I have such sounds to show you
October 5, 2013 10:44 AM   Subscribe

Monsters Rule OK: A British Horror Playlist. Fangoria presents a mixtape of British horror that includes musical selections from Blood on Satan's Claw, The Wicker Man, Chocky, Berberian Sound Studio, A Field in England, Children of the Stones, and Twisted Nerve—as well as dialogue excerpts from Don't Look Now, The Stone Tape, Hellraiser and others.
posted by EXISTENZ IS PAUSED (13 comments total) 36 users marked this as a favorite
How do I put this on repeat for THE REST OF MY LIFE?
posted by Katemonkey at 11:16 AM on October 5, 2013 [2 favorites]

Now this a jolly fine playlist for a rather dark autumn evening. I'm off to make a scary mask so I can listen to this appropriately.
posted by Ravneson at 11:19 AM on October 5, 2013

Children Of The Stones and The Stone Tape are the most frightening things that have ever been on television ever.
posted by GallonOfAlan at 11:23 AM on October 5, 2013 [2 favorites]

The soundtrack from The Wicker Man features heavily on my daily walk playlist. It'd make a great stage show with instruments, soloists, a chorus, and dancers, but it'd need a pretty specific audience. Oh, well, a weirdo impresario can dream.
posted by The Underpants Monster at 11:45 AM on October 5, 2013

Where was this FPP when I was making my swap CD?
posted by charred husk at 12:59 PM on October 5, 2013

Here are some things I used.
posted by charred husk at 1:09 PM on October 5, 2013

posted by Sticherbeast at 1:11 PM on October 5, 2013

The song referenced in the title of this post has been in my head since i realized the full version of The Monster Club is on YouTube
posted by activitystory at 1:34 PM on October 5, 2013 [1 favorite]

I am listening to this right now and it is making the grading I am doing feel really dire and of great importance. It also makes me want to dress up as Lord Summerisle when I have to teach on Halloween. If only I didn't hate turtlenecks...
posted by Tesseractive at 3:49 PM on October 5, 2013 [3 favorites]

Tesseractive, you could always skip the turtleneck if you choose to wear grandma's chiffon dress and a Cher wig.
posted by Katemonkey at 4:13 PM on October 5, 2013

I miss Trish Keenan like it's my job.
posted by mintcake! at 5:10 PM on October 5, 2013

speaking of cool Brit soundtrack work, here's something new/old that just popped up on locaL radio -- that is, new work doing a very good impression of older stylings. Or maybe there really was a movie called Sendo Senshi ...
posted by philip-random at 11:51 PM on October 5, 2013

Apparently Hammer used some pretty talented avant garde classical composers for some of it's soundtracks, for instance Malcolm Williamson
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 3:32 AM on October 6, 2013

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