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Ep. 205 - Martin O'Donnell

Illini Inquirer Podcast: An Illinois Fighting Illini athletics podcast

Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner chats with former Illini All-American Martin O'Donnell about Bret Bielema's first month as Illinois head coach. The guys talk about what Bielema brings to Illinois as the head of the program, what defense and offense he could run immediately and what expectations are for his first season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


26 Jan 2021

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15: Martin O'Donnell - Jan 2021

We Love No Other

Martin joins Robert to discuss the new coaching staff, how this roster might fit with what they're trying to do, and his QB skills throwing to six year-olds in flag football.


22 Jan 2021

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#76 - Martin O'Donnell Interview (Halo, Bungie, Microsoft, District 9, Film, Royalties, Bill Gates etc.)

Kiwi Talkz

Martin O'Donnell is a video game composer who has worked on numerous game but is famous for composing the original Halo up until Halo Reach, he also was audio director and oversaw sound effects and dialogue. He is considered one of the greatest video game composers of all time for his work on Halo. SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE - http://www.martyodonnellmusic.com TWITTER - @MartyTheElder YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7ivNZIEmepeJ3YhrkK7PJQ FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/MartytheElder/ TIMESTAMPS 00:00 - Intro 00:30 - Marty Being In GOAT Conversations 01:06 - How Long It Took For Marty To Realise The Impact Of The Halo Soundtrack 02:53 - Entertainment Conventions 03:32 - Marty’s Method To Composing 04:38 - Working Well Under Deadlines 05:57 - Writers Block 07:30 - Marty Open To Remixing Halo Themes For Smash Bros 08:57 - Evolution Of Work Environment At Bungie 12:09 - Microsoft & Bungie Initially Fighting Over Game Development 15:07 - Bungie Fighting With Activision 16:26 - Game Developers Becoming The Men In Suits 17:45 - Martin Thinks In Hindsight Microsoft Deal Was Ideal 18:30 - Halo Was The Golden Egg & Bungie Was The Golden Goose 20:23 - Marty’s Employee Contract With Microsoft 21:42 - Marty Butted Heads In His Last Year/Was Somewhat Aware He Would Get Fired 24:03 - Marty Was Shocked & Relieved At The Same Time From Being Fired 25:33 - Working On Sound Effects & Dialogue 28:29 - Marty Never Changed Any Of The Music By The Higher Ups 32:12 - Marty Open To Scoring For TV & Film 33:19 - Marty Met Peter Jackson For Halo Film 34:06 - Background Behind The Halo Film 37:19 - Halo Film Ideas Ended Up In District 9 39:20 - District 9 Being A Great Film 40:29 - WETA Designs For District 9 41:39 - Marty’s Relationship with Bungie & Microsoft These Days 43:30 - One Individual Can Influence A Whole Company/Bill Gates/Steve Jobs 45:66 - Geniuses Still Being Flawed 46:43 - Marty’s Future Endeavours/Highwire Games 48:59 - Tolkien Estate Contacted Highwire About Golem Game 51:00 - The Pain Of Trademarks/Copyright 52:20 - Getting Royalties For Halo Soundtrack/Music Publisher Tried To Pull Marty’s Own Music 54:40 - Marty’s Early Demos/Advice To Young Composers 58:01 - Marty’s Inception Stage 59:34 - Meeting Fans Expectations/Going Viral 1:03:58 - Marty’s Wife Keeps Him Grounded 1:05:06 - Where To Follow Marty/Highwire Games 1:05:45 - Marty Wants To Come To NZ

1hr 6mins

7 Jan 2021

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Retro noty 29: Martin O'Donnell

Podcasty Retro Nation

Když se řekne Martin O'Donnell, většina hráčů si jeho jméno spojí hlavně s herní sérií Halo. Jarda Konáš vás provede i jeho zbývající tvorbou. O'Donnell většinu své kariéry strávil ve firmě Bungie a její vlajkovou loď Halo doprovodil nejen výtečnou hudbou, ale podílel se i na dabingu či výběru herců. Stojí za muzikou ke hrám Destiny, Oni či Riven a v posledních letech se dokonce sám vrhl do vývoje a vydávání videoher. Na chlapíka, který začínal skládáním hudby do rozhlasových reklam a do herní branže vstoupil až po čtyřicítce, toho stihl vlastně víc, než kdejaký jeho kolega. Fakt! V Retro notách si můžete poslechnout celý O'Donnellův příběh. Podívejte se na https://www.retronation.cz na další skvělé výlety do herního retra!


26 Oct 2020

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3: Martin O'Donnell

We Love No Other

Robert and Martin discuss the Wisconsin game, what went wrong, what else went wrong, and the other things that went wrong.


25 Oct 2020

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Ep. 132 - Martin O'Donnell previews 2020 Illini DL

Illini Inquirer Podcast: An Illinois Fighting Illini athletics podcast

Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner chats with Illini Radio Network analyst and former Illini OL Martin O'Donnell to preview the 2020 Illini roster's biggest unknown: the defensive line. The guys discuss the loss of four starters and what Illinois has to replace them, who could take a big step forward of the returners and what transfer DT Roderick Perry adds to the group. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


30 Sep 2020

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Ep. 131 - Martin O'Donnell previews 2020 Illini OL

Illini Inquirer Podcast: An Illinois Fighting Illini athletics podcast

Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner chats with Illini Radio Network analyst and former Illini OL Martin O'Donnell about the 2020 Illinois offensive line. The guys recap's the OL's performance last year, discuss the four returning starters' individual games, chat about the battle for the fifth offensive line starting spot and then set expectations for the 2020 group. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


29 Sep 2020

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New Tech Startup DebtStream - Martin O'Donnell & Gareth Bailey


Martin & Gareth discuss the challenges of a new tech startup as well as the debt recovery for the digital age.An amazing upcoming FINTECH Company, be sure to connect and listen to what the guys have to say and follow their story and future success.


6 Feb 2020

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Snooker Scene Podcast episode 66 - Martin O'Donnell

Snooker Scene Podcast

Dave Hendon catches up with Martin O'Donnell to talk about life as a snooker professional.


27 Feb 2018

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Top Score Launches Season 2 with Halo Composer Martin O'Donnell

Top Score

Veteran video game composer Martin O'Donnell talks about writing scores for ten years of Halo on the first episode of season 2 from Top Score on Classical Minnesota Public Radio.


6 Sep 2011