Artist Spotlight – S. Peace Nistades

Film Composer S. Peace Nistades ventures into music that’s not linked to images, and offers a brooding cinematic art-pop album

50 years of Star Trek: 10 great musical moments

For 50 years, Star Trek has delighted fans worldwide with tales of grand adventure. Here’s a look at the music that made these stories come alive.

Concert review: Star Trek – The Ultimate Voyage

Concert makes a musical journey through 50 years of Star Trek.

Album review – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – John Williams

You’d have to be living under a rock not to know there is a new Star Wars movie out, but what few have mentioned is that this event also brings…

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,…

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…

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 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…

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…

Concert Review: Goblin – Le National, Montreal October 10 2013

I’ve been going to concerts for close to 30 years, and I’ve seen a lot of shows in that span of time. I’ll admit to often being a little blasé…
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