The Podcasts

In addition to the Scored to Death book, J. Blake Fichera hosts two film music-related podcasts that you can find below, as well as on most other podcast apps and websites, Scored to Death: The Podcast and Cuts From the Crypt (for The Damn Fine Network).

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Craig Safan Interview - Part 1

Updated: Jun 15

You can also listen to the show on iTunes, Spotify, SoundCloud, Google Play Music and Stitcher!

This week Blake chats with composer Craig Safan–a man that has scored some of the films he holds near & dear to his heart–about his musical background, being mentored by Elmer Bernstein, his process, Bernard Herrmann, working with director Michael Mann & much much more.

Film Scores Discussed: Fade to Black (1980), The Last Starfighter (1984), Cheers (1982-1993), Stand and Deliver (1988), Thief (1981)

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