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‘This Is Us’ Composer Shares How He Creates the Show’s Emotional Music

  • Dan Fogelman brought on his friend, composer Siddhartha Khosla, to create the “This Is Us” score.
  • Khosla’s Indian upbringing comes through in the show’s music and he once wondered if it was “weird.”
  • The deeply personal score only enhances the show’s emotional resonance – for Fogelman and viewers.
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When “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman first approached his friend, composer Siddhartha Khosla, to create the music for the series, he knew Khosla would be able to create a unique score for the show. But neither of them expected that it would end up being

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Three Epic Dune Soundtracks Featuring New Music From Academy and Grammy Award-Winning Composer Hans Zimmer Coming From WaterTower Music

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WaterTower Music is honored to announce the upcoming release of three separate album releases of music from and in celebration of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Dune,” the highly-anticipated adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestselling book from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”). The film is scheduled to open around the world beginning September 15, and in the U.S. on October 22 in theaters and in the U.S. on HBO Max. All three albums feature the music of legendary composer Hans Zimmer.

Fans won’t have to wait for those album releases to

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Composer and electronic music pioneer

Founding Electronic Music Studios in 1969 with the slogan ‘Think of a sound – now make it’, he sold machines for £300 at the time (Getty)

Peter Zinovieff was the pioneering inventor who designed some of the first commercially available music synthesiser systems, as used by bands including Pink Floyd, The Beatles, The Who and The Chemical Brothers.

Zinovieff, who has died aged 88, was once admiringly described by Jon Lord, the keyboardist of Deep Purple, as “a true mad professor type”.

Peter Zinovieff was born in 1933 in Fulham, London, as the son of aristocratic Russian immigrants, Leo

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‘Seinfeld’ composer Jonathan Wolff on ‘annoying’ but iconic music

Veteran screen composer Jonathan Wolff has written music for a whopping 75 television series, including Will & Grace, Who’s the Boss?, Married… With Children, and some beloved cult favorites. (He’s the man who was inspired by the “synth revolution” to create snappy songs for Johnny Slash’s fictional new wave band Open 48 Hours on Anne Beatts’s sadly short-lived 1982 sitcom Square Pegs, and he even humble-brags that he once “recorded Charro singing ‘Physical’ for The Love Boat.”) But perhaps Wolff’s quirkiest, and certainly his most iconic, TV music is his slap-bass-happy work on all 180

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart composer Mark Mothersbaugh on making music you won’t tire of

If you’ve spent some time playing Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, you might feel like you’re playing a blockbuster family-friendly action movie — and that’s not just because of the game’s many perfectly timed set pieces. Rift Apart is also backed by a sweeping score composed by the legendary musician Mark Mothersbaugh.

You might recognize Mothersbaugh as the co-founder of the band Devo or as the composer of Nickelodeon’s Rugrats. But I suggest you also scroll through his IMDb page. He’s been a jaw-droppingly prolific composer with work stretching back to the 1980s, and he has credits

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