John Carpenter is enjoying a renaissance, as of late. Audiences are rediscovering his films. He loves to tease the press with hints about new projects. But it has been his music that has thrust Carpenter back into the spotlight. His instrumental albums and subsequent concert tours have done well, and his reimagined soundtrack for the hit Halloween reboot goes a long way towards that movie’s effectiveness. On this episode of Songs in the Key of X, we roll through five of John Carpenter’s best tracks. Listen to the teeny-tiny, not-on-the-radio show, then indulge yourself with the full versions of the tunes in the video links below!