We’ve gotten to talk about horror movie soundtracks this year, but so far we haven’t touched on video game soundtracks in the horror genre.
Here is one of my favorite ambient tracks from a video game soundtrack in the nightmarish realm.
The entire soundtrack is worth listening to. I’ve always found it amazing though that even the menu title is such a beautiful, relaxing loop. I often listen to it when I’m doing chores or work.
The feel of the audio & music in this game make it definitely a treasure in the psychological horror world.
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Since we started this thing back in 2015, horror movie soundtracks has been a favorite topic amongst our assortment of all things creepy.
Today, we’re highlighting one of my personal favorites in the genre, Master of Horror, Mr. John Carpenter. John is quite the composer and has done some of the most iconic themes for your favorite horror films.
You can find a sizable list for John Carpenter with some of his best titles on Spotify below
I highly recommend just letting them all shuffle play this time of year. 🙂
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Last year, there were a few sleeper mentions I later got questions about. At least once during our madness here we like to mention something most people may not have heard of.
One of my favorites out of those is indeed The Watcher in the Woods.
This is an old one but it is so worth digging for if you can find it. The story is surrealistic almost to a point of science fiction if it weren’t for the heavy horror undertones.
There is no blood or gore in this movie. Every element of horror is purely psychological, and done very well, might I add. Bette Davis is a sort of surprise character and she is fantastic.
Everything about this story sets the tone for all of the atmospheric visuals you’ll see throughout.
If you can unearth this movie somehow (as it can be extremely hard to find) I highly recommend watching this version.
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…and we are just getting warmed up!
If you follow CardCastles and/or Snapping Turtle Arts on social media then you know we are yet again resurrecting the October tradition here of #31Nightmares.
Since we are already planning for October’s events now in August, it’s only right we picked today to launch the guest slot openings and guest submission forms.
If you are interested in being one of our guests during this year’s 31Nightmares,
Send in your submission form below.
31 Nightmares Tips & Guidelines
- Anything horror-related
- Presentations can be in written, photo, art, video, or music/audio format
- *Extra points if it’s inspired by a nightmare!
- CardCastles Terms in effect and apply during this event
- Send in any & all links you would like to be featured like your personal website, blog, or social media accounts.
- 31Nightmares posts automatically get shared out to CardCastles social accounts so your submission may get increased traffic, meaning free promotion for you!
- Tributes to horror legends and horror creators also very welcome.
- Most importantly, have fun with it.
- There are a limited number of slots & they fill up quickly so try to get these in soon!
We look forward to this event later this October with you all and much more this 2018.
This weekend we are wrapping up our journey into the surreal. We’ve traveled along many roads of tribute, and the unexplored. We’ve nodded towards the greats while highlighting the up-&-comers. This coming week we’ll be celebrating the last bits of our event in a sort of horror stew. We look forward to doing it all with you.
- Closing Ceremony on Day 31.
This evening we bid goodnight to some of the best of 31Nightmares from 2015-2017.
This has been Day 21