Whale song. The Aquaman composer thread

Discussion in 'Aquaman' started by Silvermoth, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. Silvermoth

    Silvermoth Avenger

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    Who would you like to see compose music for Aquaman? I hope they don't go all metallic sounding like Junkee or something. I would love to see someone like George Fenton who does the music for a lot of David Attenborough documentaries
     
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  2. Mindreaper21

    Mindreaper21 It's Harvest Time

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    I'm not sure about the composer. Though, I'd love a dark epic pirate like theme for Aquaman.
     
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  3. Eddie Dean

    Eddie Dean Mr. Jackpots

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    I think Great Big Sea would be a good choice.
     
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  4. BlueLanternKal

    BlueLanternKal Super-Lex

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    I want to hear something like this for the Aquaman motif/ost.

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    Update: Brian Tyler has actually worked with James Wan before on Fast 7. If James can snag him for Aquaman and ask him to channel his Assassin's Creed Black Flag compositions then at the very least this film will have a great score.
     
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  5. Mindreaper21

    Mindreaper21 It's Harvest Time

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    Please let this happen!
     
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  6. BlueLanternKal

    BlueLanternKal Super-Lex

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    I'd get at him (James) on twitter, but I don't do twitter. But yeah, it's like all the tools are there at their disposal.
     
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  7. fancyarcher

    fancyarcher Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully they get someone who likes doing traditionally orchestrated music, especially since they're going for an adventure feel. I could see someone like John Powell wonders for Aquaman.
     
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  8. LoganGambit87

    LoganGambit87 Well-Known Member

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    too bad zimmer retired from comic book films
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  9. Chip Chipperson

    Chip Chipperson apparently words go here, I guess

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    I'd be down for a little of this

     
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  10. Silvermoth

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    Wtf is that?
     
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  11. Chip Chipperson

    Chip Chipperson apparently words go here, I guess

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    its oceanman by ween!
     
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  12. Mindreaper21

    Mindreaper21 It's Harvest Time

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    [YT]tvriqdS3vsc[/YT]

    This intro is so bad ass. Sounds a bit like whales.
     
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  13. KillerWolf

    KillerWolf Possibly partially drunk

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    As much as I love "AC4: Black Flag", other than the association to the sea people have when hearing it, there's no reason whatsoever for them to be influenced by English and French folk songs and minstrel music all those "pirate themes" posted above are heavily borrowing from. It simply doesn't make sense for Atlanteans and their culture.
     
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  14. Black Narcissus

    Black Narcissus Pimp a Butterfly

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    Joseph Bishara

    Insidious (2011)
    11-11-11 (2012)
    The Conjuring (2013)
    Dark Skies (2013)
    Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
    Annabelle (2014)
    V/H/S: Viral (segment, Gorgeous Vortex) (2014)
    Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
    Tales of Halloween (segments, Trick, Friday the 31st) (2015)
    The Vatican Tapes (2015)
    The Conjuring 2 (2016)

    Just a feeling he might get the gig.

    Lawd.
     
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  15. ddddeeee

    ddddeeee Well-Known Member

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    Maybe, but Wan's first foray into big budget filmmaking saw him work with Brian Tyler instead.

    I imagine Elfman's name is now in the pot after creating a theme for Aquaman in Justice League.
     
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  16. Tg11

    Tg11 Well-Known Member

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    Elfman needs to be composer
     
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  17. Klidokrator

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    Come on James! Give us a composer already! :)
     
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  18. Silvermoth

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    Yeah I'm dying to know too
     
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    KRYPTON INC. Incorporated Kryptonian

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    I know it would never happen but... I think it would be interesting to see what the end result would be if they turned the reigns over to a Slash or a Tom Morello to score. It certainly would fit Jason's AM vibe.

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  20. Klidokrator

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    I like both guys but I don't know if they can compose on picture. On the other hand both Hans and Elfman started as rockers.
    I for one would love John Powell for this. (Would love for a Goldenthal adventure score as well)
     
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  21. mclay18

    mclay18 Well-Known Member

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    Yes.

    Bishara is not a composer I would like on Aquaman. His horror music is effective, but it's not good film music. Good horror music is something Elfman and Christopher Young excel at.

    I just hope Wan picks someone seasoned like Elfman or Tyler... and not his Conjuring composer.
     
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  22. SkullDevil

    SkullDevil The White Portuguese

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    I'd find it ironic if they got James Newton Howard for this.
     
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  23. Elevator Man

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    JNH's scores for Waterworld and Atlantis:The Lost Empire is enough proof that Aquaman is right up his alley. However, JNH has already taken a crack at co-scoring/scoring three DC movies (BB, TDK, and GL). He's overdue for an MCU movie, imo.
     
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  24. Silvermoth

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    I feel like elfman might make it too samey though. We've heard tons of his scores.

    A.r Rahman (slumdog millionaire) might bring an interesting sound!
     
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  25. Tg11

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    Danny Elfman or John Williams of Star Wars lore as composer now that would be epic
     
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