Carl Orff is a composer I had never heard of until about 2003. But Orff is now a composer I am unlikely to forget. On a shopping trip with my brother one Saturday morning, we ventured to the local shopping centre. Both of us are interested in pop culture, ie music and film, so our … Continue reading Carl Orff. O Fortuna through the ages.
Why John William's classic Superman theme tune is a key part of the character (and why it would of helped Man of Steel)
So, Marvel recently unveiled the trailer for the next Thor movie. I've got to say it's looking pretty cool so far. The use of Led Zeppelin's Immigrant Song is definitely a nice little reference to the comic characters roots in Norse Mythology. https://youtu.be/F7ayGFHGqeQ The song itself has references to Valhalla alongside singer Robert Plant howling, … Continue reading “Immigrant Song” is perfect for the new Thor: Ragnarok trailer
By Steven Casey (@stevenkcblog.wordpress.com) With the sad passing of singer-songwriter Chuck Berry recently, I thought I would use this time to pay tribute to the musician. To be honest, when the news broke that Berry had passed away, my first thought was, why does that name sound so familiar? It took a few days but … Continue reading Chuck Berry: You never can tell.