candlesnuffer aka david brown

... close to nothing ...


with Francoiz Tetaz
Wolf Creek Original motion picture soundtrack CD
Rubber Records, 2005

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Jim Mitchell, Filmink
'The Sound of Fear'... creating a hauntingly original score using an eclectic cocktail of sound recordings and instruments, meshing the sound design with the score. The eerie sounds of telegraph wires blown by wind, recorded by Alan Lamb in Western Australia in the early 1980's, were manipulated by Tetaz to highlight the unusual, isolated atmosphere of the outback. Other instruments (such as a decayed piano frame fitted with coins, bolts, screws and gaffer tape and played with mallets and forks, and a string quartet) bring forth the fear and horror...

... Matching Wolf Creek's shifting moods, Tetaz designed the score to begin unobtrusively, and then used non-tonal instrumentation to create a feeling of oddness with intense volume shifts to denote John Jarrett's mad predator Mick Taylor...