John Carpenter's Lost Themes II, out April 15 via Sacred Bones, was made with a band that includes his son and godson, and continues in the proggy/synthy fashion of his best-known scores to his films. You can stream the whole thing via NPR, and watch a live-in-studio video for opening track "Distant Dream" (directed by Carpenter himself) below.

Carpenter and his band will be touring this year, including NYC's Playstation Theatre on July 8. Tickets are still available. More dates have been added since our last post and all are listed below.

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John Carpenter - 2016 Tour Dates
May 27 Greece, Athens – Piraeus Academy
May 28 Greece, Athens – Piraeus Academy
May 30 Denmark, Copenhagen - Koncerthuset - Koncertsalen
June 02 Spain, Barcelona – Primavera Sound
June 14 US, Seattle – Paramount
June 15 US, Portland - Arlene Schnitzer
June 17 US, Oakland - Fox Theatre
June 18 US, Los Angeles – Orpheum
June 19 US, Phoenix – Mesa Center for the Arts
June 21 US, Denver - Gothic Theatre
June 23 US, Austin - Moody Theatre @ ACL LIVE
June 24 US, Dallas - Majestic Theater
July 03 Iceland, Ásbrú ATP - Iceland
July 06 Switzerland, Neuchâtel - International Film Festival
July 08 US, New York - Playstation Theatre
July 09 US, Philadelphia – Keswick Theatre
July 10 US, Pittsburgh – Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall
July 12 US, Washington DC - Lincoln Theatre
July 15 US, Detroit - The Masonic Temple
July 16 US, Chicago – Thalia Hall
July 18 US, Milwaukee – Pabst Theatre
August 26 Italy, Turin – Today’s Festival
August 28 Italy, Rome - Auditorium Parco Della Musica / Santa Cecilia Hall
October 28 UK, Manchester - Albert Hall
October 29 UK, Manchester - Albert Hall
October 31 UK, London - Troxy

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