John Carpenter is the godfather of the current synthwave explosion. He announced a new album, Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, due out October 20th from Sacred Bones Records. The album collects newly recorded versions of 13 of his biggest movie themes. Carpenter collaborated with his son Cody and godson Daniel Davies on the new versions of the material.
In addition to the album, John Carpenter also announced a tour. You can spend Halloween Night with the legendary director here in Los Angeles at the Palladium. Tickets go on sale tomorrow 10/25 at 10am. Buy your tickets here.
Preorder your copy of Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998 in one of three different colorways including Halloween orange “Anti-God” green or standard black. The colorways are limited to only 500 copies apiece. Order yours here.
Read the Get Some concert review of John Carpenter’s triumphant performance at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles here.
John Carpenter Tour:
10-29 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint at Hard Rock Casino
10-31 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
11-02 Anaheim, CA – City National Grove
11-04 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
11-05 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
11-07 Maplewood, MN – Myth Live
11-09 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
11-10 Detroit, MI – El Club
11-12 Toronto, Ontario – The Danforth Music Hall
11-13 Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis
11-15 Boston, MA – Royale
11-16 New York, NY – Terminal 5
11-18 Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero
11-19 Syracuse, NY – The Palace Theatre