Sophisticated 13-time BMI Award winning composer discusses the mysterious, whimsical palette he assembled for Paul Feig’s thriller comedy, A Simple Favor, writing a score fit for a tormented female LAPD detective on Destroyer, and the art of creating serious music to support Hollywood’s funniest moments.
Adventurous 8-time ASCAP Award winning composer discusses living out his childhood fantasy and honoring Alan Silvestri through his score for The Predator, propelling the thematic DNA of Wreck-It Ralph into a new universe for Ralph Breaks The Internet, and the single most distinguishing skill for a composer to possess outside of musical prowess.
Intrepid composer speaks on his intricate journey to make it in America, the synth-heavy musical identity he is crafting for George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers, distilling the essence of rich Middle Eastern musical traditions for The Looming Tower, and the challenges he experienced in sculpting a distorted, frenetic sound world signature to The Path.
Heroic film composer, five-time Grammy Award winning recording artist, and jazz trumpeter speaks on drawing inspiration from Jimi Hendrix’s rendition of the National Anthem for BlacKkKlansman, the similar beliefs he shares with director, Spike Lee that guide their decade-spanning artistic collaboration, and the transformative power of expressing truth and integrity through music.
Prolific composer and co-founder of Spitfire Audio speaks on his serendipitous partnership with Paul Thomson, facilitating the epic creation of Hans Zimmer Strings featuring 334 string players, meeting the love of his life while scoring Triangle, and forging a collaboration with Extreme Music.
Exemplary Vice President: Creative - Film, TV & Visual Media at BMI speaks on her transformative experiences working with Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss during the golden age of A&M Records, the scope of educational initiatives she has instated to empower generations of composers, the legacy of John Williams, and how to thrive in the fast paced world of film music.
Effervescent publicist and co-founder of White Bear PR speaks on how his own musical background informs his approach to advancing the careers of composers and music supervisors, the fundamentals of cultivating a memorable visual brand, and how the evolving landscape of media will impact how artists promote themselves.
Masterful multi-instrumentalist, founder of BASSic Black Entertainment, and music director to the stars discusses the complexities of his Emmy nominated work on Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl LII Half-Time extravaganza, his rise to the top after playing bass on Jay-Z’s Fade to Black concert at Madison Square Garden, and the power of pouring into your own greatness.
Vibrant music supervisor at Hit The Ground Running and founding partner of Pusher Music speaks on cultivating an eccentric soundtrack to contrast with the nerd zeitgeist of Silicon Valley, disrupting the trailer music space after the Hollywood writers’ strike, and teaming up with Mass Appeal to musically illustrate the stories of hip-hop titans for Rapture.
Eminent music supervisor and former head of film music at Lionsgate speaks on musically illustrating the unbelievable journey from Sri Lankan refugee to international superstar on Matangi/Maya/M.I.A, the resounding global impact of The Hunger Games franchise, and capturing the effervescent spirit of the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders for Daughters of the Sexual Revolution.
Gifted music supervisor and radio host speaks on her deeply compatible collaboration with Justin Simien and Kris Bowers to define the layered musical identity of Dear White People, authentically soundtracking the Civil Rights movement for Ava DuVernay’s gripping historical drama, Selma, and how contemporary music is continuing to transcend genre.
Veteran music supervisor and co-founder of the Guild of Music Supervisors speaks on the sparkling legacy of The Bodyguard soundtrack, rounding up rock legends for Wayne’s World, her unrelenting advocacy on behalf of music supervisors, and what variables can impact the perceived value of a copyright.
Season 1 | Episode #10
Composer of Boarding School and Nappily Ever After
Season 1 | Episode #09
Composers of Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House
Season 1 | Episode #08
Composer of FX’s American Horror Story, USA’s Mr. Robot, & Fox’s 9-1-1
Season 1 | Episode #07
Composer of Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle and Goosebumps 2
House of Cards Symphony
A Simple Favor
The Song of Sway Lake
White Boy Rick
Crazy Rich Asians
Mission: Impossible Fallout
Sorry To Bother You
It’s Always Blue: Songs from Legion
Mr. Robot, Vol. 5
more music from the Further
The Darkest Minds
The New Radical
The Man in the High Castle
The Haunting of Hill House
Bad Times at the El Royale
The Hate U Give
My Dinner with Hervé
American Horror Story: Apocalypse