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Will any tracks from Man of Steel be played on the Live2021 tour? It is a life ambition of mine to experience a live performance of it!I missed Jasha Klebe. I thought he did some really good stuff at Bleeding Fingers. I am looking forward to hearing more from Kara Talve. I think she is a really good talent.<br><br>What happened to Marc Streitenfeld? I was going to ask about Klaus Badelt, but I am pretty sure I am not going to get that story.<br>Tom's more recent work has received more love, but I personally love the Fury Road and Rise of an Empire type soundtrack more. I'm looking forward to this and I hope it's close to what Man of Steel and Dawn of Justice sounded like. Although, the snippet he shared doesn't really sound like it. We'll see.That´s why I asked myself, why dont they ever re-unite like before, so yea, they sometimes doInterestingly, Aljoscha is collaborating a lot with 2WEI these days. The Junkie Team reassembles ! lol
Oh I see, very interesting! Many thanks for the answer :)Fired ?!
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<br>Haha no.
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<br>You gotta realize being an additional composer is not exactly an easy thing. Some jump ship after a few years or have other aspirations, try to work solo and so on.
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<br>Vörlander worked for Junkie from 2010 to 2015, then started his own business of writing for commercials, trailers etc. (it's called 2WEI, in Germany) He even did keep working on some trailers for JXL's scores after that, or helped on FIFA 17. Junkie had Aljoscha Christenhuß who worked for him from 2015 to 2018. Then Antonio jointed in 2016, Sara Barone joined more recently last year.
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<br>Thomas is doing his own thing too, he founded Chromium Music and is doing some solo projects now.
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<br>Jasha, after working for Lorne & Hans, "transfered" to Bleeding Fingers but after a while left to focus on his own solo career too.
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<br>Ultimately, everyone leaves, sooner or later... :)@Hybrid, I was always wondering, what happened to composers like Thomas Farnon, Jasha Klebe or Christian Vorlander - why are they not working with Lorne/Junkie anymore? Did they get fired or did they just move on? I find it weird, that Lorne/Rupert/Junkie/Etc would fire their additional composers after all those years of collaboration.The theme he was supposed to write but didn't ? :D lol<br><br>Well don't take word for word what he says. He's being general, the interview was for Forbes afterall.<br><br>Just take the extract we got, it had a quote from BvS that had nothing to do with either Superman or Wonder Woman... lol*forgot to mentioned
"Besides the Man of Steel theme for Superman and the theme for Wonder Woman, which I have given a new spin, all the other themes for this movie are brand new,”<br><br>I hope Tom just forget to mention about Batman's theme and will reuse it too, because if he don't, then what's the point of it?Junkie's score for GvK is probably going to be better than his score for Justice League if he is that interested in doing a score for a godzilla movie.And this<br><br>“On Godzilla vs. Kong, I said, ‘I think we need the biggest bass drum on the planet for this score. I know the guy who can build it, what do you think?’ They just said, ‘Let’s do it.’ So I said I want a bass drum that is at least eight feet in diameter,” he laughed. “The guy called me back, and he asked, ‘Is it okay if it’s only six?’ I said, ‘Could we do eight? Why can’t we do ten?’ The answer was, ‘Well, there’s simply no cow alive that has a skin big enough to cover for a ten-foot bass drum.’ So, we have to scale it down to eight.Also, a bit of GvK:<br><br>'A perfect example is the Godzilla vs. Kong movie that is coming out next year,” he enthused. “I’m such a Godzilla freak. I have all the Japanese versions of the movies. At a certain point, just for s**ts and giggles, I wrote something for Godzilla. About two years ago, I met the director because he showed interest in me as a composer. I asked him, ‘Do you know I’m the biggest Godzilla fan on the planet, and, years ago, I wrote some stuff.’ He was like, ‘You’re kidding me?’ So we started communicating, I tweaked what I did, played it for him, and he was totally in love.”Tom's interview kinda exactly confirms what I said ! lol<br><br>"Besides the Man of Steel theme for Superman and the theme for Wonder Woman, which I have given a new spin, all the other themes for this movie are brand new,” he revealed. “Some of them I did the groundwork on four years ago, but as you grow as a composer, you look at what you did and maybe have a better way of doing it now or a better idea. It was inspiring. I would get an idea in my downtime and think, ‘Oh, let’s rework this thing. Let’s do that.’ Because I knew for a while that this was coming, I had the time and space to shape it into its best possible form."
@Hybrid besides Tom style, do you like the more orchestral style with Di Lorio or the more electronic style with Vorlander?Interesting! It sounds like he’s almost starting from the ground up, which actually might end up sounding better than what we would’ve gotten had the original film been released in 2017. <br><br>I’m also interested in the theme suites/sketchbooks he wrote back then, and if they will still be used as a basis for the score. Either way the end result is gonna be cool I feel, hopefully we get a great score release from WaterTower!Well since the thing is completely going to be re-edited (series format, probably 4h movie after), lots of scenes added & altered (something even if Snyder had stayed in 2017, he couldn't have done freely), a lot of work to be done for sure.
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<br>Writing new cues, maybe changing others completely. Rewriting with all the edits probably making scenes longer etc.
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<br>You probably have the core of the score, the themes, the big ideas & cues done, but you have to readapt it almost completely ! And, as I said, in 3 years, maybe Tom can listen to something he wrote 3 years ago and go "ok, I got that completely wrong, let's try something else."@HybridSoldier<br>That’s completely true. Do you think we will ultimately get a hybrid of Tom’s original score mixed with whatever else he is writing currently? <br><br>He says in the preview that there is much more to write, which is interesting considering the original cut was supposedly “mostly done”...Wanted, such underrated action score
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Tom Holkenborg (Junkie XL)Aljoscha ChristenhußAntonio Di IorioForest Christenson
ComposerAdditional MusicAdditional MusicAssistant Music Mixer
The Dark Tower
Label: Sony Masterworks
Length: 66'52
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  1. The Dark Tower (1:42)
  2. The Face Of My Father (1:29)
  3. I Kill With My Heart (3:03)
  4. Skin People (2:34)
  5. Getting A Toothbrush (1:15)
  6. Dutch Hill (2:58)
  7. Guardian (0:47)
  8. Arrival In Mid-World (1:52)
  9. His Shine Is Pure (2:21)
  10. The Map (2:25)
  11. Thinny (2:36)
  12. Something Got Out (1:32)
  13. We Don't Have Chicken (3:01)
  14. Manny Village (1:06)
  15. See Across Worlds (2:18)
  16. There's Always Another Battle (2:12)
  17. A Chicken, A Goat And One Bullet (3:44)
  18. Keystone Earth (0:48)
  19. Portal Activity (1:31)
  20. Smiley Face (1:47)
  21. The Creed (3:14)
  22. Death Always Wins (2:53)
  23. Dixie Pig (2:20)
  24. Tall, Dark And Handsome (1:54)
  25. Full Package As Advertised (2:05)
  26. It Will Fall (4:51)
  27. Collateral Damage (4:44)
  28. Hot Dogs (1:15)
  29. Roland Of Eld (Main Titles) (2:35)
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Roland reply Replies: 1 || 2020-06-11 15:24:14
Some deleted scenes are on YouTube, they feature what seem to be early cue demos. From what it sounds like the music was slightly more orchestral than what we got in the finished version. There’s even a theme for the Man in Black


