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‘Stranger Things’ Official Soundtrack Announced

Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of S U R V I V E composed the synth-laden score.

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If you’re like most fans of “Stranger Things,” then you’re probably as enamored with the Netflix show’s soundtrack as you are with the show itself; you’ll also be happy to hear that said OST is getting an official release soon. The news come from the show’s Facebook page, which threw in a Hawkins AV Club reference for the diehards.

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Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, both of whom perform in the Austin-based S U R V I V E, are responsible for the synth-heavy compositions that have drawn comparisons to John Carpenter’s music for his own films. (Just listen to the iconic “Halloween” theme for comparison.)

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“Stranger Things” also makes heavy use of incidental music, and a Spotify playlist of some of it’s ’70s and ’80s tunes was created within days of the show’s release — The Clash, Jefferson Airplane, David Bowie, Modern English and Joy Division are all heavily featured. No release date for the official soundtrack has been announced yet, nor has the tracklist.

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