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"His skill set is immense, and he has mastered many different genres of music," Jordan Peele says of composer Michael Abels (center). Suzanne Hanover/Universal hide caption

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Music Interviews

Michael Abels, Composer Of Jordan Peele's 'Us', Balances Terror With Empathy

Abels was a music teacher who had never scored a film when he was hired for Jordan Peele's Get Out and now Us. Peele hired him after a fruitless search for an African-American film composer.

Stereo-X 5:15, Pt. 1 Ammoncontact
Super Eagles & Black Stars Ammoncontact

Chief Justice John Roberts attends the 37th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on Dec. 7, 2014, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'The Chief,' An Enigmatic, Conservative John Roberts Walks A Political Tightrope

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NĂ©on (Reprise) Para One
Girlhood Para One
Red Bull & Hennessy Jenny Lewis
Degrees of Light Taylor McFerrin
Hopopono GoGo Penguin
Smarra GoGo Penguin

"His skill set is immense, and he has mastered many different genres of music," Jordan Peele says of composer Michael Abels (center). Suzanne Hanover/Universal hide caption

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Michael Abels, Composer Of Jordan Peele's 'Us', Balances Terror With Empathy

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Chris & Rose (Love Theme) Michael Abels
Mourning (Justin Walter Remix) Colin Stetson
Arjuna Bremer/McCoy
Himalaya Bremer/McCoy

A 20-minute nap refreshes. Just don't sleep in so long on Sunday morning that you find it hard to fall asleep Sunday night. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images hide caption

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Nappuccinos To Weekend Z's: Strategize To Catch Up On Lost Sleep

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Geraldine Black Taffy
Sleepwalker Julie Byrne
Petrichor Alarmist
As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus
Staring at the Sun The Bad Plus
Truth (Helios Remix) Balmorhea
Clear Language Balmorhea
Computer's Dream Michel Polnareff

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