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Interview: Kung Fu Panda and Legend of Korra’s The Track Team

Interview:  Kung Fu Panda and Legend of Korra's The Track Team
The Examiner’s Mark Morton recently sat with the people behind Kung Fu Panda and Avatar: The Legend of Korra’s musical scores; Jeremy Zuckerman and Benjamin Wynn, collectively known as The Track Team. The interview is very timely, since The Legend of Korra has just premiered on Nickelodeon, and many new fans are just now getting to hear the Track Team’s work.

The Examiner’s interview is fairly in depth, tackling subjects such as how the duo found themselves working for Cartoons, the difference in their compositional and arranging styles, and even their approach towards genre limits and boundaries. One of the more insightful thoughts that came out of the interview applies outside of music as well:

John Hunter discusses The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

John Hunter discusses The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

THE ARTIST’s impressive streak at the 84th Academy Awards shows that in this age of dialogue-dependent and sound effect-heavy blockbusters, there is still a place for a modern-made silent film. Another proof of silent films’ continued relevance is that another of its kind has been nominated this year, in the “minor” category of Best Animated Short Film: THE FANTASTIC FLYING BOOKS OF MR. MORRIS LESSMORE.

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