Pink Floyd – Live at Pompeii

Pink Floyd : Live at Pompeii is a 1972 concert documentary film directed by Adrian Maben and featuring the English rock group Pink Floyd performing at the ancient Roman amphitheatre in Pompeii, Italy. Although the band perform a typical live set from the era, there is no audience beyond the basic film crew. The main…

The Sopranos Mixtape

On October 1st, 2021, HBO is releasing The Many Saints of Newark (A Sopranos Story), a prequel to David Chase‘s crime drama series The Sopranos. Directed by Alan Taylor, the movie takes place during the 1960’s and 1970’s in Newark, New Jersey, using the city’s 1967 riots as a backdrop for tensions between the Italian-American and…

007 : My Name Is Bond & James Bond Themes Mixtapes

The James Bond film series from Eon Productions features numerous musical compositions since its inception in 1962, many of which are now considered classic pieces of British film music. The best known of these pieces is the ubiquitous “James Bond Theme” composed by Monty Norman, arranged and performed by John Barry. Other instrumentals, such as the…

Nirvamind Mixtape

Nevermind is the second studio album by Seattle’s rock band Nirvana. It was released on September 24, 1991, by David Geffen Company Records. Produced by Butch Vig, it was Nirvana’s first release on a major label, as well as the first to feature drummer Dave Grohl. On September 24, 1991, an other important album was…

9/11 : A Terror Odyssey (The NORAD Mixtape)

Tuesday, September 11, 2001, four California-bound commercial airliners, which took off in the northeastern United States, were hijacked mid-flight by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists. The hijackers were organized into three groups of five hijackers and one group of four. The first plane to hit its target was American Airlines Flight 11. It was flown into the…

Sparks [Ron & Russell Mael] Mixtape

Sparks is an American pop and rock duo formed by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals) in Los Angeles. Known for their quirky approach to songwriting, Sparks’ music is often accompanied by sophisticated and acerbic lyrics, often about women or Shakespearean literature references, and an idiosyncratic, theatrical stage presence, typified in the contrast between…

Pearl Jam : Ten = 30

Guitarist Stone Gossard and bassist Jeff Ament had played together in the pioneering Seattle band Green River (with future Mudhoney‘s singer Mark Arm and guitarist Steve Turner and also Bruce Fairweather who eventually replaced Steve Turner on guitar and Alex Vincent on drums). Following Green River’s dissolution in 1987, Jeff Ament, Bruce Fairweather and Stone Gossard played together in Mother…

Flower Travellin’ Band

Flower Travellin’ Band (フラワー・トラベリン・バンド, Furawā Toraberin Bando) Flower Travellin’ Band is a Japanese rock band that was formed in 1967. They were connected to Japan’s counterculture movement and noted for their mixture of early heavy metal with psychedelic and progressive rock. They received wide acclaim from critics but failed to achieve commercial success and separated in…

Scott Walker

“One of the most enigmatic and influential figures in rock history”  Mark Savage, BBC Noel Scott Engel (January 9, 1943 – March 22, 2019) better known by the stage name Scott Walker, was an American singer-songwriter, composer and record producer who lived most of his life in England. Walker was known for his baritone voice…

Radiohead • OK MiniDisc

MiniDiscs [Hacked] is a compilation of recordings by the English rock band Radiohead, made while they were working on their 1997 album OK Computer. It comprises over 16 hours of demos, rehearsals, live performances and other material. The recordings, taken from MiniDiscs belonging to singer Thom Yorke, were not intended for release; after they leaked…

Bike Mixtape

Critical Mass is a form of direct action in which people meet at a set location and time and travel as a group through their neighbourhoods on bikes. The idea is for people to group together to make it safe for each other to ride bicycles through their streets, based on the old mantra: “there’s…