Thrilling SOCAN and BMI Film Music Award winning composer speaks on highlighting themes of friendship and self-sacrifice within the chaotic destruction of Rampage, his “pinch me” moment while scoring the action-packed global phenomenon, San Andreas, and artfully balancing historical accuracy and modern innovation for the savage period drama series, Frontier.
Inventive Emmy nominated composer discusses taking an expansive orchestral approach for the gothic horror children’s film, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, how scoring Hemlock Grove inspired the creation of his lavish Bandrika Studios, and the anticipation building around the Broadway adaption of the sultry hit vampire series, True Blood.
Prolific Emmy winning, Grammy nominated composer explains the use of unusual meters in his grandiose musical treatment for Ant-Man and the Wasp, the rewards and challenges of sustaining a love affair with modular synthesizers, and what he believes are the three constants within his extensive, colorful body of work.
Resplendent composer, conductor, and orchestrator behind the critically acclaimed classical work, Ellis Island: The Dream of America discusses the American pioneer spirit refracted through the immigrant experience and the grandiose piece he has in store for the 220th anniversary of “The President's Own” United States Marine Band.
Gifted Golden Globes nominated composer speaks on remodeling the work of Bach within his explosive hybrid score for Ocean’s 8, how he convinced Aaron Sorkin to let him capture the essence of a rock band for Molly’s Game, and the innovative sequence he’s most proud of from medieval epic, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.
Oscar nominated avant-garde composer and prepared piano genius discusses his sonic battle with the sea for Baltasar Kormákur’s Adrift, modernizing the tale of Guy Fawkes with electronic textures for Gunpowder, and capturing the punk yet polished attitude of Patrick Melrose.
Four-time Emmy winning composer and BMI Champion Award recipient speaks on transforming classical music with motorcycles and car parts for Mozart In The Jungle, breathing new life into the work of great American poet, Langston Hughes through Ask Your Mama, her Grammy winning multi-media opera, and what the Alliance for Women Film Composers is taking on next.
Charismatic BMI Film & TV Award winning composer dishes on the eclectic sonic palette he employed for the upcoming radical series, AMC’s Dietland, the philosophy behind melding two stark musical worlds on Empire, and the reason why he misses scoring for Revenge.
Multi award-winning Spanish musical force speaks on the nightmares that led his treatment for the re-make of Evil Dead, the iconic film that encouraged him to branch out from classical music, and the heaven he experienced during the creation of his score for The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.
Maverick HMMA nominated composer of Mudbound fame and cutting-edge independent artist speaks on her striking musical treatment for Joshua Marston’s religious drama, Come Sunday, the history underpinning her Gullah/Geechee ancestry, and how ignorance is never bliss when it comes to discussions of gender and race.
Expressive modern classical artist and Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated composer speaks on his process to musically mirror the character metamorphosis in Marc Turtletaub’s Puzzle, the challenges of conveying layers of emotion through minimalism in his scores, and what he considers to be the Ferrari of pianos.
Valiant lead composer for Trailer Park and Guild of Music Supervisors Award recipient shares his top gear picks to make his music sound larger than life, the complex story behind Stranger Things' homage to Michael Jackson in the season 2 trailer, and how his life would be radically different if he never checked his junk folder.
Internationally celebrated electronic musician turned television composer, founder of Ancestor, and esteemed member of The Echo Society speaks on setting the stage for the menacing power politics of Billions, developing unique musical characters for each of Hannah Baker's tapes in 13 Reasons Why, and how spirituality has been a guiding light to ward off negative energy and stimulate creativity.
The fastidious musical chameleon and co-founder of DuoTone Audio Group speaks on the rationale behind his treatment for the key incident in I, Tonya, teases out the modernized East meets West soundscapes of Netflix's Marco Polo, and explains what a vacation from your computer can do for your artistry.
Imaginative award-winning composer dishes on his dynamic collaboration with Harry Gregson-Williams to create therustic, colorful musical treatment for Early Man, the delicate balancing act of serving a director's vision, and his contribution to Rupert Gregson-Williams' elaborate score for Wonder Woman.
Vibrant Emmy nominated, BAFTA winning, and Ivor Novello nominated composer speaks on breathing new life into the luxurious reboot of Dynasty, providing a twisted treatment for Errol Morris' "everything bagel" Wormwood, and the brilliant results of musical hibernation.
Multi-award winning powerhouse composer and two time Cinema Brazil Grand Prizes nominee shares about honoring the rich tradition of Latin-American music in an electronic world, balancing the beauty and darkness for Narcos,and why he believes he was made for film scoring.
Transcendent ASCAP Award winning composer of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul fame speaks on his distinctive musical treatment for James Franco's The Disaster Artist, pushing the boundaries of his artistry for Preacher, and the science of enhancing storytelling through improvisation.
Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated virtuoso dishes on the process of transitioning the music of Mr. Robot from screen to stage, the intricacies of his ongoing involvement in Ryan Murphy projects, and conquering the natural fear that comes from creating art on a deadline.
Kingpin composer of Atomic Blonde and Guardians of the Galaxy returns for part two of our in-depth profile and speaks on his collaboration with Marilyn Manson, the core impulse of Heaven Upside Down, and his words of wisdom for the next generation of music makers.
Half of dark instrumental band, S U R V I V E and the synthesizer aficionados behind Netflix's sci-fi fantasy smash, Stranger Things speak on the gear that evokes fear, hanging with Malcolm Cecil in their Airbnb, and the hardware they'd bring to a desert island.
Grammy Award winner and multipleEMMY and BAFTA nominated Scotsman shares about his overarching approach to composing and the power of collaboration with everyone from Hans Zimmer to Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Legendary member of A Tribe Called Quest and cultural influencer talks about his artistic collaboration with Adrian Younge on Marvel's Luke Cage soundtrack, the social relevance of We The People, and how he orients for the harmony of mankind.
Rockstar composer and Marilyn Manson's right hand man shares about scoring for the hit Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, his process on The Belko Experiment, the inside scoop on the guitar viol, and a wealth of wisdom on consistent creative expression.
Grammy nominated cello queen dishes on her early introduction to metal and industrial music, signing with Sony Masterworks, her experiences working with Hans Zimmer and Peter Kater, and advice to musicians on the rise.
Former touring members of The Black Eyed Peas talk about the differences between composing for Black-ish, Madam Secretary, and Gossip Girl, the secrets to successful teamwork, and their dream collaborations.