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

Song List The Avalon Ballroom, 1966 1. Down In The Bottom 2. Don’t Start Me To Talkin’ 3. The Sun Is Shining 4. Tupelo 5. SomebodyRead More

Steve
10 Aug
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Review: Captain Beefheart – Rarest Previously Unreleased Vinyl

Review: Captain Beefheart – Rarest Previously Unreleased Vinyl

Thanks to Groucho Kangaroo we are able to post this warning to all Beefheart fans about this latest vinyl atrocity. Captain Beefheart: “The Rarest Previously UnreleasedRead More

Steve
10 Sep
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Captain Beefheart: The Lost Tapes

Captain Beefheart: The Lost Tapes

This DVD was announced earlier this year and touted as a “documentary,” but even at the announcement stage there was little cause for optimism. Let’s startRead More

Sundazed to release mono “Safe As Milk”

Sundazed to release mono “Safe As Milk”

The Sundazed label is continuing its run of quality Beefheart with the release of a ‘definitive’ MONO version of “Safe As Milk”.  Many fans prefer theRead More

Steve
20 Aug
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“Definitive” Trout Mask Replica reissue

“Definitive” Trout Mask Replica reissue

Zappa.com have announced their intention to release the “definitive” Trout Mask Replica in May 2013; initially on CD but with a vinyl edition “coming soon”. AvailableRead More

Graham
10 Apr
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Bat Chain Puller on vinyl

I’ve had some enquiries about whether there’s a vinyl version of the recently remastered Bat Chain Puller. As far as I can make out the Zappa FamilyRead More

Steve
6 Sep
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Lost Broadcasts DVD

Lost Broadcasts DVD

The release date for this has moved back to 25 June. More details on the Gonzo Media website. Scroll down the page to find a shortRead More

Steve
20 Jun
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Sundazed A&M Replica

Sundazed A&M Replica

Not exactly news … I’ve just been a bit slow blogging about this release which many of you will already know about. As part of thisRead More

Bat Chain Puller review

Bat Chain Puller review

I’ve finally put a review of Bat Chain Puller up on the site. If you haven’t bought a copy yet and are unsure about whether toRead More

Steve
15 Mar
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Bat Chain Puller delayed

This message has been received from Zappa.com by those who’d ordered a copy:

Steve
16 Jan
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From Straight to Bizarre DVD

From Straight to Bizarre DVD

This is an interesting documentary release – From Straight to Bizarre: Zappa, Beefheart, Alice Cooper and LA’s Lunatic Fringe. It comes from Chrome Dreams who youRead More

Steve
27 Dec
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Bat Chain Puller … at last, at last!

This has already been mentioned in a previous post but I think it deserves one of its own… Yes, the Zappa Family Trust have finally decidedRead More

Something to look forward to

In advance of the imminent UK tour a short interview with Denny Walley has appeared in the Liverpool Echo In includes the great news that aRead More

Coming to a record store soon

There’s a few Beefheart items in the pipeline about to be released: An Ashtray Heart – this is a cd of indeterminate origin. It features aRead More

Steve
22 Oct
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Magic Band live on CD and Vinyl

Some great news just in from Sundazed Records (thanks to Andy Bean for passing it on): *LIVE RECORDING OF THE LEGENDARY AND INNOVATIVE MAGIC BAND’S 2005Read More

Floppy (and not so floppy) boots

Floppy (and not so floppy) boots

Here’s a few Beefheart bootlegs that have been sighted recently. Follow the links for the usual Radar Station overview: A Whirlpool of Korn and Meat –Read More

Steve
5 Jul
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Warning – Ozit incoming

Warning – Ozit incoming

The latest Beefheart release of dubious origin from Ozit is a double vinyl collection of live tracks from 1972 and 1973 called Translucent Fresnel … BeforeRead More

Steve
13 Mar
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Let go flocks of them…

Here are some golden birdies, bits, bobs and doodads for your delectation: Moris Tepper has a new CD out called A Singer Called Shotgun Throat, aRead More

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