Ross (right) with Trent Reznor in March 2006
|Birth name||Atticus Matthew Cowper Ross|
|Born||16 January 1968|
Ladbroke Grove, London, England
Atticus Matthew Cowper Ross (born 16 January 1968) is an English musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer. Along with Trent Reznor, Ross won the Oscar for Best Original Score for The Social Network in 2010. In 2013, the pair won a Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for their soundtrack to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo . He has worked with Reznor's band Nine Inch Nails since 2005, and became an official member of the band in 2016.
Michael Trent Reznor is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and film score composer. He is the founder, lead vocalist, and principal songwriter of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, which he founded in 1988 and of which he was the sole official member until adding long-time collaborator Atticus Ross as a permanent member in 2016. His first release under the Nine Inch Nails name, the 1989 album Pretty Hate Machine, was a commercial and critical success. He has since released nine Nine Inch Nails studio albums. He left Interscope Records in 2007 and was an independent recording artist until signing with Columbia Records in 2012.
The Academy Awards, also officially and popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. Given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are an international recognition of excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", although more commonly referred to by its nickname "Oscar". The statuette depicts a knight rendered in Art Deco style.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
Ross was born in Ladbroke Grove, London,to Roxana Lampson and Ian Ross, a founder of Radio Caroline. He has five siblings, including fashion model Liberty Ross and musician Leopold Ross. His maternal grandfather was diplomat Miles Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn, and his great-grandfather was Italian pathologist and bacteriologist Aldo Castellani. Ross was educated at Eton College, where he was a contemporary of future Prime Minister David Cameron, and at the Courtauld Institute of Art.
Ladbroke Grove is a road in west London in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, running north–south between Harrow Road and Holland Park Avenue. It is also a name given to the immediate surrounding area of Notting Hill and Kensal Green, straddling the W10 and W11 postal districts. Ladbroke Grove tube station is located on the road, at the point where it is crossed by the Westway. It is the nearest tube station to Portobello Road Market. The adjacent bridge and nearby section of the Westway were regenerated in 2007 in a partnership including Urban Eye, Transport for London and London Underground. Ladbroke Grove is the main road on the route of the annual Notting Hill Carnival. The northern tip of the road is located in Kensal Green, with the southern end in Notting Hill.
Radio Caroline is a British radio station founded in 1964 by Ronan O'Rahilly initially to circumvent the record companies' control of popular music broadcasting in the United Kingdom and the BBC's radio broadcasting monopoly. Unlicensed by any government for most of its early life, it was a pirate radio station that never actually became illegal, although after the Marine Offences Act (1967) it became illegal for a British subject to associate with it.
Liberty Lettice Lark Ross is an English model and actress. She has appeared in publications such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, i-D, and Dazed & Confused. She played the role of Queen Eleanor in the 2012 fantasy film Snow White and the Huntsman, directed by her then-husband, Rupert Sanders. She is the sister of composers Atticus and Leopold Ross.
Ross came to notice in the mid-1990s as a programmer for Tim Simenon's Bomb the Bass during the period of the albums Unknown Territory and Clear. He worked on a number of production and remix projects with Simenon, as well as forming a collaborative relationship with Barry Adamson. He programmed The Negro Inside Me and Oedipus Schmoedipus, and produced As Above So Below before forming his own band, 12 Rounds, with Claudia Sarne and Adam Holden. They released two albums, Jitterjuice and My Big Hero. A third full-length album was produced by Trent Reznor, but was ultimately never finished.[ citation needed ] Three songs from that album have since been released on the band's website.
Tim Simenon is an English musician, composer and record producer, known for his work as Bomb the Bass. Simenon has produced, remixed and collaborated with a range of artists including Dave Gahan and Martin Gore of Depeche Mode.
Bomb the Bass is an electronic music alias of English musician and producer Tim Simenon.
Barry Adamson is a Mercury-nominated English pop and rock musician, composer, writer, photographer and filmmaker. He came to prominence in the late 1970s as a member of the post-punk band Magazine and went on to work with Visage, The Birthday Party, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and the electro musicians Pan Sonic. In addition to prolific solo work, Adamson has also remixed Grinderman, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Recoil and Depeche Mode. He created the seven-minute opus Useless remix for the latter band in 1997. He also worked on the soundtrack for David Lynch's surrealistic crime film Lost Highway.
