B4TD052: House of the Dragon S1E06 – Likely Lord Larys

In this Part 1 of the panel cast, Matt is joined by Susan, Holly, and John (Sneh) to discuss all things House of the Dragon S1E06 “The Princess and the Queen”. We want your feedback! Tweet @b4thedragonpod, email mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, comment on our website posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast”, and subscribe)! Some sounds and music (specifically “The Abyss” by Leva in this episode) are licensed through Artis IO (https://artlist.io/).Proof of all licenses are found in a publicly shared Google Folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:00:49 – Who’s the new most hateable character in HotD?
00:01:45 – Welcome and Ratings for S1E06
00:08:48 – Music Analysis: An Old Theme recharacterized and a theme for Likely Lord Larys?
00:22:18 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The intro IS changing! (Does anyone care?)
00:28:03 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: New Faces/Same Old Characters!
00:42:39 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Likely Lord Larys Strong
00:54:04 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: A Dragon Rider’s Death. Laena and Vhagar (and Daemon…Larys?)
01:15:11 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Ser Harwin Break-Cartilage Strong and Ser Criston Cartilage
01:24:21 – Enter Our Contest (and all 5 Scenes “from a Westerosi Movie”)

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BB045: Lord of the Rings The Rings of Power S1E05

Matt is once again joined by YouTuber PriscilaTV, this time to talk about Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power S1E05. Contact the podcast by tweeting @bustblockbuster, sending emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, leaving comments at mattsaudioblog.com, or by leaving comments on the Double P Media YouTube (youtube.com/c/DoublePMedia). Contact the bosses by tweeting @DoublePHQ or joining the Facebook page at facebook.com/DoublePHQ

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Intro, Episode Ratings, and Podcast Information
00:06:32 – Music Analysis (The Main Theme)
00:19:15 – Episode Recap: Harfoots
00:29:06 – Episode Recap: Lindon
00:43:33 – What’s Worse Round 1
00:48:50 – Episode Recap: Southlands
01:01:58 – Episode Recap: Numenor
01:24:08 – What’s Worse Round 2
01:28:49 – Wrap Up

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B4TD050: House of the Dragon S1E05 Music Analysis

Matt explores 2 themes presented in S1E05 of House of the Dragon “We Light the Way”: The Alicent/Hightower theme, and the Velaryon theme! Tweet @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, comment on the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YouTube videos (search “Before the Dragon Podcast” there, subscribe, like, and comment).

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B4TD046: House of the Dragon S1E04 – Are You YAYnyra or NAYnyra?

Susan, Holly, Kelly, and John join Matt to discuss S1E04 of House of the Dragon. You also get issue 4 of Scene from a Westerosi movie. Figure out what actual movie our Westerosi movie scene is based on, and submit as many of the 5 that you can to be eligible to win free official HBO House of the Dragon or Game of Thrones (your choice) Merchandise from the podcast! How do you submit? Tweet your guesses (or any feedback, 3 word descriptions, or best couplings) to @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, comment on our website posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YouTube videos (search for Before the Dragon Podcast on YT, subscribe, like, and comment on our videos).

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Some sounds and music in this podcast are licensed to Matt via Artist.io (https://artlist.io/) and all licenses can be viewed via this publicly shared Google folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:02:11 – Episode Ratings
00:09:20 – Music Analysis Intro
00:10:04 – Music Analysis – Rethinking the Dragon Connection Theme
00:22:06 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Eustace/Mushroom Compromise and a new show canon
00:43:23 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: The Westerosi Hatfields and Mccoys
00:50:29 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Alicent’s Awful Assignment
00:59:56 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Why White Worm? WHY????
01:08:05 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Dagger Prophecy
01:14:03 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: YAYnyra or NAYnyra (Rhaenyr-YAH, or Rhaenyr-NAH?)
01:24:10 – Westerosi Movie Scene 4

BB043: The Lord of the Rings – Rings of Power S1E03

Matt is once again joined by YouTuber PriscilaTV, this time to discuss S1E03 of Amazon Prime’s Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power “Adar”! They recap and discuss the episode, play the “what’s worse game”, cover some feedback, and Matt gives a full musical breakdown of the theme for Numenor.

