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Cinematic Sound Radio is a film, TV, and video game music radio show heard exclusively on-line and on-demand after spending its first ten years on terrestrial radio at C101.5 FM in Hamilton, Ontario. Host and producer Erik Woods.




The Archive With Jason Drury - Episode 2

Welcome to episode two of THE ARCHIVE WITH JASON DRURY here on CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO. This episode features an exclusive suite of music from Tadlow Records’ brand new recording of BEN-HUR by Miklos Rozsa. BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES turns 25 years old this month and to commemorate that momentous occasion you’ll hear selections from the various scores composed by Shirley Walker. Jason takes a trip back to 1983 and plays for you selections from John Barry’s score to HIGH ROAD...

Duration: 02:48:21

A Tribute To Cincinnati Pops Conductor Erich Kunzel

Today we’ll be paying tribute to the Cincinnati Pops late conductor Erich Kunzel. Starting in 1977, Erich Kunzel recorded 90 albums on the Telarc label with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra many of which were dedicated to film and TV music. He won multiple awards for his work with the CPO and toured around the world guest conducting some of the greatest orchestral ensembles in the world. Erich Kunzel’s distinguished career was personified by his 2006 National Medal of Arts, presented by...

Duration: 02:37:47

The Archive with Jason Drury - Episode One

Welcome to the premiere episode of CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO’s newest program, THE ARCHIVE. Jason Drury hosts and produces this new program which is dedicated to new releases and new recordings of older film scores. During each program, Jason will mine the vast film music archive to unearth beloved favourites and forgotten gems. This week’s inaugural episode features music from La La Land Records’ THE WILD WILD WEST by Richard Markovitz and UNLAWFUL ENTRY by James Horner. From Varese...

Duration: 02:36:36

Interview with Mark Thomas | Guest Host Jason Drury

Mark Thomas is one of the most prolific and versatile composers working in the industry today. Before becoming a composer he was a violinist performing with world renowned orchestras such as the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra working with such composers as Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner, John Barry, Michael Kamen, Alan Silvestri and John Williams In the late 80's Thomas began his composing career and since then has worked on over 110 features and television...

Duration: 02:00:19

Top 10 Superhero Main Themes

Welcome back to the CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO TOP 10. On the program today I’m going to play for you my ten favourite superhero main themes of all time as well as three honourable mentions. You’ll hear selections from such composers as David Newman, Danny Elfman, Alan Silvestri, John Powell, Christopher Drake, John Williams and more. Cinematic Sound Radio WROCK Radio Cinematic Sound Radio Fanfare and Theme by David Coscina...

Duration: 01:32:31

Ep. 49 | Captain Underpants, Spider-Man, War For The Planet Of The Apes, Wonder Woman and More NEW Soundtrack Releases

On this week’s episode of CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO, we will be playing music from brand new soundtrack releases only. You’ll hear selections from CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE by Theodore Shapiro, ANNABELLE HOOPER AND THE GHOSTS OF NANTUCKET by David James Nielsen, ALBION: THE ENCHANTED STALLION by George Kallis, SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING by Michael Giacchino, “Love” from BOSS BABY by Conrad Pope, WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES by Michael Giacchino, DEFORMERS by Austin Wintory, THE...

Duration: 03:37:52

The Life and Music of James Horner Part III (Radio Documentary)

CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO is proud to be the distributor of the third and final part of Jason Drury’s epic tribute to the late great composer James Horner. In paying respects to the memory of James Horner comes the final part of Jason’s overview of the music of one of the finest composers in movie history. The show covers the period from 2000 right up to his untimely death and beyond. The show includes music from THE PERFECT STORM, ENEMY AT THE GATES, A BEAUTIFUL MIND, APOCALYPTO, AVATAR and...

Duration: 11:00:36

Ep. 48 - Re-Recording James Horner

Over the past few years, we hear at CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO have been paying our respects to two-time Academy Award winning composer James Horner with various radio specials including a four hour plus special produced a few days after his death. We also produced a two-part series last year featuring some of his lesser known film scores. Jason Drury has also been producing an epic three-part radio documentary in Horner’s honour. The third and final part of that program is scheduled to be...

Duration: 10:04:54

Archival Program - Raiders of the Lost Ark 30th Anniversary

ORIGINALLY AIRED: June 10, 2011 On June 12th, 2011 one of the greatest films of all time turns 30 years old. On that date in 1981 the world was introduced to the motion picture event of the year – RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK – starring Harrison Ford as one of the most iconic characters in movie history, Indiana Jones. To celebrate this momentous occasion we are going to playing music from all four John Williams Indiana Jones scores; RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981), INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE...

Duration: 01:45:58

Ep. 47 | Top 10 Scores of 1996 Part 2

This week on CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO I’ll be concluding my countdown of my favourite scores from 1996; the year that CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO first hit the airwaves. Today you’ll hear music from such composers as Michael Kamen, Robert Folk, James Horner, Elliot Goldenthal; and David Arnold. I’ll also play selections from our second honourable mention. Cinematic Sound Radio WROCK Radio Cinematic Sound Radio Fanfare and Theme by...

