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Strange Fruit: The Beatle’s Apple Records

Strange Fruit: The Beatles’ Apple Records (Sexy Intellectuals) As record companies become less and less relevant in today’s digital age, the story of The Beatles’ own foray into the record business stands to risk its own extinction. While it is exciting to watch the industry transform back into a singles-based culture with the gap between … Continue reading Strange Fruit: The Beatle’s Apple Records

The Story Of Rock ‘n’ Roll Comics

I will confess to following Marvel comics in the mid-70s, a supermarket habit that I took up while my Mom took our cocker spaniel to obedience school at the local armory. I’ll even admit that I groaned a bit when I learned that she threw away all of those comics–including a first issue edition of … Continue reading The Story Of Rock ‘n’ Roll Comics

From Straight To Bizarre: Zappa, Beefheart, Alice Cooper and L.A.’s Lunatic Fringe

Going back to the first time I ever heard Captain Beefheart’s Trout Mask Replica, I remember wondering, “What is going on here?” The second thought immediately following this was “Who on Earth would release this?” Even today, Trout Mask Replica stands out as a left-field landmark, an impressive opus that may not sound like a … Continue reading From Straight To Bizarre: Zappa, Beefheart, Alice Cooper and L.A.’s Lunatic Fringe

The Who, The Mods and the Quadrophenia Connection

The Who, The Mods and the Quadrophenia ConnectionA look at how the Mod movement influenced the ultimate ode to the angry young man. Or that’s what the DVD cover would have you believe…

Nirvana Reading Appearance on DVD

The NME reports that Nirvana‘s notorious 1992 Reading Festival appearance will be released on DVD this May. Titled Life Takes No Prisoners, the disc features 27 songs, including covers of Boston‘s “More Than a Feeling” and “The Star Spangled Banner.” There’s no US release date nor a listing on Amazon as yet. Track listing after … Continue reading Nirvana Reading Appearance on DVD