Prismatics: Outside Looking

Missouri-based four-piece Prismatics returns with “Outside Looking,” a jangly post-punk track that’s turbo-charged by the otherworldly vocals of Brooke Austen. The single is the first from of their forthcoming sophomore release, Endlessly (out 15 January), which was recorded remotely in parts, due to COVID-19. A spooky black-and-white music video, which nods to horror classic Night of the Living Dead, aligns perfectly with the song’s energy.

Thom Yorke: Has Ended

“Has Ended” is the second single from Thom Yorke‘s soundtrack for Luca Guadagnino‘s remake of Dario Argento’s 1997 horror Suspiria. The psychedelic tune slowly and ominously creeps along, as Yorke calls out over the minimal piano, sitar and percussion. “The witches all were singing / and the water turned grey / and the mirrors and the phones / caught flame, caught flame,” he sings. “Has Ended” will appear on the soundtrack’s double …

Each Time Wes Craven Reinvented Horror

More than just a director, Wes Craven—who died on Sunday at the age of 76—reinvented the horror genre each time he embarked upon a new film. Beginning his career with “The Last House on the Left,” Craven discarded any notion of a typical horror film by using ultra-realism and grainy footage to shock viewers and turn stomachs. After Hollywood began replicating his style, Craven pivoted; …