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Karl Kraft
04-11-2004, 03:09 PM
I was wondering if there are many prominent dance remixes/notable samples of/featuring J.C soundtracks? The Escape from New York theme always seemed perfect for a D&B version. Sure his indirect influence must be all over alot of things darkside anyhow..

mms
04-11-2004, 04:08 PM
assault on precinct 13 was totally nicked by bomb the bass, beat dis i think the trak is, its the melody.

there is a disco mix of that on zyx records which is rather good.

there are a shit load of tracks that steal dialogue from dark star, the one that springs to mind is one by b 12 that's on the blech mix , where he's arguing with the robot about its existence.

redcrescent
04-11-2004, 04:08 PM
I have this (http://www.discogs.com/release/84586) but I've a feeling it's not what you mean...

BSquires
04-11-2004, 07:16 PM
An early Witchman track also use the Assault on Precinct 13 main theme as its basis. Sorry I don't know the name.

hamarplazt
04-11-2004, 08:55 PM
Assault must be one of the most covered electronic tracks ever. In addition to the allready mentioned, there's Mark Shreeve ("Assasin" from the 1983-album of the same name), Afrika Bambaataa ("Bambaataa's Theme" from "Beware), The Octagon Man ("Assault" from "The Exciting World...") and I-F ("Assault on Radio Radical" from "Fucking Consumer") and probably many more.

originaldrum
04-11-2004, 09:51 PM
i always had these strange and unqualified ideas that ruff sqwad (their producers) were like the john carpenters of grime

Telephone Thing
24-11-2004, 03:56 AM
Not sure if it's what you have in mind, but there's a mix on Gooom Disques' site that makes interesting use of the theme from Christine :

http://www.gooom.com/mix.php

Karl Kraft
25-11-2004, 04:10 PM
Wow, thanks, lots to work with. Shamefully Precinct 13 is just sbt the only carpenter flik I've not seen. I've had the VHS for abt 7 years but my lack of Video (or tv for that matter) is a prob atm. I'll have to find it up on DVD and stick it in me PC.

Chinavision
26-11-2004, 08:04 PM
You can also add Legowelt to the list of 'Assault' remixes/covers (available on his site: http://www.xs4all.nl/~awolfe/).
As an aside, some sound effects from Dark Star were used on the OMD album Dazzle Ships, which I was shocked to discover when I finally saw the movie.

Leo
20-11-2012, 09:11 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wp_K8prLfso

rubberdingyrapids
21-11-2012, 11:09 AM
ruff sqwads lethal injection sounds like a john carpenter score underneath the top synths
alchemist - away from dance music - is obv a big carpenter fan

IdleRich
21-11-2012, 11:32 AM
"assault on precinct 13 was totally nicked by bomb the bass, beat dis i think the trak is, its the melody."
Pedant's Corner - It was Megablast (the Xenon 2 music) not Beat Dis.
Assault On Precinct 13 was in turn based on Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin. Makes total sense if you listen to them back to back.

petergunn
30-11-2012, 06:20 PM
You can also add Legowelt to the list of 'Assault' remixes/covers (available on his site: http://www.xs4all.nl/~awolfe/).
As an aside, some sound effects from Dark Star were used on the OMD album Dazzle Ships, which I was shocked to discover when I finally saw the movie.

starkey has an EP called "open the pod bay doors", but it doesn't sound particularly Carpenter-esque...

i made a track called John Carpenter using lots of his Moog sounds...

http://soundcloud.com/pgunn/john-carpenter

JWoulf
01-12-2012, 11:48 AM
silly, but a bit fun:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unlmN0uZt9E

and you may give me this one for christmas:

http://www.factmag.com/2012/11/30/the-40-best-reissues-of-2012/5/