Composer

‘Euphoria’ Composer Labrinth on How Fans Influence the Show’s Music: ‘It’s Not My Score, It Became Theirs’

On YouTube, the Emmy-nominated song from HBO’s “Euphoria” by the show’s star and producer Zendaya and composer Labrinth “I’m Tired” has amassed over 17 million views. On Spotify,…

How ‘Airwolf,’ ‘Knight Rider’ and John Carpenter Influenced the Music of ‘Super Giant Robot Brothers’

When Oscar-winning animation director Mark Andrews (“Brave”) called his old Pixar pal Alex Mandel about his latest gig, “Super Giant Robert Brothers,” Mandel was 6,700 miles away in…

Composer Harry Gregson-Williams Launches Film/TV Score Label with Universal Production Music

Award-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams is launching a new label for his work as a joint venture with Universal Production Music, the two parties announced Thursday. Gregson-Williams, whose credits…

‘Thirteen Lives’: How Hints of a Thai Folk Melody Subtly Informed Benjamin Wallfisch’s Score

Composer Benjamin Wallfisch has a vast amount of experience scoring films, from “Hidden Figures” and “Blade Runner 2049” to “It” and “The Invisible Man.” Yet nothing had quite…

‘Scoob!: Holiday Haunt’ Producer Reveals Score Being Recorded After Film’s Axing: ‘Already Paid for the Stage and Musicians’

Although Warner Bros. Discovery has officially pulled the plug on release plans for “Scoob!: Holiday Haunt,” a followup to the 2020 animated film “Scoob!,” the film isn’t quite…

‘Prey’ Composer Sarah Schachner on Balancing Gory Action With an Emotional Storyline

“Prey” composer Sarah Schachner factored in two elements when scoring the 1700s-set entry in the “Predator” franchise. “We were making a ‘Predator’ film with all the fun gory…

Mike Lang, Leading Jazz and Studio Pianist, Dies at 80

Mike Lang, one of the preeminent pianists in Hollywood history, died of lung cancer Friday morning at his home in Studio City. He was 80. Lang played piano…

Everything We Know About ‘Joker 2’ So Far

The clown prince of crime is set to make his return to the big screen — and it’s sounding weirder and weirder the more we hear about it.…

Sebastian Lelio, Hong Sang-soo, Ulrich Seidl Bound for San Sebastian Main Competition

Sebastian Lelio’s “Wonder,” starring “Black Widow’s” Florence Pugh, “Winter Boy” with Juliette Binoche and directors Hong Sang-soo and Ulrich Seidl will compete in main competition at September’s San…

On this day in history The Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia was born

Jerry Garcia is best known as the prolific songwriter, lead guitarist and most visible face of The Grateful Dead.

Jay Chou’s New Album ‘Greatest Works of Art’ Is the Star’s Most Ambitious Project

Jay Chou likes to think big. His latest music release, “Greatest Works of Art,” is not just the Mando-pop king’s first full-length album after a six-year hiatus. The…

Emmys: Nominations in Music Categories Show Greater Diversity

The Television Academy’s music branch is leading the way in awarding diversity. Forty-six percent of all of this year’s nominees in the music categories are women, people of…