Valley Of The Boom - National Geographic Original
Format: COMPACT DISC
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
Before Facebook and Google dominated the internet, a tiny Silicon Valley startup sought to challenge the world’s leading software maker, Microsoft.Music by Primetime Emmy winners Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein (Stranger Things)Valley of the Boom explores the dot-com era during Silicon Valley’s unprecedented tech boom of the 1990s and subsequent bust. The six-part limited series, tells the wildly true stories of the epic browser wars and the companies that shaped the internet.ABOUT THE COMPOSERSPrimetime Emmy winners and Grammy nominated Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, half of the Austin band S U R V I V E traveled back in musical time to soundtrack the biggest pop culture phenomenon of 2016: the Netflix series Stranger things. The duo's dreamy, throwback score helped sell the nostalgic ode to when Carpenter and Spielberg were the tastemakers of the horror/fantasy genre. Series creators The Duffer Brothers fell in love with the band's albums, which spin classic synths into a soundtrack of the year that garnered two Grammy nominations for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media.Both were born in the early 1980s when the inspirations for Stranger things were being made. Dixon met Stein as teenagers, and both eventually gravitated towards the analog, electronic tones of their childhoods. S U R V I V E has quickly exploded from being a hip Austin act to touring the US and Europe.