Paintings and Poems exhibition video tour

James Kalm shows us around the Paintings and Poems exhibition of 2007 at the Anton Kern Gallery in New York. You can also view the individualRead More

Poetry readings 1993

A 1993 poetry reading CD was included in the Stand Up To Be Discontinued exhibition book and later reproduced in the Pearls Before Swine book. ItRead More

Rare 1969 film

Rare 1969 film

Some fascinating footage has appeared on YouTube from 1969. Is it something not seen before or is it a much better version of the Trout PromoRead More

Saturday Night Live 1980

Saturday Night Live 1980

On 22nd November 1980 The Magic Band gave a storming performance of Ashtray Heart and Hot Head in front of a studio audience for Saturday NightRead More

Some YoYo Stuff by Anton Corbijn

Some YoYo Stuff by Anton Corbijn

In 1993 Don Van Vliet made a short film with Anton Corbijn. As you might expect, it’s unlike any other artist portrait you may have seen…Read More

The Artist Formerly Known As Captain Beefheart

The Artist Formerly Known As Captain Beefheart

Elaine Shepherd’s classic BBC documentary, introduced and narrated by John Peel. Completely wonderful, a 50 minute joy:   Reviews, articles, blog posts, etc. relating to TheRead More

Where The Action Is 1966

Where The Action Is 1966

On 24 May 1966 Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band appeared on Dick Clark’s Where The Action Is, miming to Who Do You Think You’re FoolingRead More

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