If you’re like me, you’re currently obsessing over the Netflix TV show Stranger Things and its mix of ET, The Goonies, Pan’s Labyrinth, Close Encounters, Stand By Me, Silent Hill and Super 8. Stephen King meets Steven Spielberg meets Guillermo Del Toro.
While the four kids are the big stars of the show, the music makes a deep impression with its John Carpenter-esque pulses and throwback electronic horror style. The music was made by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of Shorthour also of Survive, a band from Austin, Texas.
For those of us who can’t get enough, someone put together a ten minute version of the theme (a mix of the intro and outro)