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 2-4 PM EST on Stranger Radio.


Episode 1: Sampler - The Soundtrack
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Episode 1 (airdate 2018/06/23) is a sampling 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 End IsThe 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)



Episode 2: The Fake Bands - The Soundtrack
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Episode 2 (airdate 2018/07/07) features music from fictional musicians and bands from film and television.


Stillwater - Fever Dog (Almost Famous)
The Fabulous Stains - Waste Of Time (Ladies and Gentlemen, 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 (Get Him 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)



Episode 3: Martin Scorsese - The Soundtrack
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Episode 3 (airdate 2018/07/21) 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)
The 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)



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



Vangelis - End Theme (Blade Runner, 1982)
Brad 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)



Summer Madness - The Soundtrack
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Episode 5 (airdate 2018/08/18) looks at Summer movies and nostalgia.


Jaws (1975) - Quint's Indianapolis Speech
John Williams - Main Title (Jaws, 1975)
Camp North Star Kids Chorus - Are You Ready For the Summer (Meatballs, 1979)
Jackie Ward - He's My New Love (Beach Blanket Bingo, 1965)
The Beach Boys & Annette Funicello - The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs - Stay (Dirty Dancing 1987)
The Chordettes - Lollipop (Stand by Me, 1986)
Ben E King - Stand By Me (Stand by Me, 1986)
Bob Dylan - Hurricane (Dazed and Confused, 1993)
Wayne Newton - Danke Schoen (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, 1986)
Astrud Gilberto, João Gilberto, Stan Getz - The Girl from Ipanema (The Nice Guys, 2016)
Françoise Hardy - Le Temps de l’Amour (Moonrise Kingdom, 2012)
The Sandals - Theme From The Endless Summer (1966)
The Surfaris - Wipe Out (The Sandlot, 1993)
The Ramones - Blitzkrieg Bop (National Lampoon's Vacation, 1983)
Jefferson Starship Jane (Wet Hot American Summer, 2001)
Wet Hot American Summer - Higher & Higher (WHAS: First Day of Camp, 2017)
Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright (Caddyshack, 1980)
Cyndi Lauper - The Goonies 'r' Good Enough (Goonies, 1985)
Aretha Franklin - Think (The Blues Brothers, 1980)
Ben E. King - Supernatural Thing (Addams Family Values, 1993)
Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Summer Of Sam, 1999)
Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze  (Dazed and Confused, 1993)
Mazzy Star - Rhymes Of An Hour (Stealing Beauty, 1996)
Big Star - I'm in Love with a Girl (Adventureland, 2009)
The Commodores - Easy (Baby Driver, 2017)
Pleasure Cruise - Summer Fling
Public Enemy - Fight the Power (Do the Right Thing, 1989)
Wilson Picket - Land of 1000 Dances with intro (The Great Outdoors, 1988)
Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over (Adventureland, 2009)

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