Led Zeppelin & Peter Gabriel with Tom Salta (Deathloop)

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If at first you don't succeed, listen, listen again – welcome Tom Salta (Deathloop, Tom Clancy’s Advanced Warfighter, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, PUBG, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, and many more) to CrossFade!

Tom’s a big production guy, so Peter Gabriel’s tight instrumentation and arrangements on “So” make it a really pivotal album for him. “Houses of the Holy” isn’t Led Zeppelin’s most-played album, but it’s one of their funkiest. Matt fell in love with its bigness and groove, so it’s a great complement to Peter Gabriel’s pop sensibilities. (And, according to Reddit, it has the second-fewest instances of Robert Plant singing “baby” of all of Led Zeppelin’s albums. Huh!)

Follow Tom on Twitter at https://twitter.com/TomSalta and find his work at https://www.tomsalta.com/

Deathloop is out Sept. 14

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To jump to a particular discussion, check out the timestamps below…

0:00 - Peter Gabriel & Led Zeppelin with Tom Salta

1:10 - Tom’s collabs, creds, & how he pivoted to video game music

12:00 - Peter Gabriel’s “So”

14:22 - Red Rain

17:35 - Sledgehammer

20:56 - Don’t Give Up

24:03 - Mercy Street

28:32 - Big Time

34:13 - In Your Eyes

36:26 - Led Zeppelin’s “Houses of the Holy”

39:42 - The Song Remains the Same

43:21 - The Ocean

46:10 - D’yer Mak’er

47:29 - The Crunge

50:00 - Dancing Days

52:33 - Over the Hills and Far Away

56:20 - No Quarter

1:00:22 - Community Questions (writing familiar stuff, your life in four songs & more)

1:13:46 - Deserta - “Be So Blue” (suggested by MinnMax supporter RedVIII)

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