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.
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!
For our latest Artist Spotlight, Jake has a chat with Gaayatri Kaundinya, about her work in Film/TV through her team, Chai Time Studios. Chai Time has worked on a plethora of Film & TV such as Million Dollar Arm and much more, bringing authentic, cultural music to the projects they work on. Also, Kelly joins the show to start us off and talk about the West World Finale!
For our first “Artist Spotlight” Jake has a chat with Alexis Harte about his new album, Briefcase, and they also discuss his video for “The Night of My Death” as well as his work on the Oscar nominated VR film, Pearl.
Our host sits down with Cobra Kai Composers Zach Robinson and Leo Birenberg. The boys chat about their approach to the show, the varying styles they employed, and what it’s been like for them since Cobra Kai became a smash hit. They also discuss the enormous responsibility of taking on such an important project to so many people.
Today we sit down with Emmy-Winning Composer, Mac Quayle. He won his Emmy for Mr. Robot, and has been nominated a total of four times! He also composes Ryan Murphy gems such as American Crime Story, American Horror Story, and 9-1-1. Jake and Mac settled into Mac’s studio in Hollywood and got to know one another. Have a listen!