Hans Zimmer

TIFF 2018

How Hans Zimmer Makes Music That You Remember

We sat down to talk to the prolific composer to talk about how he made the 21st century’s most memorable scores, from Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy to his work with Steve McQueen.
Karen Han
9.12.18
New music

Listen to Radiohead’s New Collaboration with Hans Zimmer, “(ocean) Bloom”

It was released this morning as a preview for the second series of the David Attenborough-narrated BBC documentary, 'Blue Planet.'
Alex Robert Ross
9.27.17
Op-Eds

I Really Hope Hans Zimmer Doesn't End Up Scoring 'Blade Runner 2049'

The removal of composer Jóhann Jóhannsson from the anticipated sci-fi sequel may send its soundtrack into generic territory.
Phil Witmer
9.15.17
Interviews

Tina Guo Is a Metal Cello Wonder Woman

The Shanghai native has worked with Hans Zimmer on film soundtracks, scored video games, and survived "dragon fireball parenting" to excel on the strings.
Tiffany Hu
6.22.17
Features

Hans Zimmer Can Write an Entire Film Score From a Single Photograph

We talked to the legendary composer about his recent Coachella debut, 'The Lion King,' and avoiding Hollywood typecasting.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.20.17
thump news

Watch Hans Zimmer Shut Down Coachella 2017 with Help From an Orchestra and Pharrell

The legendary 59-year-old German composer performed his biggest movie hits at the popular California festival.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.17.17
thump news

Trent Reznor, Massive Attack, and Hans Zimmer Soundtrack Banksy's West Bank Hotel

The work is a provocative political statement located in Bethlehem of the Palestinian Occupied Territories.
Alexander Iadarola
3.8.17
thump news

Moby Compares the Warmth of Vinyl to the Emotional Connection Between a Mother and Child

He brought up a scientific study to make his point during a recent panel discussion.
Alexander Iadarola
2.13.17
last japan

Last Japan's Picked His Top 10 Tracks to Ascend To

Ahead of the release of the grime producer's absolutely next level single with AJ Tracey, we asked him which tracks get him lifted.
Josh Baines
4.19.16
tech

Doppler Labs' New Bluetooth Earbuds Is Like a Remote Control For Your Ears

After exceeding their Kickstarter goal, Doppler's "Here Active Listening"​ earbuds are set to hit the market in December 2015.
David Garber
6.10.15