Episode 81: Director Roar Uthaug & Composer Junkie XL On The Music Of Tomb Raider

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman

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Episode 81: Director Roar Uthaug & Composer Junkie XL On The Music Of Tomb Raider

Having brought you Lynne Ramsay in conversation from the Glasgow Film Festival in our previous episode, we're on location once again here on Soundtracking in partnership with the EE BAFTAs, this time at London's world-famous AIR studios. For that's where Edith caught up with Junkie XL - aka Tom Holkenborg - on the day he recorded the string parts of his score for Tomb Raider. Tomb Raider is directed by Norwegian Roar Uthaug, and we're delighted to say Edith caught up with him separately to discuss what he asked of his composer, the tone he wanted for the film and K.Flay's excellent end credit track, Run For Your Life. There's also a sonic treat for old-skool gamers before we're done too. But where else could we begin than with Tom in the control room at AIR …
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