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 Posted:   Jul 13, 2016 - 9:20 PM   
 By:   Tom Servo   (Member)

STAS not selling well, but the Batman stuff selling well doesn't make sense to me. I was a fan of both and don't understand how anyone else couldn't be.

In fact, I think there is more to like with the style and writing in STAS.


The Batman stuff selling well makes complete sense, as his presence as a pop culture favorite has trumped all other superheroes in the last few decades. And the fact that BTAS started the entire DCAU gives it a leg up over other subsequent series, no matter how good they are. Batman-related merchandise is a knee-jerk buy for so much of geek culture. You might be right that the music for STAS has a greater range and variety, due to the overall lighter tone and sci-fi bent of that series, but the BTAS music does dig deep into the character of Batman and his Rogues' gallery in a very compelling fashion.

 
 Posted:   Jul 13, 2016 - 9:34 PM   
 By:   Traveling Matt   (Member)

As someone of that generation, there is magic in those first two BTAS seasons when everything, not least of all the scoring, was of a particular quality that remains highly memorable. As is often the case, I don't think it's great music as much as it's great music married to great drama. This isn't to take away from the work done on STAS or any other DCAU show, but BTAS stands supreme. And it's very satisfying to see it continue to do so well in the soundtrack world (though I too wish there was more STAS).

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 14, 2016 - 9:07 PM   
 By:   lonzoe1   (Member)

Track list for The Flash:Season 2 is up on LLLR facebook page. Unlike Season 1 it's a single disc instead of a 2CD album.

THE FLASH – SEASON 2: LIMITED EDITION LLLCD 1402
Music by Blake Neely
Limited Edition of 3000 Units
RETAIL PRICE: $15.98

AVAILABLE FIRST AT COMIC CON JULY 20 AND THEN ON OUR WEBSITE JULY 26, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: A LIMITED NUMBER OF SIGNED COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE JULY 26, 2016 STARTING AT 12 PM PST. QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED. YOU ARE NOT GUARANTEED A SIGNED COPY.

La-La Land Records, DC, Warner Bros. and WaterTower Music presents the original score to Season Two of the hit television series THE FLASH, starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton and Danielle Panabaker. Acclaimed composer Blake Neely (SUPERGIRLS, ARROW, THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD) propels the Scarlet Speedster through his second amazing season with a knockout score that can’t be beat – loaded with action, drama, suspense and heart. The musical highlights from Season 2 have been assembled by the composer himself into an exciting listen that will thrill fans! Produced by Neely and mastered by Stephen Marsh, this special limited edition CD release of 3000 units includes a note from the composer and sharp art direction by Dan Goldwasser.

TRACK LISTING:

1. How It Ended / Reluctant Hero (4:35)
2. Harrison’s Will / Henry Released (2:54)
3. Jay Garrick Warns of a Man Called Zoom (2:20)
4. Stein Explains a Multiverse (2:00)
5. Family of Rogues (2:42)
6. Joe Tells Iris the Truth About Her Mother (2:51)
7. The New Firestorm (1:44)
8. Staged Fight to Lure Zoom (2:19)
9. The Face of Your Hero (2:59)
10. Grodd Into the Breach (4:04)
11. Vandal Savage Arrives (1:50)
12. Who Is Kendra? / Hawkman Cometh (3:07)
13. Savage Attack, a Legend Is Born (3:05)
14. You Have a Son, His Name Is Wally (2:02)
15. Let It Snow Villains (3:04)
16. Sending Reverse Flash Back / Wells Betrays (4:56)
17. Welcome to Earth-2 (2:42)
18. Hello, Breachers (2:06)
19. Hunting and Electrifying King Shark (2:21)
20. The Right Decision (3:47)
21. Who Is Hunter Zolomon? (2:36)
22. Ready to Save the World (4:07)
23. Stuck in the Speed Force (3:54)
24. Black Siren in Central City (2:28)
25. The Race of His Life (3:59)
26. I Will Wait for You (3:54)

TOTAL ALBUM TIME: 78:32

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2016 - 5:47 PM   
 By:   ShadowStar   (Member)

I hope we get the track list for Justice League this week. La La Land did say they would be revealing the Comic-Con titles' track lists throughout the week...

