Category: Composer Profile

Interview with Roger Suen

A composer powerfully returns home to Justin Chon’s land of social relevancy for “Blue Bayou”

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Interview with Joseph Vitarelli

Waving a poignant score for a father’s life of crime and a desperate daughter in Sean Penn’s “Flag Day”

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Interview with Starr Parodi

Musically painting for live, living pictures at the enduring Pageant of the Masters

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Interview with Amie Doherty

Taking a sweeping, girl power orchestral ride with “Spirit Untamed”

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Interview with Jermaine Stegall

A new scoring prince gets his Hollywood coronation by taking Zamunda travel arrangements to a vibrantly funny new musical future

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Interview with Emile Mosseri

Of the new crop of composers to spring from an indie sensibility and all of the fertile, innovative ideas that come with it, perhaps no musician has captured the idea of what it is to find an outsider’s American measure of success than Emile Mosseri. Hailing from Egyptian roots, Mosseri has poetically captured themes of […]

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Interview with Branford Marsalis

There’s often no pressure cooker like a recording studio where the clock is running, and the egos are flaring. Add to that the rage of racial injustice and the diva behavior of an ego that’s earned and it’s a session ready for an eruption. The tortuous, yet tuneful process of getting that song sung opens […]

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Interview with Dara Taylor

Putting hypnotic structure to criminal chaos with “Echo Boomers”

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Interview with Marc Streitenfeld

Continuing to explore alien worlds and the nature of android parenting in “Raised by Wolves”

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Interview with David Buckley

Veering from the sonic insanity of “Unhinged” to the emotional apocalypse at “Greenland”

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Interview: Director Jesse V. Johnson and composer Sean Murray

A kick-ass double team has the bill come due again for a martial arts star who’s taking names

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Interview with Nathan Barr

Going inventively old and new school with “Hollywood” and “The Great” while finally catching “The Hunt’s” darkly satirical quarry

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Interview with Steve Jablonsky

Rhythmically scoring men of action with “Bloodshot” and “Spenser: Confidential”

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Interview with Colin Stetson

Scoring into the mouth of cosmic madness to conjure a Lovecraftian miasma for “Color out of Space”

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Interview with Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders

A composing team to beat puts pedal to the retro for “Ford v Ferrari”

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Interview with Michael Giacchino

Finding the humor, horror and humanity with “Jojo Rabbit’s” surreal sunset for Hitler

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Interview with Tim Wynn

Finding the powers of “Freaks”

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Interview with David Arnold

Having his merry way with heaven and hell for “Good Omens’” end of days

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Interview with Christopher Young

HELLRAISER’s master of old school horror scoring gets transformed by being re-buried in a PET SEMATARY

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Interview with Jeff Russo

Bringing the heroic bands back together with “Star Trek: Discovery” and “The Umbrella Academy”

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Interview with Max Richter

A king of modern classical scoring continues his reign with “Mary, Queen of Scots”

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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 Victor Reyes

Taking an artistically haunted trip “Down a Dark Hall”

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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 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 Garth Stevenson

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

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Interview with Geoff Barrow

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

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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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Interview with Dario Marianelli

Scoring the speech of no surrender for Winston Churchill’s “Darkest Hour”

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Interview with Rob

France’s rising composer of retro-styled horror scoring visits America’s legendary haunted house for “Amityville: The Awakening”

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