Articles tagged roky erickson

SXSW 2010: But Can It Be Monetized?

After five days of sun, beer, panel discussions and performances from sun up 'til sun up, what have we learned? Brand yourself, exploit social media, and make some music once in a while.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. Artists as various as Roky Erickson, Brian Wilson and Shuggie Otis prove there are second acts in American popular music.

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Roky Erickson: Youre Gonna Miss Me: A Film About Roky Erickson [DVD]

You're Gonna Miss Me is a documentary that unfolds like a mystery story, each anecdote and interview revealing another layer that helps explain who Roky Erickson was, who he became, and who he is now.

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	Roky Erickson: I Have Always Been Here Before: The Roky Erickson Anthology

Erickson's status as a cult legend is based in large part on his sci-fi rockers, but to dismiss this portion of his music as lunatic kitsch would be a grave error.

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'Blind Woman's Curse' Is Full of Delirious Action With Swords and Cats

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"This bewildering, reckless, and captivating Japanese monstrosity is a colorful, widescreen explosion of cross-genre craziness.

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