A Crossover of a Different Colour by Kristine McKenna

Once known as avant-garde musician Captain Beefheart, Don Van Vliet has quickly won the art world’s attention as a painter The art world tends to regardRead More

Doc at the Radar Station review by Jon Matsumoto

An American original through and through, Captain Beefheart (born Don Van Vliet in Lancaster, Calif.) was a profound influence on the cutting edge music of theRead More

The Spotlight Kid / Clear Spot Review by Jim Washburn

More undiluted examples of Captain Beefheart’s singular genius can be heard on his “Trout Mask Replica” and “Lick My Decals Off” albums, but this pair ofRead More

Trout Mask Replica review by Buddy Seigal

Don (Captain Beefheart) Van Vliet was among the most challenging and idiosyncratic of artists to come down the pike in the ’60s. Drawing his influences fromRead More

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