Category: On The Score

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Audio: Interview with Thomas Newman

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer THOMAS NEWMAN, whose music ventures through the horrors and heroism of WW1’s front lines in 1917

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Audio: Interview with Terence Blanchard

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews TERENCE BLANCHARD, a composer renowned for playing the black experience who now rousingly trumpets the determination of its slave-freeing Moses with HARRIET

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Audio: Interview with Tyler Bates

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews TYLER BATES who brings a rocking, fast and furious musical attitude to the kick-ass action of HOBBS & SHAW

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Audio: Interview with Leo Birenberg and Zach Robinson

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews COBRA KAI composers LEO BIRENBERG and ZACH ROBINSON, who bow before Bill Conti’s KARATE KID while putting a hip new musical kick into the continuing rivalry of COBRA KAI

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Audio: Interview with Pinar Toprak

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer PINAR TOPRAK, the rising super heroic composer of TV’s KRYPTON who now hits the cinematic stratosphere and beyond with CAPTAIN MARVEL

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Audio: Interview with Junkie XL

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer JUNKIE XL, a composer of tech-filled epic adventure who now finds the orchestral soul in the fighting machine called “ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL”

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Audio: Interview with Rupert Gregson-Williams

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer RUPERT GREGSON-WILLIAMS, who powerfully segues in the DC universe from Amazons to Atlanteans with AQUAMAN

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Audio: Interview with Brian Tyler

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer BRIAN TYLER, who swings with wealth from the comedic Singapore jet set of CRAZY RICH ASIANS to the dramatic power of the hit show YELLOWSTONE

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Audio: Interview with John Powell

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer JOHN POWELL, who talent for epic fun now reaches a galaxy far, far away with the loveable space pirate scoundrel SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

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Audio: Interview with Andrew Lockington and Brad Peyton

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer ANDREW LOCKINGTON and director BRAD PEYTON on a collaboration that now reaches its height of thrilling fury with RAMPAGE

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Audio: Interview with Alexandre Desplat

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer ALEXANDRE DESPLAT, who beautifully transmutes the language of inter-species love into the French-accented THE SHAPE OF WATER

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Audio: Interview with Carter Burwell

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer CARTER BURWELL, a musical triple threat this fall as he puts up ironic complaints on THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI, breaks down time travelling walls in WONDERSTRUCK and ventures back to Winnie the Pooh’s creation for GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

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Audio: Interview with Matthew Margeson

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer MATTHEW MARGESON, who teams again with Henry Jackman to give Britain’s satirical super spies a new American Spaghetti Western sound with KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE

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Audio: Interview with Brian Tyler and Alex Kurtzman

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer BRIAN TYLER and director ALEX KURTZMAN, who unleash a newly ancient musical world of gods and monsters for THE MUMMY

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Audio: Interview with Tyler Bates

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer TYLER BATES, who brings a second chapter of cosmically heroic music to the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, VOL. 2!

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Audio: On the Score with Alan Menken

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer ALAN MENKEN, who now transforms a tale as old as time into the new, live action enchantment of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

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Audio: On the Score with “Moana’s” Mark Mancina

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer MARK MANCINA, Disney’s musical navigator for Africa’s “Tarzan” and Alaska’s “Brother Bear,” who now magically sets sail on the Polynesian seas of “Moana”

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Audio: “On the Score” with “Deepwater Horizon” composer Steve Jablonsky

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer STEVE JABLONSKY, who battles the inferno of DEEPWATER HORIZON with a mesmerizing, suspenseful score of surviving an ocean hell on earth

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Audio: “On the Score” with “X-Men: Apocalypse” composer John Ottman

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer and editor JOHN OTTMAN as he travels to back in time with the epic, and groovy force of X-MEN APOCALYPSE and THE NICE GUYS

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Audio: On the Score with “Criminal” co-composers Keith Power and Brian Tyler

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews KEITH POWER and BRIAN TYLER on fusing their aggressive action talents for the futuristic mind meld of CRIMINAL

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Audio: On the Score with composer Carter Burwell

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer CARTER BURWELL, who hears the haunting sound of a forbidden love with CAROL

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Audio: On the Score with composers Cliff Martinez and Jeff Russo

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews CLIFF MARTINEZ and JEFF RUSSO, the composers who’ve helped make THE KNICK and FARGO two of televisions best dramas as they return for their second seasons.

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Audio: On the Score with Composer Marco Beltrami and Director Wes Craven

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger pays tribute to the Master of Horror Wes Craven, and his fearsome musical relationship with Marco Beltrami when the two teamed to talk about “Scream 4”

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Audio: On the Score with Joe Kraemer

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer JOE KRAEMER who accepts his most daunting assignment with Christopher McQuarrie and Tom Cruise for MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION

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Audio: On the Score with Lorne Balfe

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer LORNE BALFE, who gives birth to a powerhouse musical model of Hollywood’s most famous cyborg saga with TERMINATOR: GENISYS

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Audio: On the Score with James Horner

We pay tribute to the legendary composer with his in-demand, uncensored interview at On the Score

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Audio: On the Score with Junkie XL

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer Junkie XL (aka Tom Holkenborg) on his high-octane mix of cutting-edge anarchy and old-school heroism that paves the way for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

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Audio: On the Score with Brian Tyler

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer BRIAN TYLER, who puts his most energetic musical adrenalin yet into the super-teams of AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON and FURIOUS 7

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Audio: On the Score with Henry Jackman and Matthew Margeson

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composers HENRY JACKMAN and MATTHEW MARGESON, who pass the John Barry test with flying Union Jack colors as they energetically join KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE

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Audio: On the Score with Howard Shore

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer HOWARD SHORE, who comes to the end of his epic Tolkien track with “The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies.”

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