Articles tagged captain beefheart

Counterbalance: Captain Beefheart’s ‘Safe As Milk’

The 498th most acclaimed album of all time was born in the desert, came on up from New Orleans. Captain Beefheart's startling 1967 debut album is this week's Counterbalance.

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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.

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

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

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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.

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27 Oct 2009 // 8:56 PM

Fast ‘n’ Bulbous: Waxed Oop

Beefheart without Beefheart? Yes, with excellent results.

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Sorry if I drool over her work again but Ann Powers really deserves the praise.  She’s doing some of her best work ever

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Captain Beefheart: Astralwerks Reissues

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

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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