Author: Daniel Schweiger

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October Soundtrack Picks

“HALLOWEEN” is the Top Soundtrack to own for OCTOBER, 2018

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Interview with Dominic Lewis

Scoring the not-so alternate fascist world order for a new season of “The Man in the High Castle”

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Interview with Dustin O’Halloran

Hearing the inner resolve of “The Hate U Give”

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Interview with Federico Jusid

Poetically playing the big questions of “Life Itself”

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Interview with Abel Korzeniowski

Venturing from “Penny Dreadful” to Blumhouse’s Abbey of Horror

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August Soundtrack Picks

Soundtrack Picks: “MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT” is the top soundtrack to own for AUGUST, 2018

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Interview with Victor Reyes

Taking an artistically haunted trip “Down a Dark Hall”

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Audio: Interview with Brian Tyler

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer BRIAN TYLER, who swings with wealth from the comedic Singapore jet set of CRAZY RICH ASIANS to the dramatic power of the hit show YELLOWSTONE

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Interview with Fabio Frizzi

A master of Italian horror scoring picks up the strings for a famed continental villain and his playthings with “Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich”

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Interview with Steve Jablonsky

Scaling new heights of action scoring excitement with “Skyscraper”

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Interview with Christophe Beck

Getting even bigger with his score for “Ant-Man and the Wasp”

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Interview with Hildur Guðnadóttir

Taking the composing lead in the saga of “Sicario”

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Interview with Germaine Franco

Being It when scoring bros playing “Tag”

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Audio: Interview with John Powell

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer JOHN POWELL, who talent for epic fun now reaches a galaxy far, far away with the loveable space pirate scoundrel SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

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May Soundtrack Picks

“LOST IN SPACE” is the top soundtrack to own for MAY, 2018

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Interview with Nima Fakhrara

Musically voicing one of a trio of androids seeking a soul in the ever-changing videogame “Detroit Become Human”

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Interview with John Massari

Reimagining an rocking 1950’s-style orchestral big top for the 80’s cult classic “Killer Klowns from Outer Space”

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Audio: Interview with Andrew Lockington and Brad Peyton

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer ANDREW LOCKINGTON and director BRAD PEYTON on a collaboration that now reaches its height of thrilling fury with RAMPAGE

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Interview with Marco Beltrami

Scoring a family who must avoid sound at all monstrous costs in “A Quiet Place”

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Interview with Garth Stevenson

Hearing the death of a woman, and a presidential dream in the haunted waters of “Chappaquiddick”

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Interview with Laurent Perez del Mar

Powerfully scoring between the words of reality and fantasy for “I Kill Giants”

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Interview with Geoff Barrow

Creating a new force of alien scoring with Ben Salisbury for “Annihilation”

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February Soundtrack Picks

“ZOMBILENNIUM” is the top soundtrack to own for February, 2018

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Interview with Alex Gibson

A music editor marches to Hans Zimmer’s rhythm for “Dunkirk” for a historic Oscar nomination as co-leader of the sound editorial troops

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Interview with Ludwig Göransson

Scoring Wakanda’s native son with “Black Panther”

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Interview with Jason Hill

Hearing the eerily twisted musical words that makes for “Mindhunter’s” killer interviews

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Inteview with Daniel Pemberton

Cashing in with “All the Money in the World” and “Molly’s Game”

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The Best Scores of 2017

Alexandre Desplat’s “The Shape of Water” rides the wave of The Best Scores of 2017

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Interview with Dave Porter

Turning terrible to triumphant with “The Disaster Artist”

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Audio: Interview with Alexandre Desplat

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer ALEXANDRE DESPLAT, who beautifully transmutes the language of inter-species love into the French-accented THE SHAPE OF WATER

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