Hans Zimmer

TIFF 2018

How Hans Zimmer Makes Movie Scores You Remember

We sat down to talk to the prolific composer 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
trip on this

Start Rolling Your Blunts: There's a New Trailer for 'Blue Planet II'

It's backkkkkkkk!
Sarah Emerson
9.29.17
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

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
Festivals 2017

:::Extremely Seinfeld Voice::: What's the Deal with Composers at Music Festivals?

From Hans Zimmer at Coachella to John Carpenter at Primavera Sound, mainstream music festivals are turning composers into rock stars. We spoke with Carpenter and others about the strange new booking trend, and why it's more than just a novelty grab.
Katie Bain
1.30.17
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
Art

15 Artists Who Are Feeling The Bern

From Spike Lee and Chloe Sevigny to Killer Acid and Ron English, these artists and performer all stan for Bernie Sanders.
Annie Armstrong
4.3.16
tech

Doppler Labs' New Bluetooth Earbuds Are 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