Although there are large swaths of America which may only know his name as a track on a Daft Punk album, Giorgio Moroder is so very much more. The name and first song from his new album 74 Is the New 24 hints at that a bit, with a nod to his age (yep, 74) and boundless career.
Exactly 30 years ago today, the world saw The NeverEnding Story for the first time. It was a time before CGI, when you had to make fantasy movies with puppets. But nothing feels old fashioned about the synth-laden, sunset-colored theme song by Giorgio Moroder. The flying dragon-dog was pretty cool, too.
Every quarter-aged hipster wants to be a DJ at one point or another. The only problem is that DJing is actually a really expensive hobby, if you do it right. (And by right, I mean legally.) It used to be that you needed turntables, a mixer, an audio interface, crates of records, a controller and at least one…
Fritz Lang's Metropolis is certainly a classic among science fiction pictures. It's so popular that Oscar-winning composer Giorgio Moroder crafted a rock soundtrack for the film that included performances from legends such as Freddie Mercury. And now it's coming to a theater near you!
Science fiction and fantasy films of the 1980s were filled with a ton of memorable, iconic, and patently ridiculous music. Here are 30+ of the decade's finest (and most painful) movie tunes for your listening pleasure.
The science fiction movie Holy Grail has appeared: the missing sections of Fritz Lang's Metropolis turned up in Buenos Aires. We can finally see what the classic gynoid-led worker uprising movie is really about. Up to a quarter of the movie has been missing since it was butchered for its early screenings in 1927,…