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 Posted:   Dec 15, 2013 - 5:51 PM   
 By:   Senn555   (Member)

First off, I just want to thank you [insert name of record label that either exists as of 2013 or does not exist yet] for releasing my holy grail - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - properly by doing that excellent multi-CD boxset that contains all of the show's songs by Daniel Ingram and Steffan Andrews, and the majority of the amazing score by William Anderson, Kristopher Gee, and Kelly Davidson. Will and Kristopher were definitely inspired by Goldsmith for a lot of the show's thematic underscore, and while most film score "fans" chose to ignore that fact in favor of dissing the material the music was written for instead, I am thankful that you did the right thing and preserved musical history - perhaps now the music shall be heard in a better light by the film score community.

Even more amazing is the fact that it's not limited, and yet it's already surpassed selling 10,000 copies amongst the MLP community at large. You made the right decision there and it's definitely paid off well! smile

As if that weren't enough, however, you also took the time and effort to release a lot of scores for animation and other odds 'n ends that certainly I am - while most others unfortunately aren't - interested in, such as:

- The Brave Little Toaster To the Rescue / Goes to Mars sequel scores by Alexander Janko;

- Most of Michael Tavera's animation scores for Universal and Disney, including that *amazing* boxset with all of the Land Before Time sequel scores... An American Tail III, and the Lilo & Stitch sequels and TV series;

- Numerous scores by William Anderson, such as Krypto the Superdog, Biker Mice from Mars, The Weird Al Show, Kong: The Animated Series, and many Marvel TV animation shows like X-Men, Spider-Man, Fantastic Four;

- The scores for late 80s and early 90s video game cartoons such as Super Mario Bros. Super Show (Shuki Levy & Haim Saban), Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, and Sonic the Hedgehog (Michael Tavera), and Earthworm Jim (Patrick Griffin);

- Universal Cartoon Studios animation scores such as the Balto sequels, Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein, The Mummy, Problem Child, Beethoven, Back to the Future, Fievel's American Tails, Casper;

- The Land Before Time TV series score by Cory Lerios;

- Many of John Debney's very early animation projects such as Dink the Dinosaur, Sport Goofy in Soccermania, Police Academy: The Series, the Jetsons movie, and Donald Duck's 50th Birthday;

- Animation scores by Christopher L. Stone such as Felix the Cat: The Movie, Down and Out with Donald Duck, and Mickey's 60th Birthday;

- The many 90s and 2000s Disney sequel scores by Carl Johnson, Richard Gibbs, Bruce Broughton, Nick Glennie-Smith, Steve Bartek, Danny Troob, Joel McNeely, Michael Tavera, Don Harper, Patrick Griffin... the list goes on and on;

- The late 80s / early 90s Disney Afternoon scores such as DuckTales, TaleSpin, Darkwing Duck, Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers, Goof Troop, and Quack Pack;

- Walt Disney Television Animation scores such as The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Timon & Pumbaa, Aladdin, Lilo & Stitch: The Series, Hercules, Recess, Kim Possible, Gravity Falls, and Phineas and Ferb;

- Warner Bros. Animation scores from the 90s such as Tiny Toon Adventures, Taz-Mania, Box-Office Bunny, The Plucky Duck Show, Freakazoid, Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain, Pinky Elmyra and the Brain, Histeria!, Carrotblanca, The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries, Road Rovers, Wakko's Wish, The Looney Tunes Show;

- Cartoon Network scores such as that 4CD set of Powerpuff Girls music by Thomas Chase, Steve Rucker, and James L. Venable, The Powerpuff Girls movie, Dexter's Laboratory, etc.;

- James Horner and Bruce Broughton's scores for Tummy Trouble, Roller Coaster Rabbit, and Trail Mix-Up;

- Capitol Critters (Don Davis, J.A.C. Redford, Steve Bramson and Bruce Broughton);

- Super Mario Bros. by Alan Silvestri;

- An awesome 3CD compilation of scores from Disney cartoon shorts of the 40s - 60s, by Oliver Wallace, Paul J. Smith, et al, similar in vein to FSM's Tom and Jerry 2CD set;

- Filling in the gaps of Daniel Ingram and Steffan Andrews' discographies, including Martha Speaks, Kung Fu Magoo, Pucca, Voltron Force, The League of Super Evil, Kid vs. Kat, Rated A for Awesome;

- And of course, many 2CD / 3CD soundtrack sets for other TV shows on The Hub, such as Dan Vs. (Patrick Griffin), Littlest Pet Shop, Pound Puppies (Daniel Ingram & Steffan Andrews), and The Aquabats! Super Show.

Of course, I'm certainly forgetting quite a few titles I may have missed, but I'll be damned if you haven't done an excellent job already, [insert name of record label that either exists as of 2013 or does not exist yet]!

Keep up the awesome work, and keep preserving all these neglected, seriously underrated animation scores on CD. These are definitely the scores I'm interested in, and it's sad that next to no one else was willing to talk about them in the 2000s, the 2010s, or even the 2020s. Only 50-60 years after the golden age of animation in the 90s do most of these scores only now come to CD, and I wish people paid attention sooner, but better late than never, I suppose.

May I request a release of Mega64 by Ian Luckey and Josh Jones, by the way? I know it's rather unconventional for your label, [insert name of record label that either exists as of 2013 or does not exist yet], but it does have some nice scoring inbetween all the Aquabats and Bad Credit songs. smile

 
 Posted:   Dec 15, 2013 - 6:15 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)



Of course, I'm certainly forgetting quite a few titles...


Don Bluths video games Dragon's Lair and Space Ace along with the animated short Banjo the Woodpile Cat. wink Did you mention The Chipmunk Adventure score?

 
 Posted:   Dec 15, 2013 - 6:27 PM   
 By:   edwzoomom   (Member)


I am glad that you listed so many of these. My kids are grown now and I recall so many of these movies and series from when they were little. Now my great nieces and nephews come over and watch what we have left from years back. I have replaced as many as possible on dvd and have picked up some VHS copies for them - they love to watch them. The little ones will now be happy to know the music is out there too. Thanks.

 
 Posted:   Dec 15, 2013 - 7:25 PM   
 By:   Senn555   (Member)

The little ones will now be happy to know the music is out there too. Thanks.

I was being satirical, unfortunately. But I do want the music!

 
 Posted:   Dec 15, 2013 - 8:03 PM   
 By:   edwzoomom   (Member)

The little ones will now be happy to know the music is out there too. Thanks.

I was being satirical, unfortunately. But I do want the music!


Oh, ok. I have seen you post about this type of music before so I thought you were serious. Wasn't expecting satire regarding kids' music. Moving on...

 
 Posted:   Dec 15, 2013 - 8:06 PM   
 By:   Advise & Consent   (Member)

The little ones will now be happy to know the music is out there too. Thanks.

I was being satirical, unfortunately. But I do want the music!


Oh, ok. I have seen you post about this type of music before so I thought you were serious. Wasn't expecting satire regarding kids' music. Moving on...


Still, it's a nice thought. The way things are going I wouldn't be surprised if these scores were made available in some form or another at some point. smile

 
 Posted:   Dec 15, 2013 - 9:14 PM   
 By:   edwzoomom   (Member)

The little ones will now be happy to know the music is out there too. Thanks.

I was being satirical, unfortunately. But I do want the music!


Oh, ok. I have seen you post about this type of music before so I thought you were serious. Wasn't expecting satire regarding kids' music. Moving on...


Still, it's a nice thought. The way things are going I wouldn't be surprised if these scores were made available in some form or another at some point. smile



Thank you smile

 
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