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It's All In The Reflexes - A John Carpenter Tribute

It's All In The Reflexes - A John Carpenter Tribute front cover It's All In The Reflexes - A John Carpenter Tribute back cover

Various Artists

MP3s

  1. Dark Star - R-Sunset
  2. Assault on Precinct 13 - Comptroller
  3. Halloween - seal of quality
  4. The Fog - Videogame Orchestra
  5. Escape from New York - EvilWezil
  6. The Thing - Videovalvontaa
  7. Starman - Lorenzo Music
  8. Big Trouble in Little China - OxygenStar
  9. Prince of Darkness - Videogame Orchestra
  10. They Live - SLAW
  11. In the Mouth of Madness - arcadecoma.
  12. Escape from L.A. - Shrimps

Budgetary limitations faced by John Carpenter at the dawn of his career forced him to take to his synthesizer collection and create his own visionary lo-fi scores for his movies. Pioneering video game music composers were similarly restricted by primitive sound chips and as a result, tiny magical sounds were forced into existence. How minimal can minimal get? At Pterodactyl Squad HQ we decided to find out by marrying the greatest hits of John Carpenter with the style and hardware of vintage video game systems. It's all about doing much with not much. It's all in the creativity. It's all in the imagination. It's all in the reflexes.