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 Posted:   Sep 14, 2014 - 12:34 PM   
 By:   MKRUltra   (Member)

I seriously doubt there is going to be any double dipping on the next volume in regard to episodes.

 
 Posted:   Sep 14, 2014 - 1:41 PM   
 By:   foxmorty   (Member)

hopefully there is enough to double dip on that one of the discs can be the odds and ends to fill out what came before. and then present three others with new episodes, etc. as has been done so far. there is some ESSENTIAL stuff still out there from previously released episodes!

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2014 - 12:16 PM   
 By:   Nightwalker   (Member)

I seriously doubt there is going to be any double dipping on the next volume in regard to episodes.

These were just my 2 Cents about the Episode Talitha Cumi.

Although I silently agree to you I just wanted to remind Mark Snow or folks at LaLaLand Records that (especially the Stiletto Scene and Mulder at Mothers bedside) some of the tracks were highly demanded in the past.

Maybe my prayers will be heard wink

If not for volume 3, maybe for volume 4 wink

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2014 - 12:22 PM   
 By:   foxmorty   (Member)

I seriously doubt there is going to be any double dipping on the next volume in regard to episodes.

These were just my 2 Cents about the Episode Talitha Cumi.

Although I silently agree to you I just wanted to remind Mark Snow or folks at LaLaLand Records that (especially the Stiletto Scene and Mulder at Mothers bedside) some of the tracks were highly demanded in the past.

Maybe my prayers will be heard wink

If not for volume 3, maybe for volume 4 wink


and let's not forget that main delicate theme from redux. all the mulder at scully's bedside stuff. just as crucial as well.

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2014 - 12:35 PM   
 By:   LeHah   (Member)

These were just my 2 Cents about the Episode Talitha Cumi.

I'm surprised about the passionate response about the cue in question. I rewatched the episode specifically to see what everyone was talking about... and was kind of "eh" to it? Thats just me though.

I'd like to throw my hat in for music from the episode Invocation (8x05) which had a pretty good, if brief chase sequence in the woods which had a really pounding score behind it.

I'd also like to see some more of Mark Snow's Millennium (even more than X-Files!) and his score to the TV show Nowhere Man (which is very X-Files-ish).

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2014 - 8:53 AM   
 By:   Robman007   (Member)

I'd love a few more Season 1 and 2 episodes...

Gender Bender
Darkness Falls
Pilot Theme
Fire
Shapes

The Calusari (must have)
Duane Barry
Ascension
Excelsis Dey
Our Town

Apocrypha
DPO
Grotesque (missing a bunch of great tracks from this one)
Hell Money
Piper Maru
Pusher
Wet Wired (must have)
2Shy

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2014 - 8:54 AM   
 By:   Robman007   (Member)

Just as long as it is lighter on the Season 6-9 stuff. I was not really a fan of any of the tunes from those. Just seemed to sample Fight the Future a bunch.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2014 - 9:15 AM   
 By:   Mike_H   (Member)

Just as long as it is lighter on the Season 6-9 stuff. I was not really a fan of any of the tunes from those. Just seemed to sample Fight the Future a bunch.

I disagree. There's some great stuff in those last seasons.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2014 - 4:23 PM   
 By:   musicpaladin2007   (Member)

Just as long as it is lighter on the Season 6-9 stuff. I was not really a fan of any of the tunes from those. Just seemed to sample Fight the Future a bunch.

I disagree. There's some great stuff in those last seasons.


Agreed. Some of the best stuff is from 6-9 and I love the more tonal and fully orchestrated sound that he uses during those seasons.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2014 - 6:51 PM   
 By:   guyatkings   (Member)

I'll admit: part of me wishes that LaLa had made Volume 1 all about seasons 1-3, and Volume 2 about seasons 4-6, and that Volume 3 would cover seasons 7-9 - all at four discs (heck, I'll take more than that).

There are unquestionable shifts in musical palate as the show goes on, and I think it would have made for more cohesive listening experiences if the CDs had just covered blocks of seasons, especially for a volume covering the first three seasons, which were more consistently atonal and atmospheric and during which Snow didn't do as much symphonic flexing as he would later. As it stands, we have lots of moody, atmospheric cues mixed in with increasingly symphonic, horn-driven stuff as the CDs progress and I'll admit, like some others, that Discs 3 and 4 from each existing set don't get as much playtime for me.

Which is funny, because while watching the show as it aired, I used to delight in the growing variety of scores that Snow would provide as the show's tone careened more wildly from light episodes to more grounded MOTW episodes. But now, I find myself liking the early, simple stuff more. Go figure.

Of course, all of this is firstwordproblem of the highest order. This is what iTunes invented the playlist feature for, right?

Bring on Volume 3, no matter the configuration! (And yes, Nowhere Man would be awesome, too.)

