In the latest episode of Bond Music: Six of the Best, Jarrod takes Alan back to the beginning of their Bond music journey with a fresh look at the 50th Anniversary edition of the Dr. No soundtrack. Click HERE to see if this expanded look at the sounds of the first 007 outing offers them any new insights.
It’s taken almost a year since the release of Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007, but we have now added 63 entries (49 new and 14 updates) to the James Bond Lexicon website covering the events of No Time To Die. You can access them at the Lexicon Updates page links and search for the [NTTDm] tag on the entries.
Van and Alan travel back to 1969 in the latest Ranking The Bonds podcast episode. Just how will Van score the various elements of Alan’s favorite Bond movie? Will Alan find that it still holds up? These and lots more questions will be answered as we discuss On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. You can join us by clicking HERE.
The On Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast team recently reconvened to tackle the BBC Radio adaptation of Ian Fleming’s Moonraker. How does it stack up against the novel? Who was our favorite voice actor? How upset was Delvin that Bond didn’t get the girl? You can find out the answer to these, and other insightful questions by clicking HERE to listen.
Van and Alan return for another look at Bond’s mission to Japan in You Only Live Twice. How will they score this conflicted movie? Is Blofeld an iconic villain or a Belgian administrator? Is Littel Nellie a cool Bond vehicle of an annoying buzzing fly? Click HERE to find out the answers and much more.
Alan was honored to be asked back to the James Bond A-Z podcast, where he joined fellow guest Mike Reyes from CinemaBlend to discuss our favorite Bond movie, ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE. We go in depth to tell the story of the movie, its stars, production, sounds, and enduring legacy. CLICK HERE to listen to the discussion.
We have now completed the Lexicon update notes for Anthony Horowitz’s latest Bond continuation novel, the excellent WITH A MIND TO KILL. It’s a taut, suspenseful thriller that follows on from the events of Ian Fleming‘s The Man With The Golden Gun and provides some great insights into what makes James Bond the man he is. It’s also packed with returning Bond characters as well as introducing us to some new people and places. It all adds up to 57 NEW ENTRIES and 8 EXPANDED ENTRIES for the Lexicon Updates section of the website.
This month Jarrod and Alan broaden their Bond-related listening as they tackle one of the best spy music compilations, Come Spy With Us: The Secret Agent Songbook. While we may be listening to music from, and chatting about, other super spy franchises o the 1960s, there is still a lot of Bond and Fleming-related content. So tune in and find out just how much Jarrod knows about Danger Man and Alan’s sudden revelation about the lyrics to The Silencer.
Over on the On Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast network new Rogue Agent, Alan, got to lead the show for the first time and decided that the crew should take yet another look at all the Bond movies. But this time just by watching the various trailers used to promote the movie. In each of the trailers episodes, we will watch the trailer, discuss any thoughts and notes it provoked, and then decide if it would have made us interested enough to actually go see the movie. Kicking things off we discussed the trailers for Doctor No, From Russia With Love, and Goldfinger. You can find out what we all thought of them, and if 007 really does spell Bond, by clicking HERE.
Jarrod mixes things up as his pick for the latest episode of the Bond Music: Six of the Best podcast only has three tracks – and they are all the same tune. How will Alan react to having to listen to three different versions of the James Bond Theme, and what movies do the boys think would match these interpretations. You can find out HERE.