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John Carpenter – “Shudder”

John Carpenter has released a new piece of theme music titled "Shudder." The track was produced for the horror film streaming service of the same name. With…
Tosten Burks / October 29, 2018

The Breeders Cover John Carpenter’s Halloween Score Live

On Wednesday night, the Breeders enlisted opening band Melkbelly to help out with a special surprise for the crowd at the Stone Pony in Asbury…
Maggie Serota / October 26, 2018

Halloween Is the First Worthy Successor to John Carpenter’s Original

If Rob Zombie’s clunky 2007 remake was any indication, it would seem that anyone attempting to revive Halloween for the 21st century is setting themselves…
Maggie Serota / October 19, 2018

John Carpenter on Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s Halloween Score Cover: “I’m Impressed”

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross's 2017 interpretation of John Carpenter's iconic Halloween theme is getting a vinyl release on October 26. Sacred Bones is releasing the…
Maggie Serota / October 18, 2018

John Carpenter — “The Shape Returns”

In honor of the forthcoming Halloween film, horror auteur John Carpenter has updated "The Shape," his chilling score to the groundbreaking 1978 slasher film. This time…
Maggie Serota / September 19, 2018

The New Halloween Looks Good as Hell

On Friday, the trailer dropped for the new iteration of Halloween. If you're familiar with John Carpenter's 1978 original, you know it as the story of…
Maggie Serota / June 8, 2018

Stream Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s Rework of John Carpenter’s Halloween Theme

Leading up to the release of John Carpenter's "anthology" of rerecorded movie themes, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has collaborated with composer Atticus Ross…
Rob Arcand / October 13, 2017

Watch John Carpenter’s Video for “Christine,” His First Directorial Work in Seven Years

Horror-film auteur John Carpenter is back in the saddle, musically, for his upcoming album of reinterpretations of some of his greatest movie themes, Anthology: Movie Themes…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 13, 2017

John Carpenter Announces Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, Shares New Version of In the Mouth of Madness Theme

Legendary B-horror director and musician John Carpenter has announced a new album, Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, which will feature new recordings of some of the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 22, 2017

Eastbound and Down Collaborators to Helm Serious Reboot of John Carpenter’s Halloween

Following reports that John Carpenter would be joining as executive producer on a new reboot of the Halloween franchise, more details have been announced about the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 10, 2017

Why Do Internet Nazis Think ’80s Cult Classic They Live Is an Anti-Jewish Conspiracy?

Last night, acclaimed horror director John Carpenter tweeted out a clarification of his 1988 cult classic They Live that it's hard to imagine anyone needed to hear:…
Anna Gaca / January 4, 2017

John Carpenter’s “Utopian Façade” Video Pits an Android Against Zombies

Because nothing says hoodie season like horror movie synths, John Carpenter has decided to release the video for "Utopian Façade.' The track appears on Lost Themes II,…
Brian Josephs / September 26, 2016

The 25 Best Dance Remixes of 2015

This year, remixes ruled. DJ Snake slung AlunaGeorge's "You Know You Like It" to the top of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart by subbing treble for subtle…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015