[alert_box type=”info”]This review appeared in the16th July 1999 edition of The Chicago Reader. Hey! It even mentions the Radar Station! Many thanks to Jeff Economy for sending this along, and to Monica for her kind permission to reproduce it here.[/alert_box] My primal memories involve Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, whose difficult masterpiece Trout Mask Replica came out the same year I did. My father was (and is) a Beefheart fan, and I vividly recall my response to that record. With its eruptions and churnings, its stops and starts, its self-interruptions and declamations, its epic unrelentingness-right down to the idiot stare of that top-hatted deadRead More →