Scorn of the Women – Weddings Parties Anything
I Was Only 19 – Redgum
What’s A Few Men – Hunters & Collectors
And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda – The Pogues (written by Eric Bogle)
Green Fields of France – Dropkick Murphys (written by Eric Bogle)
As I am sure you’re aware, I am a sophisticated man of the world, who derives no pleasure from rummaging through the trashcan of popular culture. But still, I bravely troll through the filth on your behalf. I like to think of it as a public service. After all, who would you rather hear about [...]
This is from Melbourne’s The Bombay Royale. This tune is so infectious, it will get stuck in your head for days.
Today I am going to look at the work of composer Hugo Montenegro. Montenegro is probably more famous for his re-interpretation of other composer’s music. His version of Ennio Morricone’s The Good, The Bad And The Ugly topped the U.S. charts (making it to #2). But Montenegro did his own tunes as well and provided [...]
A little bit of retro-spy dub from The Norliss Tapes – featuring Super7even and Sandra West.
Everyone loves movie music, don’t they? That fusion of images and sound can create true cinema magic regardless of genre. Maybe you’re old school, and love the swelling, bombastic scores of Max Steiner and Wolfgang Maria Korngold – or perhaps you’re a rocker and have King Creole or The Girl Can’t Help It constantly on [...]