Destroy Your Sight With a New Gorgon: “Don’t Look Now” and Macbeth Originally written for Episode 61 on Don’t Look Now (1973) and C.H.U.D. (1984). “Do you fear/ things that sound so fair?”~ The Tragedy of Macbeth, William Shakespeare “Just chance, a flick of a coin.”~ “Don’t Look Now,” Daphne du […]
Carveth vs. Carveth Originally written for Episode 60 on The ABCs of Death (2012) and The Brood (1979). “I think the reason why Mommy left… was because for a long time… I kept trying to make her be a certain kind of person. A certain kind of wife that I […]
I wrote this a while back when the podcast was investigating French horror. Let me know what I missed and what I should check out, especially in the last five years or so.
I Have a Mouth, But I Can’t Hear My Scream Originally written for The Terror Test’s episode 45 on Nosferatu (1922) and Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979). The video for Queen and David Bowie’s “Under Pressure” started my obsession with silent films. The images from Nosferatu are still powerful and I […]
Part of a continuing collaboration with improviser/guitarist Scott Bazar. I designed the track around the improvised pieces he sent me. He used guitar, an electric Christmas tree star topper, touch and sound reactive LED puppets, GE LED light stock, an LED Halloween skull, Ebow with a metal plate, a portable […]
Slicing Up 8 ½ Eyeballs Originally written for The Terror Test: Episode 44. Contains A Cat in the Brain (1990) and 8 ½ (1963) spoilers. “You can’t make love stories.” ~ 8 ½ “If I made Romantic movies nobody would go see them.” ~ A Cat in the Brain […]
A video I edited with some recent music I did for John King of The Drunken Odyssey. Below is a companion piece using the same melody from “Jolly Sailor Bold.” It’s ambient, if that includes soundscapes of a ghost ship floating over R’lyeh and awakening the Great Old One.
This continues a collaboration with improviser/guitarist Scott Bazar. There’s a playlist on SoundCloud of what we’ve done so far. He’s a continual inspiration. I never know what he’s used to make his tracks and it’s like a surprise I get at the end of the process when he sends me […]
We talk about her book, Known by Salt, over at The Drunken Odyssey. (Photo courtesy of Bang Images.)