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4pm - 6pm Sunday with Raf


Join Raf for a discussion on film analysis with a focus on film music and sound use. On Non-Diegetic we talk about film soundtracks, discuss how they match the content; review the use of sound and music within films; critique films; interview sound designers and audio engineers with experience in the industry; and analyse the design of music videos and their production.

This is Surreal

It's the Surrealism Episode! 

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What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye (Objectively a great song)

Surrealism is Useful When Executed Well
In Heaven (Lady in the Radiator Song) – David Lynch (Eraserhead, 1977)
Pete’s Boogie – David Lynch (Eraserhead, 1977)
Side B – David Lynch (Eraserhead, 1977)
American Woman – Muddy Magnolias (Twin Peaks, 2017)
Saturday - Instrumental – Chromatics (Twin Peaks, 2017)
Slow 30’s Room – David Lynch (Twin Peaks, 2017)
Night – Angelo Badalamenti (Twin Peaks, 1990-91, 2017)
The Bomb Run – Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (Dr Strangelove, 1968)
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F Minor – Johann Sebastian Bach, Glen Gould (Slaughterhouse 5, 1972)
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Highlights) – Johann Sebastian Bach, Glen Gould (Slaughterhouse 5, 1972)
September Song – Django Reinhardt, Maurice Meunier (Catch 22, 1970)
L’elisir d’amore/Act 2: “Una Furtiva Lagrima” – Gaetano Donizetti (Catch 22, 1970)
Piano Trio in B-flat major op. 97 “Archduke Trio” – Ludwig Van Beethoven (Kafka On The Shore, 2002)
Mulholland Drive – Angel Badalamenti (Mulholland Drive, 2001)
Waiting for Daddy/Sam Lowry’s Wetter Dream – Michael Kamen (Brazil, 1985)
Central Service/The Office – Michael Kamen (Brazil, 1985)
Various Tracks from “The Cabinet of Dr Caligari” (1928)
Naked Lunch – Howard Shore, London Philharmonic (Naked Lunch, 1992)
Hauser and O'Brien Bugpowder – Howard Shore, London Philharmonic (Naked Lunch, 1992)

You Know I’m No Good – Amy Winehouse (Amy, 2015)

My Favourite Surrealist Film and Television

  1. Catch 22 (Nichols)
  2. Dr Strangelove (Kubrick)
  3. Twin Peaks (1990-91) (Lynch)
  4. Brazil (Gilliam)
  5. Eraserhead (Lynch)
  6. 8 1/2 (Fellini)
  7. Naked Lunch (Cronenberg)
  8. Slaughterhouse 5 (Roy-Hill)
  9. The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Wiene)
  10. Mulholland Drive (Lynch)

I'm Back - A Lack Of Subtlety

It's the disappointing return!

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Straight To Hell – The Clash (Kevin and Perry Go Large, 2000)
Town Called Malice – The Jam (Billy Elliot, 2000)
Who Loves The Sun – Velvet Underground (High Fidelity, 2000)
Walls Come Tumbling Down – Style Council (Billy Elliot, 2000)
Wasted Life – Stiff Little Fingers (Punk Isn’t Dead, 2007)

What Makes a Soundtrack Disassociative?

Earthquake – Butthole Surfers (Sweet Virginia, 2017)
Finale – Brooke and Will Blair (Sweet Virginia, 2017)
All That Heaven Allows – Brahms (Sweet Virginia, 2017)
Sweet Virginia – Brooke and Will Blair (Sweet Virginia, 2017) 
Just Not Ready – The Exciters (Calibre, 2018)
Set The Fire – Swimming Tapes (Calibre, 2018)
Calibre – Anne Nikitin (Calibre, 2018)
The Room - Tommy Wiseau & Mladen Milicevic (The Room, 2003)
Harold and the Curator – Randy Newman (The Meyerowitz Stories, 2017)
Harold’s Theme – Randy Newman (The Meyerowitz Stories, 2017)
That Old Landmark – James Brown ft. The Blue Brothers (The Blues Brothers, 1980)
Angel Of Death – Hank Williams (Seven Psycopaths, 2012)
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart – Al Green (Good Will Hunting, 1997)

Just Some Sweet Tunes

Farewell My Lovely – David Shire (Farewell My Lovely, 1975)
A New Carpet – Carmine Coppola (Godfather II, 1974)
The Maker Makes – Rufus Wainwright (Brokeback Mountain, 2005)
Naked Lunch – Howard Shore (Naked Lunch, 1991)
Guitar Solo, No. 1 – Neil Young (Dead Man, 1995)
Confessions Pt III ft. Colin Stetson – BADBADNOTGOOD (Just because its great jazz)


Once Were Wilderpeople

It's the New Zealand episode!

