Category: Composer Profile

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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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Interview with Nathan Barr

Scoring on through to the other side with a new generation of “Flatliners”

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Interview with Warren Ellis

Once again haunting the American badlands with Nick Cave for “Wind River”

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Interview with Lorne Balfe

Making equations and icons of history come to musical life with “Genius” and “Churchill”

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Interview with Aaron Zigman

A composer finds himself in the real, and existential hiding space of “Wakefield”

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Interview with Rob Simonsen

A youthful composer steals a stylistic grab bag of scores with “Going in Style” and “Gifted”

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Interview with Benjamin Wallfisch

A composer finds an eerily beautiful, waltzing “Cure for Wellness.” Just don’t count the eels

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Interview with Michael Wandmacher

A composer with a talent for furious action now unleashes the “Underworld” saga’s “Blood Wars”

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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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