Eleanor’s Metamorphosis

Eleanor’s Metamorphosis [MP3]

Sometimes, ideas are worth revisiting. Hopefully this is one of those times.
A couple of years back I did a track called Beatlemania (The Fab Four get Glassed!) Here’s the 2010 version, featuring Sparkletone & The Beatles

File Under: Something for all the lonely people

My Inspiration – APC Stylee
November 4, 2009, 7:56 pm
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my inspiration phil

Even bastards have heroes…
Note: Any similarity between APC’s My Perspiration Inspiration and a certain record store’s My Inspiration campaign is completely coincidental.


Check out the rest of the APC Team after the jump

Sleepwalking for Hours
January 7, 2009, 8:51 pm
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January blues? You betcha!
How about some audio introspection from this self-confessed melancholic.


Morcheeba – Sleep on it
Philip Glass – The Hours
Laurie Anderson – Walking & Falling

Sleepwalking for Hours [MP3]

SIX DEGREES – Traveler Radio Program
May 2, 2008, 12:54 pm
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Just got a belated mail about Six Degrees Traveler, a San Francisco Radio-Show exploring the influence that the great minimalist composers Philip Glass & Steve Reich have had on modern music. Chuffed to find “Beatlemania – (The fab-four get Glassed!) in there.

Philip Glass-Satyagraha (Act 3 Conclusion)
From Glass Cage: Piano Music by Philip Glass & John Cage
Phil RetroSpector – Beatlemania (Philip Glass vs. The Beatles)
From White Label
Philip Glass-Metamorphosis 2
From Solo Piano
Sia-Breath Me (Live)
From Live from KCRW
Clint Mansell-The Last Man
From The Fountain Soundtrack
Tom Middleton – Sea of Glass
From Lifetracks
Mechanical-Bride Umbrella
From Umbrella
Eluvium-Radio Ballet
From Copia
Doveman-Fade into You
From Steffani’s Birthday EP
Coldplay w/ Michael Stipe-Nightswimming
From Live from Austin City Limits
Coldplay-Clocks (Tom Middleton’s Cosmos Remix)
From White Label
LCD Soundsystem-All My Friends
From Sound of Silver
Cibelle-Green Grass (Infantjoy Extended Version)
From Green Grass EP
Steve Reich-Music for 18 Musicians (Coldcut Remix)
From Reich Remixed
Peter Gabriel-San Jacinto (Live)
From White Label
Peter Gabriel-Slow Marimbas
From Birdy Soundtrack
Pantha du Prince-Asha The Bliss
From Dial
Vicious-Best Robots
From 12″
Banco de Gaia-Saturn Return
From Farewell Ferengistan
Steve Reich-Music for a Large Ensemble
From Octet- Violin Phase

For more

ELTON’S GLASSES on Toronto Star’s Anti-Hit List

Yep a SHOCKER indeed! It might be about as dancefloor friendly as a catatonic foxtrot & filed under”songs to make robots cry, but I’m delighted to announce that
“Elton’s Glasses”
, made it to no.4 on the Toronto Star’s Anti-Hit List.

Says the editor, Mr John Sakamoto:

“Making the former’s tragically overplayed “Your Song” sound new again is no small accomplishment, but self-styled “bedroom producer and part-time genius” Phil RetroSpector has done just that by pairing it with the stately “Raising the Sail” from Philip Glass’s score to Jim Carrey’s The Truman Show. The result transforms the sentiment in Elton’s signature ballad from youthful certainty to something closer to the cautiousness born of experience.”

Suddenly, the bedroom of this wannabe recluse doesn’t seem so bad after all…

Thanks John… (p.s. thanks to Reg & Philip too)

For those who might have missed it, Get ELTON’S GLASSES here.


The Beatles ‘Eleanor Rigby’ vs Philip Glass ‘Metamorphosis’ as imagined by Phil RetroSpector. Click here to get BEATLEMANIA. Visuals provided by HIPSHOT MEDIA.