On the latest episode of Bond Music: Six of the Best we discuss the sounds of Tomorrow Never Dies. Will Alan & Jarrod fawn all over David Arnold’s initial entry into Bond film scores? (probably) And the debate will be decided: Sheryl Crow vs KD Lang: the lads will decide which one they prefer! — Tune in & find out!
Now available online “The Many Lives of James Bond ” panel from SpyCon featuring myself, Clinton Rawls, Jarrod Alberich, and Mark Edlitz discussing Dancing Bonds, Radio Bonds, Comics Bonds, and Video Game Bonds among other things.
Over on the Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast network we took a look at Sir Sean Connery’s extensive movie career outside the world of 007, coming up with a list of 14 different movies to discuss from his earliest roles in the late 1950s up to his last movie in 2003.
The movies covered were:
- Hell Drivers (1957)
- Marnie (1964)
- The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
- A Bridge Too Far (1977)
- The First Great Train Robbery (1978)
- Outland (1981)
- Highlander (1986)
- The Name of the Rose (1986)
- Untouchables (1987)
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
- The Hunt For Red October (1990)
- Rising Sun (1993)
- The Rock (1996)
- League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Tune in to see if you agree with our assessments and recommendations on which from the list are worth a watch.
The GoldenEye soundtrack is an easy target for us to point fingers at as the worst 007 movie score. But why did it turn out that way, and is there a few actual golden nuggets in there? – Join Jarrod and I as we discuss these and many other aspects of Eric Serra’s contribution to Bond’s musical history.
The latest episode’s of Bond Music: Six of the Best is all about LICENCE TO KILL. The lads will provide factoids and discussion on the main title song, 6 of their favorite tracks (hence the title of the podcast), and a bonus remix…maybe more! What will the boys make of Michael Kamen’s only 007 soundtrack? Is the soundtrack truly as bland as many say it is? Where does one get a license to kilt? — Tune in & find out!
Over at the Hero Collector website I take a look at the results of my highly unscientific poll of everyone’s favorite James Bond toys. You can check out the results HERE.
Alan was drafted in to join the Rogue Agents crew from the On Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast to discuss the oddity that is Operation Kid Brother aka O.K. Connery, aka many other titles.
How did M, Moneypenny, several Bond villains, and others end up in this 1967 Italian spoof featuring Sean’s brother, Neil Connery? What did we think of it, and just how much do they Rogue Agents crew owe Alan for putting up with this nonsense?
The latest Six of the Best is all about THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS. Alan has the lead on this episode but will turn his track selections over to our special guest: Jason Alberich from our network sister show “Rookie Agents”.
What will the boys make of the final John Barry soundtrack? Will Jason make good use of his track picks? Will any milk puns make it into this episode?
Alan was recently invited to join the crew of the Earth Station One podcast for a chat about all things Bond music. It was a fun and wide ranging conversation covering all aspects of the Bond musical theme from scores, to theme songs, official and unofficial, and favorite spy music.
You can check it out by tuning in HERE (Note: The Bond related content is in the second half of the show and starts around the 41 minute mark).
On the latest episode of Bond Music: 6 of the Best co-hosts Alan J. Porter & Jarrod Alberich, review the A VIEW TO A KILL soundtrack. What will the boys make of the final Moore soundtrack? What does Duran Duran’s own John Taylor have to say about this song? Does John Barry still have what it takes to make s 007 soundtrack? (Hint: yes.)