John Carpenter

Culture

We Still Need ‘They Live,' the Most Relevant 80s Movie

It's been 30 years since John Carpenter's classic alien invasion movie hit theaters, and it's more important than ever.
Beckett Mufson
11.6.18
Listen

We Wrestle with Reality in This Week's Waypoints

Taking a look beneath the floorboards of normal everyday life.
Rob Zacny
10.4.18
New music

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ ‘Halloween’ Theme Cover Is Creepy As Hell

Thank you, spooky dudes, for this Friday the 13th gift.
Lauren O'Neill
10.13.17
New music

John Carpenter Is Releasing an Album That Remakes His Classic Film Scores

Listen to a reimagined version of "In the Mouth of Madness" from 'Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998.'
Phil Witmer
8.22.17
Double Future

Double Future 1997: 'Escape From New York' vs. 'The Fifth Element'

Comparing a movie set in 1997 to a movie released then.
Dylan Dawson
7.5.17
Animation

Mysterious Noir Vibes Infuse This Ghostly Animation

Distilled photographic compositions create a mysterious, enigmatic feel in Art&Graft​'s animated short. ​
Kevin Holmes
4.27.17
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The Weeknd's Mysterious Producer Prince 85 Made Us a Mix of French Electro and Hip-Hop

The Parisian beatmaker cooks up 46 minutes of trap bruisers, 90s big beat, and sinister synth instrumentals.
Max Mertens
2.17.17
Festivals 2017

:::Extremely Seinfeld Voice::: What's the Deal with Composers at Music Festivals?

From Hans Zimmer at Coachella to John Carpenter at Primavera Sound, mainstream music festivals are turning composers into rock stars. We spoke with Carpenter and others about the strange new booking trend, and why it's more than just a novelty grab.
Katie Bain
1.30.17
Objectively Correct Lists

Haunted House of Balloons: Analyzing the Weeknd's Horror Obsession Through His Videos

Suspiria, The Shining, Jeepers Creepers, oh my!
John Semley
10.28.16
Noisey News

John Carpenter Gets Knives Out for Rob Zombie, Calls Him a "Piece of Shit”

He's not a fan of Zombie's 'Halloween' remakes either.
Noisey Staff
9.26.16
Features

We Made an Alternative 'Stranger Things' Soundtrack Full of Synth-Heavy, Supernatural Selections

Can't live without your new favorite TV show? Here are some inspired choices to take you back to 1980s Indiana.
James Darton
8.15.16
Interviews

Synthwave Overlord Perturbator Is the Real Neon Icon

Welcome to the retro future.
Jeff Treppel
5.2.16
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