Episode 11 – Bill Conti’s ‘The Right Stuff’

Justin talks about Bill Conti’s Academy-Award winning score to Philip Kaufman’s epic historical drama, The Right Stuff, and how Conti’s specific use of synth and SFX really captured the tension and ultimate freedom of Chuck Yeager’s unforgettable flight in the Bell X-1 that broke the sound barrier. The Right Stuff would receive eight Oscar nominations at the 56th Academy Awards, four of which it won including Best Original Score!