No great musicians come out of Canada, right? Nothing could be further from the truth. Not only do some of the greatest musicians in the world come from the Great White North, but some of the greatest musicians of all time. These are 8 red hot, highly respected stars that originated in Canada. [Read more…]
Hannibal Lecter is as loved as he is hated, and from what we’ve seen in the movies and read in the novels, this is understandable, to a degree. Yes, he’s a sociopath. Yes, he has an appetite for human flesh – but does that make him a bad person? His music playlist – never mind how we got our hands on it – reveal the hidden depths of his character.
A brilliant psychologist and a gifted surgeon who catapulted into popular consciousness thanks to the 1991 movie, Silence of the Lambs, Lecter is an intelligent, erudite sophisticate. He once sat on the Baltimore Philharmonic Orchestra board of directors, so he obviously loves classical music. However, Beethoven is not all you will find on his iPod. [Read more…]
As we edge closer to the kick-off of the 2018 World Cup, fans around the world are ready to celebrate the greatest football tournament on earth. Of course, every celebration needs a song, or at least an anthem. Over the years we’ve waved our flag, waka-waka’ed, and rocked out to El Rock de Mundial. So, to celebrate this year’s tournament, we’re taking a look at fabulous World Cup songs from the past, and are checking out what we’ll be humming along to this time around. [Read more…]
Music can alter your mood. Game of Thrones music composer Ramin Djawadi knew this all too well when he chose the opening theme song for the HBO hit series. The sound fuels an aura of suspense, thrill and of subtle terror.