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Last year legendary director and composer John Carpenter—along with Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies—unleashed Lost Themes, an album pulsating with synth-infused music that hearkened back to Carpenter's film scores with imaginative modern twists. Wasting no time, the trio will release their follow-up album, Lost Themes II, through Sacred Bones records on April 15th, followed by live performances beginning this summer:
Press Release (via Pressparty): On Halloween 2014, the director and composer John Carpenter introduced the world to the next phase of his career with “Vortex,” the first single from Lost Themes, his first-ever album of non-soundtrack material. In the months that followed, Lost Themes rightfully returned Carpenter to the forefront of the discussion of music and film’s crucial intersection. Carpenter’s foundational primacy and lasting influence on genre score work was both rediscovered and reaffirmed. Lost Themes was also a milemarker in its label’s catalog, »
- Derek Anderson
Angus Scrimm, beloved horror veteran, character actor, and former album liner notes writer, has died today at the age of 89, Entertainment Weekly reported earlier. Scrimm's longtime friend Don Coscarelli confirmed the news. Coscarelli directing Scrimm in the Phantasm series, in addition to John Dies At The End, the Masters of Horror episode "Incident On And Off A Mountain Road," and Jim, The World's Greatest. Scrimm was a Glass Eye Pix productions regular, having appeared in films such as I Sell The Dead, Satan Hates You, and The Off Season, as well as in the popular Tales From Beyond The Pale radio plays. Scrimm also had a recurring role on the TV series Alias, possibly because J.J. Abrams is a noted Phantasm fan (Abrams is restoring the film). According to IMDb,...
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2 items from 2016
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