22 January 2010
Cue of the Week: “Walking”
This week’s music selection is from the short thriller Dead Line. Detuned piano, fiddle drones, and exotic bells create a disquieting atmosphere to accompany the image of lone figure walking through the Nevada desert at dusk.
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It is indeed spooky. I don’t think I’ve heard a purposely detuned piano before. I wonder if it sounds creepier to people with a good musical ear than to people with a tin ear.