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 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 7:56 AM   
 By:   Kim Tong   (Member)

I listen to them on the first play through, but unless it is caught my ear the first time, I usually do not go back to them. I also make my own play lists and a lot gets cut out. Most recently "El Bimbo" from POLICE ACADEMY.

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 8:12 AM   
 By:   Ron Hardcastle   (Member)

Re:"Why would someone buy a CD and not listen to it all?"

Because some of the extras can be very redundant, and sometimes barely listenable. Yesterday I was downloading "JOHN WAYNE AT FOX: The Westerns," and after brief sampling of some of the songs with lyrics, chose not to download all of them. Often the bonus material can be quite redundant, although occasionally they can be more satisfying than the regular cues, as in the case of the alternate "End Theme" of Kritzerland's recent "Heaven Can Wait," which I prefer over the actual one, although I kept both.

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 8:14 AM   
 By:   OneBuckFilms   (Member)

I certainly play my new CDs beginning to end, including alternates, certainly the first time around.

That way, when I want a repeat listen, I can pick out the tracks that "speak to me" (you know, cues that leap out and just begs to be replayed).

There are often little gems in those alternate tracks that are simply too good to miss.

Usually, I find myself gravitating to the film arrangements of scores, or gravitating towards certain cues (then it's "compilation time" where I assemble my favorite cues into a playlist or CDR).

As for wondering what you're missing, listen to all the cues, including alternates, at least once.

Then you'll know. smile

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 8:22 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Best score with alt tracks would have to be LLL STTMP. They almost sound like additional music from the score opposed to alt tracks. Great stuff!

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 8:28 AM   
 By:   OneBuckFilms   (Member)

Best score with alt tracks would have to be LLL STTMP. They almost sound like additional music from the score opposed to alt tracks. Great stuff!

If I start typing too much about this score, and this release, it'll turn into a nauseating and repetitive gushfest. smile

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 9:49 AM   
 By:   Sirusjr   (Member)

Re:"Why would someone buy a CD and not listen to it all?"

Because some of the extras can be very redundant, and sometimes barely listenable. Yesterday I was downloading "JOHN WAYNE AT FOX: The Westerns," and after brief sampling of some of the songs with lyrics, chose not to download all of them. Often the bonus material can be quite redundant, although occasionally they can be more satisfying than the regular cues, as in the case of the alternate "End Theme" of Kritzerland's recent "Heaven Can Wait," which I prefer over the actual one, although I kept both.


I hope you mean ripping wink
I agree though sometimes bonus tracks are awesome and sometimes they are not very interesting. I listen to them through at least once though because you never know. I would have assumed that the alternates in "Geisha Boy" would have been just as boring as any other but surprise I liked most of the alternates. If I only really like the main score then I keep it all in lossless and only convert the main stuff I like to mp3s.

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 10:07 AM   
 By:   Kim Tong   (Member)

Okay, it is interesting to see what people are saying in this thread, but I have a question. For those of you who have Varese's SPARTACUS, when you pull that out to listen to it, how often do you play CD 5 AND 6 - SPARTACUS LOVE THEME AND VARIATIONS? I know I have not played those since the first play through.

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 10:35 AM   
 By:   The Mutant   (Member)

Okay, it is interested to see what people are saying in this thread, but I have a question. For those of you who have Varese's SPARTACUS, when you pull that out to listen to it, how often do you play CD 5 AND 6 - SPARTACUS LOVE THEME AND VARIATIONS? I know I have not played those since the first play through.



Hey look! All of a sudden, Kim Tong can type perfect English with proper punctuation too!

What a surprise!

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 11:30 AM   
 By:   mstrox   (Member)

Hey look! All of a sudden, Kim Tong can type perfect English with proper punctuation too!

What a surprise!


Just clicked through to her profile to see why you were being a jerk and I don't see any recent posts that are deficient in grammar or punctuation, outside of the occasional mistake that we all make.

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 11:54 AM   
 By:   Trent B.   (Member)

I will play them the day I get the CD in the mail. However, I really don't put any alternates on my iPod when I do add the score to the iPod.

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 12:59 PM   
 By:   cinemel1   (Member)

Okay, it is interesting to see what people are saying in this thread, but I have a question. For those of you who have Varese's SPARTACUS, when you pull that out to listen to it, how often do you play CD 5 AND 6 - SPARTACUS LOVE THEME AND VARIATIONS? I know I have not played those since the first play through.

Surprisingly, I really enjoy some of the love theme versions. I will never listen to all of them in one sitting. However when I assemble some playlists I often throw in one of my favorites.

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 1:02 PM   
 By:   Trent B.   (Member)

Best score with alt tracks would have to be LLL STTMP. They almost sound like additional music from the score opposed to alt tracks. Great stuff!

