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Q&A: John Carpenter Talks New Album Anthology & The Upcoming Halloween Sequel

John Carpenter, the director of such genre-defining shockers as Halloween, The Fog, The Thing, and Christine, permanently scarred our collective childhood with his knack for…
Robbie Daw | October 9, 2017 - 10:13 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Radiohead's "Lift" video is apparently packed with Easter eggs for Radiohead superfans. That's cool, I guess. Good for that video. It's still a boring music…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2017 - 10:06 am

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15 Halloween Songs Rated By Spookiness

In a world beset by attacks on human rights, disease, death, and social media, the one thing everyone can agree is the scariest thing is,…
Kelly Conaboy | October 25, 2016 - 1:51 pm

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Hear Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Cover John Carpenter’s Halloween Theme

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have teamed up once again to serve up a spooky treat for this very special October Friday the 13th. (Boo!)…
James Rettig | October 12, 2017 - 11:09 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Radiohead's "Lift" video is apparently packed with Easter eggs for Radiohead superfans. That's cool, I guess. Good for that video. It's still a boring music…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2017 - 10:06 am

John Carpenter Returns To Directing For His Own “Christine” Video

Horror genius John Carpenter will release a new album on Sacred Bones this fall. It's called Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, and today, Carpenter debuted a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 13, 2017 - 10:16 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Drake released a long-form music video this week. He shouldn't do that! It was very bad! Honestly, if someone would've just taken the "One Dance"
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2016 - 2:52 pm

John Carpenter – “Utopian Façade” Video

Famed director and composer John Carpenter shared his latest album Lost Themes II this past spring. It's a dense, lush, ambient adventure that feels like…
Collin Robinson | September 26, 2016 - 12:17 pm

9 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Thursday

The first thing you need to know about Primavera Sound, besides its incredible lineup and the many schedule conflicts that produces, is that it goes…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2016 - 9:46 am

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8 Great Small-Font Alternatives At Primavera Sound 2016

This year, as we've come to expect, Barcelona's annual Primavera Sound boasts arguably the finest music festival lineup in the world. For its fifteenth installment,…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2016 - 1:18 pm

Stream John Carpenter Lost Themes II

John Carpenter was one of the great filmmakers of the '70s and '80s; we have him to thank for pure gold like The Thing and…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2016 - 9:22 am

John Carpenter – “Angel’s Asylum”

John Carpenter directed Halloween, The Thing, and Escape From New York, and that alone means he's one of the best movie directors of the past…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2016 - 10:44 am

John Carpenter – “Distant Dream”

John Carpenter, the great horror/sci-fi/action movie director, used to do the bleak electronic scores for many of his own movies, and that music has been…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 10:43 am

Hudson Mohawke – “Escape” (John Carpenter Cover)

UK G.O.O.D. Music in-house producer Hudson Mohawke stepped out from behind the scenes this past summer with Lantern, his first solo LP in six years.
Collin Robinson | December 28, 2015 - 5:50 pm

John Carpenter – “Night (Zola Jesus And Dean Hurley Remix)”

John Carpenter is an iconic B-movie director and film composer best-known for scoring creepy, cinematic horror movies of the '70s and '80s. Carpenter is now…
Caitlin White | October 16, 2015 - 11:13 am

John Carpenter To Make Live Performance Debut At ATP Iceland

Legendary horror film director and composer, John Carpenter, will make his live performance debut at next year's ATP Iceland festival. Carpenter is known for his…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 30, 2015 - 11:04 am
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