In the spirit of Halloween, and with the release of Thom Yorke's soundtrack for the remake of Suspiria (out this Friday, November 2nd; listen here, here, here, here, and here), we wanted to ask horror film soundtrack aficionados what their favorite scary movie sounds are. Check out their picks below, and be sure to check out John Grant's picks here.
Brad Tilbe is the manager and curator at the Light In The Attic Record Store, located in the KEXP Gathering Space. He also hosts Beeswax as DJ Brad Brains on Hollow Earth Radio.
Dave Segal is a long-running music writer for The Stranger, Seattle's alt-weekly newspaper. He's also a contributor to The Wire magazine and spins weird, obscure records under the name DJ Veins.
Music's power comes in its ability to tap into our deepest, darkest, most animalistic emotions and fears. Just strip any classic horror film of its sinister sounds and you've lost nearly all of its suspense. This is why no Halloween is complete without a soundtrack that will make your skin crawl ...
In the spirit of Halloween, KEXP asked John Grant to share his Top 5 Favorite Horror Movie Soundtracks; check out his list (and the bonus #6).