Posts Tagged: James Bond

Swinging Modern Sounds #84: Music for Spaceships

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Perhaps space is an inevitable resting place for music of this kind, because time is completely different when conceived of in the vastness of space, and not only because of relativity.

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The International Song of Mystery

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While the upcoming James Bond film Spectre, potentially Daniel Craig’s penultimate appearance as Bond, has fans wondering who will play the franchise’s lead role next, fans are equally awaiting news on the production of Spectre’s theme song. In fact, they’re betting on it. One anonymous better reportedly placed a £15,000 wager on it being produced […]

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Listen to This!

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In 1958 Ian Fleming and Raymond Chandler discussed each other’s writing in this BBC interview. Being seasoned wordsmiths on the subject, they discuss what makes a British thriller versus an American thriller (apparently “thriller” is an elusive term), heroes and villains and frustrations with bestseller lists. This conversation is definitely worth a listen!

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