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 16, 2016 - 6:23 AM   
 By:   JB Fan   (Member)

Track-list for Killing Joke:

1. How the Story Begins*
2. We've Got a Robbery**
3. Uncle Not Pleased***
4. Narcissist and Sociopath**
5. Hit on Yacht***
6. Serious Business*
7. Bats and Babs Cross the Line***
8. Rooftop Regrets***
9. The Abyss**
10. Batman Was Right*
11. Storage Unit Corpses***
12. The Halls of Arkham**
13. Joker Imposter***
14. Making a Killing**
15. Jeannie Flashback*
16. Looking for a Clue**
17. Broken Books***
18. Hoods Present the Hood***
19. Nothing Will Be the Same**
20. Trapped in a Nightmare*
21. Jeannie Is Gone*
22. Bats Pummels for Clues***
23. Throw the Book**
24. Horrifying Images**
25. Bats Receives Tickets***
26. Ghost Train Stops*
27. Chemical Factory Heist***
28. Batman Arrives at the Carnival*
29. Merry-Go-Round Source**
30. By the Book**
31. All It Takes Is One Bad Day*
32. Let Me Help You**
33. Oracle Is Here***
34. End Credits****
35. "I Go Looney" *****
Performed by Mark Hamill

* - composed by Lolita Ritmanis
** - composed by Michael McCuistion
*** - composed by Kristopher Carter
**** - composed by Michael McCuistion, Kristopher Carter & Lolita Ritmanis
***** - music by Michael McCuistion, Kristopher Carter & Lolita Ritmanis

And here is End Credits preview - https://soundcloud.com/watertowermusic/killingjoke

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 16, 2016 - 8:16 AM   
 By:   Johnny   (Member)

That SoundCloud track sounds pretty good. I hope the rest of the score isn't so... meandering. The first half doesn't seem to be going anywhere, but the second half seems to have more purpose.
Between The Killing Joke, Justice League, and Batman Vol. 4, it'll be like Christmas in July!

Is this the first time since their Batman/Superman days that the DMP have had a chance to utilize an actual orchestra for a film? Ever since Batman Beyond I think they've been largely stuck with using samples.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 16, 2016 - 8:37 AM   
 By:   ShadowStar   (Member)

That SoundCloud track sounds pretty good. I hope the rest of the score isn't so... meandering. The first half doesn't seem to be going anywhere, but the second half seems to have more purpose.

It's most likely a medley of music from earlier tracks in the film. It sounds as though it consists of excerpts from earlier cues by Michael McCuistion, Lolita Ritmanis and Kristopher Carter - rather than one long 'end theme'.

 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 3:46 PM   
 By:   Wedge   (Member)

From the La-La Land Records Facebook page...
https://www.facebook.com/lalalandrecords/



JUSTICE LEAGUE: LIMITED EDITION (4-CD SET) LLLCD 1393
Music by Lolita Ritmanis, Michael McCuistion & Kristopher Carter
Limited Edition of 3000 units
RETAIL PRICE: $59.98

AVAILABLE FIRST AT COMIC CON JULY 20 AND THEN ON OUR WEBSITE JULY 26, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: A LIMITED NUMBER OF SIGNED COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE JULY 26, 2016 STARTING AT 12 PM PST. QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED. YOU ARE NOT GUARANTEED A SIGNED COPY.

