Soundtrack Review: A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place soundtrack

A Quiet Place
Released by Milan Records, 2018
16 Tracks with a Total Running time of 48 min.
Music by Marco Beltrami

The thing that struck me right away was that for a movie with “quiet” in the title, this score does not follow that thought. Even in the opening track, It Hears You, it starts with low pounding that starts to increase in volume, to jumping to a much higher range, making its presence known. I had sort of expected a much lower tone and feel to this movie since I was guessing (haven’t not seen the movie yet) that there wasn’t a lot of noise in the movie, so the music would be more quiet and subdue. That is not the case.

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Varèse Sarabande Soundtrack Box Set

2hjb_littleboxofhorrors-1Looking for the ultimate gift for a friend that is a horror soundtrack nut? Then look no further. This Friday, Varèse Sarabande will be releasing a special 12-CD limited edition box set featuring some titles that are rare, out-of-print, or never released on CD before, all inside a special black retro-styled carrying case. There will only be 1500 of these made, so if you’re interested, read on to get more information.

Here’s a listing of what titles are inside this:

Deadly Friend by Charles Bernstein
Dracula 2000 by Marco Beltrami
The Fly by Howard Shore
The Hidden by Michael Convertino
Maniac by Jay Chattaway
The Mephisto Waltz / The Other by Jerry Goldsmith
Mimic: Deluxe Edition by Marco Beltrami
A Nightmare on Elm Street by Charles Bernstein
Pumpkinhead by Richard Stone
Scream: Deluxe Edition by Marco Beltrami
The Serpent And The Rainbow by Brad Fiedel
The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde by Bob Cobert

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