Warren Ellis tells Largehearted Boy what he was listening to while writing Dead Pig Collector. Hint: it’s going to be dark, creepy, and epic, just like the novelette.
But if that didn’t get you reaching for your Dr. Dre Beats, maybe “a choir of demented angels singing a city to death” will…
“King Night,” Salem
I personally think that most stories should be started by listening to “King Night.” It encourages delusions of grandeur. It is the sound of a choir of demented angels singing a city to death. It’s a ridiculously massive piece of music, it gets the pulse moving, and soon you’re fantasising about finishing the story so you can get to the real work of organising mass executions in giant amphitheaters. This is good.
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