When a movie score gets on a t-shirt

I snagged this beauty recently at Universal Studio’s theme park in Florida. Jaws sits as one of my favourite movies of all time, and it’s musical score is timeless. Still, I was quite surprised when I turned the shirt around to realize the musical score was (in a non musician way) represented! You don’t see…

5 musical wishes for 2014

After looking backward at the year that just ended, I’d like to look forward to 2014, and list out 5 things I hope will come to pass in the musical world. They’re not predictions, just my silly wishful thinking. I hope a few rock bands that have been working their asses off for years will…

My 10 favourite musical events of 2013

Best of lists are by definition pretentious, so I thought I’d avoid the whole argument and just go with my ten favourite moments of 2013. It’s really the same thing in the end, and it just feels more honest! So without further ado, here are my 10 favourite musical moments of 2013:

In Memoriam: Wojciech Kilar

It seems like the holiday season is always saddened by the loss of great artists. I learned today that Polish composer Wojciech Kilar passed away today at the age of 81. His body of work is made up of concert pieces and he also scored over 130 films. I won’t pretend to know a lot…

Mood music for Halloween

Halloween is a great time for me to bring out a genre that is somewhat well represented in my collection: horror film scores! I love to blast that out while kids are trick or treating. It sets the perfect mood. Here are some of my favourites.