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SpaceX redone as the Thunderbirds TV show intro (video).

November 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
SpaceX redone as the Thunderbirds TV show intro (video).

Here are the real-life space explorer exploits of SpaceX redone as the 1960s sci-fi puppet show, Thunderbirds. Probably the best thing on your streams tonight – this week, maybe even for all of 2020 (yeah, it’s been a crap year). Fly me to the Moon, Elon.

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Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds musical to be free on YouTube for 48 hours (news).

October 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds musical to be free on YouTube for 48 hours (news).

The London theatrical production of Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds musical is being made free on YouTube for 48 hours as part of The Shows Must Go On! series of weekly streamed shows run, we believe, by Andrew Lloyd Webber to try to keep the rather plague-f*&^$£ed British Theatre scene on life support. […]

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The Cipher: BBC raids Netflix for new science fiction series (news).

October 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Cipher: BBC raids Netflix for new science fiction series (news).

The BBC is now raiding Netflix for the actors to fill their latest sci-fi series, The Cipher, perhaps a little miffed by the way the Big N. is always splashing the cash while the younger generation gives up on watching TV at all, let alone the fussy old Beeb. Will BBC Sounds audio podcast, The Cipher, […]

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Marvel’s Avengers: Original Videogame Soundtrack for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam by Bobby Tahouri (soundtrack review).

October 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Avengers: Original Videogame Soundtrack for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam by Bobby Tahouri (soundtrack review).

Videogame soundtracks usually need to blend two types of music: fixed length tracks, such as might play during a game’s cinematics, and looping tracks that play during gameplay. Each track of this second type will have an intro and outro but can then play the body of the track forever, allowing it to work for […]

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The Minister of Chance: free podcast (news).

September 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Minister of Chance: free podcast (news).

The Minister of Chance audio drama is being remixed and remastered for re-release as a free podcast in weekly episodes from Monday 12th October 2020. The Minister of Chance is a fantasy series featuring a cast including Jenny Agutter, Philip Glenister, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann and the late Paul Darrow. In a world far from […]

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Brave New World: A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation by Aldous Huxley (audio book review).

August 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Brave New World: A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation by Aldous Huxley (audio book review).

If there’s one thing the BBC does well, it’s radio drama. ‘Brave New World’ is no exception, carefully adapted to bring the themes up-to-date without detracting from the original qualities of the book that have ensured its consistent popularity over the last 90 odd years. The basic premise is a dystopian future world that divides […]

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Thunderbirds: music by Barry Gray (CD review).

July 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Thunderbirds: music by Barry Gray (CD review).

As according to the bumf supplied with the CD and blue vinyl versions of this new version of the 1966 ‘Thunderbirds’ sound music by Barry Gray, the 19 episodes represented here are not in order but more with what would make a good mix. I can live with that. The mix is actually very satisfying […]

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Play that funky Mandalorian music, Baby Yoda (Star Wars news).

July 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Play that funky Mandalorian music, Baby Yoda (Star Wars news).

Here’s one for the music fans among you, Ludwig Göransson putting together the Mandalorian music together for the TV series. Watch as the Oscar-winning composer @Ludwiggoransson performs the theme from #TheMandalorian. The Mandalorian is streaming on #DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/XXKgFMfNM8 — The Mandalorian (@themandalorian) July 9, 2020

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Data versus the Hologram Doctor (a sad song of woe) (music video).

July 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Data versus the Hologram Doctor (a sad song of woe) (music video).

Star Trek Voyager‘s hologram doctor, played by Robert Picardo, is full of woe over the fact that the bloke wot played Data is still minting it in, while poor old R.P. is working in a diner, now. Hear his abject tale of freaking woe right here. Never say we don’t do anything for you, Trekkies, […]

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Podium to create audio-books for fantasy author Rob J. Hayes (news).

June 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Podium to create audio-books for fantasy author Rob J. Hayes (news).

Kate Runde of Podium Audio has picked up audio rights in the War Eternal fantasy trilogy by Rob J. Hayes: Along the Razor’s Edge, The Lessons Never Learned, and From Cold Ashes Risen (the agent was John Jarrold). Rob is also the author of The Heresy Within, the SPFBO-winning piratical swashbuckler Where Loyalties Lie, and […]

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