Killer beats, huge hype, and failure to follow through.
On Yoko Ono’s 1974 album “A Story,” and stepping out from behind the ever-present shadow of John Lennon.
On Syd Barrett’s time with Pink Floyd and making an album with household objects and found sounds.
For a bunch of rock ‘n’ rollers creating the horror punk genre, the Misfits sure were sensitive.
The posthumous Buckley industry began with this problematic album, proof that the people who control a musician’s estate don’t always have his music in mind.
What happens when you’re not different just for the sake of being different.
This is the sound of not really trying.
The genius guitarist’s autobiographical, multi-song fantasy album sat in his drummer’s apartment for twenty years. Now in the care of the Hendrix estate, will it ever see the light of day?
It’s no surprise that the legendary songwriter and producer dabbled in surf music. What’s surprising is why music this good remained unreleased for 50 years.
Sometimes the most fertile creative relationships are the most unlikely.