SOUNDTRACKS Category

MAVERICK SOLITUDE.

It’s scenes like this that continue to rock my senses to this day.¬†Note: if the sun is rising or setting wherever you are in the world right now, you’re in for a treat. If not, don’t fret, because this scene is about to take you there. The heart-wrenching loss of co-pilot Goose was one of […]

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CRYSTALS IN THE LABYRINTH.

If you find yourself venturing through a labyrinth on your next family outing or nature walk dreamscape, one of your mystical encounters might be with crystal balls. Once you’ve met various creatures along your path and pass through the Bog of Eternal Stench, eventually Jareth, the King of the Goblins (David Bowie) will show you […]

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ENCINO, CALIFORNIA 1992.

I can think of 3 films that immediately come to mind when picturing how my fascination with California lifestyle and California state-of-mind started and those films are The Lost Boys, The Wizard and Encino Man. When TNUC was a young brut, these movies shaped my vision of California, or what I at least could imagine […]

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LET LOOSE.

I can think of no better top down, shade tippin’ summer anthem than this Harold Faltermeyer-produced heater from the Fletch soundtrack. ‘Bit By Bit’, by Stephanie Mills, is a heart-pumping dance number with polished, gold-plated production from Harold Faltermeyer. Modern day producers like Chromeo, Diamond Cut and Com Truise should be drooling when they hear […]

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THE WILD ONES.

Just when you thought these two meatballs couldn’t possibly do anymore damage than they’ve already done in the motion picture business and bodybuilding culture, here they are with their bonafide one-and-only hit, ‘I’m A Wild One’. Peter Paul and David Paul (The Barbarian Brothers) recorded this to promote their debut film, The Barbarians back in […]

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GIANNI ROSSI.

For many years this photo was the only conclusive evidence to the existence and whereabouts of soundtrack composer Gianni Rossi. But just recently, the following press release was uncovered: ¬† Italo / Canadian composer Gianni Rossi, once considered the World’s top session keyboardist, has had his share of ups and downs. By the age of […]

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