Since moving to the United States in 2000, Ross has been credited as a producer and/or programmer on the Nine Inch Nails albums With Teeth , Year Zero , Ghosts I-IV (on which he was a co-writer), The Slip , and Hesitation Marks . He performed live with the band at the Wiltern. Beyond Nine Inch Nails, he has worked with Trent Reznor on other acts, including Saul Williams and Zack de la Rocha, and they co-produced tracks for a reformed Jane's Addiction with Alan Moulder in 2009.
Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN, is an American industrial rock band formed in 1988 in Cleveland, Ohio. Singer, producer and instrumentalist Trent Reznor was the only permanent member until the addition of English musician Atticus Ross in 2016.
With Teeth is the fourth studio album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released on May 3, 2005 by Nothing Records and Interscope Records. The album was produced by Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and long-time collaborator Alan Moulder. It also features contributions from musician Dave Grohl.
Year Zero is the fifth studio album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released by Interscope Records on April 17, 2007. Conceived while touring in support of the band's previous album, With Teeth (2005), the album was recorded throughout late-2006, and was produced by frontman Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. It was the band's last album for Interscope, following Reznor's departure the same year over a dispute of overseas pricing.
Other work has included two co-productions with Joe Barresi, the Loverman EP Human Nurture and Coheed and Cambria's Year of the Black Rainbow , as well as albums for Korn. He has also produced tracks or created remixes for such artists as Grace Jones, Perry Farrell, and Telepathe. In May 2010, Ross appeared in a cryptic videoand was named as a member of a secret project, later revealed to be How to Destroy Angels, a collaboration between Reznor and his wife Mariqueen Maandig. In 2016, Ross composed an original score titled 'The Journey' for FIFA 17's new single-player story campaign mode.
Joe Barresi is an American record engineer and producer who has worked with bands such as Kyuss, The Melvins, Tool, Chevelle, Queens of the Stone Age, Coheed and Cambria, Tomahawk, L7, The Jesus Lizard, Parkway Drive, New Model Army, Bad Religion, Stam1na and Avenged Sevenfold.
"Loverman" is the second single from the album Let Love In by Australian rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. The song was also performed by American heavy metal band Metallica on their 1998 cover album Garage Inc., Depeche Mode's Martin Gore in his 2003 solo album Counterfeit², and American jazz saxophonist Teodross Avery.
Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995. The band consists of Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Josh Eppard, and Zach Cooper. The group's music incorporates aspects of progressive rock, pop, heavy metal, and post-hardcore.
Ross' work in film music began in 2004 when he scored the Hughes Brothers' TV series Touching Evil with his wife, Claudia Sarne, and brother, Leopold Ross. He has since provided music for two further Hughes Brothers projects: Allen Hughes' vignette in the film New York, I Love You , and Ross' first feature film, The Book of Eli (2010). The Book of Eli score was released through Reprise Records on 12 January 2010. It won at the BMI awards and earned Ross a nomination as "Discovery of the Year" at the 2010 World Soundtrack Awards.
Leopold "Leo" Ross is an English musician, record producer, recording engineer and music programmer.
New York, I Love You is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama anthology consisting of eleven short films, each by a different director. The shorts all relate in some way to the subject of love, and are set among the five boroughs of New York City. The film is a sequel of sorts to the 2006 film Paris, je t'aime, which had the same structure, and is the second installment in the Cities of Love franchise, created and produced by Emmanuel Benbihy. Unlike Paris, je t'aime, the shorts of New York, I Love You all have a unifying thread, of a videographer who films the other characters.
The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-western action film directed by The Hughes Brothers, written by Gary Whitta, and starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, and Jennifer Beals. The story revolves around Eli, a nomad in a post-apocalyptic world, who is told by a voice to deliver his copy of a mysterious book to a safe location on the West Coast of the United States. The history of the post-war world is explained along the way, as is the importance of Eli's task. Filming began in February 2009 and took place in New Mexico.
On 1 July 2010, Trent Reznor announced that he and Ross were scoring David Fincher's new film The Social Network . The soundtrack was released on 28 September 2010 and was highly praised.On 16 January 2011, they won the award for Best Original Score at the 68th Golden Globe Awards for their score to The Social Network. On 27 February, they received the Academy Award for Best Original Score for The Social Network . Ross and Reznor again collaborated on the soundtrack to Fincher's 2011 film Girl With the Dragon Tattoo . In 2013, the pair won a Grammy Award for Best score soundtrack for visual media for their Girl with the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack.
