If you like meaty filthy 60s-70s rock
by sometimes severely ripped blokes &b.b.b.babes — like I know I do — then bite on these two crispy mix streams and the extensive opinionated textual japery and idolatry from Brit musician, musicologist, Julian Cope
that accompanies them. This man writes books
on music. Why is he giving it away? [more inside]
Dig! Destroy The System.
The entire film about the Brian Jonestown Massacre's rivalry with the Dandy Warhols (after a 30 second ad). One week only on Pitchfork TV.
"America's Lost Band"
...1964...The Remains. Opening act
for The Beatles first US tour. One of the great what-might-have-been
(but didn't) stories of American music of the 60’s.
the 2006 documentary about the obscure, semi-legendary 60s L.A. psychedelic band Love, and its leader Arthur Lee. One week only on Pitchfork.TV previously 2001 and 2006 [more inside]
Okay, first, take a look at this collection of 60's and 70's Asian Pop Record Covers
. Cause they're just a helluvalotta of fun to look at. Now, if you find your musical
appetite whetted, the same fellow who brought you those wonderful jackets has a Singapore and Asian 60's Pop Music
MySpace page, where you can listen to his fabulous
audio playlist, see video clips and more record jackets, and get more info on this very fertile period in Asian pop music history. [more inside]
The Greatest Week in Rock History
(Salon link) - 34 years ago today, Billboard Charts had a outstanding album lineup - perhaps not the best albums ever, but for a single point in time, arguably unmatched for quality, originality, and longevity. Take a look back at the roster: the Beatles
, Led Zeppelin
, Tom Jones
, Creedence Clearwater Revival
, the Stones
, the Temptations
, Blood Sweat & Tears
, Crosby Stills & Nash
, and Easy Rider