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Rod Poole
Rod Poole
Microtonal guitarist extraordinaire.
Sunday, November 23, 2008
My Bloody Valentine
My Bloody Valentine
Live at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Wednesday, October 1, 2008.
Thursday, October 2, 2008
Harmonia
Harmonia
This'70s krautrock supergroup went on to influence a whole generation of ambient rockers.
Thursday, September 11, 2008
Joseph Byrd
Joseph Byrd
Best-known as a composer of electronic / rock hybrid experiments in the late 1960s.
Monday, August 25, 2008
Tony Conrad
Tony Conrad
One of the founding fathers of microtonal drones.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
The Citizens For Interplanetary Activity
The Citizens For Interplanetary Activity
An obscure San Francisco band founded in 1966 who recorded a soundtrack for a 23-minute underground experimental film.
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Throbbing Gristle
Throbbing Gristle
Throbbing Gristle startled a complacent mid '70s arena rock scene with distorted, grinding noise music.
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Sonny Sharrock
Sonny Sharrock
One of the original wild jazz guitarists.
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Parson Sound
Parson Sound
They blended elements of krautrock, psych, Terry Riley-influenced minimalism and the Velvet Underground.
Thursday, May 1, 2008
Neu!
Neu!
In German, Neu! means New! And in 1971, Neu! was indeed new, as that was the year this archetypical krautrock band formed.
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Debris
Debris
Too bad they were stuck in a midwest podunk town and never received proper acclaim as one of the first '70s punk bands!
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Shocking Blue
Shocking Blue
Considering the high quality of their music, the fact that Shocking Blue never became well-known in the U.S. is simply, well, shocking.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008