Category: Industry Spotlight

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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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Interview with Graham Reynolds

A composer who carries the indie torch for director Richard Linklater now picks up a 70’s rock groove for aging vets in “Last Flag Flying”

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Interview with Joseph Lo Duca and Don Mancini

The terror tag-team of composer and director for horror’s favorite Good Guy multiplies for an asylum holding the “Cult of Chucky”

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Interview with David Wingo

Finding the manchild enchantment of “Brigsby Bear”

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Interview with Daniel Hart

Hauntingly scoring the white sheet melancholy of the afterlife for “A Ghost Story”

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Interview with Geoff Zanelli

Captaining his own “Pirates” ship into The Devil’s Triangle for “Dead Men Tell No Tales”

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Interview with Bear McCreary

Linking indie relationship dysfunction with giant monster mashing for the music of “Colossal”

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Interview with Martin Tillman

A cello-driven composer powerfully evokes the tragic reality of “Cries from Syria”

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Interview with Paul Haslinger

A composer of full-throttle genre action finally goes to ask Alice for the first time with the climactic “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter”

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Interview with Marcelo Zarvos

Musically finding the right fit through August Wilson’s words as Denzel Washington stages “Fences” for the big screen

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Interview with Johan Johannson

Composing in alien tongues for “Arrival”

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Interview with Simon Franglen

Teaming with, then resurrecting James Horner for a final, furious round-up of western heroism to co-score “The Magnificent Seven”

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Interview with Jay Wadley

Hearing a beautifully tragic feeling of “Indignation”

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Interview with Nathan Whitehead

A composer who continues to vote for The Purge on “Election Night”

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Interview with Clint Mansell

The composer of “Pi,” “Requiem for a Dream” and “Black Swan” makes his most melodically enticing descent into madness with “High-Rise”

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Interview with Justin Freer

Boldly going with “Star Trek’s” 50th Anniversary Concert Tour

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Interview with Paul Hepker and Mark Kilian

Two South African composers see in tragic synchronicity for “Eye in the Sky”

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Interview with Stephen Raynor- Endelman

Making the winning play from greed to inspiration with “Madoff” and “Greater”

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The Best Scores of 2015

“IN THE HEART OF THE SEA” makes the biggest wave of this year’s exceptionally stylistic scores

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Interview with Craig Armstrong

No one puts Igor in a corner when rampaging melodic bromance strikes the creation of “Victor Frankenstein”

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Interview with Harry Gregson-Williams

Sciencing the score out of “The Martian”

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Interview with Heather McIntosh

Capturing the post-apocalyptic love triangle of “Z for Zachariah”

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Interview with Heitor Pereira

Leaving Gru to give the “Minions” an energetic solo scoring act

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Interview with David Shire

A noted film and TV composer once again returns to his Broadway-bound roots with the pan-Pacific, cross-cultural musical “Waterfall”

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Interview with Rob Simonsen

Finding the heavenly sound of immortality with “The Age of Adaline”

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Interview with Mark Adler

Musically documenting the doubting apocalypse of “Merchants’” comedic circus of lies

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Interview with Alex Ebert

An alternative composer conveys the trance of ambition that marks “A Most Violent Year”

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Interview with Johann Johannsson

An Icelandic experimentalist finds a film music “Theory of Everything.”

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Interview with Gustavo Dudamel

A conductor famed for his passion now creates his own equally dramatic score with the nationalistic charge of “The Liberator”

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Interview with Brian Tyler

One of Hollywood’s hardest working composers blasts away with the August triple threat of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “The Expendables 3” and “Into the Storm”

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