H.P. Lovecraft Vinyl Records Lps For Sale

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H.P. Lovecraft Vinyl Record Lps For Sale

H.P. Lovecraft: Literary Horrors and Musical Tributes

The Enigmatic Legacy of H.P. Lovecraft

Birth and Early Life (1890-1913) Howard Phillips Lovecraft, born on August 20, 1890, in Providence, Rhode Island, would go on to become one of the most influential figures in the realm of weird and cosmic horror. Lovecraft’s early life was marked by precocious literary interests and a fascination with the macabre.

Literary Pioneering (1913-1937) Lovecraft’s literary career began in the early 20th century with the publication of his stories in pulp magazines. While not achieving significant recognition during his lifetime, Lovecraft’s unique blend of cosmic horror, forbidden knowledge, and otherworldly entities laid the groundwork for a genre that would later be known as “Lovecraftian horror.”

The Cthulhu Mythos: Cosmic Horror Unleashed

Creation of Cthulhu (1928) Lovecraft’s creation of the iconic deity Cthulhu in his short story “The Call of Cthulhu” (1928) marked a pivotal moment in the development of his cosmic horror mythos. Cthulhu became a symbol of existential dread, a monstrous entity that lay dormant beneath the sea, waiting to rise and wreak havoc.

Influence on Popular Culture Lovecraft’s influence on literature, film, and popular culture is immeasurable. The Cthulhu Mythos, a shared universe populated by ancient gods, forbidden knowledge, and eldritch horrors, has inspired countless writers, filmmakers, and artists to explore the depths of cosmic terror.

Lovecraftian Themes in Music

Musical Exploration of Cosmic Horror Lovecraft’s themes of cosmic horror, forbidden knowledge, and the insignificance of humanity found resonance in the realm of music. Various artists across genres have drawn inspiration from Lovecraft’s works, creating a musical subgenre often referred to as “Lovecraftian music” or “Mythos music.”

The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society: “A Shoggoth on the Roof” (2003)

Theatrical Adaptation The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society’s musical adaptation, “A Shoggoth on the Roof” (2003), is a whimsical yet eerie take on Lovecraftian themes. Inspired by the musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” this production introduces audiences to the quaint town of Arkham and its encounter with cosmic horrors.

Notable Tracks:

  1. “Tradition (Intro)”
  2. “If I Were a Deep One”
  3. “Fiddler’s Green”
  4. “Shoggoth Surprise”

Metallica: “The Call of Ktulu” (1984)

Instrumental Epic Metallica’s instrumental masterpiece, “The Call of Ktulu” (1984), pays homage to Lovecraft’s mythos. Featured on the album “Ride the Lightning,” the track is a sonic journey that captures the essence of cosmic horror through its dynamic shifts and intricate guitar work.

Notable Tracks:

  1. “The Call of Ktulu”

The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets: “The Shadow Out of Tim” (2009)

Canadian Lovecraftian Rock The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets, a Canadian rock band, has embraced Lovecraftian themes in their music. “The Shadow Out of Tim” (2009) is an album that delves into the eerie and otherworldly elements of Lovecraft’s stories, blending rock and cosmic horror.

Notable Tracks:

  1. “20 Minutes of Oxygen”
  2. “The Innsmouth Look”
  3. “Shoggoth’s Old Peculiar”
  4. “Blackout”

Cryo Chamber Collaborations: Lovecraftian Ambient Soundscapes

Dark Ambient Exploration Several ambient music artists, collaborating under the banner of Cryo Chamber, have created Lovecraftian soundscapes that immerse listeners in the atmospheric dread of the Mythos. Albums like “Cthulhu” (2014) and “Azathoth” (2015) offer sonic journeys into the heart of Lovecraftian horror.

Notable Tracks:

  1. “R’lyeh”
  2. “The Crawling Chaos”
  3. “Nyarlathotep”

H.P. Lovecraft: The Man, The Mythos, The Music

Musical Homage to the Master of Horror H.P. Lovecraft’s influence extends far beyond the written word. The cosmic horrors he envisioned have found a home in the realm of music, where artists across genres pay homage to the master of horror through their compositions. From theatrical adaptations to instrumental epics and ambient soundscapes, Lovecraft’s legacy continues to thrive in the haunting melodies that echo the otherworldly terrors of the Cthulhu Mythos.

Eternal Resonance As long as artists find inspiration in the cosmic horrors Lovecraft unleashed upon the world, his legacy will endure in the evocative notes and haunting chords that weave together to create a musical tapestry of Lovecraftian horror. The eldritch echoes of his mythos will continue to reverberate through the corridors of musical creation, ensuring that H.P. Lovecraft’s literary and cultural impact remains eternal.

LOVECRAFT Valley Of The Moon LP Rural Late Psych Rarity H.P Lovecraft REPRISE 70

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H. P. Lovecraft The Shadow Over Innsmouth 4x LP Andrew Leman Chris Bozzone

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H.P. Lovecraft~H.P. Lovecraft (Vinyl Record 1967 PHS-600-252)

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H.P. LOVECRAFT:Wayfaring Stranger-Time Machine 1967 Rare Psych Promo Philips

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Lovecraft Cadabra Records 3rd release 28/100 Sub Edition Halloween In A Suburb

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The Terrible Old Man Lovecraft 7" /200 Two Year Subscriber Edition 2016 Cadabra

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