Joel Plaskett and the Emergency are conquering Canada, one town at a time. After an already extensive Spring/Summer tour to support their innovative new record “Scrappy Happiness”, Joel and his stalwart band were back on the road in Sepetember and October, and will continue to bring the rock to the people of Canada well into the New Year. Continue reading
For the final Halloween-themed Album Cover Of The Week, I am featuring a classical album recorded by the Toronto Symphony in 1967, under the direction of a famous conductor named Seiji Ozawa. ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ was written in 1830 by Hector Berlioz, a French composer. The plot of this particular symphony involves an artist overdosing himself on opium, which causes him to enter a series of nightmarish hallucinations, including a scene where the protagonist fantasizes about murdering his lover, and ending with a demonic orgy at a Witch’s Sabbath.