Newswire: PilotPriest’s debut is a time warp to eerie ’70s and ’80s cult cinema

Much of the best cinema music is so evocative of its era, it’s hard to hear it and not feel transported back in time. Though the music as always been around, it’s only in the past few years that filmic homages and new retro composers have triggered a revival of sorts of synthwave from the ‘70s and ‘80s, as seen with the mainstream embrace of Survive’s music for Stranger Things. And now, Waxwork Records—home of vinyl rereleases for a lot of the best movie soundtracks of earlier decades, like Taxi Driver, The Warriors, C.H.U.D., and more—are moving into the realm of original music. Leading the charge is PilotPriest, a.k.a. Canadian director and visual effects artist Anthony Scott Burns, who has crafted an album that would sound right at home alongside many of those great soundtracks of yesteryear, and which is …

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