Sound and


The Soundtrack


The Soundtrack is an internet radio show hosted by Bienvenido Cruz that explores music in film, television, and other visual media. It airs every other Saturday at from

2-4PM EST on Stranger Radio.

Episode 1 (airdate 2018/06/23) is a sampler of themes and ideas that will be further explored in future episodes.


Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows (Pump Up The Volume)
Beta Band - Dry the Rain (High Fidelity)
The The - This is the Day (Empire Records)
SQÜRL feat. Madeline Follin - Funnel of Love (Only Lovers Left Alive)
Tom Waits - Down in the Hole (The Wire)
The Beatles - Twist and Shout (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off)
Mellow - CQ Song (CQ)
Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey (Lost in Translation)
Radiohead - Talk Show Host (William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet)
Yoko Kanno and Seatbelts! - Tank (Cowboy Bebop)
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song (Thor Ragnarok)
Iggy Pop - Lust for Life (Trainspotting)
Kermit the Frog - Rainbow Connection (The Muppet Movie)
Sufjan Stevens - Mystery of Love (Call Me By Your Name)
The Polyphonic Spree - Light and Day (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody (Wayne’s World)
The LA’s - There she goes (So I Married an Axe Murderer)
Mike Meyers - This Poem Sucks (So I Married an Axe Murderer)
M83 - Outro (Versailles)
Simple Minds - Don’t You Forget About Me (The Breakfast Club)
Jose Gonzales - Step Out (The Secret Life of Water Mitty)
The Church - Under the Milky Way (Donnie Darko)
Smashing Pumpkins - The EndIsThe Beginning Is The End (Batman and Robin)
The Creation - Making Time (Rushmore)
Flying Pickets - Only You (Fallen Angels)
Sex Bob-Omb - We Are Sex Bob-Omb aka Launchpad McQuack (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World)
The Pixies - Where is my Mind (Fight Club)
Gary Oldman - My Way (Sid and Nancy)

The Soundtrack: Episode 1 - Sampler
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Episode 2 (airdate 2018/07/07) feature music from fictional musicians and bands from film and television.


Stillwater - Fever Dog (Almost Famous)
The Fabulous Stains - Waste Of Time (LadiesandGenltemen, The Fabulous Stains)
Pink Slip - Take Me Away (Freaky Friday)
Cherry Bomb - Hunger City (Howard the Duck)
Jem and the Holograms - Only the Beginning (Jem)
Sing Street - Drive it Like You Stole It (Sing Street)
CB4 - Straight Outta Locash (CB4)
Pootie Tang - _____________ (Pootie Tang)
The Clash at Demonhead - Black Sheep (Scott Pilgrim Vs The World)
Crash and the Boys - I'm So Sad, So Very, Very Sad (Scott Pilgrim Vs The World)
The Archies - Sugar Sugar (the Archie Show)
Josie and The Pussycats - Three Small Words (Josie and The Pussycats)
Josie and The Pussycats - Candy Girl (Riverdale)
The Oneders - Dance With Me (That Thing You Do)
Dingoes Ate My Baby - Shadows (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
Prestige Worldwide - Por Ti Volare (Stepbrothers)
Flight of the Concords - Most Beautiful Girl in the Room (Flight of the Concords)
ADAM - Spooky Action at a Distance (Only Lovers Left Alive)
Faith Justin - Hardly Wait (Strange Days)
The Venus In Furs - Ladytron (Velvet Goldmine)
The Terence Fletcher Band - Caravan (Whiplash)
Emmet Ray - Just a Gigolo (Sweet and Lowdown)
Llewyn Davis - Fare Thee Well (Inside Llewelyn Davis)
Mitch & Mickey - A Kiss At The End Of The Rainbow (A Mighty Wind)
Robbie Hart - I Want to Grow Old With You (The Wedding Singer)
Crucial Taunt - Ballroom Blitz (Wayne's World)
Infant Sorrow - Furry Walls (Gethim To The Greek)
The Lone Rangers - Degenerate (Airheads)
Spın̈al Tap - Big Bottoms (This is Spinal Tap)
Wyld Stallyns - God Gave Rock and Roll to You II (Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey)
Nick Winters - Star Wars (Saturday Night Live)

The Soundtrack: Episode 2 - The Fake Bands
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Episode 3 (airdate 2018/07/07) is an exploration of the films of Martin Scorsese and his use of music.


