A wandering cowboy and his nervous sidekick encounter an old blind man and a manic hunter while searching for a road to Portland, and soon learn that the small shack looming over their camp may house a supernatural entity.
These are concept pieces for the soundtrack. I’m trying things out, coming up with melodies, and getting an auditory feel for the film. Music is the most impactful creator of mood in any movie, so getting it right is important.
This is a western horror piece, inspired by my longing to write something set in that time period. It follows two men: Ronan, a grim outlaw; and Clayton, his little accomplice and pack-mule. They discover two other men sitting in the middle of a field of tall grass, waiting outside a decrepit shack. Solomon, an old blind man, and Rufus, a young and slightly insane hunter greet them with hostility, but soon tell them that they are waiting for The Violin Player, who they believe is a strange being that lives inside the rotting structure.
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