Toronto film soundtrack collectors who get moist and/or misty-eyed at the sight of resplendent Italo-wax LP rarities should hustle immediately to Pandemonium Books & Discs in Toronto’s Junction area, at 2920 Dundas Street West. Inside this very roomy and rectangular used book and record haven is, at the time of writing, an entire display wall-turned-patchwork collage of rare soundtrack LPs by the maestro of maestros, Ennio Morricone. Almost all of them foreign issue (Italian, French, Japanese), almost all in near mint condition. Concealing the usual mixed bag of new arrivals and rarities, it feels more like an art installation than simply good commerce, and made my nerdy soundtrack-hungry maw literally drop. Ready your wallets!
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