 2020

January 13, 2021
For our first episode of 2021, I thought it would be a fine idea to take a look back at last year and do a little bit of a recap of a various scores by Canadian composers! The playlist includes music from films such as Color Out of Space, Disappearance of Clifton Hill, Pieces of A Woman, & more! Main Playlist: Le Matos  – Exode (Original Web Series Soundtrack) (2020) – The Sounds of Nora Mort Garson – Didn’t You Hear? (1970) – Kevin and Page – Re-released on Sacred Bones Records back in November 2020 Colin Stetson – Color Out of Space OST (2020) – The Color Alexander Sowinski & Leland Whitty – Disappearance at Clifton Hill OST (2020) – Prologue Jay McCarrol – The Kid Detective OST (2020) – Willowbrook Then Andrew Lockington – The Kindness of Strangers OST (2020) – Winter Richard Reed Parry – The Nest OST (2020) – Symphony Brew Howard Shore – Pieces of A Woman OST (2020) – The Nursery Matthew Cardinal – Music From Digging in the Dirt (2019) – Tar Sand Cradle Song Dillon Baldassero – Girl OST (2020) – Girl Background Music: Intro Music: Trevor Morris – The Vikings Final Season (Music From the TV Series) (2019) – A Complicated Ceremony After 1st set: Mort Garson – Music From Patch Cord Productions (2020) – Son of Blob Theme Rest of show: Trevor Morris – The Vikings Final Season (Music From the TV Series) (2019) – A Complicated Ceremony