Tony Conrad – In Berlin And On realeyz

     |    Thursday August 20th, 2015  |     1

US minimalist composer-filmmaker-author-curator-activist Tony Conrad has been shaping the way we listen and see for over five decades. His drone music collaborations with John Cale, La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela and Angus MacLise (as The Dream Syndicate) changed the face of rock – by way of Cale’s later band, the ceaselessly influential Velvet Underground and 

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LET’S GO TO THE RAT: Punk in Boston

     |    Tuesday June 17th, 2014

Opened in 1974, Boston’s Rat Club (short for “Rathskeller“, a specific kind of typically German pub located in the cellar of a town hall) quickly became a nexus for Beantown’s local punk scene and a magnet for visiting dignitaries from out of town. Willie “Loco” Alexander was a regular with his Boom Boom Band, as 

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Johnny Cash – Live at Montreux

     |    Saturday May 24th, 2014

Johnny Cash once said: “Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight.” The great man in black was one of the most popular artists of the 20th century, and, even if his fame was intermittent – because of his addiction problems and his turbulent life – 

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Crowdfund This, Muthaf***er!

     |    Friday December 20th, 2013

Filmmaker (“Doomed Love”, “East Side Story”, “The Nomi Song“) and blogger Andrew Horn is putting the finishing touches on his latest rockumentary, “We Are Twisting Fucking Sister!”. The shift in subject matter from the late 70s/early 80s New York Downtown arty new wave scene that engendered Klaus Nomi to the hard-working, hard-rocking metalheads from 

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