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2014 - 8:27 PM   
 By:   musicpaladin2007   (Member)

I'll admit: part of me wishes that LaLa had made Volume 1 all about seasons 1-3, and Volume 2 about seasons 4-6, and that Volume 3 would cover seasons 7-9 - all at four discs (heck, I'll take more than that).

There are unquestionable shifts in musical palate as the show goes on, and I think it would have made for more cohesive listening experiences if the CDs had just covered blocks of seasons, especially for a volume covering the first three seasons, which were more consistently atonal and atmospheric and during which Snow didn't do as much symphonic flexing as he would later. As it stands, we have lots of moody, atmospheric cues mixed in with increasingly symphonic, horn-driven stuff as the CDs progress and I'll admit, like some others, that Discs 3 and 4 from each existing set don't get as much playtime for me.

Which is funny, because while watching the show as it aired, I used to delight in the growing variety of scores that Snow would provide as the show's tone careened more wildly from light episodes to more grounded MOTW episodes. But now, I find myself liking the early, simple stuff more. Go figure.

Of course, all of this is firstwordproblem of the highest order. This is what iTunes invented the playlist feature for, right?

Bring on Volume 3, no matter the configuration! (And yes, Nowhere Man would be awesome, too.)


There's probably a very specific business reason why they didn't do this. If they did, then only the fans of 1-3 would buy that album, fans of 4-6 would buy that, and 7-9 would buy that one. Why do that when you can spread them out, and people would then buy all of them to get a bit of what they want on each? Just the economics of doing business.

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2014 - 9:41 PM   
 By:   La La Land Records   (Member)

Mr Snow's favorite works are from the last three seasons and his least favorite are from the first three seasons lol

MV

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 23, 2014 - 7:39 AM   
 By:   Mike_H   (Member)

All I want in life is the cue during CSM and Scully's dinner scene in En Ami.

And I love Rain King too.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 23, 2014 - 8:16 AM   
 By:   captain_avis   (Member)

Please please please include the rendition of "All the Pretty Horses" from Invocation and some of the cues including the tattooing scene and final fight from "Never Again".

Love volumes 1 and 2 so far!

Chris.

 
 Posted:   Sep 23, 2014 - 12:51 PM   
 By:   LeHah   (Member)

Mr Snow's favorite works are from the last three seasons and his least favorite are from the first three seasons lol

The show definitely got more melodic towards the later seasons, and most of my favorite cues fall into that realm (then again, the unusually melodic "Eaten By Light" from S2 is probably my "definitive" cue from the show) but there is something to be said about that very "black-on-grey" musical approach from the first few seasons.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 23, 2014 - 1:08 PM   
 By:   Mike_H   (Member)


The show definitely got more melodic towards the later seasons, and most of my favorite cues fall into that realm (then again, the unusually melodic "Eaten By Light" from S2 is probably my "definitive" cue from the show) but there is something to be said about that very "black-on-grey" musical approach from the first few seasons.


I love Eaten By Light. It's such an evocative piece.

I think there are some great scores/cues that are often overlooked because unfortunately they're attached to unpopular episodes like Season 8's Salvage. There's some great moody melancholic writing in that one (especially the final cue).

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 23, 2014 - 1:14 PM   
 By:   Robman007   (Member)

Mr Snow's favorite works are from the last three seasons and his least favorite are from the first three seasons lol

MV


That's funny. The reason I love the first 3-5 seasons of music is because it's what makes me think of The X-Files, especially at it's prime. Such amazing pieces of music. I love using the early stuff as background music while running games of Call of Cthulhu.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 23, 2014 - 2:03 PM   
 By:   Nightwalker   (Member)

Mr Snow's favorite works are from the last three seasons and his least favorite are from the first three seasons lol

MV


Not very surprising, me for myself like my more recent works also much more than my earlier works. But maybe other people would see it exactly the other way. But, very kind from you to let us know that.

I really love all the music from Mark Snow, but as mentioned before the score to the first 5 seasons originally makes me remember the X Files more than the music of the latter ones. But maybe because the Series itself was much more present with the earlier season than with Season 7 - 9. I second the thought that they are underrated.

And I also really like the Music of Rain King (e.g.) and I'm very eager to explore some stuff from the latter seasons on Vol. 3 that I didn't even recognized during the shows run.

So hopefully it will arrive soon wink

 
 Posted:   Sep 23, 2014 - 2:47 PM   
 By:   MKRUltra   (Member)

I think both phases of his scoring approach for the show, the minimalist, moody early stuff and the more melodic, orchestral-style arrangements for the later seasons, are equally engaging, and I really like how the music is released on these sets, with it starting with the early stuff and then gradually gaining complexity and color as the set goes on. Can't wait for Volume 3!

 
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