Mad Fiends With Violins

Strange Bedfellows Music and horror have been intimate partners bent on emotional sabotage since the silent film era of the mid-1890s to the late 1920s. F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu (1922), Georges Méliès Le Manoir Du Diable (House of the Devil) (1896), Victor Sjöström’s The Phantom Carriage (1921) all incorporated and relied on music to lure their …

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11th Hour Audio Challenge Rules

Our goal is to engage as many teams in 11th Hour Productions as possible. Anyone can take part, and there aren’t many rules. Sadly, everything needs rules. Even mayhem has its order. But we kept the rules intentionally simple and flexible as hell.

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Tom Parsons: Composing for Horror

I have been composing for audio dramas since 2015 and have worked on over 30 projects. A lot of these projects are horror-related. Influences Composers who inspired me: John Carpenter John Carpenter composed the scores for films such as Halloween, The Fog, and Escape From LA. I admire Carpenter’s ability to create simple pieces and …

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The Copyright Rule

Copyright is only tricky if you’re intentionally dancing in the grey area.  The simplest answer is consent.  If you do not own the material and don’t have permission to use the material, don’t.

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Deadlines and Time Crunches

Working in fast-paced circumstances can be a fun challenge. Team members really have to focus in and take creative approaches to problem-solving. 

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Collaborating and finding a common voice

The more tools we have to express our ideas, the more ideas we can communicate, and the best way for ideas to evolve is to see how others express them.

Wallowing (A Zombie’s Lament)

Today is 11th Hour Audio Challenge founder, Monique Boudreau’s birthday.  To celebrate, we have a delicious selection of brains… A delightful array of brains…  The freshest brains… Happy birthday, my love!Emcee played by Owen McCuenMusic and Lyrics…

The Audiophile

Hal’s freed himself from the retail grind, and acquired the stereo system of his dreams. Now he’ll get back at everyone who ever doubted his audiophonic genius, especially Kathy. He’s going to play the one hit by the rarest, hippest band in America on hi…

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