Alternate Main Titles for Stranger Things

Since I’ve already composed about 10 minutes of music for my Stranger Things alternate score (a self-invoked project that started here), I thought it was time to play with the main title sequence, too, and see if I could manage to include my thematic material there. What you see/hear in the video below is my… Continue reading Alternate Main Titles for Stranger Things

Mike jumps, this time with music

I know, this looks like it’s becoming an obsession, but I have really had so much fun scoring the two Stranger Things key scenes picked by CSR’s Erik Woods that I decided to pick another one by myself. I had this scene (and the short one that follows) scored in about two hours, but it… Continue reading Mike jumps, this time with music

Stranger Things Demogorgon Finale with alternate score

As part of my personal composing challenge I composed an alternate orchestral score to key scenes from Stranger Things which were picked by Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio), just to try out if and how it would affect the drama. It kind of did with the Van Chase, and I’m excited to hear what you… Continue reading Stranger Things Demogorgon Finale with alternate score

Stranger Things – Alternate Van Chase

The Van Chase is one of two key scenes picked by Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio) for my personal composing challenge. The goal was to see what a different scoring approach does with those scenes. What you see below is the Van Chase scored with a more traditional orchestral approach and the intent of reflecting… Continue reading Stranger Things – Alternate Van Chase

It started with a kiss

First of all, thanks for the surprisingly big interest in my #StrangerThingsAlternateScore project. After developing some themes and motives in step 1, here’s step 2 in my endeavour to try out a different musical approach and find out what it does with the show. Again, this is not about proving anything or anyone right or… Continue reading It started with a kiss

Stranger Things have happened

The release of Stranger Things Season 2 has sparked an interesting discussion on Twitter recently, particularly in one of Erik Woods’ (Cinematic Sound Radio) tweets. It was discussed whether the music of Stranger Things be bad storytelling or not. Opinions naturally vary. Interesting thing is, I hadn’t noticed any lack of effectiveness, and I’m a… Continue reading Stranger Things have happened