Aweful Kanawful & His Rubber Husband’s Band Meld Their Classic DIY Style with Higher Fidelity on Their Latest LP ‘Much Much Nice’

When Austin Lake first formed Aweful Kanawful, not only did he have a liking for Evel Knievel, but he built his reputation as a bedroom virtuoso and creative genius — splitting genres and crafting jagged punk riffage on earlier lo-fi gems like Pharaoh’s Lonely Ego and Brave As Hits. Then as Lake’s ambitions grew, he … More Aweful Kanawful & His Rubber Husband’s Band Meld Their Classic DIY Style with Higher Fidelity on Their Latest LP ‘Much Much Nice’

How Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’ Became an Unusual Masterpiece

An in-depth look at one of the strangest, but most innovative rock ‘n’ roll albums of all time.  “A squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag Is fast and bulbous, got me?” Captain Beefheart’s acclaimed 1969 double LP Trout Mask Replica isn’t as good as some might think. Regardless of it being ahead of its … More How Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’ Became an Unusual Masterpiece