Chris & Elyse Willis join the show to discuss their prolific work on the music for Disney World’s brand new ride, “Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.” Sit back and enjoy listening to this amazing husband and wife team discussing the magic they love creating together!
Composer Jordan Gagne joins the show to talk Altered Carbon Season 2, The Rookie, and much more. Sit back and have a listen as Jake and Jordan go deep!
Jake chats it up with Composer/Violinist, Emer Kinsella. They discuss her work on projects such as “Orbit” and “St. Louis Superman,” and much more. So sit back and have a listen!
Composer Richard Marvin joins the show to discuss his illustrious career working on such gems as U-571, Six Feet Under, and of course, 3 Ninjas (1&2). Sit back and have a listen as Richard and Jake chop it up!
Composer Giancarlo Vulcano joins the Pod to talk about his work on the upcoming USA series, “Briarpatch,” starring Rosario Dawson. Vulcano is incredibly proud of his work on this show, as he should be. The score is not your run-of-the-mill sort of thing, bold choices were made, and the work speaks for itself. So sit back and have a listen and go checkout Briarpatch on USA, premiering February 6th.
On our first show of 2020, Jake sits down with Composer Brandon Campbell. They discuss coming up under the wing of Ramin Djawadi, and growing his solo career. Brandon has vast experience working with some of the most talented people in this industry and was kind enough to share some of the insight he has picked up along the way. Sit back and have a listen as Jake and Brandon discuss the wonderful business of Film/TV Composing.
Composer Nathaniel Blume joins the show to discuss his work on Fox’s Prodigal Son, working with Blake Neely on The Flash, and much more. have a listen and Happy New Year!
Composer Jake Monaco joins the show to discuss his work on the Disney+ “Forky” shorts, Netflix’s “Dumplin'” and a whole lot more! Sit back and have a listen!
Jake sits down with accomplished Composer Ramin Kousha to discuss his work on the new apocalyptic thriller, “RadioFlash,” his work on “Sharknado,” and much more. Sit back and have a listen! See below for Ramin’s Bio:
Ramin Kousha is a classically-trained film, TV and video game composer based in Los Angeles. Having developed a trademark style of composing that combines electronic and orchestral music, Ramin has scored nearly 50 projects in less than 10 years. He most recently scored IFC Midnight’s thriller drama Radioflash, starring Dominic Monaghan; as well as the comedy 1st Born, starring Val Kilmer and Denise Richards; and the sci-fi thriller 5th Passenger, starring Doug Jones and Tim Russ.
Ramin also scored the critically-acclaimed Iranian film The Warden which screened at the Cannes International Film Market, BFI London Film Festival and São Paulo Film Festival winning numerous awards.
In addition to composing for film, Ramin scored the PlayStation video game Detroit: Become Human and has worked on commercials and trailers for Mazda, G-Tech, and Shelter Insurance. He’s also contributed music to numerous TV series including E!’s Keeping up with the Kardashians and I Am Cait, the History Channel’s Great Wild North, Discovery Channel’s mega-popular Shark Week talk show Shark After Dark, Discovery’s true crime series Killing Fields, and the UFC channel.
Born and raised in Iran, Ramin was classically trained in music from the age of six. After realizing his passion for composing, he studied and worked with well-known Iranian classical composer Ahmad Pejman, and then moved to the US at the age of 18. Ramin earned his degree in music composition from California State University, Northridge and is especially skilled at piano, synthesizers and Persian/Iranian instruments such as the santur, tar and ney.
LP Guru Todd Drootin calls in to discuss the biz, his favorite albums, and the state of the market. he has a wealth of knowledge and is incredibly interesting. Sit back and have a listen!