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Joseph Stephens

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Joseph Stephens (Composer: The Righteous Gemstones)

Film.Music.Media: Podcast

From being inspired by John Carpenter and Ennio Morricone to meeting Danny McBride and Jody Hill in college, Joseph Stephens walks us through his amazing composing career and takes us into his process. In this All Access, composer Joseph Stephens reflects back on his path to becoming a film and TV composer. Learn the story of how Joseph met Danny McBride and Jody Hill in college, which has led to collaborations like Eastbound And Down, Observe And Report, Vice Principals and The Righteous Gemstones. We look specifically at Joseph's scores to Vice Principals as well as the The Righteous Gemstones, which just recently aired its Season 2 finale. Josephs talks specifically about the different styles he uses, approaching the tone of McBride and Hill's humor, and writing songs like "Misbehavin'" and "Sassy On Sunday". A Film.Music.Media Interview | Produced & Presented by Kaya Savas


7 Mar 2022

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Headliner USA E23: Joseph Stephens | Refreshing The Palette

Headliner Radio

In this Headliner USA podcast we chat to composer Joseph Stephens whose love of multiple genres has gained him a rep for putting together palettes of unusual sounds; including a 25 piece live drum line, singing saws, vocal manipulation, and other more typical instrumentation with analogue and digital synths. We chat about the art of filmmaking, and why many modern filmmakers are leaning towards soundtracks rather than a more conventional approach. https://headlinermagazine.net/


21 Sep 2020

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Joseph Stephens Interview

The Multi-Media Men Podcast

Here is the new episode of the Interview Series on the MULTI-MEDIA MEN podcast network, where the show is related to all things Movies, Music, and Entertainment! Here on this new episode, hosts  Bryan Kluger from Boomstick Comics, High Def Digest, and Screen Rant, along with good friend Marc Ciafardini from GoSeeTalk joins in on the fun. Our Feature Presentation this episode is a wonderful talk with musician and film/tv composer Joseph Stephens.Joseph Stephens plays a ton of different instruments, co-founded a band named Pyramid, and has scored a ton of great films and television including HBO's 'East Bound and Down, Vice Principals, and The Righteous Gemstones.The three of us jump headfirst into how Joseph started playing instruments, meeting Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, and Jody Hill, along with scoring numerous films and television shows, working on the hit song 'Misbehavin' for The Righteous Gemstones, and more.We also talk about musical inspirations, the most thrilling music moments, and growing some of the hottest peppers in Joe's garden. It's a fun and candid talk.WATCH THE CLIP OF MISBEHAVIN' HEREEnjoy the show!And don’t forget to visit iTunes , Stitcher , I Heart Radio, and Spotify to subscribe to our podcast. You can also email us at mybloodypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy the show and see you next week! Thank you for listening.https://boomstickcomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Josephy-Stevens.mp3


25 Jun 2020

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Ep. 06 Joseph Stephens (Eastbound & Down, The Righteous Gemstones)

Composer Talk

This next composer scored some of my favorite shows including Eastbound & Down and Vice Principals. He is a frequent collaborator with Danny McBride, Jody Hill, and David Gordon Green and has created the scores for the HBO series Vice Principals and Eastbound and Down, the TBS series The Last O.G. starring Tracy Morgan, as well as features, Under The Eiffel Tower from The Orchard, Observe and Report, Flower, The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter, and Arizona among others. He’s also written songs for films All The Real Girls, Undertow, and Halloween. His most recent work includes the HBO comedy series The Righteous Gemstones starring Danny McBride and John Goodmanand Greg Daniel’s Amazon Studios sci-fi series Upload and Mindy Kaling’s Netflix comedy series Never Have I Ever.  The composer is... Joseph Stephens --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/composertalk/support


15 May 2020

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Composer Talks with White Bear PR

Composer Talks with White Bear PR Episode 07 featuring Joseph Stephens (HBO's 'The Righteous Gemstones').


22 Apr 2020

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How ‘Misbehavin’ was Born: Interviewing Righteous Gemstones Composer, Joseph Stephens

Shrink Tank Podcast

How Misbehavin’ was Born: Interviewing ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ Composer, Joseph Stephens In today’s special edition of the Shrink Tank Podcast, panelist Jonathan Hetterly sits down with the composer of The Righteous Gemstones, Joseph Stephens. Joseph Stephens is an American multi-instrumentalist, film score composer, and songwriter who wrote the infectious tune Misbehavin’ on HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones.  In this interview, they discuss his history of working with show creator Danny McBride and director Jody Hill, some of the inspiration he drew for the show, as well as his creative process. If you enjoy this special edition of the Shrink Tank Podcast, we encourage you to check out our episode on The Righteous Gemstones. We’re available wherever you get your podcasts.  Watch us on YouTube! Great news! We’re on another platform. Be sure to check out the video version of this podcast, available on our YouTube channel. You can subscribe to our channel here. Speak your Mind! Comment below or send us your thoughts at feedback@shrinktank.com. Your input could even be featured on the next episode of the Shrink Tank Podcast! Need a longer session with the Shrinks? Check out our last episode here.


25 Oct 2019

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Pop Disciple: Joseph Stephens | Composer of HBO's The Righteous Gemstones

The Pop Disciple Podcast

In our latest episode of The Pop Disciple Podcast, we are joined by Joseph Stephens, the composer behind HBO's The Righteous Gemstones, a groundbreaking comedy series exploring the family dynamics of a Texan televangelist dynasty. ABOUT POP DISCIPLE Pop Disciple is a storytelling platform, exploring the creative work of entertainment industry professionals. With a focus in music in media, we present in-depth interviews with world-class music supervisors, film and television composers, and influencers in the realms of film and music. Visit PopDisciple.com. Follow @PopDisciple on Instagram. Music Credits Podcast Theme & Outro Music: Goldo Cues Throughout Episode: Joseph Stephens


4 Sep 2019

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Hooked On Score: Confessions of a Film Music Addict

Ben sits down with composer JOSEPH STEPHENS to discuss his life and career, as well as his professional relationship with Danny McBride and the recent vinyl release of his soundtrack for HBO's VICE PRINCIPALS. Enjoy!!!


19 Mar 2019

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16 YBMB Part 2 - Billy and Joseph Stephens

Bay Area Mystery Club

In part 2 of the multi-part series on Your Black Muslim Bakery, Ashley introduces you to the Stephens brothers, one of who will become a main character in future episodes.  Come back next week for part 2!!   Hosted by Ashley (Instagram @PeachyTree & Twitter @PeachyTree) email the show at bayareamysteryclub@gmail.com follow the show on Instagram @BayAreaMysteryClub, on Facebook @BayAreaMysteryClub and on Twitter @BAMCpod


10 Oct 2017