Cody Carpenter is a third generation musician. His father, John Carpenter, is a director and composer and his mother, Adrienne Barbeau, is a star of film, television and the Broadway stage. His grandfather, Howard Carpenter, was a founding member of the Nashville Strings.
Cody was introduced to his first musical instrument around the age of three and has been playing and composing original music since. His most notable composing works include Cigarette Burns and Pro-Life in Showtime's Masters of Horror (2005) movie series. In 2018, Cody joined his father and Daniel Davies in scoring the reboot of Halloween.
Cody co-wrote, co-produced, and performed on the acclaimed Lost Themes (2015) and Lost Themes II (2016) with his father and Daniel Davies. From 2016-2018, Cody toured North America and Europe with his father and a 6 piece band, performing material from both Lost Themes albums and his father's films.
From 2012 to 2017, Cody released five instrumental progressive rock albums and one synthwave vocal album exclusively on Bandcamp. January of 2018 saw the release of Cody's first non-Bandcamp exclusive album entitled Cody Carpenter's Interdependence, featuring a host of guest musicians such as Jimmy Haslip and Virgil Donati.
In the spring of 2018, Cody, working with composer Mark Day, released Shadow Spirits Vol. 1, a chiptune video game soundtrack to a game that never was. In the summer of 2018, Cody released his first album under the moniker Ludrium, his vocal synth-pop alter ego, titled Reflections.
The end of 2018 and 2019 found Cody performing backup keys for the legendary composer Vince DiCola, playing classics from his film and video game catalog.