Archie, Eurock, and our kind of music has come of age!
by Henry Schneider, Published 2013-10-20Quote from Archie: "Imagine my surprise when recently I received an invitation from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to have my works over the years included in the Museum & Archives in Cleveland, OH... Who woulda thunk it... Today I ship off to them 20 pounds of "Eurock" - every issue & catalog. Sorting through everything has been a real trip, inspiring me to publish another book. Work has begun, tentative title Eurock - Music & Second Culture Post Millennium, an Anthology including material not in the first book - Also... NOT 700+ pages long"
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Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more
Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh. » Read more
Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more
Alquimia & Jose Luis Fernandez Ledesma - Dead Tongues – Alquimia is a vocalist, composer and multi-instrumentalist who has three previous albums to her credit in the pre-hispanic/new electronic music area, while Fernandez Ledesma is the de-facto leader of... (1996) » Read more
Agitation Free - The Other Sides of Agitation Free – This has so little to do with the early Agitation Free sound, that I put it in its separate review. Why Garden of Delights would market such slick jazz rock under the Agitation Free name is pretty... (2000) » Read more