Posts Categorized: Music

Celebrating a Half Century of the Music of Frank Zappa

by Doc Jeffurious Higgason By the time Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention released their second album Absolutely Free in May of 1967, the group had already fixed itself as a strident, intelligent satirical mirror that reflected back the pretentious aspects of American pop culture. At that particular juncture in our history Zappa and… Read more »

Beat the Beatles

As we celebrate, incredibly to many of us, the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic Sgt. Peppers album, this June 2017, let’s take a step back from the point of view of a 60s survivor who is now IN his 60s. I was 12 years old at the start of 1964. It was… Read more »

Album Review: Ho99o9’s United States of Horror

  by: Kidman J. Williams Artist: Ho99o9 Album: United States of Horror Label: Deathkult Rating: 4.1 Ho99o9 is one of those mythical creatures that we call bands with talent. Much like the Unicorn or Bigfoot, we aren’t sure if they truly exist or ever did. True originality in a sea of mumble mouthed rappers looking… Read more »

Album Review: Syrus’ Just Remember EP

  by: Joe Siess Artist: Syrus Album: Just Remember EP Label: Unsigned/Indie Rating: 3.8/5.0 Syrus absolutely has a sound he can proudly call his own. The Syrus sound has got that bigger than life, South Florida, palm trees and shimmering Miami skyline by the pool with the fat Cuban cigar thing going on. Yes. But… Read more »

Chris Harford – The Gonzo Today Interview

CHRIS HARFORD The Doc Jeffurious Interview Many words come to mind when talking about Chris Harford. His music has been described as “dark and rocking”, but always brilliant and widely dynamic. There is no denying his reputation in many circles as sort of a singer-songwriter’s, singer-songwriter. His first major record release occurred back in the… Read more »

Thurston Moore – Rock N Roll Consciousness

  By: Doc Jeffurious Higgason Artist: Thurston Moore Album: Rock N Roll Consciousness Label: Caroline Rating: 4.5/5.0 There exists a universe in which music stills flows organically from the hands of the creator into the waiting ears of fans. A place where music is still intrinsically a language that can not only be spoken but… Read more »