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‘The Call’ Brings ‘80s Horror Synth, Darkwave to 2020 with Composer Samuel Joseph Smythe

October 3, 2020 — A new horror movie is hitting theaters and drive-ins across the United States on October 2, and it brought with it a familiar piece of ‘80s pop culture. The Call looks promising, but we are more interested in the darkwave-like score. The folks over at Dread Central sat down with composer Samuel Joseph Smythe to talk about the music and what influenced him to make a horror synth score for a 2020 movie.

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