WATCH: Waterphones, source of creepy film music effects

Ever wonder how they make unsettling dissonant sounds in sci-fi and horror films? Some are made by waterphones or synths emulating them. Portland-based Robb Bockman demonstrates an analog waterphone, gawdyphone, and dopephone in this video.

Toshiyuki Hiraoka just released a Waterphone album last month if you'd like to doze off to some nightmare-inducing tunes:


You can hear more free samples from Robb here.