Nearly after five decades since their break up, the legendary British rock band The Beatles, which is survived by two living members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, is dishing out a new limited edition collection of newly remastered seven-inch vinyl singles.
Star Wars’ Galactic Empire is dark (why? ermmm, blowing up planets, duh) and you know what else is dark? Heavy metal music. As such, it is fitting to have a heavy metal rendition of the iconic soundtrack The Imperial March, AKA Darth Vader’s Them, composed by John Williams from the original Star Wars trilogy.
Here’s one not to be missed by super fans of Frank Zappa. Super fan would have know that Frank Zappa had put super shows around his favorite holiday, Halloween, through the 70s and 80s, but sadly, none of the shows in NYC were recorded due to some union issues. Lucky for fans, Zappa did make […]
I guess the time is ripe for artistes from the 80s to re-released their works since, those who grew up listening to them are probably at their prime in terms of financial muscles and it is also at this point that this demographic is feeling particularly nostalgia. Having said that, Beasties Boys, the prominent American […]
Moon landing, 350,000-strong Woodstock, anti-Vietnam war demonstrations, Richard Nixon became president, and the birth of Sesame Street all happened 50 years ago, in 1969. You know what else happen five decades ago? Specifically on this day, August 8? The Beatles released the album Abbey Road with the now-iconic cover of the four band members crossing […]
Good news, fans of Metal Gear Solid. Mondo art house is bringing a couple of MSG goodies to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. There are two merchandises to look out for. The first is a poster with artwork by Sachin Teng and the second item is the first-time-on-vinyl soundtrack released for the 1998 Playstation video […]
There are “Uber” of horse carriage, “Uber” of waterways, and now there is the “Uber for live music” too. Sofar Sounds is a start up that is touted as the “uber for live music” that lets you book live music where musicians turn up at your location of choice for a private performance. It is […]
Not going to lie. I was coaxed to sleep a few nights ago watching Wintergatan’s newest project, the Marble Conveyor Belt, churning out music. The combination of audio produced by the marbles, and the visual of the marbles moving through this inexplicably complex musical marble sculpture is absolutely hypnotizing. I slept earlier than usual and […]
Marking Frank Zappa’s classic 1978 album Zappa In New York, Zappa Records and UMe have announced a suite of 40th anniversary releases, including Deluxe 5 CD Box Set, Expanded 3 LP on 180-gram audiophile grade vinyl, and digital format. The re-release was oversaw by the Zappa Family Trust and produced by Ahmet Zappa and Vaultmeister […]
If you have doubts over Neon Genesis Evangelion’s immortality, well, lets just say that it is very much alive. In between now and the last series and the last movie, there have been a series of collaboration and promotional stuff, including Evangelion-themed smartphone, Evangelion-themed bullet train, human-size statue which was sold at Japan’s 7-Eleven, and […]