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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

My Top 5 Favourite Album Covers from Bob's Record Collection

Greetings, friends! I’ve got a video post for you today: my top 5 favourite album covers from my dad’s record collection. I basically chose the ones that always stuck out at me as a kid. 87 more words

Aladdin Sane

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


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


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



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


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