The December edition of FSM ONLINE — officially our biggest of all time — is now live for your reading and listening pleasure. This month’s cover story is an interview with CARTER BURWELL, who discusses his work for Joel (and not Ethan) Coen on THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH. Also this issue is a chat with ROB SIMONSEN on GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE, complemented by an extensive interview with PETER BERNSTEIN and CURT SOBEL, who detail the behind-the-scenes work on the score; the results are in for THE RETRO FSMIES: 1981; ALAN SILVESTRI takes us inside BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL (video feature); DICKON HINCHLIFFE’s talks about his analog score for Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, THE LOST DAUGHTER; KRIS BOWERS scores big with KING RICHARD; GERMAINE FRANCO and music editor SEBASTIAN ZULETA takes us to the magical world of Disney’s ENCANTO; ANDREW LOCKINGTON is trapped with THE MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN; NICHOLAS BRITELL curates a concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall; Cary Wong delivers his annual MEMO TO THE ACADEMY; EDUARDO ARAM scores the Netflix animated short CAMP CONFIDENTIAL: AMERICA’S SECRET NAZIS; a STEPHEN SONDHEIM appreciation; a brief chat with STEPHEN WARBECK; an ALAN SILVESTRI-themed EAR OF THE MONTH; lots of album reviews including JONNY GREENWOOD’S SPENCER and THE POWER OF THE DOG, plus embedded audio clips, and more. Seriously, this is just one issue. Enjoy!
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