Hybrid Soldier2020-06-11 16:23:32
That score was written 3 times by Tom, so that makes sense !

..... reply Replies: 1 || 2019-09-11 05:25:59
GEMA Credits:

WOODEN GUARD
MAN IN BLACK CHECKS IN
JAKE MEETS ROLAND
ROLAND THREATENS JAKE
COME AND GET ME
MAN IN BLACK IN NYC
TRESPASSER HAS SHINE TO KILL DEMON
CAMPFIRE PT. 1
CAMPFIRE PT. 2
DEMON DAD
WALTER PUTS TRACKERS ON ROLAND
JAKE SHOWS ARRA HIS VISION l
ROLAND JAKE ESCAPE THROUGH PORTAL
WALTER KILLS ARRA
MOM IS DEAD
GUN LESSON
DIXIE PIG SHOOTOUT PT. 2
WALTER MANIPULATES JAKE
FINAL FIGHT
COME WITH ME
DOCTOR ANALYZES DREAMS
HOMELESS MAN WARNS JAKE
JAKE ESCAPES FROM SKIN PEOPLE
TAHEEN IN THE FOREST
KIDS TRY TO BREAK THE BEAM
SOMETHING GOT OUT
ARRIVE AT MANNI VILLAGE
HE S STILL A GUNSLINGER
TAHEEN DESTROY GENERATOR
VILLAGE ATTACK
TRACES OF PORTAL ACTIVITY
GUN STORE SHOOTOUT
DIXIE PIG SHOOTOUT PT. 1
INTRO JAKE
THE NEWSPAPER
GUNSLINGER DREAM
HOLY SHIT
SKIN PEOPLE COME FOR JAKE
PORTAL TO MID WORLD
MID WORLD DESERT
MOM AND DAD MEET WALTER
VISIT TO HOMELESS MAN


Knight2019-09-11 21:33:42
> Posts the cuesheet and without additional credits
> Thats a paddlin'

Tom Holkenborg

INTRO JAKE
THE NEWSPAPER
GUNSLINGER DREAM
HOLY SHIT
SKIN PEOPLE COME FOR JAKE
PORTAL TO MID WORLD
MID WORLD DESERT
MOM AND DAD MEET WALTER
VISIT TO HOMELESS MAN


Tom Holkenborg, Antonio Di Iorio

WOODEN GUARD
MAN IN BLACK CHECKS IN
JAKE MEETS ROLAND
ROLAND THREATENS JAKE
COME AND GET ME
MAN IN BLACK IN NYC
TRESPASSER HAS SHINE TO KILL DEMON
CAMPFIRE PT 1,2
DEMON DAD
WALTER PUTS TRACKERS ON ROLAND
JAKE SHOWS ARRA HIS VISION
ROLAND JAKE ESCAPE THROUGH PORTAL
WALTER KILLS ARRA
MOM IS DEAD
GUN LESSON
DIXIE PIG SHOOTOUT PT 2
WALTER MANIPULATES JAKE
FINAL FIGHT
COME WITH ME


Tom Holkenborg, Aljoscha Christenhuß

DOCTOR ANALYZES DREAMS
HOMELESS MAN WARNS JAKE
JAKE ESCAPES FROM SKIN PEOPLE
TAHEEN IN THE FOREST
KIDS TRY TO BREAK THE BEAM
SOMETHING GOT OUT
ARRIVE AT MANNY VILLAGE
HE'S STILL A GUNSLINGER
TAHEEN DESTROY GENERATOR
VILLAGE ATTACK
TRACES OF PORTAL ACTIVITY
GUN STORE SHOOTOUT
DIXIE PIG SHOOTOUT PT 1

Knight reply Replies: 0 || 2019-02-05 19:30:54
Since JXL is a hot topic now, does anyone know what the chronological order for this score is?

Junk Swatch! reply Replies: 3 || 2018-02-26 15:21:25
Guys, I apologise for being so crap. I wanted to be Swatch! but couldn't do it. My samples are not good and Grolsch is powerful.

When I rock, it tends to be in a disco with guys my age. We rock a lot and my music heats the beats. Schwag! HZ made me make a theme for Dark Tower. I wanted to do a GROOVE, TIME. Didn't work.

So, I looked at this guy Goldman, Goldsmith or some old guy. He is my age but as I wear a hat I am cooler than him.

He does cool themes. So I thought he is cool. But then I heard about this crazy Scottish guy Doyle, so I based my theme on his work!

Anyways, I party. Man, you should see my abs!


