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Lisa Miguez

At the close: London 2012

At the close: London 2012

It was a fitting end. Emotional. Riveting. Over 80,000 people all signing along to some of Britan’s top musical talent. No. I am not talking about London’s Olympic Closing Ceremonies, rather the alternative closing ceremony concert in Hyde Park – Bombay Bicycle Club, New Order, The Specials and the brilliant blur. From the cynical to […]

Enough with the Ageist Commentary: Madonna is NOT an over the hill Icon

Enough with the Ageist Commentary: Madonna is NOT an over the hill Icon

Enough. Seriously. Did you really think the original Material Girl would go all Bette Midler, start wearing sequin gowns (though I know, she has) and sing Wind Beneath My Wings sentimental bumph? Yes? Obviously you have had your head under a rock. Madge is about to release a new album and head out on a […]

Drive: It's the music that makes the movie magic

Drive: It’s the music that makes the movie magic

For me, movie soundtracks fall into four categories: soundtracks that are the film (think Tommy, The Wall, Hard Days Night); soundtracks that are part of the movie dialogue (musicals like Grease, Evita and any Disney animated flick really); soundtracks that are both from and inspired by (in many cases, but not all, the music in […]