Here at Vintage King, Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year. Not just because we get to wear all black and stuff our faces with candy, but because we get to revisit some of our favorite horror movies and spooky soundtracks from the 1980s.
To celebrate the spirit of Halloween, we spoke with synth lord and certified super-villain Protovolt
to find out what makes a classic horror score. Known for his sick retro scores and insane synthesizer
collection, Protovolt is easily one of the raddest dudes on the internet, and an aficionado of all things 80s.
Read on to learn about Protovolt’s favorite tools for writing retro-inspired scores, his custom arcade cab modular synth, and what his death scene would be like if he was in a horror movie. Continue reading →