Malevolent Music

Scary movies rely on their music scores almost as much as the jump scares. Without the tension built by the music, scary movies lose their punch. So what is it about the music in scary movies that scares us so much? Curb sat down with UW-Madison professor and music composer Joseph Koykkar to find out.
Logan Rude

Logan Rude

Logan, lead writer, is a senior studying reporting and strategic communication with a certificate in digital studies. When he’s not spending hours with his fingers on his keyboard, you can find him listening to his record collection and cooking outstanding meals.