Captain Beefheart
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The Best Album Re-Issues of 2014
14 Dec 2014 // 8:09 PM

The music world saw reissues from all over the genre map, spanning classic rock titans to electronic music legends.


Captain Beefheart: Sun Zoom Spark: 1970-1972
20 Nov 2014 // 8:06 PM

Sun Zoom Spark gives us a chance to re-evaluate the post Trout Mask Replica-era of the Captain Beefheart story.

The Tubes: Young and Rich/Now
21 Jun 2012 // 5:01 PM

It's hard to tell where the chops end and the jokes begin on these comedy-rock reissues.


Counterbalance: Captain Beefheart's 'Safe As Milk'
5 Dec 2014 // 3:11 AM

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.

Counterbalance No. 54: Captain Beefheart’s 'Trout Mask Replica'
14 Oct 2011 // 1:00 AM

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.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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