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Captain Beefheart's "Trout Mask Replica" Review

THE ONLY ALBUM FOR LATE-NIGHT ROMANCING

The history of music is a long and complicated one. There are a lot of pitfalls, inexplicable miracles, and sudden 360 degree changes in direction. 1,250 more words

Old Stuff

existentialism revisited

decided to listen to all 4 sides of “trout mask replica” by captain beefheart this morning because i seemed to have slipped into a semi-catatonic state as of late and my psyche could use some jostling. 788 more words

Neither Far Out Nor In Deep (Captain Beefheart)

Somewhere around here I have a dusty, krusty kassette recording of legendary DJ John Peel’s first broadcast for the BBC’s new music station Radio One in October 1967. 1,179 more words

Music

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band: Trout Mask Replica

This is considered one of the great experimental rock albums. I kind of hate it. It’s not clear if the songs were all written at once or over a period of time. 19 more words

NAA Interview with John "Drumbo" French, THE Beefheart Drummer

Introduction

In the US in the late ’60s, there was a tremendous tide of psychedelic music that initiated a further assault on Judeo-Christian values. Empowered by drugs and under the dual guise of freedom and exploration, bands such as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones began to write songs and feature album art which contained both overt and covert references to illegal substances and occult texts and practices. 6,010 more words

Captain Beefheart

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART-SUN ZOOM SPARK: 1970-1972.

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART-SUN ZOOM SPARK: 1970-1972.

It was in 1964 that Don Van Vliet first dawned his Captain Beefheart persona. By then, Don was already twenty-three and had led an eventful life. 2,771 more words

Rock

Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band - When Big Joan Sets Up

It was the anniversary of Don Van Vliets death yesterday, as he died on the 17th of December 2010. The man was a true musical legend and the Sentinel doesn’t need much of an excuse to post his music. 25 more words

Don Van Vliet