Episode 77: Ryan Coogler & Marvel's Nate Moore On The Music Of Black Panther, Kendrick Lamar & Ludwig Göransson
And it gives us even greater pleasure to welcome writer / director Ryan Coogler and Executive Producer Nate Moore to the programme.
You'd have to go a long way to find a more suitable movie for us to discuss.
For starters, there's the accompanying album, 'Black Panther: Music From And Inspired By ...', which was masterminded by Kendrick Lamar and features the likes of Anderson Paak, James Blake, SZA and Vince Staples.
Then there's the wildly inventive and original score courtesy of Ryan's friend and longtime collaborator, Ludwig Göransson, who also worked with him on Fruitvale Station and Creed. It was a real labour of love for Ludwig, who spent a considerable amount of time in Africa working with local musicians to capture authentic instrumentation, tone and rhythm.
And as you'll hear, it was time very well spent ...