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Film / Your Music in Media Guide to the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

Finally we are coming to the grand finale of awards season, the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.  If you’ve been following Tadpole Audio’s essential award season coverage, you’ll notice that like the Best Picture or Best Actress nominees, most of the below contenders for the music in film awards have appeared over and over again – at the Globes, Grammys, and consequently on this blog.  Chances are you’ve all gone out and seen the movies by now too, so if you didn’t listen to score selections or original songs on this site, you still pretty much know what I’m talking about.  Just in case you are still hungry for more:

There are still some surprise appearances though, so read on to check those out, plus Tadpole Audio’s thoughts, predictions, hopes and dreams for the big night.

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Film / Music in Media / Edith Piaf in Inception

I wrote this post when Inception first came out in theatres for now defunct blog collective, Strangers in Stereo.  Since it no longer has a home there, never had a home on Tadpole Audio, and Hans Zimmer’s work on the score has been lauded all over the place this awards season (including an Academy Award nomination) – I thought I would share it once more!

Photo Credit: Warner Brothers

Who hasn’t been talking about Inception for weeks now?  It’s an epic mind scramble that everyone has a different opinion about.  You can’t help but want to dissect each seemingly insignificant detail and read every possible theory.  And there’s been just as much buzz about the Hans Zimmer / Johnny Marr score collaboration – Marr is featured on 8 of the 12 tracks on the soundtrack and you can even stream their performance at the premiere here.  Even the actors gushed brilliant words about Zimmer.  But what I’m interested in is Edith Piaf.

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