A whole lot of us love scary films, however except you might be Elvira, Mistress of the Darkish or Stephen King, your opinion on cinematic issues that go bump within the evening most likely pales compared to these of the Boulet Brothers.
As drag tradition iconoclasts and “horror’s new icons” per style authority Fangoria, Dracmorda and Swanthula Boulet managed to create a actuality competitors collection (The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula) that serves as each a love letter to horror and a refutation of the concept actuality TV can’t be underground and subversive. Now, the duo is launching The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans on Tuesday (Oct. 25) on Shudder and AMC+, a spin-off collection that includes 10 standout contestants from Dragula’s first 4 seasons.
“The followers usually are not prepared,” Swan tells Billboard. “The opponents dubbed it ‘Gagula’ as a result of there’s so many alternative twists.”
With Halloween month (aka homosexual Christmas) and spooky szn upon us, we spoke with the Boulets about their 10 favourite horror film soundtracks of all time. We’re speaking about all the pieces from John Carpenter’s iconic minimalist rating for Halloween to Danny Elfman’s zany theme for the HBO collection Tales From the Crypt to the synth fantasia Tangerine Dream crafted for the cult favourite Legend.
The Boulets additionally clarify how the music in these films impacts their very own work. “If it’s campier or extra enjoyable — and there are positively enjoyable challenges on this Titans season — you may hear a bit music that feels like Danny Elfman. But when it’s extra epic and dramatic, you may hear our love for Bram Stoker’s Dracula and that rating in these epic moments,” says Swan. “With so many episodes, it permits us to precise musically all of the methods we love horror.” Plus, the season will characteristic a brand new Boulet Brothers tune referred to as “Ascension,” which Drac says they “wrote particularly for the grand finale of the present.”
Learn on — and count on to listen to a few of these sounds when the Boulets throw their annual Halloween Ball in Los Angeles on Oct. 28-29 on the Globe Theatre.