Our latest guest on Soundtracking is someone we’ve been wanting to get on for a long time – not least because of his collaborations with friend of the show, Clint Mansell.

Darren Aronofsky is a truly original and radical filmmaker, whose latest movie The Whale has seen Brendan Fraser receive widespread acclaim as a reclusive English teacher who is eating himself to death. The Whale is beautifully scored by Rob Simonsen – who has served up a haunting take on the nautical themes that underpin the movie.

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