BUYSOUNDTRAX Records presents DARK RIDE, featuring music composed by Kostas Christides, featuring the DARK RIDE theme composed by Kostas Christides and Christopher Young, for the 2006 horror film directed by Craig Singer, written by Robert Dean Klein and Craig Singer, starring Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Patrick Renna, David Rogers and Dave Warden.
Part of 2006’s After Dark Horror Film Festival, DARK RIDE tells the story of a group of six friends on a road trip who have chosen to stop at an old amusement park attraction named Dark Ride. Unknown to them, Jonah, an escaped mental patient has also returned to the park, after having been incarcerated for brutally murdering two teenage girls a decade past. As they bring Dark Ride back to life and board the ride, they are completely unaware of the deadly plans Jonah has in mind for them.
Kostas Christides was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He started his musical studies when he was six years old. Kostas graduated from the London College of Music, where he studied Piano, Composition and Orchestration and also received his Masters degree in Composition. He is also a graduate of the University Of Southern California’s Advanced Studies Program in Scoring For Motion Picture And Television. Kostas has numerous credits to his name as a composer of original scores for films such as PERKINS 14, THE DRONE VIRUS, 29 REASONS TO RUN, EDUART and DARK RIDE. He has also had a successful career as an orchestrator on films such as THE HURRICANE, WONDER BOYS, SWORDFISH, THE SHIPPING NEWS, THE CORE, THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE, SPIDER-MAN 3, UNTRACEABLE and TRAVELING.