We want to hear what you think! Tweet @bustblockbuster, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com or leave comments on the webpage (as well as finding all back episodes of the podcast and podcast app links): mattsaudioblog.com

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Don’t forget that Bustin’ Blockbusters is part of Double P media. Tweet the bosses @DoublePHQ, comment on their Facebook page (facebook.com/DoublePHQ) and be sure to subscribe to their YT channel, where you will find these podcasts in video form at youtube.com/c/doublepmedia And speaking of YouTube channels, be sure to subscribe to PriscilaTV (https://www.youtube.com/c/PriscilaTV1)

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Introductions
00:01:31 – Episode Ratings
00:14:42 – Music Analysis: Numenor Theme
00:26:03 – Recap and Discussion: Numenor
00:56:19 – What’s Worse (Round 1)
01:04:18 – Recap and Discussion: Harfoots
01:15:07 – Recap and Discussion: Arondir
01:22:52 – What’s Worse (Round 2)
01:29:48 – Feedback
01:34:15 – What is the context of a fire not being hot?
01:37:32 – Wrap up/Subscribe to PriscilaTV!

B4TD042: House of the Dragon S1E03 – An Episode of Merlin on the BBC

Matt is joined by Stephanie (briefly), Susan, Kelly, and John to talk about S1E03 of House of the Dragon, “Second of His Name”. Matt also breaks down the music behind Dameon’s Feigned Surrender. We also unveil our 3rd of 5 Scenes from a Westeroisi movie (play in our contest and have a chance to win official HotD or GoT merch), celebrate September Name Days, and an important decision is made about the game everyone hates… Seven Hellz!

We want YOUR feedback so tweet to @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com or comment on our web posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast” and subscribe, like and comment)!

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This podcast uses some sounds and music that is licensed to Matt through Artist IO, and a publicly shared Google Folder has all of the licenses available for viewing here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing – Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:00:49 – A Very Important Conversation, and nobody cares that we’re having it!
00:02:15 – Happy Name Day! (September Edition) 00:04:20 – S1E03 Ratings
00:11:03 – Musical Analysis – The Surrender Sequence
00:30:42 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: DaemON or DaemOFF is irrelevant
00:37:58 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Dragon Counts(?) or Dragons Count!
00:44:13 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Boar Blood! (Rhaenyra’s own hunt!)
00:50:22 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Viserys thinks he’s John Lennon.
00:57:07 – Scenes from a Westerosi Movie (Scene 3)
01:00:48 – More Contest and Podcast Information

BB042: Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power – S1E01-02

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Matt is once again joined by YouTuber PriscilaTV, this time to discuss S1E01 and S1E02 of Amazon Prime’s Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power! They recap and discuss both episodes, play the “what’s worse game”, and Matt gives a full musical breakdown of how a theme for Galadriel was utilized through variations.

We want to hear what you think! Tweet @bustblockbuster, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com or leave comments on the webpage (as well as finding all back episodes of the podcast and podcast app links): mattsaudioblog.com

Don’t forget that Bustin’s Blockbusters is part of Double P media. Tweet the bosses @DoublePHQ, comment on their Facebook page (facebook.com/DoublePHQ) and be sure to subscribe to their YT channel, where you will find these podcasts in video form at youtube.com/c/doublepmedia

And speaking of YouTube channels, be sure to subscribe to PriscilaTV (https://www.youtube.com/c/PriscilaTV1)

Time Stamps:

00:00:00 – Introduction
00:01:53 – Episode Ratings
00:09:09 – Podcast Information
00:11:39 – Music Introduction
00:12:38 – Musical Analysis: Galadriel’s Theme
00:29:23 – Episode 1 Recap and Breakdown: Elves
00:55:57 – Episode 1 Recap and Breakdown: Southlands
01:11:25 – Episode 1 Recap and Breakdown: Harfoots
01:21:01 – What’s Worse? Round 1
01:25:20 – Episode 2 Recap and Breakdown: Opening Credits
01:28:20 – Episode 2 Recap and Breakdown: Galadriel and Halbrand
01:41:43 – Episode 2 Recap and Breakdown: Celebrimbor, Elrond, and Dashing Dwarves
01:55:44 – Episode 2 Recap and Breakdown: Harfoots
02:06:13 – Episode 2 Recap and Breakdown: Southlands and Blades
02:11:55 – What’s Worse? Round 2
02:16:12 – Wrap Up

B4TD039: House of the Dragon S1E02 – Every Chicken In the Room

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In this Part 1, Matt and Susan pay their owed Seven Hellz punishments as the full panel discusses S1E02 of House of the Dragon, “The Rogue Prince”! Part 2 will come out in a few hours (7am EDT the following day).

