15 Facts About Atticus Ross


Atticus Matthew Cowper Ross was born on 16 January 1968 and is an English musician, record producer, composer, and audio engineer.


Atticus Ross later worked with Reznor's band Nine Inch Nails, first as a programmer and producer in 2005, and became the only official member of the band outside of Reznor in 2016.


Atticus Matthew Cowper Ross was born in the Ladbroke Grove area of London on 16 January 1968, the son of Roxana Lampson and Ian Ross.


Atticus Ross has five siblings, including fashion model Liberty Ross and fellow musician Leopold Ross.


Atticus Ross was educated at Eton College, where he was a few years below future UK Prime Ministers David Cameron and Boris Johnson, and later at the Courtauld Institute of Art.


Atticus Ross came to notice in the mid-1990s as a programmer for Tim Simenon's Bomb the Bass during the period of the albums Unknown Territory and Clear.


Atticus Ross worked on a number of production and remix projects with Simenon, as well as forming a collaborative relationship with Barry Adamson.


Atticus Ross programmed The Negro Inside Me and Oedipus Schmoedipus, and produced As Above So Below before forming his own band, 12 Rounds, with his wife Claudia Sarne and Adam Holden.


Atticus Ross moved to the United States in 2000, and as of 2002 was working alongside Reznor for his side project Tapeworm.


Atticus Ross has worked with Reznor in numerous other capacities, including work with Saul Williams and Zack de la Rocha, and they co-produced tracks for a reformed Jane's Addiction with Alan Moulder in 2009.


Atticus Ross has produced tracks or created remixes for such artists as Grace Jones, Perry Farrell, and Telepathe.


In 2016, Atticus Ross composed an original score titled 'The Journey' for FIFA 17 new single-player story campaign mode.


Atticus Ross has since provided music for two further Hughes Brothers projects: Allen Hughes' vignette in the film New York, I Love You, and Ross' first feature film, The Book of Eli.


On 1 July 2010, Reznor announced that he and Atticus Ross were scoring David Fincher's new film The Social Network.


Atticus Ross was slated to work on the 2013 samurai epic 47 Ronin, but was replaced by Javier Navarrete.