There’s no doubt that Suspiria, Guadagnino’s remake of a classic, will be the first film I’m going to watch in 2019 (yes, American friends, the film isn’t out on this side of the pond yet).Read More
The traditional symphonic orchestra offers a world of possibilities and film composers have stretched its capabilities since the very beginning of cinema. The jolting string “stabs” in the shower scene of Psycho were so characteristic that they have almost become a parody and there are countless other examples.Read More
Should I write music for libraries?
At the very beginning of my film scoring journey I asked myself this question a lot and occasionally I still do.Read More
October, the perfect month to talk about horror music.Read More
The power we have as film composers is unbelievable. We can manipulate the viewer and change the meaning of a scene with just a few notes.Read More
Every time I start working on a new film there are a couple of things that can happen…Read More
Finally, Salome Voegelin starts the first chapter of her book “Listening to Noise and Silence: towards a philosophy of sound art” defining ”listening” not “as a physiological fact but as an act of engaging with the world”. The very moment I read that, I started thinking about the soundscape we’re immersed in every day in a different light.Read More