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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Soft Machine Set to Release New Music – It's been 50 years since The Soft Machine changed the face of music with their first album. Their blend of psychedelic rock and jazz was unique, and while the band went through many changes before disbanding in 1981 — by which time there were no original members remaining — they remained an innovative force with a style all their own. » Read more
7d Surfaces Happy Rhodes Back Catalog – We've covered singer Happy Rhodes before, both for her solo work and recently with The Security Project, but her 11 albums have been hard to track down. Until now. 7d features high-quality downloads of all her releases, and several of them are also available on CD. » Read more
Fred Chalenor RIP – We have news of another sad passing in the world of creative music. Bassist Fred Chalenor, whose creativity featured on albums by Tone Dogs, Caveman Shoestore, and many more, died on June 23, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Tributes have poured in from the many musicians and fans whose lives he touched. » Read more
Basilwink - Payoffs, Kickbacks, and Other Great American Traditions – While the opening cut displays some fairly standard rock/funk riffery, the grotesquely distorted vocals and unusual effects make the two minute affair somewhat unique. Basilwink is the... (2006) » Read more