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Hacks: Go Behind The Scenes With Carlos Rafael Rivera, Composer Of The Emmy Winning HBO Max Series!

HBO Max’s celebrated “Hacks” series has done it again! After winning EMMY® awards for two straight years–garnering three wins from 17 nominations this year–fans of this comedy-drama are getting their just rewards with a third season!  While we wait for another season of comedic sparks flying between Jean Smart (“Deborah Vance”) and Hannah Einbinder (“Ava”), expected in 2023, let’s go behind the scenes with GRAMMY® and Emmy®-winning composer Carlos Rafael Rivera on the making of his “Hacks” series score and hear how he fleshes out the character themes!
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Hacks: Season 1 – Score By Carlos Rafael Rivera Releases Digitally, Critically Acclaimed Series Now Streaming on HBO Max!

“Rivera’s evocatively melodic score for Hacks revolves around its character themes for Ava and Deborah, also heard in Season 2.”
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Fans of the critically-acclaimed HBO Max series, Hacks, can now experience the Original Series Soundtrack featuring music by multiple Emmy® and Grammy® Award winner Carlos Rafael Rivera (The Queen’s Gambit)!  Out now digitally via Lakeshore Records, the evocatively melodic score expands on two main character themes, of Deborah’s and Ava’s, that evolve throughout the series (inclusive of Season 2).  Keep reading to access listening links and further details.

The Emmy and Peabody Award winning series starring Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder and Carl Clemons-Hopkins is airing now on HBO Max.

 

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World Soundtrack Awards 2021: Daniel Pemberton, Nicholas Britell, Benji Merrison + More Take Home Wins!

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The World Soundtrack Awards held its ceremony last weekend and here are the winners: Congratulations goes out to Daniel Pemberton, who was honored with the Composer of the Year Award  for his work on The Trial of the Chicago 7, Enola Holmes, and Rising Phoenix. Also in the winner’s circle this year are Nicholas Britell, who won Best Original Song for “Call me Cruella,” (shared with Florence Welch, Steph Jones, Jordan Powers and Taura Stinson), and Composer Benji Merrison (SAS: Rise of the Black Swan) on his Public Choice Award win! 

View the full winner’s list and acceptance speeches below or read the full recap at WSA online!  Congratulations to all the winners and nominees this year!

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