Ross was slated to work on the 2013 samurai epic 47 Ronin , directed by Carl Rinsch, but was soon replaced by Javier Navarrete.Ross and Reznor again teamed up with Fincher to score his 2014 film Gone Girl . In 2016, Ross and Reznor, along with composer Gustavo Santaolalla and the band Mogwai, collaborated to create the score to the documentary film Before the Flood .
On 25 June 2017 Ross, along with Trent Reznor, Mariqueen Maandig Reznor, Robin Finck, Joey Castillo, and Alessandro Cortini appeared as "The Nine Inch Nails" in Episode 8 of Twin Peaks: The Return on Showtime, performing an alternative live rendition of the song "She's Gone Away" which previously appeared on Nine Inch Nails' 2016 extended play Not the Actual Events .
|2008||New York, I Love You||Various||Vivendi Entertainment||Segment #6|
Composed with Claudia Sarne and Leopold Ross
|2010||The Book of Eli||Hughes brothers|| Warner Bros. Pictures |
|Composed with Claudia Sarne and Leopold Ross|
|2010||The Social Network||David Fincher||Columbia Pictures||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2011||Days of Grace||Everardo Gout||ARP Sélection||Composed with Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Leopold Ross, Claudia Sarne & Shigeru Umebayashi|
|2011||The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo||David Fincher||Columbia Pictures||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2013||Broken City||Allen Hughes||20th Century Fox||Composed with Claudia Sarne and Leopold Ross|
|2014||Love & Mercy||Bill Pohlad|| Lionsgate |
|2014||Gone Girl||David Fincher||20th Century Fox||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2015||Blackhat||Michael Mann||Universal Pictures||Composed with Harry Gregson-Williams and Leo Ross|
|2015||Crocodile Gennadiy||Steve Hoover||Roco Films||Composed with Bobby Krlic and Leopold Ross|
|2016||Triple 9||John Hillcoat||Open Road Films||Composed with Bobby Krlic, Leopold Ross and Claudia Sarne|
|2016||Visions of Harmony||Joe Sill||N/A||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2016||Before the Flood||Fisher Stevens||National Geographic||Composed with Gustavo Santaolalla, Trent Reznor, and Mogwai|
|2016||Patriots Day||Peter Berg||Lionsgate||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2017||The Black Ghiandola|| Catherine Hardwicke |
Composed with Trent Reznor
|2017||Death Note||Adam Wingard||Netflix||Composed with Leopold Ross|
|2018||Mid90s||Jonah Hill||A24||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2018||A Million Little Pieces||Sam Taylor-Johnson||Entertainment One||Composed with Leopold Ross and Claudia Sarne|
|2018||Corazón||John Hillcoat||Serial Pictures||Composed with Leopold Ross and Claudia Sarne|
|2018||Bird Box||Susanne Bier||Netflix||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2019||Waves||Trey Edward Shults||A24||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2019||Earthquake Bird||Wash Westmoreland||Netflix||Composed with Leopold Ross|
|2020||The Woman in the Window||Joe Wright||20th Century Fox||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2020||Soul||Pete Docter|| Walt Disney Studios |
Pixar Animation Studios
|Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2004||Touching Evil||USA Network||Composed with Leopold Ross and Claudia Sarne|
|2015||Fear the Walking Dead||AMC||Composed by himself|
|2016–2017||Outcast||Cinemax||Composed with Leopold Ross and Claudia Sarne|
|2017||The Defiant Ones||HBO||Composed with Leopold Ross and Claudia Sarne|
|2017||The Vietnam War||PBS||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2017||Black Mirror||Netflix||Composed with Leopold Ross and Claudia Sarne|
Season 4, episode 3
|2019||Watchmen||HBO||Composed with Trent Reznor|
|2016||FIFA 17||EA Sports||N/A|
Alessandro Cortini is an Italian musician best known for being the keyboard player in the American band Nine Inch Nails, Cortini is also the frontman for the Los Angeles-based electronic-alternative band SONOIO.
How to Destroy Angels is the debut extended play by British experimental band Coil. At this point, the group consisted only of John Balance and Peter Christopherson. It was originally released in 1984 on L.A.Y.L.A.H. Antirecords, but was later re-pressed in 1988.
This is a comprehensive discography of Trent Reznor, an American musician, singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist most famous as the frontman and primary creative force behind the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. Reznor has also been associated with the bands Option 30, Exotic Birds, and Tapeworm, among others.
Rob Sheridan is an American graphic designer, Art director, photographer, and comic book author best known for his extensive work with the band Nine Inch Nails.
