In the latest of his Studio Time series, Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL) discusses scoring Terminator: Dark Fate.
Holkenborg discusses taking inspiration from the original 2 films’ composer, Brad Fiedel, and the iconic Terminator theme. He also dissects a track and discusses his sound design, the mariachi influences, ‘full-contact’ composing and why he thinks John Williams fans may hate his score.
In the second film in the series, Holkenborg discusses his use of acoustic guitar in the score:
In the next video, Holkenborg discusses sound design for the REV-9 Terminator:
In the fourth video in Holkenborg’s Terminator Dark Fate soundtrack discussion, he breaks down scoring the final action scene:
In the fifth video, Holkenborg discusses sounds of the soundtrack:
The last video in Holkenborg’s series on Terminator Dark Fate is a ‘fly on the wall’ look at one of the recording sessions for the orchestral score: