An unusual masterpiece: Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’

“A squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag Is fast and bulbous, got me?” -Captain Beefheart, “Pachuco Cadaver” Captain Beefheart’s acclaimed 1969 double album Trout Mask Replica isn’t as good as some might think. Regardless of it being ahead of its time and purposely pushing the limits of traditional music, the album is mostly unlistenable … More An unusual masterpiece: Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’

Naked Giants furthers their potential on their long-awaited debut album ‘SLUFF’

Naked Giants’ band logo may look a bit like throwback Nickelodeon show or that popular holographic Finnish band┬áBinky in that episode of “Arthur,” but this quirky Seattle trio playing psychedelic garage punk have already established an aggressively compacted guitar driven and that classic California fuzz-style that can resonate with listeners of Ty Segall and Oh … More Naked Giants furthers their potential on their long-awaited debut album ‘SLUFF’