That I do have to agree with.

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 1:09 PM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

I've been doing this for the passed few days with Intrada's edition of "Back to the Future". I've become very familiar with it now, and I'm noticing differences in the alternate early sessions that I didn't spot the first times around. "The Kiss" for example, has a softer, more eloquent ending on the alternate track. I just made the best edit I could, of the two tracks, removing the ramped up ending from the fim version.

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 1:14 PM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Double post.

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 10:30 PM   
 By:   The Mutant   (Member)

Hey look! All of a sudden, Kim Tong can type perfect English with proper punctuation too!

What a surprise!


Just clicked through to her profile to see why you were being a jerk and I don't see any recent posts that are deficient in grammar or punctuation, outside of the occasional mistake that we all make.


Here's a post from January:

"Posted: Jan 9, 2013 - 6:12 PM
By: Kim Tong (Member)
I need some explain please. I will like to no why this My Little Pony is liked. My host family kids here looks at it all the time. I find the songs to be laud and tisturbing. My parents just turn show on and leave kids in room. I have to leave. Some like it are older, but I have no like for the music. I see ones do like it here, but why? Is this not a youth show?"

And

"Thank for posts above. After I read posts, it is still confusing on why males like so much a girl show. Sorry I asked octoberman."

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 28, 2013 - 3:47 AM   
 By:   Graham S. Watt   (Member)

I thought that everybody was like me on this. You know - sensible! Yes, I play everything on each CD I get. But many times I'll hear the extras and outtakes and alternates and mock-up bonuses only once. It depends. The thing is, I think that they're not really meant to be heard as part of the overall programme. You can take them or leave them, like extras on DVDs. Particularly for film scholars and film score enthusiasts they are interesting pieces of archaeology and should be recognised as such. But nobody should feel guilty about skipping them after an initial hearing.

 
 Posted:   Dec 28, 2013 - 4:13 AM   
 By:   ZapBrannigan   (Member)

But nobody should feel guilty about skipping them after an initial hearing.

Still guilty.

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 28, 2013 - 5:58 AM   
 By:   Kim Tong   (Member)

Hey look! All of a sudden, Kim Tong can type perfect English with proper punctuation too!

What a surprise!


Just clicked through to her profile to see why you were being a jerk and I don't see any recent posts that are deficient in grammar or punctuation, outside of the occasional mistake that we all make.


Here's a post from January:

"Posted: Jan 9, 2013 - 6:12 PM
By: Kim Tong (Member)
I need some explain please. I will like to no why this My Little Pony is liked. My host family kids here looks at it all the time. I find the songs to be laud and tisturbing. My parents just turn show on and leave kids in room. I have to leave. Some like it are older, but I have no like for the music. I see ones do like it here, but why? Is this not a youth show?"

And

"Thank for posts above. After I read posts, it is still confusing on why males like so much a girl show. Sorry I asked octoberman."


I usually take the weekends off from this site and spend time with my fiancee and his family, but since someone informed me of this post I need to reply.

@ The Mutant - I want to thank you for your time in going back and finding threads that show my English is improving, but I can not take all the credit myself. You have overlooked one of my posts from the summer.


Posted: Aug 20, 2013 - 12:35 PM
By: Kim Tong (Member)

Hey, wait a minute. What happened to the "exchange student with broken English" shtick?

I was waiting to see when someone would say something. My University gave us a program where we can check our sentences in English (Thank you WhiteSmoke). This has helped, but sometimes it is still incorrect. It has messed up some power point presentations for my students, but it works better than the free ones online. This would even help Yor.

Kim Tong


I do not always use the program, so there will be some mistakes.

 
 Posted:   Dec 28, 2013 - 7:09 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)



 
 Posted:   Dec 29, 2013 - 5:54 PM   
 By:   Trent B.   (Member)

Hey look! All of a sudden, Kim Tong can type perfect English with proper punctuation too!

What a surprise!


Just clicked through to her profile to see why you were being a jerk and I don't see any recent posts that are deficient in grammar or punctuation, outside of the occasional mistake that we all make.


Here's a post from January:

"Posted: Jan 9, 2013 - 6:12 PM
By: Kim Tong (Member)
I need some explain please. I will like to no why this My Little Pony is liked. My host family kids here looks at it all the time. I find the songs to be laud and tisturbing. My parents just turn show on and leave kids in room. I have to leave. Some like it are older, but I have no like for the music. I see ones do like it here, but why? Is this not a youth show?"

And

"Thank for posts above. After I read posts, it is still confusing on why males like so much a girl show. Sorry I asked octoberman."


Does it really matter...? English isn't a lot of people's first language. So what if her english (grammar) isn't (or always) perfect? Get over it...

 
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