Monday, December 16, 2013

It is out now!  'Out of the Aeons'  More info here:
Out of the Aeons
and here:
Out of the Aeons homepage

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Diabolical Tales Trilogy Soundtrack Compilation!

For those of you existing in the digital-download-realm of music purchasing, I've been making my compositions available from a variety of films and projects at Bandcamp.  You can purchase music there from me and also all of the Cthulhu/Loveacraft oriented music is available for digital download or CD at HPLHS's store.

The most recent release is a 3-cd soundtrack trilogy for the Diabolical Tales series that I composed betwen 2005-2007.  More information can be viewed at:

Information on the series is as follows:

Diabolical Tales is a six-part, sci-fi/comedy short film series produced by Cosmic Control Productions. Each film follows the continuing adventures of the heroic FBI Agent Cooper (played by Brian Bedell) and his efforts to save the United States from evil men from within the earth. The series presents a fictional alternate history based around conspiracy theories that involves some notable figures from the recent world history, yet has very tongue-in-cheek dry humor based partly around the low-budget limitations the series was obviously produced with.
Diabolical Tales was written, edited and directed by Brandon Kane, and produced by Kane and Don Gerron. The original score is by Troy Sterling Nies. The sound design is by James T. Rieder. The visual effects and animation is by Don Gerron. The first three of the six installments were filmed simultaneously. Diabolical Tales: Part I has a running length of 42 minutes and was completed in 2005. Diabolical Tales: Part II has a running length of 47 minutes and was completed in August 2007. Diabolical Tales: Part III runs 54 minutes and was completed in September 2007.
Inspired by low-budget sci-fi films, comic books, and fantasy pulp fiction of the 1950s, Diabolical Tales: Part I, Genesis of the Men From Within The Earth, is set in November 1952 just days after the first secret tests of the H-bomb. Rookie FBI Agent Cooper and his partner Agent Thompson are on a stakeout when they encounter a mysterious man dressed in a black cloak. Minutes later, Agent Thompson has been vaporized by the villain's "electro-incinerator" and Agent Cooper has been stunned unconscious. He is teamed up with a cryptic US government agent known only as Operative-132 who works for the newly formed National Security Agency. Together they set out to put the stops on the evil Zong, a saboteur who hails from an ancient, hidden underground empire called Agartha.
Diabolical Tales: Part II is set in December 1954, two years after the events of Diabolical Tales: Part I. A group of evil hench-women, led by the partially deaf arch-villain Zerg (Sparky Schneider), are sent up from their underground fiefdom to capture the Sapphire of Agartha, a mystical relic that was stolen and handed over to heroes Agent Cooper (Brian Bedell) and Operative-132 (Mike Larose).
Diabolical Tales: Part III is set in July 1955, and picks up with Agent Cooper as his wife Kate (Rachel Knutton) is kidnapped. Meanwhile, the evil men from within the earth, this time led by the cunning and maniacal Zerrath (Brian Van Kay), launch a two-pronged attack against the 'surface-dwellers' in an effort to retrieve the still-missing Sapphire of Agartha and conquer the world. The events that unfold will solidfy Agent Cooper's destiny.


Saturday, February 18, 2012

The Whisperer in Darkness Soundtrack by Troy Sterling Nies now available!

The Whisperer in Darkness Soundtrack

The Whisperer in Darkness Soundtrack brings you all the magnificent orchestral score from the HPLHS filmThe Whisperer in Darkness. Available both as a CD or instantly downloadable MP3s. Troy Sterling Nies, whose tremendous compositions have delighted fans of the HPLHS' motion picture of The Call of Cthulhu and Dark Adventure Radio Theatre, brings listeners into the thrilling soundscape of a 1930s style film.
The Soundtrack features the music as originally written by the Mr. Nies (and Nicholas Pavkovic who contributed one track to the score). The music is performed by the seldom-recorded Arkham Philharmonic Orchestra. If you enjoy the music in the movie, you will want to have this recording on CD.
The Whisperer in Darkness soundtrack is available as a digital download, featuring high quality MP3 audio files and digital cover art. Download it, unzip it and feed it to your iPod or other MP3 player!


Friday, December 02, 2011

at least 5 years in the making...
The Whisperer in Darkness DVD

Written in 1931, H.P. Lovecraft's iconic genre-bending tale of suspense and alien terrors is brought to life in the style of the classic horror films of the 1930s like Frankenstein, Dracula and King Kong. Using its Mythoscope™ process — a mix of vintage and modern techniques — the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society expands on Lovecraft's original tale while still bringing you unparalleled authenticity.Horror and science fiction collide in the adventure of Albert Wilmarth, a folklore professor at Miskatonic University, as he investigates legends of strange creatures rumored to dwell in the most remote mountains of Vermont. Wilmarth’s investigation leads him to a discovery of horrors quite beyond anything he ever imagined, and ends in a desperate attempt to escape the remote New England hills with his life and sanity intact.
The studio that brought you The Call of Cthulhu now presents one of Lovecraft's weirdest tales as a feature-length talkie starring Matt Foyer as the intrepid folklorist, Albert Wilmarth. Celebrated television and stage star Barry Lynch plays Henry Akeley, supported by an ensemble of outstanding actors. Shot on location in New England and in Hollywood, The Whisperer in Darkness brings Lovecraft's intense imagination to vivid life in the style of the 1930s.
This Deluxe Two Disc DVD set includes
  • The Whisperer in Darkness (103 minutes, black and white) with 5.1 surround sound
  • a commentary track with the film's producers
  • subtitles in twenty three languages
  • a replica prop newspaper clipping about the Vermont flooding
Disc Two features:
  • a delightful and revealing 47 minute Behind the Scenes documentary
  • seven documentary featurettes showcasing special effects and filmmaking techniques
  • numerous deleted and/or extended scenes
  • strange bonus features we cannot even describe
  • all Whisperer in Darkness trailers
As Lovecraft fans span the globe, The Whisperer in Darkness is subtitled in: Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Euskera, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.
...the most compelling proof to date that there is a way to bring H.P. Lovecraft to cinematic life... It's great fun.
The Stranger, Seattle
You are about to encounter what very well may be the single most successful H.P. Lovecraft adaptation ever to lick fear across a screen. Whisperer arrives like shadows out of time, a discovered relic from another dimension. A genuinely scary film and a hellishly great time.
Format: NTSC, Region 0 (region free), Black & White (special features in color with sound), widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions; feature film in Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound.

Saturday, November 26, 2011


The DVD of Whisperer is nearly done and will be available around December 1. We've been working really hard to pack the DVD with special features, behind the scenes footage, technical featurettes, deleted scenes, and things so very strange and delightful we dare not elaborate on them here.

A BluRay version is in the works and should be available early in 2012.

Friday, June 24, 2011

The Whisperer in Darkness WORLDWIDE!

The Whisperer in Darkness is now screening worldwide!  Read about the locations here.  Watch for a screening of TWID in your area!