This week’s episode of “The Cape” features one of the most exotic orchestral scores I’ve written yet. I explored new textures and colors with the ensemble and found sounds I’d never created before: dreamy atmospheres, rumbling thunder, shimmering glass and roaring waves. All of this was accomplished using traditional orchestral instrumentation, but in ways I hadn’t before.
SPOILERS PREDICTED AHEAD: Dice introduces a new villain, the telepathic assassin calling herself Dice, played by Mena Suvari (American Beauty). Like with all villains on this series, I set out to write her an original theme that would form the foundation of the episode’s entire score. (more…)