Last year, Starry Eyes helped reinvigorate a tired horror genre. Last month, Waxwork Records released the limited edition soundtrack on vinyl. Music lovers can rejoice at one of the greatest sounding soundtrack releases of 2015, so far.
|Metallic gold vinyl and|
metallic silver with blood spatter
Like many other current soundtracks, Starry Eyes is super heavy in the synth department as seen in the video below. Tracks like "Chrysalis/Kissing Tracy" are total, sharp, stabbing throwbacks to '70s horror and fit perfectly with the dark tones of the film itself. Much like the movie, the soundtrack is moody and malevolent, bursting with moments of dynamic horror and transformative tension. While some could say this music is heavily influenced by the works of masters, John Carpenter and Philip Glass, most will feel many other defined rhythmic and synthesizer influences throughout the course of the album. Mixing a cool, ethereal atmosphere with danceable beats makes Starry Eyes a must have.
As mentioned before, this album definitely sets a mood straight out of an earlier horror era. With perfect separation and a mix that features a great amount of rounded out bottom end, vinyl enthusiasts will be hard pressed to find one simple complaint with the packaging, the pressing, the audio quality, or the fact that Waxworks continues to put out great products like this. Being a collector of movie soundtracks, this currently sits in the upper echelon of my collection.