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Finding the Sound of “A Nightmare On Elm Street”

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | News

By ROCCO THOMPSON

What’s a horror flick without a killer score? In the new series BEHIND THE BOARD, famed guitar makers Gibson takes music fans on an inside and in-depth look at the creation of the groundbreaking music behind their favorite songs, albums and films. 

In this episode, composer Charles Bernstein (CUJO, THE ENTITY) discusses the writing, performing, recording and production of some of the most unforgettable and terrifying compositions in film history and his original score for Wes Craven’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET! Check it out below!

Rocco Thompson
Rocco is a Chicago-based writer. An avid devotee of all things weird and outrageous, he seeks to bring attention to and recontextualize forgotten or misunderstood films through impassioned study and analysis. His heart belongs to Jason Voorhees, Lucio Fulci, and Elvira. Follow him on Instagram: @rosemarys_gayby