Frank Zappa

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Name: Frank Zappa
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Crunkadelic Funk 091314

The O’Jays- For The Love Of Money The Dramatics- Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get Tower Of Power- You Got To Funkafize Red Hot Chili Peppers- 21st Century Michael Jackson- They Don’t Care About Us Frank Zappa- I’m The Slime LAW- Her Name Is Holly Kool & The ... [Published WUKY - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Beating out percussion's history

Theatrical Swedish percussion ensemble Kroumata make a rare visit to Melbourne on Friday for the world premiere of Silence, a new octet by Danish composer Bent Sorenson jointly commissioned with our own Speak Percussion. Both groups will join the Australian ... [Published WA Today - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

New Big-Lipped Species Named After Mick Jagger

He's been part of the Rolling Stones for over 50 years, but now another stone has led to Mick Jagger lending his name to a new species.Anthropologist and paleontologists from discovered some fossils in the Egyptian desert belonging to a family of extinct ... [Published - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Not ‘just an A.A.’

— from Who Shot Rock & Roll, by Gail Buckland. Photo JERRY SCHATZBERGSOne of the more infamous former Chaffey students: Frank Zappa “Himself.”When it comes to a community college degree, students often refer to it negatively as “just an A.A.,” or “just ... [Published Chaffey Breeze - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Carman is playing for keeps

Paul Carman on a sax solo performing at Idyll Awhile.Photo by Jenny KirchnerPaul Carman first picked up the saxophone when he was in seventh grade, but his family had begun planting the seeds for what would become a lifetime filled with music early on. ... [Published Idyllwild Town Crier - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

A Musical Tribute to Edgar Varèse, April 17, 1981

In the archives world, sometimes the least expected finds are somehow the most rewarding. The satisfaction of unearthing a rare gem derives not from the serendipity (or luck) of it all, but rather from the feeling of having been working in your field ... [Published WNYC - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Oyster Playlist: Spoon

Spoon have got a new album coming out. These boys hold a special place in our heart and their new single ' Do You ' has got all the good feels that they're known and loved for. Their new album They Want My Soul is out now via Spunk Records and to celebrate ... [Published Oyster Magazine - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

David Anderle, A&R for Frank Zappa, Beach Boys & More, Dies at 77

David Anderle , the A&R executive who worked with Frank Zappa , the Beach Boys , Sheryl Crow and Aaron Neville during a 35-year career, died Monday of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He was 77.A classmate of Herb Alpert and Lou Adler at Fairfax High School, ... [Published Billboard - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Musical Space: White Noise

White noise is the sound of complete randomness; a statistically equal combination of all audible frequencies at the same time. It is the ultimate cacophony and it is all around us; the hiss from a steam radiator and the static between radio stations ... [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Some remarkable quotes on prohibition

Kerala bars to run dry. While many continue to express outrage over it, here are some remarkable quotes on prohibition:"You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline; It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

On the Rebound: Jazz in Detroit

Letter From the EditorBy Steve WilkeI’ve often admired pithy quotes by the late, great Frank Zappa. Here’s a favorite:“Jazz is not dead. It just smells funny.”Now don’t get me (or Frank) wrong. The sarcastic line was part of his banter with an early ’70s ... [Published Hour Detroit - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Terry Bozzio talks about drums, Zappa and his upcoming trip to Little Rock

Terry Bozzio is bringing Little Rock a great show on September 30th, 2014. “An Evening with Terry Bozzio” will take place at Juanita’s in the River Market and will be a solo musical performance on the world’s largest tuned drum and percussion set. Bozzio ... [Published - Aug 17 2014]