La-La Land Records, DC and Warner Bros. Animation present the original score to the acclaimed Warner Bros. Television Series JUSTICE LEAGUE. Finally, the soundtrack from one of the most celebrated animated series of the new millennium has arrived, assembled in a deluxe 4-CD set worthy of its titular, legendary superhero team. When JUSTICE LEAGUE ramped up for its 2001 debut, the composing team of Lolita Ritmans, Michael McCuistion and Kristopher Carter (BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD, BATMAN BEYOND, SUPERMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES) answered the call in super-heroic fashion, creating two full seasons of wondrous music that captured all the series’ action, drama, suspense and fun! Music from more than 20 episodes is featured in this stellar collection, produced by John Takis and mastered by James Nelson. Exclusive, in-depth liner notes by album producer Takis take you behind the show and the score, with comments from the composers, while Dan Goldwasser’s spirited art design springs the packaging into action. This is a limited edition of 3000 units.

TRACK LISTING:

DISC 1 [79:06]

JUSTICE LEAGUE
1. Main Title (Lolita Ritmanis) 1:02

SECRET ORIGINS, PART I (Michael McCuistion)
2. Teaser/Discover Chamber 1:23
3. Solution for Peace 1:14
4. Telepathic Message 1:35
5. Metropolis Under Attack/Military Intervention 3:20
6. Superman Finds J’onn 1:43

SECRET ORIGINS, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis)
7. Breaking Her Promise 0:50
8. Curtains for Batman 3:16

SECRET ORIGINS, PART III (Kristopher Carter)
9. Uneasy Allies 1:42
10. Batman to the Rescue 5:01
11. Imperium Retreats/The Justice League 2:40

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD, PART I (Michael McCuistion)
12. Flash Catches Truck Thieves 4:02
13. Gorilla on the Loose 2:05
14. Flash-Back 1:39
15. Search for Grodd 2:54

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD, PART II (Michael McCuistion)
16. Justice League Attempts Escape 2:33
17. Grodd Deceives Everyone 0:42

LEGENDS, PART I (Lolita Ritmanis)
18. Enter the Green Guardsman/Roll Call 2:08
19. When I Was a Kid 0:33
20. The Decoder Rings 2:33
21. Chill Out 1:13

LEGENDS, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis)
22. Battle Scars 1:26
23. Through the Gateway 0:52
24. They Gave Their Lives for Us 0:36

ECLIPSED, PART I (Kristopher Carter)
25. Soldiers Find Gem 3:19

ECLIPSED, PART II (Kristopher Carter)
26. Mophir Jumps Princess/Man vs. Snake 3:30
27. Green Lantern Has Diamond 2:15
28. AFD Hits Sun* 4:04
29. Flash Goes for Gold/Mophir Gets Job 3:45

THE ENEMY BELOW, PART I (Michael McCuistion)
30. Justice League Saves Crew/Offer to Negotiate 2:59
31. Destiny of Atlantis 1:11
32. Batman Saves Aquaman 0:48

THE ENEMY BELOW, PART II (Michael McCuistion)
33. Orm Takes Control/Orm Captures Justice League 3:29
34. The Ultimate Sacrifice 2:03
35. Arctic Battle 2:46
36. Aquaman’s Legacy 0:37

Disc 1 Total Time: 79:06

DISC 2

JUSTICE LEAGUE
1. End Credits (extended) (Lolita Ritmanis) 0:49

INJUSTICE FOR ALL, PART I (Lolita Ritmanis)
2. When Money Talks 2:50
3. Test Results 0:56
4. A Cast of Characters 2:56
5. A Party Without Me? 1:53

INJUSTICE FOR ALL, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis)
6. Recap (Injustice for All, Part II) 1:01
7. He’s Still Alive 2:07
8. The Key to Our Victory/Luthor’s Grand Entrance* 2:54

PARADISE LOST, PART I (Kristopher Carter)
9. Returning Home 4:18
10. Diana Fights Statue/Diana Saves Girl 3:29

PARADISE LOST, PART II (Kristopher Carter)
11. Recap (Paradise Lost, Part II) 0:59
12. Journey to Tartarus 1:18
13. Faust Frees Hades 2:34
14. League Fights Hades 3:29
15. Diana Banished 1:17

