Monday, April 20, 2015

Music on Wonderland

I've watched five episodes of Wonderland.

There have been several times where I thought a Vance Joy song was about to start—either "Riptide" or "From Afar"

The instrumental score stuff...well, I guess it sometimes has a Vance Joy feel to it.

But each time it was a false alarm. No Vance Joy song would begin.

Then finally, at the end of the fifth episode, "Riptide" started playing.

It was kind of like the farts before a shit—the instrumental bits being the farts and "Riptide" being the shit.

And no, I'm not saying "Riptide" is a shitty song. I like it a lot.

While I'm on the subject of Wonderland music.  I like the theme song, "(Come on) Come Inside" It's not available on Spotify, unfortunately. But it's on YouTube.

Oh! This is awesome. There's a video of the cast of Wonderland singing the theme song. Extremely adorable.

"(Come on) Come Inside"was done by a company called Smith and Western.  Here's their website.  They describe themselves as being a boutique sound house.

They mostly do stuff for movies, TV, and commercials. Here's their showreel.

There are some lovely Aussie car commercials here.

There's also a lovely under the sea commercial and a funny computer commercial.

The vocal aspect of "(Come on) Come Inside" was done by a guy named Mike Paxton.  This might be his Triple J Unearthed page.  Or it might not be, because there could be another Aussie singer named Mike Paxton.

Here's Mike Paxton's YouTube page. I'm pretty sure this is the same one who did the Wonderland theme song. He looks like the same guy in the "(Come on) Come Inside video"

Paxton has three videos on his channel. Right now I'm listening to "Change is On It's Way". I think it's quite lovely.