The composer’s fascinating, analog-led contribution to the Star Wars universe.
Following his Grammy-winning collaboration with Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino, and his Oscar-winning score for the Black Panther (2018), composer and musician Ludwig Göransson responded to the considerable pressure and specific demands of writing a new score for the Star Wars canon by picking up an instrument he can barely play. He reveals How The Mandalorian Score Found The New Star Wars Sound (via Variety):
The beautifully-produced music video, Ludwig Göransson | Scoring The Mandalorian (via Disney+):
The promo video was shot in The Volume, the virtual set where The Mandalorian series is shot:
Ludwig tells the Song Exploder podcast the story of doing research and making recordings in Africa, and how he incorporated that into the score for the film, Black Panther (2018):