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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B4TD048: House of the Dragon S1E05 Initial Reaction

Matt gives his initial reaction to House of the Dragon S1E05! He wants to know YOUR reaction! Send your 3 word descriptions, best couplings, and show or podcast thoughts by tweeting @b4thedragonpod, emailing mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, or commenting on the website (mattsaudioblog.com) or the YouTube videos (search for “Before the Dragon Podcast).

Time Stamps:
00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:01:05 – Stat of the Episode
00:02:51 – Podcast Info
00:03:20 – Rating
00:03:46 – Tension in ALL Storylines!
00:05:03 – TWO Murders!
00:06:57 – Alicent (and Otto)
00:09:58 – Laenor’s Bad Day(s)!
00:11:19 – Rhaenyra Shares TOO little TOO late!
00:16:38 – Hats Off to Milly and Emily!!
00:21:00 – 3 Words, Brothelmates, and Seven Hellz Updates!
00:24:28 – Closing Thoughts

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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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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

B4TD044: House of the Dragon S1E04 Initial Reaction

Matt gives his initial reaction to House of the Dragon S1E04 King of the Narrow Sea. Tweet @b4thedragonpod, email mattsaudioblog.com, leave comments on the web posts (mattsaudioblog.com), or on the YouTube videos (search for Before the Dragon Podcast there).

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BT043: House of the Dragon S1E03 – CGI Oh De(E)r!

Susan, Kelly, John, and Matt continue to discuss House of the Dragon S1E03 “Second of his Name”. A “serious” discussion breaks out, then they continue to explore the Tiny Wheel of Topics, and get a surprise Top 5 list from Kelly! They also play the 3 word description game, nominate the best couplings for the episode (Brothelmates), and play Seven Hellz, where they now draw not one, but TWO names to be potentially punished by in the next episode.

Send us your feedback, 3 words, Brothelmates, or guesses at this week’s “Scene from a Westerosi Movie” (see previous episode) by tweeting @b4thedragonpod, sending emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com, leaving comments at the website (mattsaudioblog.com),or on our YouTube videos (search for Before the Dragon Podcast there, subscribe, like and comment)!

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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

“Three little words” and “L.O.V.E.” are performed by John Pizzerelli (https://www.johnpizzarelli.com/) –

Time Stamps: 00:00:00 – Spoiler Alert and Intro
00:00:50 – Serious Topic Time: CGI Oh Deer!
00:02:37 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Otto will try ANYTHING!
00:13:26 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Miguel Departs
00:22:26 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: More Deer! (The White Hart)
00:34:30 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Crabfeeder Who?
00:40:38 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Valaryon Cold Intro?
00:46:38 – Kelly’s Top 5 White-Blond Hair Styles of HotD
00:50:09 – Tiny Wheel of Topics: Sidecar Characters – Favorite Sceentime Fresh Faces
00:55:10 – Three Words
00:58:22 – Brothelmates (Best Coupling)
01:03:38 – Seven Hellz Game (now drawing TWO names per week)
01:10:11 – Feedback
01:12:47 – Final Thoughts (about CGI Deer – oh! And about the episode!)

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

B4TD041: House of the Dragon S1E03 Initial Reaction

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Matt gives an initial reaction to S1E03 of House of the Dragon “Second of His Name”. Tweet to @b4thedragonpod, send emails to mattsaudioblog@gmail.com , comment at the website (and find podcast app links to subscribe and rate with) at mattsaudioblog.com or subscribe and comment on our YouTube channel videos by searching for “Before the Dragon Podcast” there!