‘Stranger Things’ Wins Emmy Awards For Music, Sound

The 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards have been announced, and a big winner is the Netflix series, Stranger Things.

The retro-inspired sci fi Stranger Things won five awards, including several relating to the show’s sound and music:

  • Outstanding Main Title Design
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series

The original soundtrack was composed and performed by Austin synthesists Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein. The duo took inspiration from the 80’s soundtracks of artists like John Carpenter and Tangerine Dream in creating the Stranger Things score. 

Here’s the Main Title sequence:

2 thoughts on “‘Stranger Things’ Wins Emmy Awards For Music, Sound

  1. Around 2 years before “Stranger Things”, Paul Haslinger delivered an excellent 80s soundtrack for the equally brilliant series “Halt And Catch Fire”. Worth checking out if you are into this.

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