Tweetin’ things ‘n twinkling lights

EMI sent news today of some digital Beefheart wonderment which they’ve created for your especial delectation. A new page at EMI’s website offers free downloads ofRead More

New film of Beefheart in concert found

Virgin Records has found in its vaults a previously undocumented film of Captain Beefheart in concert. A digital copy of the film has been produced toRead More

Derek
30 Jul
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Yesterday’s paper headlines approach

Yesterday’s paper headlines approach

Here are a few items which should have appeared here earlier. Sorry to have kept you waiting. Hank Grebe’s Beefheart photographs The recently issued Captain BeefheartRead More

Derek
22 Jul
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Beefheart broadcasts from internet radio

The internet radio station, A3Radio, broadcasting from Ann Arbor, Michigan, is currently hosting a Captain Beefheart Anthology on Saturdays and Sundays at 22.00 local time. ChrisRead More

Derek
29 May
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The Magic Band live on Swedish television – available worldwide

The Magic Band have been invited to broadcast live on Swedish TV4’s morning show on Tuesday 16th May. John French will be interviewed and the bandRead More

Derek
8 May
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New Don Van Vliet film – Copenhagen premiere

Danish author, film-maker and cultural commentator Lars Movin telephoned Don Van Vliet for a chat about his work with music and painting. An edited transcript ofRead More

Derek
1 May
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Beefheart documentary DVD out today

The new documentary DVD is out today and, although I’m yet to see it, the pre-release reviews have got me salivating. See reviews at: Play.com IdiotbastardRead More

Graham
24 Apr
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There Must Be A Better Way

A box-set collection of Knebworth Festival-related memorabilia is available to accompany a book of memoirs by Knebworth organiser Freddy Bannister; including some Beefheart material. Frederick BannisterRead More

Graham
19 Apr
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Don Van Vliet interview from 1980

BBC 6Music broadcast an archive interview last week from 1980, conducted by David Hepworth. Don was in bullish mood – not at his wittiest or mostRead More

Graham
22 Jan
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Captain Beefheart Under Review

Captain Beefheart Under Review

Here is a cover scan of the forthcoming documentary DVD Captain Beefheart Under Review which is in the final editing stage and will be available inRead More

Derek
19 Jan
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Beefheart on BBC radio

BBC radio’s 6Music will be airing an archived Don Van Vliet interview this weekend on Sunday 8th January on Marc Riley’s Mint. I don’t know yetRead More

Graham
6 Jan
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Beefheart film tonight in Austin, Texas

Back in October, Norm Wheeler wrote in with his notice of a Captain Beefheart film show which took place in Austin, Texas. Owing to some technicalRead More

Derek
2 Jan
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John French interview on BBC Radio 3

On Friday 6 January from 22:15 to 23:30 BBC Radio 3’s show Mixing It features alternative music in Los Angeles. The presenters Mark Russell and RobertRead More

Derek
1 Jan
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I can feel you out there moving

I’m looking forward to the DVD release next year of a new documentary about Captain Beefheart. A good number of Magic Band musicians were interviewed forRead More

Captain Beefheart Project

Another new Beefheart blog – Captain Beefheart Project – has been created this weekend. The first three entries deal with particular concerts, giving background information andRead More

Derek
24 Jul
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