John Carpenter Discusses his Affection for Moog Synthesizers
The horror auteur opens up about scoring low budget films, composing influences, and his new album.
Having recently dropped his sophomore album Lost Themes II via Sacred Bones Records, iconic horror film director John Carpenter has recently sat down with Korg to discuss the pivotal role that synthesizers have played in his musical and filmic ambitions. The influential filmmaker, pioneering soundtrack composer, writer, musician, father, Academy Award winner, and world-renowned authority on the horror and science-fiction genres reveals how Moog synthesizers allowed him to score his own movies on a budget when he was attending film school in the ’60s. Carpenter also sheds light on the best electronic scores and his upcoming tour.
You can watch the video in the player above and learn more about his tour dates by going here.