Film Music

Exclusive: A new audiovisual nightmare from David Lynch

By Adam Woodward

Watch a surreal promotional short for the director and Angelo Badalamenti’s debut jazz LP ‘Thought Gang’.

The pioneering, otherworldly sounds of Delia Derbyshire

By Caitlin Quinlan

A new film celebrates the uncredited female creator of the iconic Doctor Who theme tune.

Listen to Jonah Hill’s specially curated playlist for Mid90s

By Adam Woodward

The actor-turned-director has teamed up with Spotify to release an ‘Official Motion Picture Playlist’

Mogwai on how to turn a film score into an album

By Paul Weedon

Guitarist Stuart Braithwaite reflects on the band’s latest original score for the sci-fi action movie Kin.

David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti unearth “lost” jazz LP

By Adam Woodward

The duo’s fabled experimental album is set for release later this year.

Has John Wick replaced Scarface as hip hop’s favourite film?

By Jack Kavanagh

Keanu Reeves’ no-nonsense anti-hero has struck a chord with a new generation of rappers.

See Dawn of the Dead and Suspiria in concert this summer

By Eve Jones

Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin will be performing their iconic scores in time for the films’ 40th anniversaries.

Howard Shore tells the story behind his favourite film scores

By Adam Woodward

The legendary composer discusses his work on Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and more.

Ten things you probably didn’t know about John Williams

By Little White Lies

We take a closer look at the maestro behind some of cinema’s best-loved scores.

The Defiant Ones is a different kind of music documentary

By Al Horner

Director Allen Hughes opens up about the challenge of capturing Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s American Dream.

How to score an animated gangster movie

By Little White Lies

The Shanghai Restoration Project reveal how they created the soundtrack for Have A Nice Day.

Catching up with the London Contemporary Orchestra ahead of Phantom Thread live

By Adam Woodward

Conductors and longtime friends Hugh Brunt and Robert Ames reveal how they helped bring Jonny Greenwood’s mesmerising score to life.

Black Panther and Kendrick Lamar: Exploding the Marvel Symphonic Universe

By Alasdair Bayman

The rapper’s work on the film’s soundtrack represents a bold new creative direction for the studio.

The 10 best film soundtracks of 2017

By Amar Ediriwira

We sift through the year’s finest original scores, featuring new music by Sufjan Stevens, Mica Levi and Sampha.

Oneohtrix Point Never discusses his intoxicating Good Time score

By Adam Woodward

Musician Daniel Lopatin on soundtracking the Safdie brothers’ stunning latest.

Watch this Stanley Kubrick-inspired music video directed by Alice Lowe

By Little White Lies

The actor, writer and filmmaker has shot a brilliantly bizarre short for the band TOYDRUM.

Listen to Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Wind River soundtrack

By Isobel Raphael

There’s a familiar melancholy tone to the pair’s score for Taylor Sheridan’s mystery thriller.

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