This is my listen to Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, with their influential album Trout Mask Replica. For “influential”, I usually hear “self-indulgent crap” and this album is the rule, not the exception.
‘We’re only in it for the Money’ is just self-indulgent hippie crap featuring the usual psychedelic tropes I’ve come to learn about on this 1001 Albums journey, namely: San Francisco…..
Well, we’re back with ‘Odessey and Oracle’ by The Zombies, there is a dominant psychedelic vibe with Hammond organs and off key harmonies
This is Ceatano Velosa with an eponymous release, apparently under duress and in protest at the the Brazilian dictatorship of the time
Well I actually quite like this album, SF Sorrow, by The Pretty Things. I have to say that I was expecting more psychedelic tosh but there is something here I quite like
Gris Gris by Dr John, is just not my cup of tea. Psychedelic, self indulgent and rhythm-less, I just don’t get it
More self indulgent sixties psychedelia, this time from a raging Communist who started recording with his ex..
Oh Boy, where Jimi Hendrix had technique, flair and pure genius, Blue Cheer have just attitude and noise. Having said that, I quite like this