Alexander Payne of Sideways fame - and now director of the new film The Descendants joins Tom Schnabel to talk about the use of music in the film. Along with music supervisor Dondi Bastone, Alexander talks about the all-Hawaiian music soundtrack and other aspects of the new film, which stars George Clooney and which has received stellar reviews.
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