Medigo2018-02-26 16:09:14
If this is a troll, it doesnt even make sense anymore.


Maxim Vlasov2018-02-26 16:12:14
I see someone bored!


JBSO992018-02-26 18:01:50
Why he does not give up? He needs to enter in every page in the site and shit on every composer around here.

It looks like someone need to get a life...

Macejko reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-01 13:06:11
The main theme (Roland of Eld) is awesome, yet the rest is painfully unremarkable.

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mpolonest123 reply Replies: 5 || 2017-07-28 14:30:24
Just took a listen to this and am so impressed. There are many JXL mannerisms in the string writing and electronics, but outside of those I don't think I've heard him write in this huge fantasy style before. "The Dark Tower" and "Roland of Eld" make me wish he was still on board for Justice League.
And huge praise to whoever did the mixing on this one!


JBSO992017-07-28 19:38:16
I have listened to those two tracks and they sounded amazing.
I wish Junkie stayed in Justice League for hearing more of him in this style.
I still have to listen to this full score but for now I like it a lot.


mpolonest123 2017-07-28 21:39:36
The album definitely could use some trimming, there are some filler tracks which kill the flow. Outside of that it's a pretty strong release...


JBSO992017-07-28 23:17:37
It looks like there are many short tracks that usually stop the flow of an album but it looks pretty cool.


mpolonest123 2017-07-29 15:58:11
The big problem with most of his album releases is that he tends to include some of the more atmospheric underscore which just doesn't make for a great listening experience. If you condense any JXL album down you can definitely get a better representation of his music.


Ahmad2017-07-29 17:05:24
Well, let me give you a very simple solution to that: make your own playlist or mixtape or whatever based on what you want to hear. I'd rather have as much music as possible and edit myself than have an incomplete release.

Jordan reply Replies: 0 || 2017-07-28 11:56:22
Here's the tracklist with track time:

1. The Dark Tower (01:42)
2. The Face of My Father (01:29)
3. I Kill With My Heart (03:03)
4. Skin People (02:33)
5. Getting a Toothbrush (01:14)
6. Dutch Hill (02:57)
7. Guardian (00:47)
8. Arrival in Mid-World (01:52)
9. His Shine Is Pure (02:21)
10. The Map (02:25)
11. Thinny (02:36)
12. Something Got Out (01:31)
13. We Don't Have Chicken (03:01)
14. Manny Village (01:06)
15. See Across Worlds (02:18)
16. There's Always Another Battle (02:12)
17. A Chicken, a Goat and One Bullet (03:44)
18. Keystone Earth (00:47)
19. Portal Activity (01:31)
20. Smiley Face (01:46)
21. The Creed (03:14)
22. Death Always Wins (02:53)
23. Dixie Pig (02:20)
24. Tall, Dark and Handsome (01:54)
25. Full Package as Advertised (02:05)
26. It Will Fall (04:50)
27. Collateral Damage (04:44)
28. Hot Dogs (01:14)
29. Roland of Eld (Main Titles) (02:34)

Total time: 66:43

MrZimmerFan reply Replies: 0 || 2017-07-28 10:16:39
On Itunes:

htt ps: //itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-dark-tower-original-motion-p icture -soundtrack/id1260934127

isildur reply Replies: 1 || 2017-07-19 19:58:55
29 tracks!! Even if on an average each track is 2 min long it's almost an hour 20 mins. Well, I'm not the one to complain about more music. Bring it on. Hopefully something good.


Waymann2017-07-20 11:54:31
Amazon says 1:06:43 long.

Darrell reply Replies: 0 || 2017-07-19 19:47:09
There's the cover of the soundtrack is at Amazon already! Music by Tom Holkenborg.

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 1 || 2017-07-11 03:10:53
So excited to hear this! I think Tom mentioned in an interview that it will definitely be different than his current style. Not sure what to expect but I'm hopeful that we will get a good cross between western and fantasy.


Waymann2017-07-11 08:30:22
As long as it doesn't sound like Mad Max, Deadpool or BvS, then i'm excited.

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