Music Minute: “The Rockin’ Ghost” by The Modernaires

Happy Halloween! Well, we may be early, but we've been hearing laughter in the distance. ¬†And ... last night we woke up to disembodied voices and figures in the dark. ¬†Okay, now we just got the mark of trinity slashed into our backs!! What the hell! This could only mean one thing. ¬†We have a …

Music Minute: Le Temps de l’Amour – Fran√ßoise Hardy (1965)

Here's just a tiny taste of one of our favourite Parisian¬†songstress of¬†all-time. ¬†The great¬†Fran√ßoise Hardy is known for so much more than just her fantastic voice and smooth 60s style. According to her wikipedia page her credits reach from singer/actress and notes her as a Astrologist (so you better believe we'd be a fan). ¬†Surely …

Music Minute: Poison Ivy – The Coasters(1959) + {Bonus: The Aztecs(1964)}

Written by¬†American songwriting duo¬†Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Poison Ivy was originally recorded by¬†The Coasters¬†in 1959. It went to #1 on the¬†R&B¬†chart and #7 on the¬†Billboard Hot 100¬†chart. The duo would write a string of hits which would lead them to rise to fame in the 50s teaming up with other writers and writing hits …

Music Minute: “Dear God” – XTC (1986)

Whenever we question our own reality and or think about our New Dracula Shades, this is one of the tunes that jumps into our Head's and gets our toe's tappin'. ¬†We're lover's of the hippie glasses and ¬†penchant for¬†Hats, not to mention overall gentlemanly style of this English Invasion. Not only is the message frank, …

Music Minute: Machu Picchu – The Strokes (2011)

We can all relate to ambition. ¬†Whether it's something flying over our heads, or a driving force at our back, we all know there's a lot left to accomplish when we turn in at night. ¬† Most importantly, we can all relate to being human. ¬†And we do only have a limited amount of time …