Rock in Retrospect

John Carpenter

October 30, 2022 Nick Bambach Season 2 Episode 39
John Carpenter
Rock in Retrospect
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Rock in Retrospect
John Carpenter
Oct 30, 2022 Season 2 Episode 39
Nick Bambach

There's no better way to celebrate Halloween than to devote an entire episode to the filmmaker who helmed the iconic 1978 movie of the same name! Horror movie expert and Tik Tok influencer Peter Waters joins us to talk about John Carpenter's maverick career and the musical pieces he composed. We talk about Carpenter's musical background, the movies that inspired him, our favorite films from his canon, the Lost Themes trilogy and other musical projects in the last decade.  We conclude with our thoughts on the recent film Halloween Ends (2022) which Carpenter co-composed!

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There's no better way to celebrate Halloween than to devote an entire episode to the filmmaker who helmed the iconic 1978 movie of the same name! Horror movie expert and Tik Tok influencer Peter Waters joins us to talk about John Carpenter's maverick career and the musical pieces he composed. We talk about Carpenter's musical background, the movies that inspired him, our favorite films from his canon, the Lost Themes trilogy and other musical projects in the last decade.  We conclude with our thoughts on the recent film Halloween Ends (2022) which Carpenter co-composed!