Tag Archives: Alex Chilton

The Other Ork – The Legendary Ork Records

Before there was Mork from Ork, there was Terry Ork, who in the mid-70’s started Ork Records and released some of the first music to come out of the New York punk scene. I remember reading somewhere (Cleveland Scene magazine? … Continue reading

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Friday Deskclearing: Spain, Afghan Whigs and Hard Working Americans

I wanted to gather up some interesting items that have been gathering in my inbox. First, let’s dig into the archives. Rhino has assembled a 4-disc boxset that focuses on Captain Beefheart’s work in the early ‘70s. Sun Zoom Spark … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 21-30 (Holly Williams/Holly George-Warren/Inara George edition)

Although I am still living the nomadic life, I wanted to drop back in to take a look on upcoming shows. Pardon any obvious omissions, things have been rather catch-as-catch-can of late. Tues. April 22 The Men will be marching … Continue reading

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Oldies But Goodies From Bob Dylan to Ned Doheny, Los Lobos to Little Feat

There have been a much of news on the archives front that I wanted to share. The Rolling Stones‘ Live 1965: Music From Charlie is my Darling has just been released digitally by ABKCO on Jan. 21. The CD, which … Continue reading

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A big Big Star tribute at SxSW

For those heading to SxSW this year, get your tickets early for the all-star tribute to Big Star‘s Third album that will be taking place  to the Paramount Theatre on March 15. The legendary album will be performed in its entirety … Continue reading

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Alex Chilton is “Free Again”

Omnivore Recordings, the folks that recently put together a Big Star Third vinyl reissue, has another treat up its collective sleeve for Alex Chilton fans. On Jan. 10, they will release “Free Again: The ‘1970’ Sessions” on LP, CD, and … Continue reading

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