The Science of Uncanny Music


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Why is scary music so scary? Why does an uncanny tune creep us out so? Is it all context and culture or is there something deeper at work? In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Julie provide the answers and Christopher Gladwin of The Wyrding Module provides some unsettling tunes and a few answers of his own.

The Science of Uncanny Music

Why is scary music so scary? Why does an uncanny tune creep us out so? Is it all context and culture or is there something deeper at work? In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Julie provide the answers and Christopher Gladwin of The Wyrding Module provides some unsettling tunes and a few answers of his own.

Be sure to check out Robert's interview with Gladwin, as well as his roundup of uncanny musical tracks.

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Topics in this Podcast: human experience, evolution, music, horror, uncanny music