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DJ's a snake, Snoke is sliced, and stormtroopers march to the beat of the spacecraft motif. Best of all, Pete the Retailer from Star Wars Minute is here with me to discuss the sounds in minutes 101-105 of The Last Jedi.
- The stormtroopers' diegetic footsteps.
- Force theme vs. Resistance March vs. Droid Invasion/Trade Federation theme from The Phantom Menace.
- What defines a theme? (it's not always the notes!)
- KYLO REN'S LIGHTSABER. It's so dirty and dangerous-sounding. <3
- Kylo's Force rumble is a cat purr pitched and slowed down by The Force Awakens' supervising sound editor Dave Acord.
- The Force theme's multiple sections and when each of them tend to be used.
- The way some parts of Star Wars scores become fused in our memory with the dialogue.
- Set pieces vs. leitmotifs vs. incidental motifs
- Standout themes to keep an ear out for in The Last Jedi
- Pete has a question about Return of the Jedi...
Themes Referenced (in order of appearance):
- Resistance March (leitmotif)
- March Onboard Spacecraft (incidental)
- Snoke's Boudoir (incidental)
- Force (leitmotif)
Where we are in the soundtrack: "A New Alliance"
Links for Things Mentioned:
- "Han Solo Returns (At the Court of Jabba the Hutt)" by John Williams from Return of the Jedi: https://youtu.be/jjyhuWhOJQw
- "The Droid Invasion and the Appearance of Darth Maul" by John Williams from The Phantom Menace: https://youtu.be/JP-Phg1hey0
- Kylo Ren’s Sound in The Force Awakens Was a Purring Kitty: https://dorksideoftheforce.com/2016/02/04/kylo-rens-sound-in-the-force-awakens-was-a-purring-kitty/
- Complete Catalogue of the Musical Themes of Star Wars (by Frank Lehman): https://franklehman.com/starwars/
Pete the Retailer Links:
- Website: https://petetheretailer.com/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/PeteTheRetailer
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/peterbonavita/
- Star Wars Minute: https://starwarsminute.com
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- ABCDevo (podcast covering the entire catalog of Devo alphabetically) - https://abcdevo.com
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