IndieWire interviewed the composer in August about his work in “The Mandalorian,” where he discussed crafting music that resonated with the series’ stoic protagonist.
“What’s interesting is that it’s about a lone rider, a gunslinger,” Göransson told IndieWire. “And, today, in any film or TV show, there are so many stories going on at once, and for this show you’re just following one man and his perspective the whole time. And you don’t get his facial expressions because he’s wearing a helmet. So I knew that there was a lot of ground to cover with different music, which essentially had to [convey that].”
Göransson also discussed his process for crafting the series’ music,