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Carry on Compressing!: Joe Meek and 1960s Britain
4 Jul 2007 // 5:00 PM
Joe Meek’s pioneering genius will not be forgotten, but overexposure to his work is like living in a hall of mirrors, on four hours sleep, tequila, and cotton candy.
Musical Genius & Its Discontents (ii): British-style
29 Jul 2009 // 1:00 AM
Part 2 of our video venture through lost musical geniuses discovers an unhappier tradition in The UK, where comebacks are not de rigeur! Exemplars include Joe Meek, Brian Jones, Syd Barrett, and Ian Curtis.