It’s hard to separate Eye of the Tiger from Rocky. When you think of one, you think of the other. But Survivor wasn’t Sylvester Stallone’s first choice for the soundtrack.
“You met me at a very strange time in my life.” Continue reading “SOUND BITES: “Where is My Mind?” from Fight Club”
The Soronprfbs don’t mess around. Continue reading “SOUND BITES: “Secure the Galactic Perimeter” from Frank”
The slow burn of the intro to Aerosmith’s Sweet Emotion kicks off Dazed and Confused.
When Stanley Kubrick was making Eyes Wide Shut, he contacted composer Jocelyn Pook and asked if she had anything “weird”.
This is a song that can be haunting or hopeful. Continue reading “SOUND BITES: “In Heaven” from Eraserhead”
Is side one of Led Zeppelin IV really the best music for making out? Continue reading “SOUND BITES: “Kashmir” from Fast Times at Ridgemont High”
Catherine Martin is cruising along in her car belting out American Girl while Tom Petty sings on the radio. She is the daughter of Senator Ruth Martin, and in minutes, she is about to meet Buffalo Bill, the deranged serial killer, lurking with his fake cast and ominous windowless van. Continue reading “SOUND BITES: “American Girl” from The Silence of the Lambs”