REC 269 Death and horror by Mike Harding

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Release details

Catalogue numberREC 269
TitleDeath and horror
Artist(s)Mike Harding
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeF
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreSound effects
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesREC 269 A-3U-1-1-
REC 269 B-3U-1-1-3
My rating*****
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
Execution and torture
A1 The guillotine0.04
A2Arm chopped off0.03
A3Head chopped off0.03
A4Sawing head off0.05
A5Leg chopped off0.02
A6Neck twisted and broken0.02
A7Arm broken0.03
A8Stake driven through the heart0.04
A9Branding iron on flesh0.09
A10Red hot poker into eye0.07
A11Nails hammered into flesh0.18
A12The scaffold (Trap opens, body falls)0.05
A13Sawing leg off0.15
A14The firing squad (Commands and volley)0.24
A163 gun shots0.07
A17Burning at the stake0.29
A18Dagger thrown into wood0.03
A19Arrows fired into wood0.05
A20The pendulum0.30
Monsters and animals
A21 The mad gorilla1.05
A22Monsters roaring0.28
A23Wolf howling0.18
A243 werewolves howling0.20
A25Wolves baying at the moon0.36
A26Wolves howling and snarling0.40
A27The hell-hound (Growling and snarling)0.35
A28The hell-hound (Panting)0.16
A29Bats calling0.35
A30Bats squeaking and flying0.32
A31Dracula in flight0.50
A32Snake hissing0.47
A34A cat howl0.07
Creaking doors and grave digging
A35 Creaky door closes0.06
A36Creaky door opens0.04
A37Heavy creaky door closes0.08
A38Heavy creaky door opens0.07
A39Coffin lid closes0.06
A40Nailing coffin lid down0.28
A41Coffin lid opening0.10
A42Assorted creepy creaks0.40
A43Crypt door closing0.10
A44Grave digging (In stoney ground)0.47
A45Grave digging (In wet ground)0.45
A46Portcullis closing0.05
Musical effects and footsteps
A47 Phantom of the Opera (Organ sounds)1.02
A48Ghostly piano sound (Low pitch)0.17
A49Ghostly piano sound (Low pitch)0.16
A50Ghostly piano sound (Low pitch)0.20
A51Ghostly piano sound (High pitch)0.10
A52Ghostly piano sound (High pitch)0.12
A53Ghostly piano sound (High pitch)0.13
A54The lost chord0.35
A55A gong roll0.15
A56Gong struck once0.17
A57Ghostly footsteps (With chains)0.57
A58Squelching footsteps0.40
Vocal effects and heartbeats
B1 Strangulation (Male)0.08
B2One scream (Male)0.04
B3Scream (Male)0.05
B4Scream (Male)0.05
B5Three men screaming0.08
B6Heavy breathing (Male)0.30
B7Two screams (Female)0.04
B8Two screams (Female)0.04
B9Scream (Female)0.05
B10Scream (Female)0.03
B11Scream (Female)0.03
B12One long scream (Female)0.08
B13Two women screaming0.12
B14One woman sobbing0.35
B15Heavy breathing (Female)0.28
B16Lunatics laughing0.42
B17Human heartbeats0.38
B18Electronic heartbeats0.30
B19Frankenstein's heartbeats0.30
Weather, atmospheres and bells
B20 Thunderclap0.17
B23Thunderclaps and rain0.35
B24Approaching thunder0.25
B25Rain and distant thunder1.07
B26Heavy rain0.50
B27Eerie wind1.00
B28Weird wind0.54
B29Cathedral bell tolling0.26
B30Church bell tolling0.32
B31Church bell tolling in the wind0.48
B32Wind howling in ship's rigging0.43
B33Jungle at night0.35
B34Tropical atmosphere at night0.38
B35The electronic swamp1.17
B36Dr. Jekyll's lab0.34
B37Midnight in the graveyard1.03
B38Daytime in the graveyard1.00
B39The Chinese water torture0.58
B40Boiling oil0.53
Total length of media 39:42.


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Extra notes on cover, middle (gatefold sleeve) and any inserts

Sound effects volume 10

Produced by

Mike Harding

Tracks 29 and 30 from Side A recorded by Eric Simms.

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