A KNIGHT OF SHADOWS, PART I (Michael McCuistion)
16. Batman Talks With Jason 1:21
17. Morgaine’s Psychic Spell/The Demon Intervenes 3:44

A KNIGHT OF SHADOWS, PART II (Michael McCuistion)
18. Jason’s Destiny 1:28

METAMORPHOSIS, PART I (Lolita Ritmanis)
19. Stagg Finds Volunteer/Stagg Visits Saph 1:47

METAMORPHOSIS, PART II (Michael McCuistion)
20. Stagg’s Monster 1:17
21. Metamorpho Returns 0:53

TABULA RASA, PART I (Lolita Ritmanis)
22. Almost Like a Brother/Let Me Tell You a Story 1:40

TABULA RASA, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis)
23. Recap (Tabula Rasa, Part II) 1:03
24. You Missed Me 1:35
25. Pivotal Moment 1:40
26. A Real Hero 2:48

THE SAVAGE TIME, PART I (Kristopher Carter)
27. Meet Der Furhrruhhr/Diana Saves Steve*** 3:04

THE SAVAGE TIME, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis)
28. Where’s Green Lantern? 1:55
29. Blackhawks Arrive 2:27
30. Lay Down Our Lives/We’ve Got a War to Fight 2:21
31. A New World Order** 2:25
32. Enjoy the Moment*** 1:07
33. Blackhawk Island/It’s a Trap 1:41

THE SAVAGE TIME, PART III (Michael McCuistion)
34. Justice League Attacks Base 1:19
35. Savage Invasion/Defeat**/**** 7:15
36. Reunited**** 1:30

Disc 2 Total Time: 78:27

DISC 3

TWILIGHT, PART I (Kristopher Carter)
1. Steppenwolf Steps Out/Highfather’s Warning* 2:40
2. Heroes Find Orion* 5:25

TWILIGHT, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis, Kristopher Carter & Michael McCuistion)
3. Highfather’s Lesson (L. Ritmanis) 1:00
4. Darkseid’s Doublecross* (K. Carter) 2:19
5. Search for Superman (L. Ritmanis) 0:26
6. Supes Means Business*/Darkseid Gets Hotfoot* (M. McCuistion) 3:16

WAR WORLD, PART I (Lolita Ritmanis)
7. No Sign of Them/Give Him to Draaga 1:16

WAR WORLD, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis)
8. I’ll Take My Chances 0:44
9. Stuck on Garbage Planet 0:43
10. No One Touches Our Stuff 1:11

ONLY A DREAM, PART I (Michael McCuistion)
11. Parole Denied/Prison Break 4:03
12. Dr. Destiny 2:07
13. Destiny Lullaby 1:14

ONLY A DREAM, PART II (Michael McCuistion)
14. Superman Returns to Smallville 2:13
15. Green Lantern’s Decision 1:44

HEARTS AND MINDS, PART I (Lolita Ritmanis)
16. Alert 1:16
17. I Was Lucky 1:33
18. I Am Radocko 1:03
19. Turn up the Heat 2:31

HEARTS AND MINDS, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis)
20. Ancient Drawings 3:21
21. As a Friend and Equal 0:42
22. Take Out the Flame 1:29
23. Aftermath 1:23

WILD CARDS, PART I (Michael McCuistion)
24. Joker Goes Nationwide 1:17
25. It’s the Joker Show/Royal Flush Gang Revealed 3:13
26. Poor Gifted Children/Green Lantern Saves Hawkgirl 3:25

WILD CARDS, PART II (Michael McCuistion)
27. Baby Ace 1:50
28. A Man and a Woman 1:52

HEREAFTER, PART I (Kristopher Carter)
29. Villains’ Pact/Supes Zapped*/Death of Supes/Live Coverage 4:19
30. Supes’ Funeral 1:32

