John Howard Carpenter is an American filmmaker, screenwriter and composer.
John Carpenter directed and composed the music for some of the most iconic horror films of all time, from Halloween to They Live. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with him about his career and new album Lost Themes III. The hosts also share a few of their favorite film scores and review some new music. Become a member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/soundopinionsMake a donation via PayPal: https://bit.ly/36zIhZK Record a Voice Memo: https://www.micdropp.com/studio/5febf006eba45/ Featured Songs: John Carpenter, "Halloween Theme - Main Title," Halloween (Original 1978 Motion Picture Soundtrack), Columbia, 1979Goat Girl, "The Crack," On All Fours, Rough Trade, 2021Goat Girl, "P.T.S.Tea," On All Fours, Rough Trade, 2021Goat Girl, "Badibaba," On All Fours, Rough Trade, 2021Madlib, "The Call," Sound Ancestors, Madlib Invazion, 2021Madlib, "Road of the Lonely Ones," Sound Ancestors, Madlib Invazion, 2021Madlib, "Two for 2 - For Dilla," Sound Ancestors, Madlib Invazion, 2021Goat Girl, "Sad Cowboy," On All Fours, Rough Trade, 2021John Carpenter, "The Shape Stalks," Halloween (Original 1978 Motion Picture Soundtrack), Columbia, 1979Bebe Barron and Louis Barron, "Forbidden Planet Soundtrack - a) Main Titles - Overture - b) Giant Footprints In The Sand," Forbidden Planet, Planet, 1976Bernard Herrmann, Joel McNeely & Royal Scottish Orchestra, "Scotty Trails Madeline (Including: Madeline's First Appearance, Madeline's Car, The Flower Shop, The Alleyway, The Mission, Graveyard, and Tombstone)," Vertigo: Original Motion Picture Score, Varèse Sarabande, 1995John Carpenter, "Dark Star," Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, Rodeo Suplex, 2017John Carpenter, "Skeleton," Lost Themes III: Life After Death, Sacred Bones, 2021Dimitri Tiomkin, "High Noon - Theme," Movie Memories: Music from the Greatest Films, Colosseum, 1995John Carpenter, "Dead Eyes," Lost Themes III: Life After Death, Sacred Bones, 2021Carl Stalling, "Powerhouse and Other Cuts from the Early 50's," The Carl Stalling Project - Music From Warner Bros. Cartoons 1936-1958, Rhino, 1990Bobby Womack & Peace, "Across 110th Street," Across 110th Street Soundtrack, United Artists, 1972Goblin, "Zombi," Zombi (Dawn Of The Dead) Original Sound, Cinevox, 1978Ennio Morricone, "Armonica," Once Upon a Time in the West, RCA, 1972The Wheel Workers, "S.O.S.," S.O.S. (Single), Steven Higginbotham, 2020
In celebration of being named Consequence of Sound's Composer of the Year, the Master of Horror John Carpenter returns to the podcast to discuss the evolution of Halloween, why the new film was such a hit, and his love for playing music.  Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Iconic horror director John Carpenter — the man behind "Halloween" — talks about being an outsider, what inspired him to make films, and how he accidentally became a full-time musician.
The Master of Horror himself John Carpenter and his bandmate/godson Daniel Davies join the pod for some spirited chats.  Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jan 16th, 1948
Episode Count
6
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
4 hours, 26 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 009943