Meet the new site; same as the old site

If you’re reading this, it means you’ve found my Diary despite the server change. Yes, Diary of a Music Addict is now self hosted! I left the WordPress hosting to…

Lots of things happening at Music Addict!

Hello dear readers! It’s already been two years since I’ve started this blog. My initial goal was just to have an outlet for my passion about music. I like to…

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,…

Cyril Neville covers Rush’s Working Man

I  just found this great cover or Rush’s early hit Working Man by Cyril Neville (from his September 2013 CD Magic Honey). While the original was more of a Zeppelin…

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…

Wise advice from Wikipedia

In addition to all the convenience that Wikipedia brings to our lives (to the displeasure of encyclopaedia makers around the world), the site also offers very wise advice like this…

Happy 60th birthday to Danny Elfman

One of my favourite composers turns 60 today. Danny Elfman has been a major force in movie scoring since the 80’s, and has provided the music for most of Tim…