HEREAFTER, PART II (Kristopher Carter)
31. Supes Begins Journey 1:17
32. Supes Forges Sword/Supes Fights Wolfpack 2:20
33. Supes Meets Savage/Supes Smacks Savage 3:36
34. Supes Snoops 1:09
35. Supes Regains Powers* 3:48
36. Supes Rejoins League*/Savage Redemption 2:23

JUSTICE LEAGUE
37. Main Theme (extended) (Lolita Ritmanis) 2:03

Disc 3 Total Time: 79:05

DISC 4

A BETTER WORLD, PART I (Michael McCuistion)
1. Smallville University Demonstration/Batman Discovers Alternate
Universe 3:50
2. Justice Lords Cross Over 2:23

A BETTER WORLD, PART II (Michael McCuistion)
3. Dueling Batmen/Green Lantern Rescues Hawkgirl 2:36
4. League vs. Lords 6:31

THE TERROR BEYOND, PART I (Lolita Ritmanis)
5. Where Are We? 1:34
6. I Must Be Allowed to Concentrate 1:43

THE TERROR BEYOND, PART II (Lolita Ritmanis)
7. Recap (The Terror Beyond, Part II) 1:03
8. The Price Was High 1:50
9. Soul 2:09

MAID OF HONOR, PART I (Kristopher Carter)
10. Parisian Eve 0:27
11. Museum Party Source 1:39
12. Thugs Crash Party 1:23
13. Laboratory Caper* 2:10
14. Audrey Leaps From Tower 1:21
15. Space Station Hijacking 2:10

MAID OF HONOR, PART II (Kristopher Carter)
16. Recap (Maid of Honor, Part II) 1:03
17. Audrey & Diana Catfight 1:00
18. Flash Payback/Audrey Ends on Top 4:06

COMFORT AND JOY (Lolita Ritmanis)
19. Like a Child 1:29
20. Home for the Holidays 1:53
21. Feeling More Festive/The Source 2:31
22. Christmas Eve/Merry Christmas*** 2:43

STARCROSSED, PART I (Lolita Ritmanis)
23. Any Sign of Trouble? 0:40
24. Mortal Enemies 1:08
25. Talak/Spoken For 3:08
26. Surrender or Die 3:11

STARCROSSED, PART II (Kristopher Carter)
27. League on the Run 1:31
28. Hawkgirl Pleads for Earth 2:40
29. Hawkgirl Helps Heroes*** 1:46

STARCROSSED, PART III (Lolita Ritmanis & Michael McCuistion)
30. Mind Reading/The Flame (L. Ritmanis) 1:41
31. Tell Me (L. Ritmanis) 0:39
32. Watchtower Reclaimed (M. McCuistion) 3:28
33. Talak vs. Green Lantern (M. McCuistion) 5:07
34. In My Eyes (L. Ritmanis) 1:59
35. Farewell Hawkgirl (L. Ritmanis) 2:22

JUSTICE LEAGUE
36. End Credits (Lolita Ritmanis) 0:31

Disc 4 Total Time: 78:41

TOTAL SET TIME: 315:19

* INCLUDES THEMATIC MATERIAL BY SHIRLEY WALKER
** INCLUDES THEMATIC MATERIAL BY KRISTOPHER CARTER
*** INCLUDES THEMATIC MATERIAL BY MICHAEL McCUISTION
**** INCLUDES THEMATIC MATERIAL BY LOLITA RITMANIS

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 4:43 PM   
 By:   ShadowStar   (Member)

I'm delirious with excitement! So much beautiful music, particularly from Only a Dream, Wild Cards, Maid of Honor, Comfort and Joy, The Terror Beyond, Twilight, The Savage Time, A Better World and (of course) Starcrossed. Those tears of joy are close at hand now...

I'm shocked that Secret Society is not represented at all though, and I see that other memorable cues did not make the cut. I'll put together a list of those cues in due course, in the hope that we might someday get a 2-disc Volume 2. But this set is so fantastic!

