Holy heck! It's Episode 10!! Eid Mubarak (0.20) and RIP Abbas Kiarostami (0.40)--p.s. check out Epi 2 where Fariha and Kiva talk about the great master. On this episode, we're looking at soundtracks and have an interview with composer Nathan Larson (1.22). So, soundtracks! Fariha loves the one from THE HOURS (2.00) and Kiva breaks down the different types (2.50), and admits to loving the AMELIE soundtrack (sorry, so not sorry) (3.10). Her favourite type is "art house films reclaiming pop songs" (4.30) (shoutout to Denis Côté and Xavier Dolan). It's concluded that Sarah McLachlan is a gift (6.00). Kiva then forces Fariha to go in and out on the "best soundtracks of all time" (6.40). Kiva cops to how she discovers bands through film (thank you Oliver Stone and The Talking Heads) (9.00). For Fariha, GARDEN STATE was a crucial part of her burgeoning hipster career (9.30). Lol at being a teen in the new millennium.
Fariha gets talking with Nathan (12.00), composer of MARGIN CALL, BOYS DON'T CRY and LITTLE FISH, the latter of which kicks of their convo. Nathan reflects on his time in the indie music scene in the 1990s in NYC (14.00) and how he ended up composing by basically just being around all these crazy talented people. (And how he met his wife...Nina Persson, lead singer of The Cardigans, NBD!) They address the amount of "old white dudes" that dominate the composing world (22.00) and the need for representation at all levels of film making (31.00). Fariha then asks about Nathan's process (36.00) and how to take criticism (44.00). Nathan spills on his favourite "philosophies" behind soundtracks (44.00).