Sinister Sounds: “Carpe Noctem” by Prelude to a Nightmare

If you’re a fan of Nox Arcana or Midnight Syndicate but looking for other artists, Prelude to a Nightmare will most likely please your musical appetite. With his first album, Prelude to a Nightmare contributes exciting new melodies to the Halloween/horror/haunted music scene.


Whether you intend to set a spooky ambience for a party in the privacy of your own home, on the porch for trick-or-treaters, or as part of a full-scale haunted house “Carpe Noctem” is a must-have.

Prelude to a Nightmare is a new composer out of Pittsburgh, PA. Composer S. Michael Karan, inspired by horror movies, haunted attractions and other media, arranges and creates musical terror. The use of traditional instruments, percussion, and computer generated effects make Prelude stand out from the rest.

You can even purchase it on iTunes for immediate download. For more information about the album or to purchase it click the banner:

Prelude to a Nightmare

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Boris enjoys reading, writing, traveling, performing, roller derby, and costuming in addition to immersing herself in a variety of horrific worlds via literature, art, video games, comics, music, haunted attractions, and cinematic adventures. From zombies to slashers, creature features to B-movies, and psychological thrillers to supernatural stories, Boris is into many different subgenres of horror.