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 4:44 PM   
 By:   Johnny   (Member)

I'm a little taken aback that this time around - instead of full episode scores, LLL has taken to including only certain highlights. I'm sure you've made the best decisions, though.

I'm looking forward very much to the "Secret Origins" and "Wild Cards" tracks in particular.

Speaking of "Wild Cards", what scene does "Baby Ace" pertain to? I thought that the only flashback scene was in Part 1 of the episode.

Notably omitted - to me at least - is the opening to the Starcrossed film (a DVD release edited the three parts together seamlessly) which was a variation of the main theme and a variation of the "Hawkgirl/GL" theme.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plDfvYO7npE

Is that the "Extended Opening" of the theme, or are they two different cues entirely?

Overall - not what I was expecting, but my excitement is hardly dampened! This is a most exciting release and I can't wait to get my hands on it. Heck, I might be more excited for the always-stellar liner notes than the music itself! wink

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 4:48 PM   
 By:   ShadowStar   (Member)

I'm a little taken aback that this time around - instead of full episode scores, LLL has taken to including only certain highlights. I'm sure you've made the best decisions, though.

I'm looking forward very much to the "Secret Origins" and "Wild Cards" tracks in particular.

Speaking of "Wild Cards", what scene does "Baby Ace" pertain to? I thought that the only flashback scene was in Part 1 of the episode.


"Baby Ace" must be the explanation of Ace's origins from part 2, when we see her as a child. It's a creepy cue (but cool!)

As far as the partial scores approach is concerned, I saw it coming because JL's music doesn't have the 'short film' feel of the BTAS and STAS scores. I desperately want a 2CD Volume 2 though of JL someday!

 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 4:57 PM   
 By:   Wedge   (Member)

Speaking of "Wild Cards", what scene does "Baby Ace" pertain to? I thought that the only flashback scene was in Part 1 of the episode.

There is also a flashback narration in Part 2, where Joker elaborates on Ace's personal history.

...the opening to the Starcrossed film (a DVD release edited the three parts together seamlessly) which was a variation of the main theme ... Is that the "Extended Opening" of the theme, or are they two different cues entirely?

The last track on CD 3 is indeed the extended two-minute version of the theme that Lolita Ritmanis provided for the DVD edit of "Starcrossed!" It was also used for the DVD end credits, where it was merged with a key-shifted portion of "Farewell Hawkgirl." Since we close out the set with the classic broadcast version of the JL End Credits, the two-minute version of the theme appears at the end of CD 3, where it pairs wonderfully with Kristopher Carter's epic "Hereafter!"

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 4:59 PM   
 By:   Johnny   (Member)

"Baby Ace" must be the explanation of Ace's origins from part 2, when we see her as a child. It's a creepy cue.

Oh yeah! Shame there's not one extra track for "Wild Cards"...
What I'm getting at is that I really would like that climactic cue near the end where it's a Ace-Batman-Joker showdown. wink

As far as the partial scores approach is concerned, I saw it coming because JL's music doesn't have the 'short film' feel of the BTAS and STAS scores.

That's what I was thinking as well. I do think having full episode scores can be a benefit though, because really fun material gets balanced out with the quieter or less outstanding moments - it's not a constant barrage of bombastic material that can tire the ears.
But the people putting these sets together really know what they're doing, and I'm sure they've put the material together in a way that flows smoothly and pleasingly.

The last track on CD 3 is indeed the extended two-minute version of the theme that Lolita Ritmanis provided for the DVD edit of "Starcrossed!"

Glad to hear that was included! You guys are great at making sure nothing falls through the cracks.

 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 5:08 PM   
 By:   Wedge   (Member)

But the people putting these sets together really know what they're doing, and I'm sure they've put the material together in a way that flows smoothly and pleasingly.

