Siddhartha Khosla – Predominant Title Theme
The “Skip Intro” button first received launched to us via Netflix in 2017, and, I do know, lots of people use it – together with me. However, if I can get into old-man, back-in-my-day mode for a second, I’ve a lot fondness for the opening theme music for thus many exhibits. It’s an opportunity to set the temper for every little thing that you simply’re about to see. One of many intros that I by no means skip is the animated opening title sequence for Solely Murders within the Constructing, which is a Hulu present that debuted in August 2021, and now’s in its third season. It was created by Steve Martin and John Hoffman, and it stars Steve Martin, Martin Quick, and Selena Gomez. The three of them play neighbors who stay in the identical constructing in New York, they usually’re all obsessive about the identical true crime podcast. After which when somebody of their constructing will get murdered, they resolve to start out their very own true crime podcast, and attempt to resolve the thriller of who the killer is.
For this episode, I talked to the present’s composer, Siddhartha Khosla, in regards to the present’s theme music. Arising, you’ll hear a voice memo that Siddhartha recorded earlier than he’d even heard in regards to the present, which then led to a demo that you simply’ll hear, and finally, the ultimate theme.
You should purchase or stream the Solely Murders within the Constructing most important title theme right here.
Illustration by Carlos Lerma.
For a transcript of this episode, click on right here.