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The Mothers of Invention (Band)

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Top Five Poop Tunes of All Time!

    Sometimes you gotta blog about poop. Certain people (e.g. coprophobics, squares, the devoutly religious, the squeamish) will gasp at the mere mention of doo-doo. But Crossfade will not stand for the repressive constraints of a hegemonic power structure that demand we deny the relationship feces ha ... More >>

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    April 4, 2011

    Jacuzzi Boys vs. Frank Zappa and Three Other Fantasy Covers for 2011

    Fantasy covers sonic cage match requests!​How awesome would it be if the Jacuzzi Boys met Frank Zappa in a sonic cage match and they all emerged after three minutes, hugging each other, laughing at little private jokes, and humming beautiful music? Well, even if it's impossible, that's a battle (o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    Top 5 Food References In Pop/Rock Music

    The Commander's mama is cookin' hammy.​First, let's get to the shocking stuff: Riock and rollers, it seems, never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink Floyd ("Brow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    Top 5 Food References In Pop/Rock Music

    The Commander's mama is busy cookin' hammy​First let's get to the shocking part of this post: Rock 'n rollers evidently never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Woodstock Promoter Michael Lang Started Out A Miami Dude

      The above video is from an 8mm film transfer shot by a fifteen year old South Florida kid on May 18, 1968. The images come from the Miami Pop Festival, which featured The Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa's band), Chuck Berry, Steppenwolf, Three Dog Night, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and more ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009
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    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Q&A with Paul Barrere of Little Feat, Playing Revolution Tomorrow

    You may not be familiar with Little Feat, but you sure as hell should. They've been around for 40 years, during which time they've worked and shared the stage with some of music's true legends, artists running the gamut from Jimmy Buffet to Bela Fleck, Dave Matthews to Vince Gill, Brooks and Dunn an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 13, 2006
  • Music

    October 12, 2000

    Easy to Slip

    A new box set fails to do justice to the legacy of Little Feat

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    The Comedian Harmonists

    The Comedian Harmonists

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    Rotations

    The Comedian Harmonists, Kandia Kouyate

  • Music

    February 12, 1998
  • Music

    December 14, 1995
  • Music

    June 8, 1995

    Frankly Speaking

    Zappa wasn't in it only for the money

  • Music

    December 22, 1993

    Frank's Garage

    A friend recalls the passionate Zappa-isms of the last honest man

  • Music

    December 9, 1992

    Built for Speed Reading

    Ridin' writin' for rolling rockers and travelin' fans

  • News

    July 22, 1992
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