Secrets Of The ‘Escape From New York’ Soundtrack

In his latest video, Alex Ball talks with Alan Howarth about the soundtrack to the John Carpenter film Escape From New York.

Howarth discusses how he got his foot int the door in Hollywood, doing sound design for films like Star Trek: The Motion Picture, and how that led to doing soundtracks with Carpenter. He also talks about the gear he used in creating the score to Escape From New York and the process used in creating the soundtrack.

Ball also discusses some of the theory behind the score, digging into the harmony of the main title, dissecting the arrangements and recreating several tracks.


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