INTERVIEW: ‘Inception’ composer Hans Zimmer and ambient music designer Mel Wesson

Posted by · 6:36 pm · July 16th, 2010

From outside on 14th Street, Hans Zimmer’s Santa Monica offices reflect the typically sterile architecture of the city. Take a few steps in and you’re in the expected world of a musician: bays of dubbing equipment lining the walls, screening alcoves filled to the brim with technology, the usual trappings of a media artist…nothing out […]

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In case you missed the Zimmer/Marr performance

Posted by · 3:30 pm · July 14th, 2010

Eek!  Another “Inception” post?  Hopefully that’s okay for certain…types.  But in case you missed the live stream of Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr’s performance of the “Inception” score after the premiere last night, have a look/listen (with lead-in red carpet interviews to boot):

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Zimmer and Marr to perform ‘Inception’ concert

Posted by · 3:50 pm · July 12th, 2010

The publicity machine is oiled and clicking around Hans Zimmer lately, as well it should be.  The composer seems to be enjoying a hot streak of celebrated creativity as of late, thanks largely to his recent collaborations with director Christopher Nolan. Nolan’s much-anticipated film “Inception” will hold its Los Angeles premiere tomorrow night at Grauman’s […]

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12/4 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 8:49 am · December 4th, 2009

• Peter Knegt talks to “Up in the Air” supporting actress hopeful (and newly minted NBR award recipient) Anna Kendrick. [indieWIRE] • Stanley Tucci and how to (reluctantly) play a pervert. [The Carpetbagger] • Peter Jackson, meanwhile, doesn’t much care about an Oscar campaign but does hope that people look closely at Tucci and Saoirse […]

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