The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced Monday (July 16) that it will be representing the producer-turned-composer Tom Holkenborg, known better by his alias Junkie XL, for his public performances of his repertoire. Junkie XL will also be participating in ASCAP’s 30th annual Film Scoring Workshop by hosting a private studio session for aspiring film composers on Wednesday (July 18).
Junkie XL’s expansive career began in 1993, and since then he has worked on blockbuster hit films like Deadpool, Mad Max: Fury Road and Divergent. As a producer, he boasts popular collaborations and remixes with Coldplay, Depeche Mode, Justin Timberlake and more. He currently has had scoring credits on over 120 films, video games and television shows.
“Tom has emerged as one of the most exciting voices in the vanguard of modern film composers. Coming from a successful career in pop and electronic music, he brings a rare mix of talents to the forefront,” said John Titta, evp, membership, ASCAP. “We are honored to have him join the ASCAP family, and excited to see him continue to take on the music world by storm.”