Discussing the fine art of matching period-appropriate songs with dramatic moments.
Ever wonder who’s responsible for choosing just the right period-appropriate songs to underscore and enhance the drama on Dark Winds? Credit Rick Clark, music supervisor for the AMC drama that airs its Season 2 finale this Sunday.
Teamed once again with showrunner John Wirth, with whom he previously collaborated for Hell on Wheels, Clark has shrewdly selected tunes by a wide range of pop, country and Indigenous artists, all the while avoiding the obvious and/or overused.
He recently joined me in the C&I Studio to discuss his creative process. And better still, I actually got him to promise that he’ll look for a very special radio commercial jingle to use in Season 3.