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: “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…

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…

Music Minute: Station to Station

It would be putting it lightly if we said we love David Bowie. Enjoy a taste of Station to Station from the Thin White Duke himself. Here’s the title track from the 1976 album. Thanks to elgroover for the upload. The European Cannon is here! Enjoy, The Eye. Similar Stories ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†