Captain Beefheart – Best Batch Yet

Former Magic Band drummer Robert Williams posted this to his MySpace blog this morning. It is an astounding performance. If you can wrap your head around it, then you might get a bit why people can get so crazy about the music of Captain Beefheart. I love how chunky the bass is in this.

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R.I.P. Don Van Vliet – Captain Beefheart

It might be going too far to say that none of this (Wow Cool, Brown Cuts Neighbors, etc….) wouldn’t be here without Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band… but it wouldn’t be going very far from the truth. I tend to spend much of my casual thinking time thinking in music...

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Merry X-Mas Buddy, And Welcome Back to Earth

I’m afraid we are going to be a little light on posts as 2010 comes to a close, so continuing the christmas theme, we present here the first part of the full length “Sleigh Bells in Schenectady” video by Brown Cuts Neighbors. The shorter version, which was screened at, and is...

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Have yourself a Zombie Little Christmas

Have yourself a Zombie Little Christmas

Ringing in the tide of the yule a couple of the weeks early with this most glorious of outtakes (number the ninth) from the photo sessions for the Psycho Nurse! 2011 Calendar – covering thee full year of the rabbit from January 2011 through January 2012. Psycho Nurse! received a lovely...

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I’m the Cover Story in the New Cupertino News

I’m the Cover Story in the New Cupertino News

I seem to be a big deal. Hello to all those on the Apple Campus wondering who this smiling fellow is. Yes, the newest issue of Cupertino California’s The C – Cupertino Magazine, features yours truly, Marc Arsenault on the cover. It can be picked up at various locations around town...

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Sparkplug In California this Weekend.

Sparkplug’ll be traveling to the South to got to two shows around the Bay Area. On Saturday Dec. 11th in Berkeley, CA the East Bay Alternative Press Book Fair will be going from 10am-4pm at the Berkeley City College (2050 Center St. in Berkeley, CA). This show looks to be seriously awesome...

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Jason Martin TONIGHT at The Gershwin Hotel

John Torreano Variety Hour – Tuesday December 7th, 8pm, $10 John Torreano was last seen at the Gershwin in February 2000 with his show Sex, Love, Art and Things In-Between. He is back as monologist and MC for the show on December 7, in the Large Room, starting at 8:00. He will be presenting his...

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