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Tom is joined by Emmy Award-winning American composer, conductor, and orchestrator, Blake Neely, for an enlightening chat about his storied history with Metallica which began during S&M and continues today via his contribution to 'Portal's spellbinding opener, 'Maiden and the Monster'.
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2:07 - Blake’s musical origins
4:20 - How a Disney internship lead to working with Michael Kamen
6:30 - Meeting Metallica & working on S&M
11:16 - Reconnecting with Kirk + ‘Maiden And The Monster
16:55 - Kirk as a composer?!
21:20 - Has Blake heard S&M2?
Hosted by Tom Kwei
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