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Jun 11, 2021

Film composer (and former Oingo Boingo frontman) Danny Elfman has released his first new solo album in 37 years, Big Mess, today via ANTI-/Epitaph. Now that it’s out, you can stream the whole thing here. Also, today we posted our new interview with Elfman about the album. More

Danny Elfman Shares Crazy Video for New Track “Insects”

Big Mess Due Out June 11 via ANTI-/Epitaph

May 25, 2021

Film composer (and former Oingo Boingo frontman) Danny Elfman is releasing his first new solo album in 37 years, Big Mess, on June 11 via ANTI-/Epitaph. Now he has shared the album’s final pre-release single, “Insects,” via a crazy animated video for the song. “Insects” is actually a reworked version of an old Oingo Boingo song of the same name. More

Apr 12, 2021

Film composer (and former Oingo Boingo frontman) Danny Elfman has announced his first new solo album in 37 years, Big Mess, and shared a new single from it, “True,” via a video for the track. More

Danny Elfman Shares Video for New Song “Kick Me”

His Fourth Single for ANTI-/Epitaph

Mar 11, 2021

Film composer (and former Oingo Boingo frontman) Danny Elfman has shared a video for his new song “Kick Me.” The video, which stars Elfman, was directed by Petros Papahadjopoulos and features animation by Joe Pascale. More

Feb 11, 2021

Film composer (and former Oingo Boingo frontman) Danny Elfman has shared a video for a new song titled “Love in the Time of Covid.” The video, filmed in Berlin, features Scottish performer Shrek 666 and was created by filmmaker/photographer Sven Gutjahr and Elfman’s creative director Berit Gilma. More

Danny Elfman Shares Video for New Single “Sorry”

His Second Single for ANTI-/Epitaph

Jan 11, 2021

Iconic film composer (and former Oingo Boingo frontman) Danny Elfman has shared a new single, “Sorry,” via a video for the track. More

Oct 29, 2020

Iconic film composer (and former Oingo Boingo frontman) Danny Elfman has just released a new single titled “Happy” shortly after signing with ANTI-/Epitaph. This is Elfman’s first solo work since the release of his album So-Lo in 1984. More

Nov 23, 2015

We’re excited to premiere a rare, candid interview between Danny Elfman and filmmaker James Ponsoldt, in which the composer opens up to Ponsoldt about the inspirations that went into his score for The End of the Tour, his writing approaches to big versus small and orchestral versus non-orchestral scores, and how he still gets nervous whenever he plays a new score to a film’s director for the first time. More

Oct 01, 2010

Tim Burton and Danny Elfman. Danny Elfman and Tim Burton. Over the years, from Edward Scissorhands, to Beatlejuice, to Sleepy Hollow and Alice in Wonderland, it’s difficult to imagine one without the other. Now the unique relationship between musician and filmmaker is being feted in The Danny Elfman & Tim Burton 25th Anniversary Music Box (out this December via Warner). More



Interviews

Jun 11, 2021

The famed, prolific composer, and multi-instrumentalist, Danny Elfman, is a walking, talking opus. While some artists make a career of performance art, Elfman’s career is often seemingly performance art, embodied or personified. More