The Sounds of Film with Tom Needham
Film & TV Interviews and Music
Hosted by Tom Needham, the Sounds of Film is the nation's longest-running film themed radio show. For over 27 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and film music.
The wide variety of guests on the show include Billy Joel, Public Enemy's Chuck D., Michael Moore, Governor Jesse Ventura, composer Howard Shore, the Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel, William H. Macy, Darry DMC McDaniels, director Mike Leigh, Cicely Tyson, director Barbara Kopple, Jim Breuer, Wallace Shawn, composer Cliff Martinez, Nile Rodgers, Jim Messina, Big Daddy Kane, Chazz Palminteri, Fronzen's composer Christophe Beck, director Hal Hartley, Peter Fonda, Dr. Cornel West, director Alexandra Pelosi, writer/activist Chris Hedges, Kurtis Blow, Gasland's Josh Fox, Eric B., Bill and Ted's Alex Winter, Luna's Dean Wareham, Playwright Kenneth Lonergan, hip hop legend Whodini, Writer/Editor Robert Scheer, composer Rolfe Kent, Congressman Steve Israel, actor Tab Hunter, Dionne Warwick Searching for Sugarman's Rodriguez, Emmy Winning director Jim Brown, director Rory Kennedy House of Card's Jeff Beal, Yes' Trevor Rabin, Donny Most, Spongebob's Tom Kenny, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame President/CEO Steve Peresman, music supervisor Randall Poster, Ayn Rand Institute's Yaron Brook, Connie Stevens, director Curtis Simon, composer Stephen Endelman, Igudesman and Joo, Broadway's Hinton Battle, Michael Penn, Academy Award winning director Malik Bendjelloul, Mayor David Dinkins, Oliver Stone writer Peter Kuznick, composer Mark Isham, Tim's Vemeer's Tim Denison, Krishna Das, Boardwalk Empire's Vince Giordano, Grandmaster Caz, Economist Richard Wolff, Dwight Twilley, WAR, Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French, actor Clark Duke, Oscar nominated Zachary Heinzerling, director Amy Schatz, the Corporation's writer/director Joel Balkan, Dave Matthews Band's Boyd Tinsley, Wild Style's Charlie Ahearn, Wendy and Lisa, Everybody Loves Raymond's Phil Rosenthal, Lisa Lampanelli, director Michael Cuesta, Fishbone, Kenny Vance, X-Men composer/editor John Ottman, Trends Forecaster Gerald Celente, Will Forte, the Magic Garden's Paula and Carole, director Marc Levin and Rev. Jesse Jackson.
Past soundtracks featured on the Sounds of Film:
Squid and the Whale