Archive for November, 2010

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Since its February inception, the blog Turkish Psychedelic Music has exposed me to some choice finds. For those of you short on the time to dig through it, and similar online archives, I’ll remind you of the stellar 2010 compilation Turkish Freakout, that dropped last June, spanning the years 1969-1980. The original 1,000 copies of […]

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

I’m re-posting Merry Clayton’s version of the Stones “Gimme Shelter” for a couple of reasons. Primarily because I’ve been completely mesmerized by this recent post, over at Dangerous Minds, going over the various isolated tracks used in the studio while cutting “Gimme Shelter” for Let It Bleed. As if the song weren’t haunting enough as […]

Monday, November 29th, 2010

This is so good. A couple of weeks back the guys at Crescere shot me an email hipping me to their latest creation; a two part compilation of super-obscure, often private press, outsider psychedelic guitar and folk music from the 60s and 70s…all with the underlying theme of the Jesus People’s Movement. From what I […]

Monday, November 29th, 2010

What year is it, again? Within the last twelve months I have picked up the reissue of Exile on Main Street, the Keith biography, Life, and went downtown for a screening of the 1972 concert film Ladies & Gentlemen The Rolling Stones documenting the American leg of the Exile tour. All good. The Keith bio […]

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 26 (SIRIUS), and channel 43 (XM), can now be heard twice, every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 169: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Richard Swift & Damien Jurado – Be Not So Fearful ++ Bonnie “Prince” Billy & […]

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

One of the best underground/unsung soul albums I know of. Prior to Total Destruction To Your Mind, Swamp Dogg had been recording music and releasing 45s since the 50s, under the name Jerry Williams (or Little Jerry Williams). Frustrated by the lack of commercial success, Williams changed his name and persona and in 1970, unleashed […]

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Bill Burroughs. As acerbic as ever.