Monster: DC Sniper Original Podcast Soundtrack

from the podcast Monster: DC Sniper

released with Lakeshore Records & Tenderfoot TV

March 13th, 2020

1. Theme From DC Sniper
2. Judge Nott
3. See Thru
4. No Peace
5. Majeste
6. Mother
7. Two of Us
8. Baltimore
9. Phone Call
10. Father and Son
11. Moose
12. IRA
13. Super Children
14. Malvo
15. Una
16. Kingston
17. Practice
18. All Ye Sinners
19. Get in the Car
20. Precursor
21. Fates
22. Stop Loss
23. Hunter
24. Into the Woods
25. Lee
26. Timer
27. Pit of Your Stomach
28. Peace
29. None Innocent

“The DC Sniper case is the first modern story that’s been told within the Monster Anthology. The more research I did, the more I wanted to explore the stockholm syndrome relationship between Lee Malabo and John Allen Muhammad, and the intense anxiety of the manhunt. A lot of my research was based on Lee Malvo’s journals and sketches, where a lot of the song titles also came from.” — MAVS

Up And Vanished Original Podcast Soundtrack

from the podcast Up and Vanished

released with Lakeshore Records & Tenderfoot TV

March 6th, 2020

1. Crestone Peak
2. Peacekeeper
3. Reward Money
4. The Apartment
5. Echoes
6. Kristal
7. Last Words
8. I Knew Her
9. Mine, Entrance
10. The Empath
11. Baca
12. At Peace
13. 14 Miles Into The Mountains
14. Skeptics
15. Pharmacology
16. Rainbow People
17. The Prophet
18. A Place In The Mountains
19. Vanishing Point
20. Black Car in the Mountains
21. Knowing
22. Denver
23. See You Soon
24. Winds
25. Catfish
26. A Mind Unwinding
27. Yeah I Knew Her
28. He Never Leaves His House
29. Small Town
30. Being Watched
31. Down A Mineshaft
32. Pango
33. Good People
34. Spiritual Paradigms

“I first met Payne Lindsey in Crestone, Colorado. I flew out there and showed up in a dusty town at the foot of a giant mountain and I spent a week recording anything and everything there. Just the dust and the grit of the place. All of that is in the music from Up and Vanished. For me it was the high-water mark as a composer, because the place where the story takes place is engrained in the music is every possible way. When I hear those pieces now, I can see the people of Crestone and the way they sort of disappear into the landscape.” — MAVS

Darker Colors Original Soundtrack

from the short film Darker Colors

Directed by Seth Worley

February 27th, 2020

1. Theme From Darker Colors
2. The Basement
3. Toys
4. Below the Surface
5. Amber
6. Keep Moving
7. Chalk

After a young girl’s drawings are transformed into living monsters made of crayon and glitter, her older brother leads a mission into the woods to destroy them. A supernatural horror short from Red Giant and writer/director Seth Worley ("Old/New", "Plot Device").

The music on the original soundtrack is based upon the music written for the film, but reworked into a series of eerie, pulsing synthwave tracks.

written and recorded by matthew pusti
recorded at mother, 2019
executive produced by seth worley
film directed by seth worley
special thanks to anne fogerty, seth worley, ben worley, and joey ciccoline

Monster: The Zodiac Killer Original Podcast Soundtrack

from the Monster: The Zodiac Killer podcast.

released with Lakeshore Records & Tenderfoot TV

February 14th, 2020

1. The Most Dangerous Game
2. Toschi
3. Vallejo
4. Questions
5. Print
6. Process
7. Finding
8. Suspicions
9. Cypher
10. Alternatives
11. Hills
12. Drive
13. McLauren Park

To Live and Die in L.A. Original Podcast Soundtrack

from the To Live and Die in L.A. podcast.

released with Lakeshore Records & Tenderfoot TV

February 7th, 2020

1. Fleurie - Love and War
2. To Live
3. Searching
4. A Plea for Help
5. Ping
6. Timeline of Events
7. Follow the Lie
8. Plans
9. Movements
10. Adea's Theme
11. Amanda Gregory - To Live and Die in LA

Radio Rental Original Soundtrack

from the Radio Rental podcast.

released with Lakeshore Records & Tenderfoot TV

November 29th, 2019

1. Newsflash
2. Be Kind Rewind
3. Fact or Fiction
4. What Could Go Wrong
5. Under the Bed
6. McCoy
7. Permutation
8. Afterhours
9. Pick Up The Phone
10. Sixty Seconds
11. They Know
12. Come Again
13. The Babysitter
14. A Light In The Distance
15. Sunrise Static
16. Visions
17. Theme From Radio Rental

Helmed by Payne Lindsey, “Radio Rental,” chronicles real life scary stories set against the backdrop of a fictional, enigmatic world. The podcast, which is the first semi-scripted series from Tenderfoot TV, features Rainn Wilson as the character of Terry Carnation, a video store clerk who holds a secret VHS collection that houses these true tales of horror and the unexplained. Wilson’s character is featured on the album’s first track “Newsflash.”

“A score is essential to a podcast, just like in movies,” said Lindsey. “Music sets the tone for our stories, it sets the pace of our episodes, and with ‘Radio Rental,’ it fully immerses us into this world where strange and terrifying things happen. Having worked with Makeup and Vanity Set on our past true crime podcasts, we knew his electronic sound was perfect for this one, too.”

Keeping in tune to the eerie atmosphere of each story told on the podcast, MAVS, who’s best known for his synthesized analog music, composed a score for “Radio Rental” that pays homage to the creepy, mystery genre of television popular in the 1980s and 1990s.

“‘Radio Rental’ has been my favorite Tenderfoot project yet, mainly because it has all of the hallmarks of things like ‘Up and Vanished’ or the ‘Monster’ series, but it’s also got a lot of levity and nuance,” said Matthew Pusti, otherwise known as Makeup and Vanity Set. “The trick was always trying to walk that line; supporting Payne’s vision, the creepiness of the stories themselves, and the humor that Rainn uses that glues the whole thing together.”

Music by Makeup and Vanity Set.
Recorded at Mother, 2019.
Executive Produced by Payne Lindsey and Donald Albright for Tenderfoot TV
Voiceover on “Newsflash” by Rainn Wilson
Album Art by Rob Sheridan
Special Thanks to Lakeshore Records, John Bergin, Tenderfoot TV, Oren Rosenbaum / UTA, and Simon Rust Lamb.

Executive Album Producers for Lakeshore Records: Brian McNelis, Darren Blumenthal and Tara Finegan
Director of A&R: Eric Craig
Art Director / A&R: John Bergin
Mastered by: Robert Rich, Soundscape Productions, Mountain View, CA
Administrative Coordinators: Don Smith, Erica Pope
Special Thanks: Tony Giles


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All songs written and produced by Makeup & Vanity Set (Wavehymnal / BMI) — News reporter on ‘Nobody Move’ by Justin Tarrents — Recorded at Mother, late 2016-2017 — Mastered by James Plotkin — Concept devised by Matthew Pusti — Art Direction & Design by Caspar Newbolt — Paintings by John Delucca

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