MCMAFIA (BBC one/Amc)
Tom recently joined forces with long-time collaborator Franz Kirmann to score the prestige eight-part BBC / AMC drama McMafia. On the music, co-writer Hossein Amini said "Tom and Franz have brought a truly original and distinctive voice to the series, mixing tension, emotion, violence and tenderness in a bold, mesmeric score." The full McMafia soundtrack is available to stream and download everywhere through Mercury KX.
SHEKU KANNEH-MASOn 'INSPIRATION'
The debut album from British cellist and winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year award Sheku Kanneh-Mason includes Tom's arrangement of Camille Saint-Saëns' 'The Swan', Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah', and 'Evening Of Roses'. Inspiration is available to stream and download everywhere now.
MAX COOPER & TOM HODGE 'EMERGENCE REMIXED'
The latest fruit of Tom's partnership with electronic musician Max Cooper comes in the form of a reworked version of Max's 2016 release Emergence. The original record contains three tracks written in collaboration with Tom, and Emergence Remixed features Tom's rework of the album track 'Cyclic'.
THE AUDIO SPOTLIGHT: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE COMPOSERS TOM HODGE AND FRANZ KIRMANN
Tom and Franz spoke with The Audio Spotlight about how they got involved in the McMafia process, and the challenge of creating a theme that reflected a 'monstrous global world of crime.'
HEADPHONE COMMUTE: INTERVIEW WITH TOM HODGE
Tom caught up with Headphone Commute to talk collaboration, tight TV schedules, and innovative instrumentation.
MUSIC WEEK: McMafia composers discuss their 'violent, industrial' score for the BBC crime dramA
In an interview with Music Week, Tom and Franz discuss their journey to striking the right musical tone, and to nailing the representation of the internal narrative of Alex Godman through their score.
FLICKERING MYTH: Composers Tom Hodge and Franz Kirmann on scoring McMafia
Tom and Franz spoke with Red Stewart of Flickering Myth about their collaborative process and developing a common language with one another.
Hooked On Score: Confessions of a Film Music Addict
Benjamin Moy and Caleb Hogan invited Tom and Franz onto Hooked On Score to discuss their score for the BBC ONE / AMC drama McMafia, as well as their previous work as the alternative music duo Piano Interrupted.
i NEWS: How we made the ‘tragic, boundary-pushing’ music for McMafia
Tom and Franz had a chat with Mark Butler of i News to discuss their compositional 'dialogue', writing with the London Contemporary Orchestra, and eureka moments.
MANDY.COM: 'Work hard. Be humble and polite' McMafia composers share their music-making secrets
Mandy News quizzed Tom and Franz about how they compose, the programs and gear they use, and what aspiring musicians can do to make it in the industry.