BBC Radio 4’s Matthew Sweet explores the music and life of composer Delia Derbyshire, probably best known for her work on Doctor Who‘s iconic theme song. “Her realisation of the Doctor Who theme is just one small example of her genius and we’ll demonstrate how the music was […]
Composer Mamoru Samuragochi has issued a statement through his lawyer admitting that another composer has been writing his work. “Samuragochi is perhaps best know for his work in the video game industry, where he worked on notable titles like Resident Evil and Onimusha. It was while composing the […]
Paul Williams, Nile Rodgers and Giorgio Moroder talk about their careers, music and working with Daft Punk. (via Daily Grindhouse)
At Sparks in Electrical Jelly, Jez Winship writes about Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio, Peter Cargill and the late Trish Keenan of Broadcast, who provide the film’s soundtrack, and the film’s namesake, the great experimental vocalist and composer, Cathy Berberian. It includes fascinating experimental scores for Berberian’s comic-strip […]
“I used a descending chromatic scale throughout the score,” explains Marc Wilkinson, who was director of music at the National Theatre when Haggard approached him to write the score for Blood On Satan’s Claw. “To make it scary, I omitted the perfect fifth, which is the one true […]
Taylor Davis plays 6 parts of Alan Silvestri’s “Avengers Theme” on her violin.