Tag: Claudio Simonetti

Soundtrack Reviews 2.0

Soundtrack Reviews 2.0

December 9, 2015 | By

Reviews of five soundtracks I originally covered in Rue Morgue magazine: Claudio Simonetti’s Demons + Goblin’s Profondo Rosso (Rustblade Records), Steve Moore’s Cub / Welp + Shape Shift with A.E. Paterra (Relapse Records), and Anders Manga’s Hexed (Bandcamp).

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CD: Profondo Rosso (1975)

CD: Profondo Rosso (1975)

December 9, 2015 | By

To mark Profondo Rosso’s 40th anniversary, Claudio Simonetti and his newly formed band recorded faithful version of Goblin’s main themes, engineered with the same precision as prior re-recordings…

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CD: Demons (1985)

CD: Demons (1985)

December 9, 2015 | By

Italy’s Rustblade Records brings Claudio Simonetti’s Demons back into circulation on CD and LP to celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary and the longevity of the composer’s insanely catchy title theme…

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Claudio Simonetti Discusses Demons, Vinyl, and Nosferatu

Claudio Simonetti Discusses Demons, Vinyl, and Nosferatu

May 19, 2015 | By

Podcast interview with legendary horror composer Claudio Simonetti on the re-release of his catchy / punchy / addictive score for Lamberto Bava’s Demons (1985) + related news & links.

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BR: Demons / Dèmoni (1985)

BR: Demons / Dèmoni (1985)

January 2, 2015 | By

Not unlike Steven Spielberg, during the 1980s Dario Argento lent his ideas, resources, and producing arm to present movies to audiences interested in the genres in which he specialized, and while Lamberto Bava wasn’t a protégé…

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DVD: Mellodrama – The Mellotron Movie (2008)

DVD: Mellodrama – The Mellotron Movie (2008)

July 8, 2014 | By

Even for non-fans of musical inventions and outright oddities, Dianna Dilworth’s 80 mins. documentary on the Mellotron and its progenitor, the Chamberlin compels multiple viewings; if not for the sheer fun of watching a panoply of composers and musicians (most from rock) revealing their own fascination for this ‘contraption’…

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DVD: Dracula 3D (2012)

DVD: Dracula 3D (2012)

February 3, 2014 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Weak / DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label:  MPI Home Video / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: January 28, 2014 Genre: Horror Synopsis: Bram Stoker’s tale of fanged nobleman Dracula is given a new spin in 3D. Special Features: Behind-the-scenes documentary (63:50) / […]

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Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D (2012)

Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D (2012)

February 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

As promised, I’ve uploaded a review of Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D (MPI / IFC), and added reviews of the director’s last two films, Giallo (2009) and Mother of Tears (2007), from the old site. Also in today’s blog: some teaser images of a camera test using a rare video camera that appears as a prop in the meh biopic jOBS (2013).

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Goblin at The Opera House: Recap & EP vinyl Review

Goblin at The Opera House: Recap & EP vinyl Review

October 19, 2013 | By

Editor’s Blog on Goblin’s first-ever performance in Toronto at The Opera House last week, plus a review of Death Waltz’ limited 12″ EP platter featuring four cuts performed by New Goblin members Maurizio Guarini, Massimo Morante, Claudio Simonetti, and new members Titta Tani and Bruno Previtali.

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Goblin at The Opera House: Recap & EP vinyl Review

Goblin at The Opera House: Recap & EP vinyl Review

October 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Editor’s Blog on Goblin’s first-ever performance in Toronto at The Opera House last week, plus a review of Death Waltz’ limited 12″ EP platter featuring four cuts performed by New Goblin members Maurizio Guarini, Massimo Morante, Claudio Simonetti, and new members Titta Tani and Bruno Previtali.

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