Ska Horns & Madonna Melodies
Strong SongsJune 16, 202100:55:4451.03 MB

Ska Horns & Madonna Melodies

Mailbag time! We've got listener questions about Madonna earworms, National piano parts, Breath of the Wild music, online vocal teachers, the French horn, The Lemon Twigs, and much more. 

REFERENCED ON THIS EPISODE:

  • “Mira, Royal Detective Theme” by Matthew Tishler and Jeannie Luriem 2020
  • “Open Your Heart” by Madonna from True Blue, 1986
  • “Fake Empire” by The National from Boxer, 2007
  • “Wind Waker Theme” by Koji Kondo from The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker, 2002
  • “The Legend of Zelda Theme” by Koji Kondo from The Legend of Zelda, 1986
  • Ambient audio from Breath of the Wild, soundtrack by Yasuaki Iwata, Hajime Wakai, Manaka Kataoka
  • Steve Park performing Straus’s Nocturno Op. 7 for horn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ppz-j5aDROo
  • “AH Vowel Exercise 2” by Ken Tamplin from Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy Vocal Workshop, Volume 2 (Find Ken on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6x5NRBmotXDEvLDDFWlLvA)
  • “The One” by The Lemon Twigs from Songs for the General Public, 2020
  • “Nuthin’ But a Good Time” by Poison from Open Up and Say… Ahh!, 1988
  • “Confrontation with Dooku/Finale” by John Williams from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, 2002
  • “Game of Thrones” by Ramin Djawadi, 2011
  • “The Impression That I Get” by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones from Let’s Face It, 1997
  • “Hotel California” by The Eagles from Hotel California, 1976
  • “Dead Man’s Party” by Oingo Boingo from Dead Man’s Party, 1986
  • “Time” by Pink Floyd from The Dark Side of the Moon, 1973
  • “November Rain” by Guns N’ Roses from Use Your Illusion, 1991
  • “Santa Claus is Coming To Town” by Coots/Gillespie from Bill Evans Trio ’64, 1964

Correction 7/16: This episode initially misidentified the rototom on "Dead Man's Party" as a cowbell. It has been updated and now contains less cowbell.

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