Archive for the 'Captain Beefheart' Category

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

And speaking of Beefheart…here we find the Captain with his Magic Band performing “I’m Gonna Booglarize You, Baby”, on German television in 1972. While the studio version that kicks off the Spotlight Kid is great in its own right, this is where the shit just booooglarizes.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

I recently re-watched the underrated/half-forgotten Blue Collar — Paul Schrader’s 1978 directorial debut starring Richard Pryor, Yaphet Kotto and Harvey Keitel. Filmed on location at the Checker Motors plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the film boasts one of the decade’s most effective pairings of music during an opening credits sequence. Schrader tapped Jack Nitzche to score […]