Albums, Bands, Garage Rock, Performers, Poetry, Songwriters, WORDS

WORDS “Earwig” Cassette Release Party w/ Guy Blakeslee, KERA, and Jessie Jones. April 19 at Pehrspace!

Instrumentally they’re a force in their own right–but when fronted by DM Collins (poet, TV star, and L.A. RECORD ne’er-do-well) they will scare you into forgetting everything you thought you knew about live music. And as an added treat, they’ll be accompanied by Stephen Kalinich, the only poet ever produced by Brian Wilson, and the unofficial 8th member of the Beach Boys, who wrote songs for such albums as Friends and 20/20.

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Albums, Bands, Personal Shit, PiL, Punk

metal box – public image limited

Out of the waving wheat that sure smells sweet comes Ignacious with another great review–this time his focus is on PiL and their opus Metal Box. Public Image Limited Concept Albums:  (1 of 3) – “METAL BOX”   Metal Box’s overrunning importance today, when issues as to the health of Mother Nature and planet Earth […]

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Albums, Garage Rock, Glam Rock, Obituaries, Punk, The Stooges

Ron Asheton RIP

Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead today.  He was only 60. Though all obituaries about him will start by mentioning his work with the Stooges, including mine, I think perhaps he’d prefer to be remembered for some of his work without Iggy Pop.  So here it is, a track from his mid-seventies hard rock […]

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