I write music for a living while living in Munich and Berlin. I try to be the best version of a storyteller I can be – every day since I can remember. Wether it is the story of a film, the development of a piece or a song or an album – my way of expressing story is music. Feel free to listen. I’m happy to listen to your story.

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John Powell, Integrity and the Pareto of BS

alexkomlew:

In one of the most stunning and revealing quotes about filmmusic which I ever come across to read, film composer extraordinaire John Powell stated:

 "The medium requires you to underwrite, which is why minimalism works well in film music and why there has been a big swell of minimalism over the last ten years. Obviously it started before that, but really everything is going minimalist. I love minimal music and I don't have a problem with it - in fact that was my main ethos in the Bourne Identity was to try and do minimalist music. I was trying to be a composer as well as fit the film; I would be trying to construct pieces that would have an interior integrity. It's very easy to write music that is an impression of music that does the right… [more]