Archive for the 'Skip Spence' Category

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Twelve or so years ago Birdman Records released More Oar, a 17 track tribute to the music of Alexander ‘Skip’ Spence. Outside of his work with Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape the compilation was my introduction to Spence’s solo work. Among others, participants include Mark Lanegan, Robert Plant, Beck, Robyn Hitchcock, Jay Farrar and Alejandro […]

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

If you have an Internet connection you’ve heard about Beck’s ongoing Record Club. We featured the first installment (Beck and assorted friends covering The Velvet Underground & Nico) back in August. I love that album—there’s no telling how many times I’ve spun its sides over the years, but I can’t say I’ve found myself revisiting […]