Sound Off: Local Luminaries Brad Tilbe and Dave Segal Share Their Five Fave Scary Movie Soundtracks

Interviews
10/31/2018
KEXP

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.

5) Maniac (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Rob

4) Friday The 13th Part 3 - Harry Manfredini

3) The Return Of The Living Dead (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Various Artists

2) Music Excerpts From The Exorcist - National Philharmonic Orchestra

1) Nosferatu, The Vampyre - Popol Vuh


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.

The Andromeda Strain - Gil Mellé

Suspiria (1977) - Goblin

Nosferatu, The Vampyre - Popol Vuh

Under The Skin - Mica Levi

Ganja & Hess - Sam Waymon

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