{MUSIC MINUTE} You’ve Got the Music in You. . . Don’t You? Lana Del Rey’s Visions of the “West Coast”

    Lana Del Rey is hot. She's got the body electric, and the voice of Marilyn. And how can we not love a girl who is always bringing vintage inspired fashion and style to the forefront of today. She is an embodiment of the {PAST}, {PRESENT}, and {FUTURE} and that's why we love her. …

{Music Minute} Ennio Morricone, “The Ecstacy of Gold”

Conjuring up all you Ennio Morricone fans out there. Every fan knows that this man's music can make you soar - and if there isn't one piece that can make one's mind soar to the farthest reaches of imagination it's this one. Makes for a great surge of power and might to kick ass out …

Soundtracks of my LIFE: “HANNAH AND HER SISTERS” (1986)

No, not Hannah from GIRLS . . . "Hannah and Her Sisters" - one of Woody Allen's best and most classic films he ever made chronicling the eccentric lives of well, Hannah, and her sisters. Dianne Wiest won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Michael Caine was dubbed Best Supporting Actor of the …

MUSIC MINUTE: “Waltz” by Toru Takemitsu from “The Face of Another”

This piece is the opening song to Hiroshi Teshigahara's 1966 film  "The Face of Another", an equally disturbing and visually dynamic style stunner to his more famous film "The Woman in the Dunes", which were also written by the novelist Kobo Abe, who wrote the books from which both films are based off of. We …

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} “I’m Doing What I’m Doing For Love” – Teddy Kline and His Orchestra ft. The Two Jazzers

{1920s German Magazine Cover Illustration} Been in the 1920s German Weimar Dirty Decadence kind-of-mood lately and can't shake it! Found this gem last night, and wanted to share it on the site. It's been a while since we had a good old fashioned {MUSIC MINUTE} (granted our last {STYLE WISE} was also a {MUSIC MINUTE}) …