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Cat Casual & The Final Word, The Secret Self – ALBUM REVIEW #10

BIO: An Okie by birth, William Benton (aka Cat Casual) spent many years making music in Louisville, Kentucky writing and performing with bands such as Bodyhammer, Tyrone, Lucky Pineapple, and The Phantom Family Halo.

Also, on his Facebook page, Benton claims to have attracted the favors of Tony Clifton as artistic director. We cannot not like that.

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Tony Clifton casually eating spaghetti

The Secret Self is out on Nov. 22 via sonaBLAST! and we can testify that this album has been (sound) designed for all major uses of modern life. Such uses include: making pizza, drinking wine and daydreaming at work.

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Béret, Jesus White (Born Yesterday Records) – ALBUM REVIEW #9

We sat with Béret a few weeks ago (interview and bio here) and now it’s your turn to sit tight.

Jesus White (Born Yesterday Records) is out Oct 18 and if the three singles available for now (White Hole, Book of Hera and Fade Out The World) already conquered us, the whole album has been following us on our merry journeys for ore than a month now. And you know how much we reject boredom.

 Here are our track-per-track feelings.

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Juliet Escoria, Juliet the Maniac – BOOK REVIEW #2

BOOK REVIEW TIME! If you had the luck to stumble upon Juliette Escoria’s Black Cloud, Elizabeth Ellen’s Fast Machine or Megan Boyle’s LIVEBLOG, you’re in the right place. 

Never heard about any of these books? No worries, you’re still in the right place.

Chances are, we might even give you the urge to enrich your literary life with this major event in modern literature called Juliet the Maniac

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WHERE TO BEGIN WITH… Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa (1940-1993) remains today one of the most respected composers and musicians of all time. Spiritual son of Edgar Varèse, Zappa has a legacy that is still on for the better. His career covered more than four exotic decades. Here are three entry points to dive into the man’s sonic ocean.

Excentric, yes. Genius? Maybe.

Frank Zappa interviewed by Jamie Gangel on The Today Show, 1993 (link).

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