John Carpenter details 'Lost Themes' compilation

Earlier this year, we found out that a collection of kerbed film scores composed by filmmaker John Carpenter would be released in the near future, and we now have some more details about the compilation.

Titled 'Lost Themes', the collection will include nine unused soundtracks written for his films, which the track 'Vortex' being unveiled.

“Lost Themes was all about having fun,” Carpenter says in a statement. “It can be both great and bad to score over images, which is what I’m used to. Here there were no pressures. No actors asking me what they’re supposed to do. No crew waiting. No cutting room to go to. No release pending. It’s just fun.”

“Both classical music and rock and roll are part of my musical language, which is riff-driven,” he continues. “So if you listen carefully, I’m sure you can hear some echoes from my past. But I’m sure that’s true of any composer. You just bring your music along with you.”

No exact release date has been added yet, but you can stream 'Vortex' and see the full tracklisting below.

[Via FACT]

'Lost Themes' Tracklist:
1. Vortex
2. Obsidian
3. Fallen
4. Domain
5. Mystery
6. Abyss
7. Wraith
8. Purgatory
9. Night

More News

Gold Panda unveils new track 'Clarke's Dream'

While working on his forthcoming third album, producer Gold Panda has unveiled a new track, 'Clarke's Dream'. The track is said to be a one-off... 8 years 4 months ago

Wu Tang Clan share new single 'Ron O'Neal'

After a number of feuds between members of the world's most famous rap group broke out earlier this year, all nine surviving members of the Wu Tang... 8 years 4 months ago

Medicine announce new album 'Home Everywhere', share lead track 'Turning'

US shoegazing outfit Medicine have announced that they will release their sixth studio album later this year, their first since 2013's 'To The Happy... 8 years 4 months ago

Pulled Apart By Horses announce 'Blood' beer

With Pulled Apart By Horses about to release their third studio album early next month, the band have adopted a more unconventional method of... 8 years 4 months ago

The Civil Wars announce split

It has been on the cards for sometime now but yesterday (5th August) The Civil Wars officially announced their split after spending two years on... 8 years 4 months ago

Stevie Nicks shares new track 'The Dealer'

Despite all the news surrounding her band Fleetwood Mac and their current touring and recording schedule, frontwoman Stevie Nicks has still managed... 8 years 4 months ago

Ben Howard unveils new song 'End Of The Affair'

Singer/songwriter Ben Howard has broken his three year silence of new material with the unveiling of his latest single 'End Of The Affair'. The... 8 years 4 months ago

XL Recordings celebrate 25 years with 4-vinyl compilation

As one of the biggest independent labels in the world, XL Recordings are marking their 25th year of business with a stunning 'best of' compilation of... 8 years 4 months ago

Rustie's new track 'Velcro' features on Adidas advert

While the World Cup is long over, Adidas are getting us ready for the new season and have managed to bag Scottish producer Rustie to add some flare... 8 years 4 months ago