Mariqueen Maandig Reznor is a Filipino-American singer, songwriter, and musician. She is the vocalist for How to Destroy Angels, and was the former vocalist of Los Angeles-based rock band West Indian Girl.
How to Destroy Angels (HTDA) is an American electronic supergroup consisting of Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor, Mariqueen Maandig, and Rob Sheridan. The group is named after a 1984 Coil song of the same name. Alessandro Cortini joined the lineup for the duration of the 2013 tour.
How to Destroy Angels is the debut extended play by post-industrial group How to Destroy Angels. The six-song EP was released as a free download via the band's website on June 1, 2010, and a retail CD was released on July 6, 2010. A "Hi-Def Upgrade" was also available, with higher quality audio and the music video for the song "The Space in Between", while "A Drowning" was officially released as a single.
The Social Network is the score album for David Fincher's 2010 film of the same name, composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. It was released on September 28, 2010, through The Null Corporation. On September 17, a five-track sampler was also made available for free. The score bears a similar sound to the previous Reznor/Ross 2008 collaboration, Ghosts I–IV, and even features two slightly reworked tracks from Ghosts; the track "Magnetic" and "A Familiar Taste".
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the score album for David Fincher's 2011 film of the same name, composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. It was released on December 9, 2011, through The Null Corporation in the US and Mute Records outside North America. This is the second soundtrack that Reznor and Ross have worked on together, following the Oscar-winning The Social Network, also for Fincher.
An Omen EP was the second extended play release by American post-industrial group How to Destroy Angels, released November 13, 2012. Produced by Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, his wife Mariqueen Maandig and longtime collaborator Atticus Ross, the EP contained various tracks later issued on their 2013 debut album, Welcome Oblivion. It focused on Maandig's vocal style, with a lighter tone than its predecessor.
The Twenty Thirteen Tour was a concert tour by industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails to support the album Hesitation Marks. It marked the return of the band for live performances after a four-year touring hiatus. It began on July 26, 2013 and ended on August 30, 2014.
Hesitation Marks is the eighth studio album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released on August 30, 2013, by Columbia Records. It was the band's first release in five years, following The Slip (2008), as well as their only release on Columbia. Like previous albums, the album was produced by frontman Trent Reznor alongside longtime collaborators Atticus Ross and Alan Moulder.
"Copy of a" is a song by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released as the second single from their eighth studio album, Hesitation Marks (2013). It was originally released as a free digital download on Amazon in the United States and the United Kingdom for a limited time starting on August 13, 2013. On August 20, the song was made available on the iTunes Store. It was also made available to those who had pre-ordered the album from Nine Inch Nails' official online store, together with "Came Back Haunted" in a zip file labeled "Hesitation Marks Singles".
Gone Girl is the score album for David Fincher's 2014 film of the same name, composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The album was released on September 30, 2014, through Columbia Records. It marks as third time that Reznor and Ross have collaborated with Fincher, following 2010's Oscar-winning The Social Network and 2011's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The soundtrack was nominated for the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, and also for the 2014 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score.
Before the Flood is a collaboration soundtrack album by Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Mogwai and Gustavo Santaolalla for Fisher Stevens's film of the same name. It was originally made available as an Apple Music exclusive on October 21, 2016 and received a wide digital release on October 28. A CD release is scheduled for December 16, 2016 with a vinyl release to follow. The song "A Minute to Breathe" was first made available as a digital single on October 7, 2016. The album was released on Lakeshore Records.
Not the Actual Events is the fifth extended play (EP) by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. It was released physically on December 23, 2016, under Trent Reznor's own label The Null Corporation, while those who had pre-ordered received a download link a day early. The second Nine Inch Nails EP of original material following Broken (1992), it marks longtime collaborator Atticus Ross's first appearance as an official member of the band. The digital pre-orders included a "physical component" that was shipped in early March 2017. The EP is the first in a trilogy released between 2016-2018, preceding Add Violence (2017) and the band's ninth studio album Bad Witch (2018).
Bad Witch is the ninth studio album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released by The Null Corporation and Capitol Records on June 22, 2018. It is the last of a trilogy of releases, following their two previous EPs Not The Actual Events (2016) and Add Violence (2017). As with the previous releases in the trilogy, it was produced by frontman Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
Patriots Day is the score album for Peter Berg's 2016 film of the same name, composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The album was released digitally on January 13, 2017, through Lakeshore Records. It is the fifth film score composed by the duo.
Mid90s is a soundtrack EP by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for Jonah Hill's film of the same name. It was released digitally on October 19, 2018 through Reznor's label The Null Corporation.