Category: Composer Profile

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Interview with Joseph Bishara

One of horror scoring’s most disturbing acolytes flings himself again into The Further with “Insidious: Chapter 2”

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Interview with Rob Simonsen

A Gen X composer knows his direction with alternative young adult scoring for “The Spectacular Now” and “The Way Way Back”

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Interview with Javier Navarrete

Give a classical bite to the vampiric female empowerment in “Byzantium”

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Interview with Brian Reitzell

Scoring inside the mind of serial killers for the television couch trip of “Hannibal”

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Peter Calandra Scores ESPN’s ‘Pat XO’ – Showing at 2013 Tribeca Film Fest

Peter Calandra, New York City-based composer has recently scored ESPN’s ‘Pat XO’ in which a special screening will occur at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, Sunday 4/21 and Saturday 4/27

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Interview with Alex Heffes

Impactfully playing love, and the postwar culture clash of “Emperor”

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Interview with Atli Örvarsson

A witch-hunting the Icelandic composer goes with Hansel and Gretel

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Interview with Fernando Velázquez

Nothing is “Impossible” for this Spanish composer when playing emotion amidst catastrophe for a true-life disaster film

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Interview with Thomas Newman

Nobody does it better when straddling experimental and mainstream scoring in Hollywood. Now Thomas Newman talks about getting his big action score shot for “Skyfall”

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Interview with Nathaniel Méchaly

The French composer is back in Luc and Liam’s company with a very special set of action scoring skills for scoring “Taken 2”

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Interview with Marcelo Zarvos

A rising composer of quality dramas hears the lush, lying sound of “The Words”

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Interview With Anton Sanko

An indie composer finds a new world of orchestral horror after opening a Dybbuk Box

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Interview with “Savage”‘s Adam Peters

An ex-Bunnyman hops between two alt. score borders in his feature scoring debut for Olvier’s Stone’s return to savage form

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Interview with Alan Silvestri

A composer who excells in larger-than-life heroism assembles his powers to play Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

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Interview with David Julyan

The “Descent” composer scores the ultimate horror of manipulation

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Interview with Javier Navarrete

The Spanish composer fights with Hollywood’s Greek Gods to take on “The Wrath of the Titans”

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Interview with Jeff Grace

One of horror scoring’s creepiest composers scares up some ghosts with “The Innkeepers”

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Interview with Dickon Hinchliffe

The English alt. rock leader of Tindersticks puts his eclectic spin on scoring as he rises in the Hollywood mainstream with “Winter’s Bone” and “Rampart”

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Interview With Howard Shore

From “Hugo”’s magic of the movies to the delicate angst of “Dangerous”’ psychotherapy and a live “Lord of the Rings” performance, ‘tis the season for Howard Shore

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Interview With Conrad Pope

An unsung star of film scoring finally gets the Hollywood spotlight while spending “My Week With Marilyn”

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Jane Antonia Cornish

Hearing the emotional light of FIREFLIES IN THE GARDEN

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Larry Groupé

Taking a different shot at another score to STRAW DOGS

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Interview With Composer Roque Baños

One of Spain’s (and soon Hollywood’s) best composers gives us even more reason to fear clowns with THE LAST CIRCUS

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‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ Composers Anthony James & Yiorgos Bellapaisiotis

Strings with an Electro-Pop Groove for CNN’s ‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ show Theme

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Composer Peter Calandra and the feature film “Rise”

We profile composer and keyboard player Peter Calandra and his latest project “Rise”

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