Frank Zappa
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

The Listener Gifted: Frank Zappa's 'Dance Me This'
12 Jul 2015 // 9:02 PM

Where should we place Dance Me This within Zappa's immense catalogue?

The Innovators
29 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM

Sometimes changing the course of modern music can be surprisingly easy. Though their names may not be laced in the stars right next to Sinatra and Dylan, these mavericks will always be remembered for breaking boundaries, stretching the definitions of genres, and rewriting what the very notion of a "pop song" is.

//Reviews

Frank Zappa and the Mothers: Roxy the Movie
7 Dec 2015 // 9:15 PM

Frank Zappa’s long-requested Roxy shows final see the legitimate light of day in this new DVD/CD release.

Frank Zappa: Dance Me This
20 Jul 2015 // 9:20 PM

Congratulations, Frank Zappa fans, you've made it to album number 100! Time to do a little dance.

//Blogs

Remembering Frank Zappa: 17 Years Later
9 Dec 2010 // 2:00 AM

Zappa was never commercially huge for the two most uncomplicated and inexorable reasons: he didn't particularly want (or, to his credit, need) to be, and more, he couldn't be.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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