In addition to the usual reviews and comments you would find on a horror movie blog, this is also a document of the wonderfully vast horror movie section of the video store I worked at in my youth.

Friday, December 2, 2011


The venerable Colin Geddes recently turned me onto the musical stylings of Umberto. The brain-child of Kansas City maestro Matt Hill, it doesn't take long to pinpoint his artistic influences. The prog-rock synth of Goblin and John Carpenter permeates Umberto's work, but I also see other artists like Jean Michel Jarre and Fred Mollin filter through on occasion, as well. That's some good company. Here below, is a taste.

A handy YouTube playlist of fourteen Umberto tracks can be found here. This has basically been my background music for several days now. Enjoy!

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