Ludwig Goransson interview

34-year-old Ludwig Göransson made Grammy history this past weekend, becoming the first person to win both best score and song of the year with projects that have nothing to do with each other. A longtime collaborator of Donald Glover/Childish Gambino, Göransson co-wrote and produced the explosive track “This is America” and composed the score for Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, the ninth highest-grossing movie in history and a current Best Picture contender at the Oscars.

Göransson’s Black Panther score is nominated for an Oscar as well, and I jumped on the phone with him this week to talk about crafting the music of Wakanda, his work on the upcoming Disney+ Star Wars TV show The Mandalorian, and much more. Read More »

The Mandalorian Score

The Mandalorian isn’t done adding exciting talent to the first live-action Star Wars series coming from Lucasfilm. John Williams is best known for providing the score for the primary Star Wars saga, but this time it’ll be Black Panther and Creed composer Ludwig Goransson scoring the action in a galaxy far, far away. Read More »

Venom composer

After scoring Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, composer Ludwig Goransson is staying in superhero movie territory for his next big project. The musician will provide the score for Sony’s upcoming Venom movie, which has cast Tom Hardy (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises) in the lead role. Learn about Goransson’s relationship to Childish Gambino, how this film will be a reunion for him and its director, and more about the new Venom composer below. Read More »