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Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross on the making of The Social Network soundtrack

The Social Network: there's lots of talking in it.
The Social Network: there's lots of talking in it.

As you'll doubtless know by now, the 2011 Academy Awards saw Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross scoop the Best Original Score Oscar for their work on The Social Network.

And now, thanks to The New York Times, you can get some insight into how the soundtrack was created. Check out the video above to see Trent and Atticus discussing vintage modular synths, their working relationship with director David Fincher and how they approached the task of creating the score for such a dialogue-heavy movie.

(Via Synthtopia)

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Group Content Manager for MusicRadar, specialising in all things tech. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 20 of which I’ve also spent writing about music technology.