A Decals CD and vinyl re-release?

I do not normally post information here without checking my facts. By doing so now I hope to save you some money and some grief. AdvertsRead More

Derek
9 Feb
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Come on down to the big dig

Don Van Vliet and Herb Bermann wrote the songs ‘Can Fever’ and ‘Bone Crazy’. The BMI website says so, and BMI should know. BMI keeps comprehensiveRead More

Dropout Boogie from Long Beach

Dropout Boogie from Long Beach

A recording of The Magic Band playing Dropout Boogie has been released on a CD compliled by Matt Groening, All Tomorrow’s Parties Vol.3.1. (ATPRCD16) Recorded inRead More

Don Van Vliet’s orchestral performances

Some previously overlooked performances by Don Van Vliet have recently been documented by Bill Lantz, one of the world’s foremost Zappa-ologists. In September 1975 The AbnucealsRead More

Derek
1 Jan
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Drumbo and Rockette recording new material

I recently received a message from John Drumbo French to update me on progress with his new recordings: So here Rockette and I are at ProperRead More

Graham
28 Dec
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Putting the boot in…

At long last! I’m pleased to announce the re-opening of the bootleg section of the discography. A lot of re-coding, re-arranging, and rewriting has gone intoRead More

Steve
8 Oct
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How to buy… Beefheart

This issue of Mojo (November) has a buyers’ guide for Captain Beefheart featuring a readers’ top ten of all his albums: Trout Mask Replica Clear Spot/SpotlightRead More

Refried Big Eyed Beans

Big Eyed Beans From Venus, that bunch of Beefheart botherers from Athens GA, have announced another two dates for their ongoing assault on the auditory sensesRead More

Derek
10 Sep
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"Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles" – new cover version

A Mongolian “throat-singing heavy rock band”, Yat-kha, have released an album of cover versions featuring Captain Beefheart’s “Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles”, along withRead More

Graham
27 Aug
Beefheart album cover in art exhibition

Beefheart album cover in art exhibition

I’ve recently received news of an exhibition which has just opened in Glendale, California, featuring the original artwork from Captain Beefheart’s Strictly Personal album cover Revolutions,Read More

Prime Quality Beef – A Review

Prime Quality Beef – A Review

I’ve learned by now not to hold out too much hope when Ozit release another Beefheart CD. But this time they’re taking the piss … ‘PrimeRead More

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