Junkie XL (Tom Holkenborg) has shared a series of videos, offering a tour of his studio and gear, which features rare vintage gear, analog and digital classics, massive modular synthesizers and more.
Holkenborg has used his massive synth collection on a string of films scores, with recents soundtracks including Deadpool, Mad Max: Fury Road, Batman v Superman, Black Mass and others.
Here’s the tour of his second room:
Here’s a look at his Club Of The Knobs modular synth and an example of how he used it on his recent Distance Between Dreams soundtrack:
And here’s a look at his Emulator II+ HD and how he used it in the Distance Between Dreams soundtrack:
In the last video, Holkenborg explains some of the decision-making his choices for the synths of the Deadpool soundtrack and also how he used iconic synth sounds within the score: