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Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! We’re Playing Music Themes From Summer Horrors!

Are you ready for the summer? Your hosts Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo are! And for this special bonus episode of Shock Waves, the duo are playing their favorite music themes from “summer” themed horror movies. From the disco grooves of FRIDAY THE 13TH, to the sweet sounds of “Angela’s Theme” in Camp Arawak, to the […]

Music 

Listen To Some Groovy Horror Tunes On The DAMN FINE CUTS FROM THE CRYPT Podcast!

If you’re already listening to the Shock Waves podcast, brought to you by Blumhouse.com, then maybe you’re familiar with my other pop-culture talk show TWO DUDES TALKING, co-hosted by my brother from another mother, Tony Giles of the Damn Fine Network. If not, and you’re a lover of all things soundtracks, then  you should become a […]

Films Music 

Quintessential Vinyl: The Howard Shore Scores for David Croneberg

One of the advantages of being a writer and getting the opportunity to work from home, primarily, is that I have access to my entire record collection. For me, there’s nothing more comforting or soothing than writing while the scores to some of my favorite films spin in the background. And with the vinyl craze on […]

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Ready To SCORE? Check Out The Trailer To The Upcoming Soundtrack Movie!

If you’re a frequent visitor here on the website, then you know how much I love movie soundtracks. We’re currently living through an incredible vinyl resurgence with movie soundtracks at the forefront, getting the respect and recognition that I’ve always thought they deserved, and now composers are starting to get the rock star treatment too! […]

Music TV 

The BATES MOTEL Soundtrack Vinyl Release Is To Die For!

BATES MOTEL is currently airing it’s fifth and final season. And just in time for the grand finale of this modern take on PSYCHO, we’re finally getting proper releases of composer Chris Bacon’s terrific score! Now available on both digital and CD, you can find BATES MOTEL: Original Television Soundtrack, a collection of 26 tracks […]

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Kick Off Your Week With This Punk Rock Cover Of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

These last few years, it’s been amazing to see the resurgence of John Carpenter, both the man’s films, and the music he composed for them. He’s now toured the world, released 2 new albums and a handful of remix and reduxed themes. It’s hard to pick a favorite theme from his vast filmography, but I have […]

Music 

Gift Guide: Our Holiday Horror Vinyl Recommendations!

‘Tis that time of year again! It’s the holidays! And while most of us are celebrating in our own unique ways, more than likely by marathoning Christmas horror films, we are living in glorious times when it comes to soundtrack releases. In fact, if you’re having trouble figuring out a good gift for the horror […]

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New John Carpenter ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK Music Video! Plus Classic EP Releases!

For those of you that have tickets to see John Carpenter perform live in support of his new album “Lost Themes II,” you are going to love this. On top of playing original music from both of his albums, he’ll be performing reduxed versions of his classic horror movie themes. He just debuted a brand […]

Music 

Waxwork Records Update On KRAMPUS, THE WARRIORS, EVIL DEAD 2 & MY BLOODY VALENTINE!

The frequency and quality at which Waxwork Records is putting out vinyl soundtracks is fast and furious! Which is cause for celebration for us fellow vinyl collecting enthusiasts. Waxwork co-founder Kevin Bergeron was the most recent guest on The Damn Fine Cast, a soundtrack-centric podcast co-hosted by our own “Talkin’ Tracks” contributor Tony Giles alongside […]

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Talkin’ Tracks – The Other 80’s: Hidden Soundtrack Gems

‘I will take you places you’ve never been. I will show you things that you have never seen and I will see the life run out of you’ – Eva (GHOST STORY) The 1980s was a fertile time for film lovers. The entertainment industry as a whole, while steadily growing since the late 1950s seemed […]

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Hear The 1st New Single From John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES II!

We were beyond thrilled to hear the news that John Carpenter would be putting out a new album on April 15th and begin a tour! Now, we’re getting a sample of the goods! Sacred Bones has just posted the first single from LOST THEMES II titled “Distant Dream!” Have a listen below! Pretty awesome, right? […]

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Here Are The 8 Greatest “GIALLO” Soundtracks!

“Perhaps the sight of beauty makes him lose control of himself, so he kills.” – Inspector Silvester (BLOOD AND BLACK LACE) To create the perfect Giallo there has to be the right blend of mystery, Hitchcockian twists, overly sexually tense situations, murder, atmosphere and original music. Each of these key elements are essential ingredients for […]

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John Carpenter Announces New Album ‘LOST THEMES II’ & Tour!

For those of you that love not only the original soundtrack work of John Carpenter, but his first full length album of original compositions released about a year ago titled “Lost Themes,” you are in for a treat. This morning, the esteemed filmmaker and musician announced a follow-up album “Lost Themes II!” Even better? It’s […]