Music Minute: Krzysztof Komeda “Rosemary’s Baby Interlude”

‚ÄúA chance to sit quietly and find out who you are; where you've been and where you're going.‚ÄĚ -Ira Levin,¬†Rosemary's Baby {published in 1967}   I called this an interlude because of its sauntering sweet nature between the high stakes and drama that is"Rosemary's Baby". Polanski's iconic film had many claiming he had beckoned the …

Music Minute: “Penumbra” by Bobby Beausoleil and the Freedom Orchestra

Bobby Beausoleil has a bit of a bad rep. Bad rep could be an understatement, but it's true. It never helps to be friends with Charles Manson, or get caught up in a war against society,¬†¬†but its sad to have this overshadow some of his greater achievements, like music. It goes without saying that he …

Music Minute: “Madeleine’s Lament” by Elliot Goldenthal

Did you know Elliot Goldenthal is married to prolific theatre director and puppeteer, Julie Taymor (who was recently fired from Bono's production of "Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark" on Broadway), and studied under John Corigliano who won an Oscar for Best Original Score for 1999's Canadian drama, "The Red Violin"? This is a piece entitled …

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {November 14, 2013} + Bonus Music Minute: “Cast Out Devils” by Gene Moore

+CARNIVAL OF SOULS+ {japanese poster - 1962} such a fine example of vintage japanese poster art! Would love this for the walls of our studio! "Carnival of Souls" is a magical movie. It's both dreamy and nightmarish, and could have been absolutely forgotten if it weren't for the tireless fans who keep promoting the film …

Music Minute: ‚ÄúFrankenstein’s Den‚ÄĚ by The Hollywood Flames

A great track to keep you in the ghoulish mood, as Halloween's Eve inches ever nearer. ¬†Tonight we'll be¬†Ghost Hunting¬†on Toronto Island and we wish we could bring you all along. ¬†We'll have to remain dancing in our dreams with you, as Frankensteins shackles ring out a tune. The Hollywood Flames were an American R&B …

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 …