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Alan Howarth

syn, *1948 US, New Jersey
Composer of Electronic and Soundtrack

American sound designer and film composer, born 6. August 1948 in South River, New Jersey. Howarth is best known for creating the sound effects for many major Hollywood productions, and for his soundtrack collaborations with director John Carpenter in the 1980s.

        
Instruments
  • Synthesizer
  • Keyboards
  • Electric piano
Genres
  • Electronic
  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
  • Rock
Plays With
Pi Corp
Popular Tracks   
Halloween II Theme on Halloween II - 30th Anniversary Expanded Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth
Chariots of Pumpkins on Halloween III: Complete Original Motion Picture Score by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth
Halloween 4 Theme on Hallowen 4: The Return of Michael Myers by Alan Howarth
Main Theme - Desolation on The Thing: Music From The Motion Picture by Alan Howarth
Halloween TV Commercial on Halloween III: Complete Original Motion Picture Score by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth
H3 - Season of The Witch - Re-Mastered on Halloween III: Complete Original Motion Picture Score by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth
Opening Credits on Prince of Darkness - Complete Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth
Christine Attacks (Plymouth Fury) on Christine by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth
Drive to Santa Mira on Halloween III: Complete Original Motion Picture Score by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth
They Live Main Theme - Bonus Track on They Live - Expanded Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Prince Of DarknessJohn Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth2019Album
Halloween 1-5John Carpenter, Alan Howarth2018Album
Alan Howarth Live At The Hollywood TheaterAlan Howarth2018Album
Retribution (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Alan Howarth2015Album
House At The End Of The DriveAlan Howarth2013Album
Assault On Precinct 13 / Dark Star (Music From The Motion Pictures)John Carpenter / Alan Howarth2012Compil.
Halloween III - Season Of The WitchAlan Howarth2012Single
John Carpenter's The Thing (Music From The Motion Picture)Ennio Morricone, Alan Howarth, Larry Hopkins2011Album
RA.230Alan Howarth2010Single
EvilutionAlan Howarth2010Album
Mørkeleg (Backstabbed) (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Alan Howarth2009Album
Basement JackAlan Howarth2008Album
Paradise Within - Meditation And MusicShavaun Sullivan Avila and Alan Howarth2000Album
The Dentist / The Dentist 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtracks)Alan Howarth1998Compil.
Escape From L.A.John Carpenter & Alan Howarth1997Album
Real Hollywood Sound EffectsAlan Howarth1997Album
Halloween 1-6 Horror CollectionJohn Carpenter and Alan Howarth1996Compil.
Halloween: The Curse Of Michael Myers (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Alan Howarth1995Album
The Lost Empire (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Alan Howarth1990Album
Christine (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Score)John Carpenter In Association with Alan Howarth1989Album
Halloween 4 - The Return Of Michael MyersAlan Howarth1988Album
They Live (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)John Carpenter And Alan Howarth1988Album
Prince Of Darkness (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth1987Album
Song From The Inner EarAlan Howarth, Herbie Hancock1985Album
Dalla Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film "1997: Fuga Da New York"John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth1982Album
Halloween III - Season Of The WitchJohn Carpenter And Alan Howarth1982Album
Escape From New York (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth1981Album
A Historical Glimpse Of The FutureThe Magnetics, Jakob Magnússon, Alan Howarth1981Album
Halloween II (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)John Carpenter In Association With Alan Howarth1981Album
JakiThe Magnetics, Jakob Magnússon, Alan Howarth1981Single
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