You may not be able to reach the Stranger Things crew directly with this walkie-talkie, but Dixon’s and Stein’s well-crafted music will communicate the hopes, dreams, and alienations of Hawkins, Indiana, with you. – Vehlinggo
In the time before group chat apps, there were Walkie Talkies, the same devices which the kids on Stranger Things used to have long-range conversations with their squad. Fast forward to the present: Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein’s wildly popular Season 3 score gets the cassette treatment, and you can see the premiere details now at Vehlinggo! See track list and more below.
Stranger Things composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein will perform their wildly popular score live this October 19, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York at Brooklyn Steel! Book your tickets, book your flights. Go go go! For their UK live performance in August at the Meltdown Festival, see the Brooklyn Vegan piece.
Got questions for Stranger Things Season 3 composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein? Head over to Reddit Tuesday morning, July 9 (10 AM PT/12 PM CT) and pose your questions! Kyle and Michael will be on hand to answer your all your Stranger Things music questions, so join the conversation at Reddit online and be sure to look for the Kyle and Michael AMA discussion thread on Netflix’s Stranger Things subreddit!
The Stranger Things 3 album is out now digitally on Lakeshore Records and Invada Records: [Download/Listen]
Finding a perfect sweet spot between ’80s nostalgia and modern, spectral synth work, Dixon and Stein’s score for Stranger Things has played an integral role in the show’s popularity. The theme song has been subject to countless YouTube covers, was rapped over by Wiz Khalifa and remixed by prominent artists like deadmau5, Louis Futon, C418 and What So Not. – MixMag
Check out this interview with Stranger Things Seasonseries composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, who spoke to MixMag shortly before the Season 3 premiere. The EMMY®-winning and GRAMMY®-nominated duo explain how this season’s score is different than the previous, what was the selection process behind which cues belonged on the Stranger Things 3 Album, and more! Also, let us know if you spot Kyle and Michael on the show as they have a cameo. Read the full interview here at MixMag.