In this episode, John Williams breaks his own Oscar record, Dial of Destiny gets nominated, but not in a positive way, Indy enters the Great Circle, IJ in the UK reviews the Curse of the Jackal and lots more!
Is this the last new John Williams film score release we will ever get? If it is, then the Maestro ends with a crescendo of action and terrific new themes to elevate Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny to magical musical glory. Join Laird and Ron as they listen and discuss the movie’s soundtrack release (and rant about some missteps by Walt Disney Music).
Direct from the LA premiere of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, Ed Dolista and Mitch Hallock are joined by Laird Malamed and Les David as they discuss the movie, meeting Steven Spielberg, Ke Huy Quan and hearing John Williams and more plus another roundtable with Indiana Mic and Jerry Ordway after seeing the film in IMAX on opening night! [Spoilers abound]
After a long hiatus, Ron and Laird return with anticipation to the best part of a new Indiana Jones movie – a new soundtrack from Maestro John Williams. With nothing official, the team speculate on what they hope will be on the album. And they generally speak about the upcoming movie in a relatively spoiler free chat!
We’re back for part 2 of our conversation with soundtrack producer Mike Matessino as we enter the atmosphere of SpaceCamp. Ron, Laird and Mike take a 17000 miles/hr journey around the planet, to Daedalus and back to Earth as they cover John Williams most unlikely 1980’s movie, 1986’s SpaceCamp directed by Henry Winer and starring Lea Thompson, Kate Capshaw and Tate Donovan. [Part 2 of 2]
Soundtrack producer Mike Matessino returns to The Magic of John Williams as he, Ron and Laird reminisce about the 80’s with a particular focus on the movies of the era highlighted by SpaceCamp and its recently released expanded soundtrack from Intrada. Mike chats about the movie and its music and how it works throughout the film plus a whole lot more. [Part 1 of 2]
In this blockbuster episode of the IndyCast we see the first official photo from Indy 5, hear that Indy can never be recast, have a Raiders Rant, more Indy trivia, IJ in the UK has some special guests talking about the Daredevils of the Desert and more of your great emails!
Ron shares with Laird and all of you his recent experience getting to hear the Maestro John Williams and violinist extraordinaire Anne-Sophie Mutter live in concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra. They listen to audio from that magical night and the one that followed two days later in Carnegie Hall this past April. Plus news, more music and a preview of upcoming John Williams releases. [In Stereo]
Ron Longo and Laird Malamed are joined by Chris A. from the UK, fellow IndyCaster Chris Allan, to celebrate the 90th birthday of the Maestro, John Williams. They cover the deluge of news dropping at the time of his birthday, and reminiscent on 7 decades of Williams’ musical gifts.
In the first IndyCast of the year we talk Indy 5, rumours of Indy Lego sets, trivia, John Williams, Attack of the Hawkmen and more of your great emails!