This is one of my favorite bands, and songs, from high school. (These “only play on youtube” links are irritating me. The video is there, but it won’t let me just link!)
Philip Glass’s opera Akhnaten. I’ve never seen it performed, and in finding this video to share it’s the first time I’ve realised Akhnaten is sung by a counter-tenor, not a woman
I have seen Glass and his orchestra perform the soundtrack to Koyaanisqatsi live while the movie played on a screen behind them. It was absolutely fantastic.
I’ve been listening to Rick Wakeman playing Journey to the Centre of the Earth live. It was a bit like this (but the narration wasn’t in Spanish):
Thor: I’m the most epic fantasy space Superhero to have a release in 2019.
King Angus McFife XIII: Hold my beer…oh, wait, I see you are already holding your own.
(This needs to be spread. What is the world coming to when a Skrillex or Bieber video can have more views in their first two months then this Epicness?)
I… I’m trapped in nostalgia.
This has to be the best thing ive heard this year.
Plus points for noting Batman Returns and Forever.
From the most slept-on member of Wu-Tang Clan:
This is what I was listening to tonight (except this recording is from last night):