Mar 192013

In case you needed another reason to fall in love with electronic music duo AlunaGeorge, the two stopped by BBC1 not only to hash out their newest single, “Attracting Flies,” but also to pay homage to the original king of swing with a cover of “I Wanna Be Like You,” from Disney’s The Jungle Book. Continue reading »

Dec 212012

The third season of HBO’s crime drama, Boardwalk Empire has just finished. Having spent a good deal of time in the Atlantic City area when I was young, I have become a big fan of the show which is based on historical criminal figures. There is a lot to like about the show and many focus on the once-in-a-lifetime role of gangster Nucky Thompson as played by Steve Buscemi. Indeed he is incredible. But what transports you into 1920’s prohibition era South Jersey shore are the sets, costumes, cinematography and perhaps most importantly, the music. Continue reading »