Posts tagged "captain beefheart"
Sundance Premiere ‘Frank': A Loving and Hilarious Tribute to Outsider Music
SPIN is in Park City, Utah, traversing snow and cutting queues to bring you reviews of the next big films (and flops) as they make…
January 19, 2014
Famously Litigious Frank Zappa Widow Acquires Captain Beefheart Trademark
Frank Zappa's widow Gail Zappa has trademarked the name "Captain Beefheart," which was the alias of her late husband's collaborator-competitor Don Van Vliet. To those…
June 19, 2013
ATP 2012: How Was the Festival’s First New York City Staycation?
In its fifth year on America's East Coast, the 2012 All Tomorrow's Parties festival was the first to be docked in Manhattan, as the organizer…
Christopher R. Weingarten
September 24, 2012
National’s ‘Mad’ Man Vid, PJ Harvey’s Song + More
Brooklyn rockers the National are currently filming a new video and the group has roped in Mad Men‘s John Slattery to appear in it, the…
December 20, 2010
Captain Beefheart Dies at 69
Don Van Vliet - the iconic experimental musician known as Captain Beefheart - died today due to complications from multiple sclerosis at a hospital i…
December 17, 2010
Rivers Meets Rainn, Captain Beefheart’s 10 Commandments, and More
When nerds collide: Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has teamed up with The Office star Rainn Wilson to record new songs. [Weezer]…
April 3, 2009
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