Wednesday, October 5, 2011

The Collection Grows

Really excited about these two releases from
One of the most brilliant aspects of John Carpenter's The Thing was the electronic score he and Alan Howarth composed for it (used alongside Ennio Morricone's score). The original soundtrack release contained only Morricone's work.

Alan Howarth's Halloween IV is a must-have, and it's been remastered and includes cues previously unreleased.

Click the album covers to hear samples and to order:


Arcane said...

Awesome, thanks for posting this!

The Gill-Man said...

Ah, definitely need to pick these up! I was aware that the remastered H4 soundtrack was in the works, but not The Thing. I have the old Ennio Morricone soundtrack (which is still damned cool), but I'd love to have the full thing! Always bugged me that the complete soundtrack never got a proper release.

I've been quite happy that the Carpenter/Holwarth soundtracks have finally gotten the proper love they deserve. I was incredibly pleased with the remasters of HII and HIII (especially the latter, since we finally got the full soundtrack). These are some wonderful compositions that are truly evocative of their respective films.

Jon said...

Awesome. Ordered.