Review: ‘Songs, Bond Songs: The Music of 007’

This may come as a shock, but I’ve never been a fan of James Bond films. They always have confusing plots, and I get bored halfway through. But the music is always fantastic. From the opening lines of John Barry’s James Bond theme, you get a sense of the romance, swagger, intrigue and mystery of …

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Andrew Curry: The James Bond Interview

What do music producer Andrew Curry and James Bond have in common? Curry’s latest project, always the discussion among power pop music fans, is a compilation of interpretations of 26 songs from all the James Bond movies. (Review coming tomorrow) I was able to ask Curry a few questions about the compilation in the middle …

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Concert Review: Duran Duran

I was 14 when Duran Duran first hit it big in the United States with “Hungry Like the Wolf.” It became an MTV staple, and girls treated the band as if they were the second coming of the Beatles. That made a teenage boy uncomfortable. Despite the critics’ tossing aside of the band, citing their …

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