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Crunkadelic Funk 091314 [Published WUKY - 12 hours ago]
Braver Than Fiction and the art of being alive [Published - Sep 15 2014]
Beating out percussion's history [Published WA Today - Sep 14 2014]
Vinyl Dump and the electric gypsy record salesman [Published Philippine Star - Sep 13 2014]
The People's Voice: How to strike a chord [Published - Sep 13 2014]
Morning Minutes, Sept. 22-28 [Published Fowler Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
Not ‘just an A.A.’ [Published Chaffey Breeze - Sep 12 2014]
New Big-Lipped Species Named After Mick Jagger [Published - Sep 11 2014]
Relentless touring machine invades the House of... [Published Rollins College Sandspur - Sep 11 2014]
Bellingcat site wants to teach people how to ve... [Published - Sep 10 2014]
Paul Carman is playing for keeps [Published Idyllwild Town Crier - Sep 10 2014]
Gibson Brings First-of-Their-Kind Art Exhibitio... [Published Dubai PR Network - Sep 09 2014]
A Musical Tribute to Edgar Varèse, April 17, 1981 [Published WNYC - Sep 09 2014]
George Clooney to get married in Venice [Published Abu Dhabi National - Sep 09 2014]
This Little Underground: Terry Bozzio at the Pl... [Published Orlando Weekly - Sep 08 2014]
Banned Song Fest at the Bettendorf Library [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 08 2014]
Dot Hacker - "Somersault" (audio) (Premiere) (M... [Published Pop Matters - Sep 08 2014]
Photokina sparkles with fascinating photographi... [Published Professional Photographer UK - Sep 08 2014]
Oyster Playlist: Spoon [Published Oyster Magazine - Sep 05 2014]
UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 [Published UPI - Sep 05 2014]
Cain: The cost can be unknown [Published Herald & Review - Sep 05 2014]
Allen library presents "When Dallas Rocked" [Published Frisco Enterprise - Sep 04 2014]
Bill Evans Soulgrass Mashing Jazz, Jams At Fair... [Published The Newtown Bee - Sep 04 2014]
An Old-School Entertainer, Making Jazz In The P... [Published WNYC - Sep 04 2014]
Backbeat: Coventry-born drummer Bobbie Clarke's... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Sep 04 2014]
Rotary brings home the Bacon Party again [Published The Villager - Sep 03 2014]
Care for a friendly game of musical cars? I'll ... [Published Banner-Graphic - Sep 03 2014]
David Anderle, A&R for Frank Zappa, Beach Boys ... [Published Billboard - Sep 03 2014]
David Anderle, Record Producer and Music Execut... [Published The Wrap - Sep 03 2014]
R.I.P. Music Executive & Producer David Anderle [Published - Sep 02 2014]
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Rediscovering Junkie John, Tim Dawe and Penrod ... [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Aug 27 2014]
I used to have an open reel tape of song I recorded off some New York FM station in 1970 or so. It’s long lost now. I didn’t know the artist or the title. It was was half talked, half sung, about a loser in Greenwich Village, “Junkie John,” coming down ...
9 Under the Radar Artists You Should Be Listeni... [Published - Aug 18 2014]
Between YouTube, Spotify, Beats and the blogosphere, there’s a lot of music out there — and it’s hard to sort the good from the bad from the just-buzzy. To help, we’ve assembled a list of pop, rock and R&B acts who are still under the radar, but are ...
Colbert Swallows the Hill-Pill [Published Firedoglake - Aug 09 2014]
p> After a long day of anti-comedy at work I sat down determined to be info-tained by watching the comedy news. The Daily Show had ended but I consoled myself that I was not too late for the Colbert Report (better show, anyhow). I turned on the TV ...
When it comes to labour stats, more data isn’t ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Jul 23 2014]
Frank Zappa had a snappy quote that began with “Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth…” He finished off the line by referring to music as the ultimate deliverer of insight. One could go further, but being an empiricist ...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Frank Zappa [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 23 2014]
Listen to Uncle Frank on this one, folks. Don't get jived by that stuff. Also could George Duke have any more keyboards? What are you listening to tonight? googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1386288741770-3'); }); ...
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