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Captain Beefheart, “Pachuco Cadaver” from Trout Mask Replica (1969): One Track Mind

Captain Beefheart, “Pachuco Cadaver” from Trout Mask Replica (1969): One Track Mind

“Pachuco Cadaver,” which arrived this week in 1969 as part of Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica,’ is some pretty bizarre stuff. But I love it.

JC Mosquito’s Top Reissues for 2014: Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, CSNY, others

JC Mosquito’s Top Reissues for 2014: Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, CSNY, others

Top reissues of 2014 include a double shot of Led Zeppelin, more Bob Dylan and the Band than you could imagine, and some long-lost CSNY.

Lost 1972 broadcasts from Captain Beefheart to be released for first time on DVD

Rare live performances from more than 40 years ago by the late idiosyncratic artist Don Van Vliet, better known as Captain Beefheart, will be featured in a forthcoming 2012 DVD

Shelved Captain Beefheart album finally sees release

A previously shelved album by wow-man rock artist Captain Beefheart is set for release on Jan. 15, 2012 by Zappa Records.

Half Notes: Captain Beefheart, "The Dust Blows Forward 'n The Dust Blows Back" (1969)

by Mark Saleski This song, from Captain Beefheart’s Trout Mask Replica, wouldn’t feel out of place on Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music. Part field holler, part rambling genius. Well I put down my bush ‘n I took off my pants ‘n felt free The breeze blowin’ up me ‘n up the canyon Far as I could see IRead More

One Track Mind: ANT-BEE, featuring Peter Banks, "Endless Journey" (2011)

“Endless Journey,” a thrilling little space-rock number by ANT-BEE, begins appropriately enough: With a countdown and then a rocket launch. The unmistakable tone of Peter Banks’ guitar floats by next

Captain Beefheart (1941-2010): An Appreciation

Captain Beefheart (1941-2010): An Appreciation

by Mark Saleski Captain Beefheart died yesterday at the age of 69. The reclusive musician and visual artist has been missed by his fans for many years, and now we feel that absence even more. For many year, Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet) was a part of my life even though I was completely unaware of it. When I wasRead More

Gimme Five: Rock classics that you don't have to love

Gimme Five: Rock classics that you don't have to love

Spend enough time around rock music — or, at least, rock critics — and you’ll be convinced that any number of Seminal Works, Forgotten Gems and Timeless Standards are must-have items for your record collection. Even if they turn out to be, you know, retreads dressed up as brilliant pop redux (Gene Clark’s post-Byrds catalogue, many of Syd Barrett’s soloRead More

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