Category: Composer Profile

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Interview with Mica Levi

Getting under the haunted, melancholy skin of “Jackie”

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Interview with Nicholas Britell

Playing a classical down low for the serious “Moonlight”

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Interview with Christian Jacob and Tierney Sutton

Two band mates board Air Eastwood for “Sully’s” jazzily distinctive take on a disaster with a happy ending

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Interview with Steven Price

Scoring DC villains with no dead space in the “Suicide Squad”

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Interview with Robert McDowell and Andy Hull

Vocally re-animating a score for “Swiss Army Man”

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Interview with Alex Heffes

Taking a new musical journey through Africa, and America to re-capture a people’s “Roots”

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Interview with Bobby Johnston

Serving up eccentrically flavored and musically multi-ethnic courses to give taste to a “City of Gold”

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Interview with Atli Örvarsson

Going to his icy home turf to shepherd in the score, and film of “Rams”

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Interview with Charlie Clouser

A composer often called to horrific nihilism evolves with the sci-fi transcendence “Childhood’s End”

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Interview with Douglas Pipes

Scoring the baddest Santa of all with “Krampus”

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Interview with Dan Romer

Having ventured with a child into a magical “Southern Wild,” Dan Romer now embarks on the transfixing descendent of a child soldier as he joins the “Beasts of No Nation”

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Interview with John Paesano

A composer solves the “Maze” to fully test his music in a post-apocalyptic world of the YA franchise’s epic sequel “The Scorch Trials”

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Interview with Daniel Pemberton

Putting international spy action swing into a new retro movie mission for “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

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Interview with Joseph LoDuca

“The Evil Dead” composer finds a girlfriend from hell is the funniest musical demon to fight when it comes to “Burying the Ex”

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Interview with Jed Kurzel

An Australian eccentrist takes a waltzing, fish out of water approach to America’s “Slow West”

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Interview with Jason Graves

The rampaging “Dead Space” composer now gives elegantly mournful purpose to the werewolf-battling videogame knights of “The Order: 1886”

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Interview with Geoff Zanelli

Getting an aristocratic 60s swing on with Mark Ronson for “Mortdecai’s” art-snatching caper adventure

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Interview with Alexandre Desplat

A year in review for a remarkably busy composer, who just might yet capture an Oscar in 2014 with a salvo of war-centric scores that end with “Unbroken”

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Interview with Zacarias M. de la Riva

Putting the Holy Ghost in the machines of “Automata”

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Interview with Kathryn Bostic

A composer offers some notes to “Dear White People”

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Interview with Imran Ahmad

A composer finds Indian soul amidst his native country’s zombie apocalypse

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Interview with Jeff Russo

Can a composer find his own icily ironic TV trail from a famed Carter Burwell film score? You betcha!

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Interview with Christophe Beck

The “Frozen” composer never says die when it comes to taking on a whole new world of sci-fi thrills with “Edge of Tomorrow”

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Interview with The Newton Brothers

Two musical siblings reflect the scares of a brother and sister attempting to destroy the possessed mirror of “Oculus”

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Interview with Nathan Furst

Making his major push into action scoring pole position with “Need for Speed”

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Interview with Frank Ilfman

An Israeli composer devilishly teaches us to playfully fear the “Big Bad Wolves”

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Interview with Ilan Eshkeri

Suiting up for the heroic sound of “47 Ronin” and the emotionally constricted “Invisible Woman”

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Audio: On the Score with Fans of Film Music Four, Part One & Two

Two special editions of On the Score brings you to the composer-filled panels of FANS OF FILM MUSIC 4

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Audio: On the Score with Fans of Film Music Four, Part Two

A special podcast of On the Score attends the second panel of Fans of Family Music 4, as composer agent Richard Kraft moderates the event’s second panel with Sara Andon, John Altman, Christophe Beck, Randy Edelman, Christopher Lennertz, Joseph LoDuca and Robert Townson

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Audio: On the Score with Fans of Film Music Four, Part One

A special podcast of On the Score attends Fans of Family Music 4, as film music journalist Daniel Schweiger moderates the event’s first panel with Nathan Bar, Jeff Beal, Cliff Eidelman, Reinhold Heil, Harry Manfredini, Cliff Martinez and Mark McKenzie

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