Thanks for the kind words! smile The composers worked very hard to select cues that represent the full scope of their work on the show, including tender and reflective moments. It's definitely not all thunder and bombast! There's plenty of mystery, romance and grace along the way.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 10:30 PM   
 By:   JB Fan   (Member)

I'm a little taken aback that this time around - instead of full episode scores, LLL has taken to including only certain highlights. I'm sure you've made the best decisions, though.

You just describe my thought... Yes, I know that it's composers/right-holders/creative/market decision... But after B:TAS & S:TAS complete & chronological programs are the best for DCAU music. IMO, of course...

 
 Posted:   Jul 17, 2016 - 11:59 PM   
 By:   Wedge   (Member)

Bear in mind that in the case of JL, every story (with one exception) was told over the course of two or three episodes! These episodes were also more heavily scored than a show like BTAS. Kristopher Carter's two-part scores, for example, average around 35 minutes each! Basically, if we'd gone the complete route on this one, we'd have been able to represent perhaps 8 of the series' 25 story arcs -- maybe 9 if we split things up over disc breaks -- and with no guarantee of future volumes. This was all discussed with the composers at the outset of the project, and their unanimous preference was to go the route we did. In any case, we put a lot of thought into the presentation of the selected material, and hopefully you'll find that the discs play beautifully!

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 18, 2016 - 12:39 AM   
 By:   JB Fan   (Member)

Of course I understand it, John!
And of course I'll buy it in first day!
But some things makes me sad.
First - after LLL announce their Comic-Con titles, I re-watch Justice League. And I understand that some great cues will be gone (you know that this happens probably with every compilation CDs - composers/producers choose the best cues, but some people says that THEIR favorite cues are missing). And the second - with that sad message about S:TAS poor selling - this "missing cues" probably gone forever, 'cause if this set will sell poor to (but I still hope that JL will sells bit better than S:TAS!), we will never see vol. 2-3 etc. I know - it's business, most people here even will not listen samples and buy it, 'cause it's not "expanded re-release of old expanded release of Goldsmith score".
So at least thanks heaven & LLL for B:TAS in mostly complete form.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 18, 2016 - 1:23 AM   
 By:   riotengine   (Member)

Geena Davis is going to be at Comic-Con. Probably too much to hope I can get Cutthroat Island signed.

Greg Espinoza

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 18, 2016 - 5:43 AM   
 By:   Johnny   (Member)

And the second - with that sad message about S:TAS poor selling - this "missing cues" probably gone forever, 'cause if this set will sell poor to (but I still hope that JL will sells bit better than S:TAS!), we will never see vol. 2-3 etc. I know - it's business, most people here even will not listen samples and buy it, 'cause it's not "expanded re-release of old expanded release of Goldsmith score".

I think a lot of people remember JUSTICE LEAGUE really well from their youth. SUPERMAN had the unfortunate position of being sandwiched in between BATMAN and JUSTICE LEAGUE, and I think it gets lost in the mix a little. I'm confident we'll be seeing further releases from both this show and LLL's DCAU lineup.

Incidentally, I'm already brainstorming what tracks I'd like to see on a JLU release...

 
 Posted:   Jul 18, 2016 - 8:01 AM   
 By:   Tom Servo   (Member)

Bear in mind that in the case of JL, every story (with one exception) was told over the course of two or three episodes! These episodes were also more heavily scored than a show like BTAS. Kristopher Carter's two-part scores, for example, average around 35 minutes each! Basically, if we'd gone the complete route on this one, we'd have been able to represent perhaps 8 of the series' 25 story arcs -- maybe 9 if we split things up over disc breaks -- and with no guarantee of future volumes. This was all discussed with the composers at the outset of the project, and their unanimous preference was to go the route we did. In any case, we put a lot of thought into the presentation of the selected material, and hopefully you'll find that the discs play beautifully!

I think you guys absolutely went with the best course of action, I am sure it will be a really listenable collection!

 
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