Thursday, June 21 2012
It's hard to tell where the chops end and the jokes begin on these comedy-rock reissues.
Wednesday, October 11 2006
These final two records in Beefheart's amazing recording career find an artist at his peak;
Friday, October 14 2011
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.
Friday, January 28 2011
San Francisco-based producer Al Lover has honored the late great Don Van Vliet (aka Captain Beefheart) with Safe as Milk Replica, a “distorted reworking” of
Monday, December 20 2010
If Captain Beefheart should be worshipped for anything it’s that he never once pandered for the sake of critical or commercial expediency.
Friday, April 3 2009
As T.S. Eliot portentously opined: April is the cruelest month. Apparently someone once pulled an April Fools’ Day joke on him too. What’s