How Twin Peaks was Composed on a Fender Rhodes

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The soundtrack to David Lynch's groundbreaking TV drama Twin Peaks is one of the most influential and interesting pieces of music-for-picture in modern broadcasting. Themes for more recent mystery series such as AMC's The Killing and outstanding French import The Returned are just a couple of its more obvious thematic descendants.

Here, composer Angelo Badalamenti recalls sitting side-by-side with director Lynch at a Fender Rhodes electric piano, working out moods and cues. Hit up the source link below to read more, and to see a tutorial video of how to play the signature "Love Theme" from the show.

Source: via Synthtopia