From all of us here at the ARChive to all of you, Bo Diddley. We wish you well on a speedy recovery. Without you, there’d be a lot less interesting music to listen to.
If you are old enough to remember when MAD Magazine was subversive – I kid you not: it really was an under-the-parents’-radar how-to journal of anarchy for preteens – then you know the central importance of Jack Davis. One of the original… read more >>
It’s become that time of the year again, when the ice cream trucks come out of hibernation and flood city, town and village neighborhoods with little cascades of sound. I keep an ear as wide open for the first of the year… read more >>
Today, Bryan picked out this record by The Baroques for us to listen to. He tells me it’s quite valuable and has always been curious about what it sounds like: Chess Records 1967 psychedelia madness. You know, there might be nothing more… read more >>
Welcome to our blog, this is our first post. Phast Phreddie’s phavorite album is Captain Beefheart’s Trout Mask Replica. Ever since he was a teenager, this record has been his springboard into all sorts of different music, including delta blues, free jazz… read more >>