'Star Wars' Will Sound Different Without John Williams, But Maybe That's OK
The legendary film composer announced that he would retire from the franchise he helped define after the forthcoming Episode IX in 2019. That's both a good and a bad thing.
Jóhann Jóhannsson, Visionary Icelandic Composer, Dies at 48
Jóhannsson, who composed the music for 'The Theory of Everything,' 'Sicario,' and 'Arrival,' was found dead at his apartment in Berlin on Friday.
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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.
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.
7 Movie Scenes That Show the Uneasy Relationship Between Clubs and the Law
The movies show nightclubs as places of vigilante justice, tax evasion scandals, and political resistance—just like real life.
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Meet the British Composer Taking Cowboy Western Soundtracks Into the 21st Century
Simon Frangel sits down with Daily VICE to discuss scoring 'The Magnificent Seven' and his love of grime.
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We Spoke to Hollywood's Most In Demand Composer, Cliff Martinez
We chatted to the man behind the 'Drive' soundtrack about his newest collaboration with Nicholas Winding Refn.
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Beam Us Up! Watch a Clip of the 'Star Wars' Score Being Recorded
Hey Star Heads! Watch a '60 Minutes' segment on J.J. Abrams, with footage of John Williams in the studio.
Legendary Horror-Score Composer Claudio Simonetti is Still a Phenomena
We caught up with the Rome-based composer to talk about the ways that the formation and success of Goblin has altered the course of his life and career.
Sigur Rós-Blade Runner Mash-Up Proves The Band Should Score Every Movie Ever
The Nordic trio needs to take a tip from Johnny Greenwood and start scoring movies, ASAP.
Making Connections: unmute.eu Is Reshaping The World Of Collaboration
We spoke to the heads behind your new destination for anonymous audiovisual collaboration.
Amon Tobin's Box Set Is Packed With Bootlegs, Unheard Remixes, and ISAM Reinterpretations
The producer will release his collection while on a second ISAM US tour.