Tag: Composer

Joker 2 Composer Begins Working on Folie à Deux Music

As production continues on Joker: Folie à Deux, award-winning composer Hildur Guðnadóttir has officially confirmed her return as the composer for the forthcoming sequel. Speaking with Variety, the Icelandic composer revealed that she has begun composing the music for the Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga-led DC film, which will reportedly feature some musical elements to the story. Guðnadóttir also feels that she is hitting her peak as an artist at 40. “I have a better understanding of what I need to function as a person – what helps me maintain my body, my mind, and my creative process,” the composer said. “I feel I’m just starting to learn that now. I’m not very strategic about how I choose new projects. It’s normally quite obvious very fast whether a project will resonate with m...

Twin Peaks composer Angelo Badalamenti dies at 85

Sad news to report today as acclaimed Twin Peaks composer Angelo Badalamenti has died at the age of 85. The composer was best known for his frequent collaborations with David Lynch. His niece, Frances Badalamenti, told THR that he died on Sunday of natural causes, surrounded by family at his home. Angelo Badalamenti’s haunting and beautiful theme for Twin Peaks was merely one of his many collaborations with David Lynch. He composed music for Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, Lost Highway, The Straight Story, and Mulholland Drive. He also returned for the Twin Peaks revival series on Showtime. Badalamenti’s work can be heard on A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, The City of Lost Children, Arlington Road, The Beach...