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"Horror Pop" from 80's Germany!

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Posted 16th April 2009 at 06:08 PM by Peter Neal
Updated 16th April 2009 at 07:26 PM by Peter Neal

Believe it or not, but some of the radio play series on cassette were so popular that they got their own soundtrack tape and vinyl release!

You should listen to a few of the other tracks, too. Might give you an idea why the music was such an essnetial part of the appeal.

If you want to listen to a bit of German horror radio plays, check out this one:

"Die Insel der Zombies" of my faves from that period:

Here is a link to the YOUTUBE page, which offers you the chance to get a few more audio samples from the particularly influential "Gruselserie":

AND if those radio plays should really catch your interest, why not order a few of them on original CDs from "amazon.d"?
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    wow! awesome stuff. Sadly I don't understand a word of german, but i'm liking the music and sounds. Really interesting, would be very interested to hear/read more about this kinda stuff. Keep em coming
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    Sam@Cult Labs's Avatar
    You should try for copyright free old horror radio plays from hollywoods golden age of monster movies. Lots of Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi stuff
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    Posted 17th April 2009 at 04:50 PM by Sam@Cult Labs Sam@Cult Labs is offline
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    Thanks for the feedback, guys!

    Believe me, I still have the whole library of sounds from those vinyl/tape horror radio plays echoing in the back of my mind.
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    Posted 17th April 2009 at 05:21 PM by Peter Neal Peter Neal is offline
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