• Escape From New York was a triumph of minimalist soundtrack design Thursday 17 Jan 2019 Escape From New York was a triumph of minimalist soundtrack design
    Sometimes being just behind a technological trend is not always a bad thing. While the original Dolby Stereo surround mix of Star Wars (Episode IV - A New Hope, 1977) sounded like someone playing with a new toy, the soundtrack for John Carpenter's Escape from New York (1981) still stands up today. Kevin Hilton digs into the sounds and music of an 80s dystopian cult classic. Read more...

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