Review of new Herb Bermann book

Review of new Herb Bermann book

Steve Froy takes a closer look at the excellent new book of lyrics and reminiscence from Beefheart’s early songwriting collaborator, Herb Bermann. Read the review

Steve
13 Jun
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Return of the Boots

Return of the Boots

Regular visitors to the old Radar Station will remember the fairly large bootleg section we had and have probably been wondering what happened to it. Well,Read More

Steve
2 Jun
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Herb Bermann book to be published

Herb Bermann book to be published

The Mystery Man from The Magic Band. Yes, indeed, here’s something to look forward to. Due to be published around 8 June Beefheart’s co-songwriter, Herb BermannRead More

Steve
26 May
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A Round up of Releases

A Round up of Releases

Catching up on three remastered CDs and a couple of vinyl boots. The Japanese seem to follow their own odd agenda of releasing Beefheart albums. However, when theyRead More

Steve
27 Apr
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Drumbo interviews

Drumbo interviews

Here are two recent interviews with John ‘Drumbo’ French which are worth checking out. The first can be found at the No Apologies Blog, a ChristianRead More

Steve
25 Mar
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The Music of Captain Beefheart by Chris Wade

The Music of Captain Beefheart by Chris Wade

Album reviews and Magic Band interviews 90 pages A5 Publication Wisdom Twins Books 2015 Printed to order for each customer Publicity blurb: A 90 page albumRead More

Steve
26 Feb
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Live from Vancouver 1973

Live from Vancouver 1973

The third in the series of live shows released by Gonzo Multimedia. Song List 1. Suction Prints 2. Low Yo Yo Stuff 3. Nowadays and 4.Read More

Review: Sun Zoom Spark

Review: Sun Zoom Spark

Sun Zoom Spark has been one of the most anticipated Beefheart releases for a long time. Subsequently it which has a lot of expectations to liveRead More

Steve
22 Nov
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Live from Paris 1977

Live from Paris 1977

A 2 CD set of the excellent show at the Le Nouvel Hippodrome, Paris in 1977. Song List Disk 1 1 Hair Pie: Bake III 2Read More

New boxset to be released

New boxset to be released

Warners have been digging in their archives and are about to release a FOUR disc collection on the Rhino label – ‘Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972‘.Read More

Steve
5 Sep
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New music from Zoot Horn Rollo

New music from Zoot Horn Rollo

Four new tracks released online. It’s been a while since Bill Harkleroad released any new music. Not since 2001, in fact, when We Saw A BozoRead More

Live 1966-67

Live 1966-67

The full Avalon 1966 concert available for the first time. Song List The Avalon Ballroom, 1966 1. Down In The Bottom 2. Don’t Start Me ToRead More

Interview with Jerry Handley by Steve Froy

Interview with Jerry Handley by Steve Froy

Here’s something special for you all. The first full length interview with one of the original Magic Band members, bass player Jerry Handley. Jerry has beenRead More

Steve
5 Jul
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Touched By Grace – My Time With Jeff Buckley by Gary Lucas

Touched By Grace – My Time With Jeff Buckley by Gary Lucas

Okay, so why am I reviewing a book about Jeff Buckley here on the Radar Station? Well, it’s written by Gary Lucas who had, and stillRead More

When Don Met Frank DVD

When Don Met Frank DVD

This isn’t a review of this recent release by Chrome Dreams this is a warning. It’s not a new documentary about the relationship between Don andRead More

Steve
26 Jun
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Magic Band now touring UK and Europe

Magic Band now touring UK and Europe

The Magic Band are now touring the UK and are playing a date in Germany see their site for links to buy tickets. 25 May 2014Read More

Graham
25 May
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The Magic Band to play the Troubadour

The Magic Band to play the Troubadour

It’s almost 40 years since Don played the Troubadour in Los Angeles… and far too long since the Magic Band have played in the US. AtRead More

Captain Beefheart Symposium comes to Mexico City

Captain Beefheart Symposium comes to Mexico City

Gary Lucas brings his Captain Beefheart Symposium to Mexico City on Sunday 1 December 2013 It takes place in the big public park at the CasaRead More

Graham
26 Nov
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Gary Lucas: Touched By Grace – win tickets for London show

Gary Lucas: Touched By Grace – win tickets for London show

Gary Lucas will present a live show at Southbank Centre, London on Thursday 14 November at 7.45pm encompassing his collaborations with Jeff Buckley, Lou Reed and Captain Beefheart.Read More

Graham
2 Nov
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Special Beefheart Night on Dutch radio

Special Beefheart Night on Dutch radio

Dutch radio presenter and Beefheart fan, Co de Kloet, will be hosting a special Beefheart Night on 17 November 2013. You don’t have to be inRead More

Steve
28 Oct
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