Adults have co-opted Halloween from children for some time now, giving us big kids an excuse to dress up and play out our fantasies for a night and/or weekend of Tom Foolery.
You will be attending a Halloween party in the next week so be prepared. Come bearing a Creepy Crave Playlist to Monster Mash with the “sexy _fill in the blanks_ ” because “Thriller” on repeat ain’t going to cut it.
Happy Stranger Things 2 Day! After you binge-watch the Netflix breakout hit (which is streaming now) all day, you can listen to the soundtrack with you at night. Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (of Austin experimental band S U R V I V E), are back along with the Eleven and the gang, so you can expect lots of spooky synths and coming-of-age feels going on.
“The Master of Horror” has found a third act as a musician with his popular Anthology series of releases. The latest is centered on his own movie compositions, Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, which features themes from Christine, Halloween, Assault on Precinct 13, They Live, The Thing and more. The cult auteur is currently on tour with a Los Angeles stop on Oct. 31 (what else?) at the Hollywood Palladium.
Speaking of John Carpenter, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have released a spectacular cover of the Halloween theme on Friday the 13th. The Academy Award winning duo somehow make the iconic theme even more creepier.
Ghostbusters gets the trap treatment because why the f%ck not? Well, at least it’s better than the movie remake.
The new IT is the highest grossing horror movie off all-time, but not enough horror fans are talking about composer Benjamin Wallfisch’s hauntingly fantastic score.