WATCH | The Secret Behind the Spooky Sounds in Horror Movies
Discover the role of sound in horror movies and explore the spookiest musical instruments ever. Confront your fears and learn more on our new YouTube channel.
A Halloween Poem from Alan Chapman
Celebrate Halloween with a festive poem by Alan Chapman. Dive into the spooky spirit with this unique literary piece.
An Obsessive Love that Mirrored Life
Explore the dramatic tale of Hector Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, an autobiographical piece reflecting his obsessive love for actress Harriet Smithson and his descent into madness.
John Carpenter, “Halloween” Composer for Hire
Renowned director John Carpenter discusses his journey from filmmaker to musician, his approach to scoring his own films, and his experience working on the Halloween series.
A Perilous Playlist of the Most Macabre Music
Explore KUSC's Halloween playlist, featuring macabre music chosen by hosts and staffers. From Verdi’s Requiem to John Williams’ Jaws theme, prepare for a harrowing holiday.
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Explore the rich history and contributions of Black composers in American music, from pioneers like Florence Price to contemporary artists like Kris Bowers and Jon Batiste.
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Explore upcoming events in the Bay Area this week.
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Saturday Morning CarTunes takes a look at the Violin
Classical Californians: Michael Feinstein
Pianist, Singer, Conductor Michael Feinstein is our Classical Californian
Valentine’s Day Playlists for the Creative Thinker
Celebrate Valentine's Day with unique playlists, featuring love songs from video games, obscure modern classical pieces, and a dark side-inspired list for Star Wars fans.