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Tom Holkenborg (born December 8, 1967 in Lichtenvoorde), better known as Junkie XL, is a Dutch multi-instrumentalist, DJ, composer, sound engineer and music producer.

He learned to play piano at four, drums at eight, and bass at fourteen. From the early eightes onward, he made a name for himself as a producer-for-hire, as well as a talented electronic musician. He began working in film music soon after, performing songs like "Dealing with the Roster" in Blade and "Synasthesia" in The Beach.

He frequently collaborates with Hans Zimmer at Remote Control Productions. The two have worked together on Megamind, Inception, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, and the DC Extended Universe.

Original albums:

  • Saturday Teenage Kick (1997)
  • ''Big Sounds of the Drags (1999)
  • Radio JXL: A Broadcast from the Computer Hell Cabin (2003)
  • Today (2006)
  • Booming Back at You (2008)
  • Synthesized (2012)

Film soundtracks he composed include:

Video game soundtracks he composed include:

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Alternative Title(s): Tom Holkenborg