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      Donation time at JWFan   01/16/18

      Hello!

      For those who may not know, JWFan relies entirely on donations to keep running.  Donations pay for our server bills, as well as keeping our domain and Invision Powerboard fees.
      As an incentive to donate, I am offering a series of free CDS to anyone who donates over a certain amount!   Last time this was a modest success, where I raised $500 of our desired $1,000 and mailed out 3 free CDs to lucky JWFanners.  This time I'll be doing the raffling a littler different!   Our goal is $1000 once again, and I will have four tiers of free CDs you can win once again.  But this time, the more you donate, the more entries into each raffle you'll get!   Each $10 you donate gets your name put into the raffle mug once for the $10 pool, twice for the $20 pool, thrice for the $30 pool, and five times into the $50 pool.  Here is the list of CDs you can win - and I have more to add at a later time when I get a little more organized (I'll post what they are by Friday at the latest)   The $10 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you one ticket into this pool) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $250 donated Tyler Bates - God of War; Ascension (OST, La La Land Records) Danny Elfman - Planet of the Apes (OST, Sony) Danny Elfman - Taking Woodstock (OST, La La Land Records) Christopher Lennertz - Identity Thief (OST, La La Land Records) Christopher Lennertz - Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (OST) Michael Giacchino - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (OST, Varese Sarabande) Dave Holmes & Various - Ocean's 11 (OST, WB Records) Joel McNeely & Various - Hollywood '94 (Varese Sarabande) Joe Kraemer - Jack Reacher (OST, La La Land Records) John Williams - Born on the Fourth of July (OST, MCA Records)   The $20 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you two ticket into this pool, must donate at least $20 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $500 donated John Barry - First Love (La La Land) Jerry Goldsmith - The Challenge (La La Land) Jerry Goldsmith - In Harm's Way (2009 Intrada edition) Jerry Goldsmith - The Red Pony (Varese) Alan Silvestri - Dutch (La La Land) Shirley Walker - Willard (La La Land) John Williams - Family Plot (Varese Sarabande) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer   The $30 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you three ticket into this pool, must donate at least $30 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $750 donated James Horner - Gorky Park (OOP Kritzerland Edition) James Newton Howard - Outbreak (2CD, Varese Deluxe Edition) Laurence Rosenthal - Clash of the Titans (2CD, Intrada) John Williams - The Fury (2CD, La La Land) John Williams - Jane Eyre (OOP, La La Land) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer   The $50 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you five ticket into this pool, must donate at least $50 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $1,000 donated Jerry Fielding - The Wild Bunch (3CD, FSM) Ira Newborn - The Naked Gun trilogy (3CD, La La Land) Shirley Walker and Various - Batman: The Animated Series Volume 3 (4CD, La La Land) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer     All shipping will be paid by me to anywhere in the world!   I will pull names from a hat for each pool, and you get to pick whatever CD set you want if I pull your name!   To be eligible, leave your JWFan username in the comments area of your donation.  If you want to donate but not be in the running for a free CD, mention that in the comment.   Use this link or the link on the mainpage.       Thank you!   Jason, Ricard, and Andreas.

Quintus

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  1. Do admin and everyone else agree that a dedicated thread for all musical tributes to the maestro would be a handy resource? I personally enjoy seeing and hearing what the many talented fans come up with, especially when they're as beautiful as this: And on the subject of the Weissenborn, can anyone recommend any scores or albums where it's featured prominently? Preferably with lots of fiddle accompaniment. It's a sound I really love actually, the sleepy western aesthetic.
  2. America

    Michael Moore makes his predictions known.
  3. Video Game Thread II

    Apparently the latest PSN firmware is banning the hackers. Anyway, this weekend I restarted Batman: AA. Still a freakin' classy piece of gaming arse.
  4. Video Game Thread II

    Have you played Legend of Grimrock? It's awesome.
  5. Video Game Thread II

    You forgot about Dungeon Master 4 years earlier? That was the first "immerse" gaming experience I had. Before that there was Dungeons of Daggorath
  6. Video Game Thread II

    The stygian abyss lol
  7. I'm not a huge fan of Coldplay or anything, but their latest song is very nice. What I find particularly special and more importantly; refreshing about the song is the sub-orchestral music which accompanies the lyrics themselves. Apart from the obvious beat, the music is made up mainly of strings and timpani, which as we all know is not exactly a common occurrence in the world of popular music. The melody itself is about as simplistic as they come and that is of course a great thing, Viva La Vida is one helluva catchy record and I'm glad it made number one in the UK sales chart, indeed they're something of an institution here. It's nice when something a little more unconventional, more my taste, makes the top spot. Have you heard it yet? Link to iTunes commercial Link to song. <--- Listen!
  8. Do you like Subway?

    Chen is Morlock?
  9. Video Game Music

    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-11-30-music-to-play-games-by-article Big fan of game scores here, in fact I'm becoming more and more satisfied by game scores than I am by their contemporary movie equivalents. There's a huge amount of creativity to be found in this relatively new industry and it's just producing better and better stuff each year.
  10. Williams confirms EPISODE IX !!

    Great thanks for sharing. Looking forward to checking these out later.
  11. Williams confirms EPISODE IX !!

    I wonder if he's the best composer on JWFan.
  12. For such a small community of regulars, 500+ dollars doesn't sound sustainable.
  13. Is it like a thousand dollars annually for the upkeep of this place or something?
  14. Williams confirms EPISODE IX !!

    Not at all mate. I like how you're suddenly quite humble about it though, it shows good nature
  15. Williams confirms EPISODE IX !!

    No, I saw the videos last year and I listened. I was impressed, I said so at the time 👍
  16. Williams confirms EPISODE IX !!

    Have you heard Ocelot's? It's fabulous!
  17. Williams confirms EPISODE IX !!

    No, I don't think he could. Shore is a very fine composer who has left his mark on cinema legend and he should be proud, but I think LOTR was a stars aligned type situation. Once in a generation, if we're lucky. He just delivered, waaaay more than any of us dared to hope for at the time.
  18. The "I miss Disco Stu" thread

    Hate is such a strong word, not applicable for me anywhere on JWFan. But even then, hate has got nothing on irritating. Irritating posters are the worst of the worst.
  19. The "I miss Disco Stu" thread

    I don't mind him as posters go. I mean, he's not boring, ya know what I mean? I know he thinks I hate his guts though, which is fine.
  20. Williams confirms EPISODE IX !!

    In hindsight, this was stupid moment of provocative madness on my part. I've been listening to random cues from various Star Wars scores today, spurred on no doubt by the debating in this thread. So thanks for that, at least. But what the hell was I thinking? I think perhaps I was basing my statement on pure emotional responses I've experienced to music and a scene. I've never been so stirred by the power of music and its ability to lift a scene into what was for me a near euphoric state as I felt during the Pelennor sequences, it was an almost transcendental moment to me in the theatre. That was years ago now though. I was at full flight LOTR fandom phase back then. But Star Wars music, it's none too shabby itself. It's spectacular actually; even if I do not feel those same emotional connections to the scenes it accompanies. For me, Star Wars was never a complete audiovisual journey like LOTR was. It's just great, great symphony for light adventure in space.
  21. If David Lynch was the composer it'd all be on purpose and by design!
  22. What kind of TV do you own?

    It was a relief at the time. TVs breaking down are a hell of an expense!
  23. What kind of TV do you own?

    Yeah.