Somebody’s Watching Me : Daniel Davies Talks Uncertainty, Spies, And Charlie Christian

Musician and composer Daniel Davies has kept busy the last six years. I’m sure he was pretty busy before that as well, but since 2015 Davies has been a regular collaborator and band mate to John Carpenter and Cody Carpenter. Working on three full-length LPs, an album of reimaginings of Carpenter’s most famous film music, […]

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Heinrich Dressel : Shapeshifting

Heinrich Dressel is the German composer alter ego of Italian musician Valerio Lombardozzi. Lombardozzi records under many aliases, but with Dressel he’s all about old school “creature feature” film scores. On his first release with the excellent Spun Out Of Control, Lombardozzi gives us Heinrich Dressel’s Shapeshifting, a nod of the (severed)head to monster movies, […]

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What’s The Score? Volume III : Ennio Morricone and ‘The Thing’

There’s really no cinematic experience quite like watching John Carpenter’s The Thing for the first time. The desolation, the gritty man’s man vibe, the snow, and of course Rob Bottin’s next level special effects. It’s a movie about paranoia; not knowing who you thought you knew and not trusting someone you considered a brother. Something […]

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Maine “Theme”

So are you feeling the post-Halloween bloat? I am. Don’t get me wrong, I love Halloween. It’s that one time of the year that even adults can look like complete idiots by dressing as Shrek, Elvis, or a giant hot dog at work and not get fired, or admitted into a mental institution. But with […]

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“The Shape Returns”

John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies have unleashed the first piece from their soundtrack to David Gordon Green’s Halloween and it’s an eerie reminder of what made Carpenter’s original so chilling, seductive, and the iconic piece it has become. The track, aptly titled “The Shape Returns”, sounds like a microcosm of all the various […]

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