Duration: 10:14:27

Ep. 46 | Star Wars 40th Anniversary

On May 25, 1977 Star Wars was released and proceeded to become one of the most popular and most profitable films of all time. To honour the 40th anniversary of this ground-breaking film CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO is proud to present music from all seven of John Williams’ film scores – STAR WARS, THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, RETURN OF THE JEDI, THE PHANTOM MENACE, ATTACK OF THE CLONES, REVENGE OF THE SITH and THE FORCE AWAKENS. We will also be featuring music from Joel McNeely’s score to the 1996...

Duration: 02:45:00

Ep. 45 | Alien: Covenant, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, King Arthur and More New Soundtracks

On this week’s episode of CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO, we will be playing music from brand new soundtrack releases only. You’ll hear selections from ALIEN: COVENANT by Jed Kurzel, THEIR FINEST by Rachel Portman, KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD by Daniel Pemberton, THE PROMISE by Gabriel Yared, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 by Tyler Bates and POWER RANGERS by Brian Tyler. You’ll also hear a track from Varese Sarabande’s re-issue of ON GOLDEN POND. This is the first time that score has been...

Duration: 09:38:23

Ep. 44 | Top 10 Scores of 1996 Part I

Every year, CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO presents a year-end countdown of the best new film, TV and video game scores written that year. However, there was one year where I did not produce a year-end countdown and that was the very first year of the program back in 1996. The show had only been on the air for four months and I still only had roughly 60-70 albums in my collection and next to none released in 1996. Therefore, it was difficult for me to compile and present a definite… or at least an...

Duration: 02:32:05

Bonus Episode: In The Spotlight | The Music of Christopher Young

This week’s episode comes from the Cinematic Sound Radio archive. This show was originally aired on August 12, 2014. On the program today we will be listening to the music from the filmography of the versatile composer Christopher Young. We will be featuring music from some well known films as well as music from some obscure gems including RUNAWAY JURY, THE SHIPPING NEWS, MURDER AT 1600, SWORDFISH, THE BIG KAHUNA, THE FLY II and GETTING EVEN. Cinematic Sound Radio...

Duration: 01:37:35

Ep. 43 | Interview With Debbie Wiseman | Guest Host Jason Drury

Debbie Wiseman is one of the UKs top composers. Her wonderful melodic and lyrical style of music has graced over 200 credits on film and television. In January 2017. Jason Drury talked to Debbie Wiseman about her life and career for CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO. During the interview, you will also be hearing selections from TOM AND VIV, WILDE, TOM’S MIDNIGHT GARDEN, ARSENE LUPIN, LESBIAN VAMPIRE KILLERS, JEKYLL, WOLF HALL and much more. Debbie also talks about her music away from the screen, in...

Duration: 01:50:23

Ep. 42 | Re-Recording John Williams

On this week’s episode, we present an early bonus episode of CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO as we are proud to play for you newly recorded music from a brand new album from Sony Classical called THE SPIELBERG/WILLIAMS COLLABORATION PART III. This album, due out on March 17th, features music from such scores as THE ADVENTURE OF TINTIN, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, WAR HORSE and more. Plus, we’ll be playing music for other re-recordings of John Williams’ work...

Duration: 02:24:21

Ep. 41 | Kong Skull Island, Logan, Tulip Fever and More Soundtrack

On this week’s episode, we’re going to celebrate the release of KONG SKULL ISLAND with music from the film composed by Henry Jackson. We’ll also be playing music from the original 1933 classic KING KONG with original score by Max Steiner. And at the end of the program we’ll play for you a KONG SUITE featuring music from three films featuring the 8th wonder of the world. Also, you’ll hear new music by Marco Beltrami from the number one film in the world LOGAN and music from a new yet still...

Duration: 02:31:23

Ep. 40 | Academy Awards - Best Original Score Nominees and Past Winners

On this week’s episode of CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO, we’ll be featuring the five scores nominated for the BEST ORIGINAL SCORE Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards. The five scores are JACKIE by Mica Levi, LION by Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka, MOONLIGHT by Nicholas Britell, PASSENGERS by Thomas Newman and LA LA LAND by Justin Hurwitz. During our second hour we will be playing music from previous Oscar winners including ANTHONY ADVERSE by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, THE LION IN WINTER by John...

Duration: 02:22:55

Ep. 39 | A Cure For Wellness, Legion, Nocturne and More Soundtracks

On this week’s episode of CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO, we’ll be featuring music from 4 brand new albums. You’ll hear selections from Benjamin Wallfisch’s A CURE FOR WELLNESS, Jeff Russo’s score to the television series LEGION, Raiomond Mirza’s NOCTURNE and a new recording of music by Hans Zimmer called HANS ZIMMER: THE CLASSICS. Our video game selection of the week is Frida Johansson and Henrik Oja’s UNRAVEL. EMPIRE OF THE SUN is our John Williams selections of the week. IN LIKE FLINT by Jerry...

Duration: 02:27:18

Archival Program - John Williams 80th Birthday Special | Part 1

In part two, we will be presenting music spanning the years 1971-1975. You will hear music from such films as JANE EYRE, THE COWBOYS, IMAGES, THE MAN WHO LOVED CAT DANCING, THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS. THE EIGER SANCTION and more. Plus, we will be spinning a rare recording of “The Disaster Movie Suite” from an album called A CONCERT OF FILM MUSIC featuring the London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Henry Mancini released in 1976. The suite contains selections from three scores – EARTHQUAKE, THE...

Duration: 01:20:44

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