The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter (The Departed, Intro)
Bernard Herrmann - Main Title (Taxi Driver)
Martin Scorsese Emotions through Music (Bernstein and Hermann)
Elmer Bernstein - Max (Cape Fear)
Pietro Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana (Intermezzo) (Raging Bull)
The Human Beinz - Nobody but me (The Departed)
Roxy Music - Love Is the Drug (Casino)
The Clash - Janie Jones (Bringing Out The Dead)
Linda Thompson - Paddy's Lamentation (Gangs of New York)
Crystals - Then He Kissed Me (Goodfellas)
The Ronettes - Be My Baby (Mean Streets)
The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash (Mean Streets)
Warren Zevon - Werewolves of London (The Color of Money)
Mickey & Sylvia - Love is strange (Casino)
Tony Bennett - Rags To Riches (Goodfellas)
Donovan - Atlantis (Goodfellas)
Nicholas Pileggi - talks about Cream (Goodfellas)
Cream - Sunshine Of Your Love (Goodfellas)
Harry Nilsson - Jump Into The Fire (Goodfellas)
Peter Gabriel - Signal to Noise (Gangs of New York)
Aretha Franklin - Do right woman, do right man (Cape Fear)
The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman (Mean Streets)
Umberto Tozzi - Gloria (The Wolf Of Wall Street)
Dropkick Murphys - I'm Shipping Up To Boston (The Departed)
Johnny Thunders - You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory (Bringing Out The Dead)
The Animals - House Of The Rising Sun (Casino)
Derek & The Dominoes - Layla (Piano Exit) (Goodfellas)


The Soundtrack: Episode 3 - Martin Scorsese
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Episode 4: Synthwave (airdate 2018/08/04) examines the explosion of synthesizer-based film scores.



Vangelis - End Theme (Blade Runner, 1982)
Fiedel - Main Theme (The Terminator, 1984)
Harold Faltermeyer  - The Running Man Main Theme (The Running Man, 1987)
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things Theme (Stranger Things, 2016)
Giorgio Moroder - Chase (Midnight Express, 1978)
Fabio Frizzi - Main Titles (Zombie Flesh Eaters, 1979)
Cliff Martinez - Neon Demon (The Neon Demon, 2016)
John Harrison - The Dead Walk (Day of the Dead, 1985)
Magic Sword - In the Face of Evil (Thor Ragnarok, 2017)
The Phoenix Foundation - The Captain (What We Do In The Shadows, 2014)
Goblin - Suspiria Theme (Suspiria, 1977)
Barry De Vorzon -
Baseballfuries chase (The Warriors, 1979)
Rob - Haunted (Maniac, 2012)
M83 feat. Susanne Sundfør - Oblivion (Oblivion, 2014)
Carmine Coppola & Francis Coppola - The Delta (Apocalypse Now, 1979)
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - Painted Sun In Abstract (The Social Network, 2010)
Kyle McKinnon - Run Motherfucker (You're Next, 2011)
Mike Simonetti - The Magician (The Guest, 2014)
John Carpenter - Main Title / Julie (Assault on Precinct 13, 1976)
Michel Rubini - Graham's Theme (Manhunter, 1986)
Delia Derbyshire - Opening Theme (Doctor Who, 1963)
Trentemøller - Still On Fire (Halt and Catch Fire, 2014)
Sinoia Caves - Elena's Sound-World (Beyond the Black Rainbow, 2014)
Angelo Badalamenti - Laura Palmer's Theme (Twin Peaks, 1990)
Johnny Jewel - Shadow (Twin Peaks The Return,2018)
Hans Zimmer - Tears In The Rain (Blade Runner 2049, 2017)


The Soundtrack: Episode 4 - Synthwave
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