Tag Archives: music

Evolution of the Doctor Who Title Sequence is a Journey in Electronica and Time

Turns out I made Stephanie mad when watching this video.  Really mad.  In summary, it’s the Doctor Who theme played practically on loop for ten solid minutes.  If you’re not a Whovian, it’s probably not your cup of tea.  However, if you love progressive music, electronica, evolution, popular culture, sci-fi, special effects, or anything else, […]


A More Genteel Empire

Check out the following video of Richard Grayson playing Darth Vader’s theme from Star Wars in the style of classical piano.  The YouTube description says this is improvised, which I will gladly believe. For students learning to play the piano, if kids are beating you up for learning to play classical piano, this will only […]


Someone’s Ghost is Going to be Very, Very Upset

I feel like the Kurt Cobain of my generation, but people just don't understand me.
Justin Bieber

The TARDIS is Powered by Tesla Coil

I spent the two weeks that Elliott and Stephanie were away in Texas doing many things: sleeping, keeping my own schedule, reverting to bachelor life, and watching Doctor Who. Four series of the show to be exact. I began watching the show this past summer on BBC America as series five kicked off under the […]


Apparently Celebrities Love Lady Gaga, Too

Can’t say that I find myself singing Lady Gaga in the shower each morning; however, I do know Stephanie has many of her songs on a “Steering Wheel Karaoke” playlist in iTunes. Apparently it has also become quite fashionable for celebrities to make their own covers of Lady Gaga hits, so says The Atlantic. From Christopher […]


Pump the Iron, Pump Up the Jams

The interplay of exercise and music is fascinating and not fully understood, perhaps in part because, as a science, it edges into multiple disciplines, from physiology to biomechanics to neurology. No one doubts that people respond to music during exercise.
Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times