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Friday, October 14 2011

Counterbalance No. 54: Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’

Captain Beefheart's Trout Mask Replica is like a squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag—it’s fast and bulbous and bound to end badly. Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn try to clean up the ensuing mess in this week's Counterbalance.


Monday, October 3 2011

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

The debut album from these indie rockers generates a sense of forgettable déjå vu.


Monday, December 20 2010

O Captain! My Captain!: The Unique Magic of Captain Beefheart

If Captain Beefheart should be worshipped for anything it’s that he never once pandered for the sake of critical or commercial expediency.


Tuesday, October 27 2009

Fast ‘n’ Bulbous: Waxed Oop

Beefheart without Beefheart? Yes, with excellent results.


Thursday, October 12 2006

Captain Beefheart: Astralwerks Reissues

These final two records in Beefheart's amazing recording career find an artist at his peak;


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