We want your feedback regarding, 3 word descriptions, and best couplings of each and every episode! We also want you to listen to all of our 5 “Scenes from a Westerosi Movie” and submit your guesses for a chance to win some official House of the Dragon merchandise from the Warner Brothers store! How do you do that? You tweet to @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, or leave comments at the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or on oor YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast”, find us, like, and subscribe)!

Some sounds used in this podcast are licensed to Matt via Artist IO (https://artlist.io/) and all licenses can be seen in this publicly shared Google Folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:02:19 – Episode Ratings
00:13:24 – Music Analysis
00:23:04 – Tiny Wheel Topic: The Intro that was Promised
00:33:11 – Tiny Wheel Topic: The OG “Break the Wheel”?
00:41:58 – Tiny Wheel Topic: Daem-ON or Daem-OFF? (again!)
00:47:08 – Tiny Wheel Topic: The Valyrian Focus
00:49:29 – Tiny Wheel Topic: The Eggstential Crisis
00:58:20 – Tiny Wheel Topic: Shrewd Parenthood (The proposed proposal of Laena)
01:13:27 – Scenes from a Westerosi Movie Contest Scene 2

B4TD036: House of the Dragon S1E01 Full Panel Part 1

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Matt is joined by Siren of ASOIAF from the West Kelly, Siren of ASOIAF from the East Susan, Siren of ASOIAF from the South Holly, and Titan of ASOIAF from the North John, to discuss all things S1E01 of House of the Dragon. In this part one of two casts today, you get ratings, Matt’s Music Analysis,takes on Maester Malpractice, Aemma Targaryen, Corlys and Rhaenys Velaryon, and we ask Daem-ON or Daem-OFF. Stick around to the end and listen to a Westerosized Scene.

There will be five scenes through the first five weeks of our coverage. Guess what ACTUAL movie each scene is from and, the person with the most correct guess of the five (or via a drawing if there is a tie) wins official HotD/GoT merchandise that you pick from the HBO/Warner Bros. store! You can submit the same way you submit your feedback, three words, or Brothelmates of the week! Tweet @B4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com , or leave comments on the website posts (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our YOUTUBE channel (search for “Before The Dragon Podcast” and please subscribe to the channel so we can help our ASOIAF and HBO GoT spinoff community grow).

Please subscribe to the audio podcast wherever you get your content, and check out our YOUTUBE channel!

This podcast uses sounds and music licensed to Matt through ArtisIO (https://artlist.io/) – all licenses for sounds and music used is visible through a publicly shared google docs folder, found here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1to5jB5pXtiovOSAkrsaDRaReQQX9TfON?usp=sharing

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert, Introduction, Matt’s episode rating and Podcast Information
00:02:46 – Panalist introductions and and Episode Ratings
00:11:51 – Musical Analysis for House of the Dragon S1E01
00:29:14 – Introducing the Tiny Wheel of Topics
00:29:50 – Tiny Wheel Topic: Maester Malpractice?
00:38:17 – A Reckless Speculation by Holly (Viserys and Maesters?)
00:43:32 – Tiny Wheel Topic: Aemma Targaryen
00:49:27 – Tiny Wheel Topic: CGI Corlys Velaryon and throw Rhaenys in there too!
00:57:14 – Tiny Wheel Topic: Dreams and Targaryens
01:04:45 – Tiny Wheel Topic: Daem-ON, or Daem-OFF?
01:15:22 – Contest for our listeners – Scenes from a Westerosi Movie!

B4TD Music Special:Matt Reacts To New-House of the Dragon Music by Ramin

Matt gives his initial reaction to listening to Ramin’s “The Prince that was Promised”, the first released cut of House of the Dragon music. Due to YT rules this podcast will appear only on twitter (@b4thedragonpod), and in this audio form. The piece is distributed by Watertower music, and no copyright infringement is intended aa this is done under fair use rules and principles. Send your feedback to the aforementioned twitter or email mattsaudioblog@gmail.com – you can also leave comments on the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or on our (normal) YouTube presentations of the audio podcast (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast and subscribe today)!

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