Episode 397 – The Birth of Star Wars – May 1976 to May 1977

In May of 1976, things looked pretty bleak for George Lucas’ big space fantasy movie. It was over schedule, over budget, nothing worked and the studio was getting nervous. Somehow in 12 months, everything changed and the movie opened to sell out crowds and became the phenomenon that continues today.   This week we are talking about all the miracles that helped make Star Wars become Star Wars.  

So get your A New Hope punchcards out, listen today and celebrate the love!

Episode 182 – The Phantom Music with David W. Collins

Phantom Menace Year continues as we are thrilled to welcome from The Soundtrack Show podcast and Star Wars Celebration stage host, David W. Collins!  Tune in as we discuss just about every singe aspect of John Williams’ brilliant Episode 1 score!!  We’re talking everything from the use of Duel of the Fates in TPM & beyond, the hidden mysteries of Anakin’s Theme, the smaller wonderful themes in the film, TPM anticipation, the Palpatine parade and a thrilling lightspeed round of questions that goes into some the deepest, weirdest corners of Star Wars music mania!  That’s right, this is a really good one.   So put that Otoh Gunga music on an all night loop & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Listen to David on The Soundtrack Show!

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Episode 85 – John Williams, The Secret Sauce of Star Wars

Jason and Gabe are back and this week they are celebrating the music of the saga and the secret sauce of that Star Wars magic, the one and only John Williams! They go into some interesting John Williams history and dive into a heavy duty conversation on what their personal favorite JW tracks from the seven Star Wars films he’s done so far. What ones do they like? Dislike? What Star Wars music played at Gabe’s wedding? Find out in this music and fun filled episode!!!
PLUS! Last Jedi news, Disco Snoke talk, Han music news and even Episode 9 stuff!!
So put on your black turtleneck, crank the Imperial March & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!!