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Nov 4, 2016

Movie Composer & Sound Designer Alan Howarth!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/29/2016

Highlights: Movie Composer & Sound Designer Alan Howarth (Halloween series, Big Trouble in Little China, They Live, Star Trek series, Back to the Future series, more).

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central. Temporary Station Change info for Oct and November: 99.5 FM Faith Talk in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://faithtalk995.com.

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SHOW NOTES

TEMPORARY STATION CHANGE STARTING OCTOBER 8th for six weeks due to football:
Same time - Saturdays at 1 PM on temporary sister station of 99.5 FM, then rebroadcast Sundays at 5 PM on our regular station of 96.5 FM.

NEWS ITEMS

New Kickstarter from show sponsor Troll Lord Games!
Castles & Crusades Adventurers Backpack (the Unearthed Arcana of C&C)
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/castles-and-crusades-adventurers-backpack

Shane Plays Podcast Extra: The History of EN World & The ENnies With Founder Russ Morrissey
http://shaneplays.com/en-world-the-ennies-with-russ-morrissey-shane-plays-podcast-extra/

GUEST: ALAN HOWARTH

https://www.alanhowarth.com/

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Howarth_(composer):

Howarth’s collaborations with John Carpenter include: Escape From New York, Halloween II, Halloween III, Halloween IV, Halloween V, Halloween VI, Christine, Big Trouble in Little China, Prince of Darkness. and They Live.

His music been featured in films like The Dentist and The Dentist 2, Boo, Evolution, Basement Jack, Hansel and Gretel, Zombie Night, and Brutal.

His award-winning sound designs have appeared in Star Trek I, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Poltergeist, Back to the Future Part II, and Back to the Future Part III, The Little Mermaid and Total Recall. His team received Academy Award awards for Best Sound Effects for The Hunt for Red October and Bram Stoker’s Dracula directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

NEXT WEEK: MATT BARTON

Video game professor and author Matt Barton.

Vintage Games 2.0: An Insider Look at the Most Influential Games of All Time
https://www.amazon.com/Vintage-Games-2-0-Insider-Influential/dp/1138899135

MattChat YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE98xefVUXmbvQfe-wNS8oA

Matt’s Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/blacklily8

 

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