Transcendent electronic musician and ASCAP Award-winning television composer returns to discuss the connective musical threads in the penultimate season of Netflix’s traumatic young adult series, 13 Reasons Why, the societal value of shining a light on the dark side of contemporary American life, drawing inspiration from Peter Gabriel for his Duran Duran cover showcased in this year’s finale, and how he sampled his domesticated rescue squirrel for his latest Ancestor release, Motions Like These.
Hypnotic composer, producer, and founder of The Department of Recording and Power details his lifelong rejection of sonic mores, how David Fincher’s unorthodox prompt regarding ‘the death of disco’ ignited the season two musical identity of Mindhunter, making Netflix history with his chilling re-imagining of the main titles theme, and teases a comeback release from Louis XIV.
Sensational Emmy winning composer, cellist, and vocalist speaks on field recording in a vast Lithuanian power plant to piece together an ominous arsenal of sounds for Chernobyl, the heartfelt responsibility of scoring a dramatic re-excavation of the cataclysmic 1986 nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union, her interwoven creative process with Todd Phillips to realize a cohesive musical universe unique to Joker, and the distinctive appeal of the hermetic lifestyle she leads in Berlin.
Jubilant Emmy-nominated and Grammy-winning composer speaks on how Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys incorporates overtones of social commentary and flips the conventional superhero trope on its head, scouring pawn shops for battered amps and guitars to cultivate the aggressive garage rock sound unique to the crew of vigilantes, the universal self-empowerment message that shaped UglyDolls’ star-studded soundtrack, and how he modeled his career after his mentors to thrive in a relationship-based industry.
Formidable Grammy-winning and Emmy-nominated music supervisor speaks on his wild juggling act to bring the magic of musical theater to life on FX’s Fosse/Verdon, his full-blown investigation into the artistic achievements and personal histories of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon, seeking guidance from their only child, Nicole Fosse to curate the source material, and his role in Jon M. Chu’s film adaptation of hit Broadway musical, In The Heights.
Elite Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated music supervisor returns to discuss how they authentically rendered 1959 Jewish summer resort culture in the Catskills for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, consulting with a French drag queen to conduct research for the series’ elegant jaunt to Paris, using her skills of persuasion to bring together a ‘70s rock-driven soundtrack for Joe Berlinger’s Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, and reuniting with Luca Guadagnino for the forthcoming HBO limited series, We Are Who We Are.
Brilliant music supervisor and founder of Deep Cut Music returns to discuss how she accomplished a near-impossible feat in licensing the entire Homecoming soundtrack from classic pre-existing film scores, the disconcerting parallels between contemporary American life and Gilead in The Handmaid’s Tale, propelling creepiness and otherworldliness with country ballads and French singers on The Act, the liberating and tear-inducing Ariana Grande sync during the pool party in Shrill, and a hint of what’s to come in the final season of Legion.
Celebrated music supervisor, Head of Film/TV at Faber Music, and co-team leader for Faber Alt. speaks on the core skills she honed during her time at HotHouse Music under Becky Bentham, the integral role of the enigmatic band, Unloved in the musical tapestry of Killing Eve, highlighting the newfound vulnerability of fierce assassin, Villanelle in season two, and crafting musical juxtapositions within the calamitous world of You Were Never Really Here.
Decorated Tony, Grammy, and Emmy winning musical visionary discusses how he manifested fluidity in the cross-disciplinary sonic storytelling of Fosse/Verdon, re-imagining iconic numbers from Sweet Charity and Cabaret, the symbolism behind his melancholic original theme, and adapting his expertise to the medium of television on a grander scale than ever before.
Inspirational Senior Vice President: Film & TV Music / New Media at ASCAP speaks on mentoring the next wave of promising talent through the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop, how the explosion of entertainment outlets is affecting composers at large, the evolution of the annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards, and the diverse film/TV related programming he has curated for this year’s “I Create Music” EXPO.
Daring recording artist, Golden Globe and Emmy nominated songwriter, and burgeoning composer speaks on the creative considerations behind Revelation, the original song he co-wrote with Troye Sivan and Jónsi of Sigur Rós for Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased, crafting musical numbers for the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and how creating the perfect breaker for Daya changed his life.
Fearless entrepreneur behind Extreme Music and Bleeding Fingers Music speaks on his punk rock beginnings, his uphill battle to change the industry’s impression of production music and build the largest grossing company of its kind, the genesis of his collaboration with Hans Zimmer, and his recent adventures in VR.
Season 2 | Episode #23
Composer of IT Chapter Two
Season 2 | Episode #22
Music Supervisor of On Becoming a God in Central Florida
Season 2 | Episode #21
Composer of The Righteous Gemstones
Season 2 | Episode #20
Composer of Ready or Not and Yellowstone
When They See Us
Ready or Not
13 Reasons Why
The Handmaid’s Tale
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Hobbs and Shaw
The Peanut Butter Falcon
Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
Spider-Man: Far From Home
Big Little Lies
The Lion King
Stranger Things 3
Star Trek: Discovery
I Love You, Now Die
Red Dead Redemption II
Wu-Tang: An American Saga
It Chapter Two
American Horror Story: 1984
This is Us
The Good Place
Godfather of Harlem
Dear White People
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
The Terror: Infamy
Why Women Kill
The Righteous Gemstones
13 Reasons Why
On Becoming a God in Central Florida
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance