Archive for July, 2009
Beginning today and continuing every two weeks until the first week of November, I bring you the following six part KUR Mix: The Son of Tweezer Glint.
The Son of Tweezer Glint is made up of proto versions of FZ and MOI songs, notable versions, alternate versions, extended versions, original versions, unique live versions, cover versions, acetates, demos, and 45′s.
The first installment of the series, “Son of Tweezer Glint – Part 1-A“, will be up for the next two weeks for your listening pleasure.
Click here to listen to the mixtape.
Somewhere up there, Django Reinhardt must be going “thumbs up”:
Prior, I had heard some minor radio hits of his — genre “I Feel So Good”, “Misunderstood”, “Crawl Back” and, notably, Thompson’s Britney Spears cover Oops, I Did It Again.
Tip of the iceberg.
The way this guy
plays masters the guitar is just unbelievable.
No effects — nothing but Naked Fender:
One fantastic musician. Do check out his tunes if you hadn’t already.
Wait — I’m preaching to the choir, right?
Recorded at the Palladium in New York City on October 29th, 1977, Frank Zappa tells the story behind “Bobby Brown (Goes Down)“, one of his most famous songs which topped the charts in some European countries around 1979/80.
Thanks to ‘YourArf‘ for posting this gem.
Frank Zappa debates and discusses rock censorship, the PMRC, the PTA code, the “non-binding nothingness” which the record companies and the then Washington Senator’s wives perpetrated on the American public with the assistance of the media) with Christian rock DJ, Jim Hodson (Producer/Host of Real Videos), Norma Downs (California State PTA Communications Commission), and School Beat host, Roberta Weintraub.
The Whip It Out Ensemble is a Frank Zappa tribute band located in Alberta, Canada. In the clip (above) they perform a medley of songs from The Mothers of Invention album ‘We’re Only In It For The Money‘ including “Lonely Little Girl“, “Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance“, and “What’s the Ugliest Part of Your Body?”