Takashi Kako, Is Paris Burning: A Collection. Soundtrack and theme for the NHK documentary program, Eizou no Seiki (The Twentieth Century in Moving Images) (1995).
Category Archives: TV
Hitachi & Tree Song
A long running commercial for Hitachi Group.
The Great Pumpkin Waltz & Chick Corea
A Halloween reblog tradition. Cover of Vince Guaraldi’s classic from the compilation album Happy Anniversary, Charlie Brown! (1989).
Chick Corea (piano), John Patitucci (bass), Tom Brechtlein (drums).
Far from Any Road & BoFN Post
I like the opening theme to True Detective Season 1, “Far from Any Road,” and put up a post at the Blog of Funny Names on Brett and Rennie Sparks, who wrote and perform it. From the album Singing Bones (2003).
Furuhata Ninzaburo & Opening Theme
Furuhata Ninzaburo was a great detective show, comparable to Columbo in the basic premise, but it had a more philosophical and dandyish protagonist, brilliantly played by Mazakazu Tamura. It also had a great opening theme, with a James Bondish riff (probably overtly) at the beginning, but a totally different flair once it got going.
Best of Yellow Hat
There is no way to explain the campy, hallucinagenic brilliance of the tv cms of Yellow Hat, a tire outlet chain. They constitute a musical and artistic genre all their own, and just have to be seen to be understood (maybe?).
PPAP Hits BoFN
What can I say? No excuse. It just is what it is.
R.I.P. Mary Tyler Moore