Today we sit down with Sound Designer Joseph Fraioli. He recently did his thang on the Film, “Kin” Starring Myles Truitt, James Franco, Zoë Kravitz, and Dennis Quaid. This movie is a Sci-Fi, futuristic thriller, so it goes without saying, sound design played a huge role in the film. We get into the inner-workings of the design on “Kin” and much more! Also up-top we talk to Devin Gati once again as he allows me to yell at him about today’s hip-hop…..once again. Enjoy!
Today’s guest is one of the hottest young composers in the business right now. Jacob Shea worked under Hans Zimmer for years honing his craft, until eventually becoming the lead guy at Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop. He has composed Blue Planet II as well as Planet Earth II and a plethora of others. Jake and Jacob chat about his beginnings, working under Hans, and the projects he has scored recently.
Our host Sits down with Filmmakers Theo Love, Bryan Storkel, and Amy Storkel. They Discuss their latest film, “The Legend of Cocaine Island” which was recently picked up by Netflix Originals after exploding onto the scene at the Tribeca Film Festival. As usual Jake gets everyone sidetracked as they discuss Oscar-Crashing, Card-Counting, and so much more. Have a listen!
This week Jake sits down with renowned Cellist and Composer, Martin Tillman. Martin has worked in the studio with some of the biggest musicians in the world, composed with Hans Zimmer on projects like Black Hawk Down as well as others, and has scored many of his own projects as well. Recently, Martin scored the Emmy Nominated HBO Doc, Cries From Syria. Listen as they discuss all this and more!
We are beyond excited to have Sean Callery on the show this week. Our host headed out to Sean’s studio in Los Angeles to discuss his recent Emmy nomination for Jessica Jones, and of course his work on Homeland, 24, Elementary, and so much more. The two dive into his creative process, his inspirations, how he approaches the score for specific characters in his shows, and his study of actors to aid him in the scoring process. It was a fascinating chat, so sit back and have a listen!
Our host heads back to Santa Monica to have a chat with Extreme Music CEO Russell Emanuel. Along with starting one of the most successful music catalogues of all time, Russell also started Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop, where they have scored some amazing projects such as Planet Earth 2, The Simpsons and the upcoming Netflix Film “The Package.” Jake and Russell discuss the rise of Extreme Music and much more. Have a listen!
For this week’s artist spotlight, we focus on all-around sound guru, Peter Albrechtsen. Peter has worked on a ton of amazing projects, including Dunkirk, for which he helmed the Sound FX recording. Most recently, he worked on the Amazon Studios documentary, “Generation Wealth,” and was nice enough to discuss this and plenty more!
This week we spotlight Tony nominated Sound Designer, Dan Moses Schreier. Dan was nominated for his work on The Iceman Cometh, and has designed, as well as scored a variety of other shows. Also, don’t miss Jake’s chat with Devin Gati as they discuss whether a song loses its legendary status, once it’s played out. Have a listen!
Jake is joined in the studio by Emmy-Nominated Composer, Cindy O’Connor. In her short career she has already worked on some amazing projects, and her nomination is for the hit ABC show, “Once Upon a Time.” They talk about all this and more. Also, check out the intro to hear what song our host thinks needs to be retired from being placed in Film/TV.
Our host ventures out of the studio, and on to the Sony Pictures lot to moderate the Cobra Kai panel for the Society of Composers and Lyricists. Jake was joined by series composers, Leo Birenberg & Zach Robinson, and actors, Xolo Maridueña & Mr. “Sweep the leg” himself: Martin Kove! They discuss everything Cobra Kai, so sit back and have a listen!