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Sneaky Sneaky Dog Friend – Connan and the Mockasins (Matariki)
Gimme Time – Ardijah (Once Were Warriors)
She Speeds – Straitjacket Fits (Scarfies)
Matariki – Ariana Tikao (Waru)
Wandering Eye – Fat Freddy’s Drop (Pork Pie)
What’s The Time Mr. Wolf? – Southside Of Bombay (Once Were Warriors)
Theme From Once Were Warriors – Tama Renata (Once Were Warriors)
Sunshine On The Water – Tama Waipara (Mahana)
Hitchcock – The Pheonix Foundation (Eagle vs. Shark)
Tangaroa Whakamautai – Maisey Rika (Mahana)
Funny Shadow – Tessa Rain, Age Pryor (Eagle vs. Shark)
Hypercube – Orchestra Of Spheres (What We Do In The Shadows)
The Werewolf – Luke Buda (What We Do In The Shadows)
Ocean Blue – Moniker (Hunt For The Wilderpeople)
The Heart Asks Pleasure First – Michael Nyman (The Piano)
U Want Beef – Deceptikonz (Whale Rider) 
Paikea Legend – Lisa Gerrard (Whale Rider)
The Dark Horse Opening – Dana Lund (The Dark Horse)
You’re Welcome (Mihi Mai Ra) – Piripi Taylor (Moana)
How Far I’ll Go (Tukuna Au) – Jaedyn Randell (Moana)
These Roses – Gin Wigmore (Matariki)
Poi E – Patea Maori Club (Boy)


Reservoir of Pulp

It's the Tarantino Episode! 

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What's chasing you - Marlon Williams (Cause objectively its really good)
Little Green Bag - George Baker Selection (Reservoir Dogs)
110th Street – Bobby Womack (Jackie Brown)
Cat People (Putting Out The Fire) – David Bowie (Inglorious Bastards)
I Got a Name – Jim Croce (Django Unchained)
Love is the Tender Trap – Robert Palmer (True Romance)
Stuck in the Middle With You – Stealers Wheel (Reservoir Dogs)
Satisfied Mind – Johnny Cash (Kill Bill Vol. 2)
Apple Blossom – The White Stripes (The Hateful Eight)
Strawberry Letter 23 – The Brothers Johnson (Jackie Brown)
Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield (Pulp Fiction)
Girl, you’ll be a woman soon – Urge Overkill (Pulp Fiction)
Too Old to Die Young – Brother Dege (Django Unchained)
Jungle Boogie – Kool and the Gang (Pulp Fiction)
Lonesome Town – Ricky Nelson (Pulp Fiction)
Flowers on the Wall – The Statler Brothers (Pulp Fiction)
Miserlou – Dick Dale (Pulp Fiction)
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry (Pulp Fiction)
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green (Pulp Fiction)
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – Santa Esmerelda (Kill Bill)
Stuck in The Middle With You (Twice cause it's the best) 

They call me Kurosawa

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Debra – Beck (Baby Driver)
Panic – The Smiths (Shaun of the Dead)
Village Green – The Kinks (Hot Fuzz)
Happy Hour – Housemartins (World’s End)

Akira Kurosawa Discussion
La Grande Illusion (Main Title)  – Joseph Kosma (La Grande Illusion)
Prologue/The Bandit’s Story – Laurence Rosenthal Orchestra (Rashomon)
Tension in Yahatabara/Assault – Toru Takemitsu (Ran)
J’ai Deux Amours – Vincent Scotto (Ikiru)
The Bad Sleep Well (Title) – Masaru Satoh (The Bad Sleep Well)
Titles – Masaru Satoh (Yojimba)
Taiko Drumming – Kaoru Watanabe (Isle of Dogs)
Shinto Shrine – Alexandre Desplat (Isle of Dogs)
I Won’t Hurt You – The West Coast Pop Art Experiment Band (Isle of Dogs)

Love is the Drug – Grace Jones (Lucky Numbers)
Love Will Tear Us Apart Again – Joy Division (Donnie Darko)
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye (Jacob’s Ladder)

Blaxploitation Discussion 
In the Heat of the Night – Quincy Jones (In the Heat of the Night)
Call Me Mister Tibbs (Main Title) – Quincy Jones (Call me Mister Tibbs)

Brighton Rock – Queen (Baby Driver)
Redbone – Childish Gambino (Get Out)
Locomotive – Thelonious Monk (Straight No Chaser)


Shape of a Plot Device

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Ep. Zero 

Unsquare Dance – Dave Brubeck (Baby Driver)
Neat Neat Neat – The Damned (Baby Driver)
Renegade – The Styx (Narcos Season 2)
Theme from the Conversation – David Shire (The Conversation)
Main Theme from Trouble Man – Marvin Gaye (Trouble Man)
I’m Waiting for the Man – Velvet Underground and Nico (MoMA Exhibit: Nan Goldin)
The Shape of Water – Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water)
S’Rothe-Zäuerli – Ruedi Roth, Werner Roth, Öse Schuppel (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Mr Moustafa – Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 - Benjamin Britten (Moonrise Kingdom)
Nowhere to Run – Martha and the Vandellas (Good Morning Vietnam)
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Charles Mingus (Mo’ Better Blues)
Paradise Circus – Massive Attack (Luther)
Sunday Morning – Velvet Underground (Misfits and Shame)
Whiplash – Hank Levy (Whiplash)
Dirty Walk – Antonio Sánchez (Birdman)
Oh Mama – Run the Jewels (Rick and Morty)
Gimme Some Lovin’ – The Blues Brothers (The Blues Brothers)
Long Gone Lonesome Blues – Hank Williams (Moonrise Kingdom)
If 6 was 9 – Jimi Hendrix (Easy Rider)
I Can See For Miles – The Who (Easy Rider)
Opening from Twin Peaks – Dominik Hauser (Twin Peaks)
Theme from Shaft – Isaac Hayes (Shaft)
Miserlou – Dick Dale (Pulp Fiction)
Mr. Blue Sky – ELO (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
Back to Black – André 3000 & Beyonce (The Great Gatsby)
Rock The Casbah – The Clash (The Royal Tenanbaums)