Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross received Emmy nominations for their work on HBO’s Watchmen, which received 26 nominations. In addition, Kamasi Washington was nominated for his score for Netflix documentary Becoming, and Devo‘s Mark Mothersbaugh was nominated for his Tiger King score. RZA was nominated for his theme to Wu Tang: An American Saga and, Ólafur Arnalds was nominated for the main title theme for Defending Jacob. Labrinth got two nominations for HBO’s Euphoria: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) and Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. The awards will take place virtually, September 20, at 8 p.m. Jimmy Kimmel will host…
Legendary composer John Williams sat down with The New Yorker to discuss his career. Williams composed the score for the three Star Wars trilogies, but he is also known for scoring 20 of director Steven Spielberg‘s 24 films, as well as countless other films.
Bob Dylan sat down with The New York Times‘ Douglas Brinkley for his his first major interview in years. Dylan and Brinkley dicuss Rough and Rowdy Ways, the singer’s first album of new material since 2012. The pair also talk about “trances and hymns, defiant blues, love longings, comic juxtapositions, prankster wordplay, patriotic ardor, maverick steadfastness, lyrical Cubism, twilight-age reflections and spiritual contentment.”
Singer and multi-instrumentalist Crystal Taliefero sat down with Rolling Stone to discuss her career, talk about the lessons she learned from working with Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, John Melloncamp and others. She speaks about her current battle with breast cancer and other aspects of her three-decade career.