Tuesday, March 13, 2012
ROCK AND ROLL PARADE
One of my oldest friends is a dude called Rob Ayling. We have been friends for about a quarter of a century, during which I founded and built up the CFZ, and he started a succesful record company dealing largely with prog, psychedelic and peculiar music, including stuff by suck luminaries as Gong, Yes, Hawkwind and Rick Wakeman.
I was a music journalist long before I started writing about crypto and fortean matters, and so when Rob asked me if I could do for his empire what the CFZ Bloggo network does for the cryptozoological community, I agreed rather cheerfully. I have missed writing about music and it is nice to be back in the saddle.
There is quite a crossover between people who like the sort of music that Gonzo Multimedia, and before them Voiceprint Records put out, and the people who read these blogs, so whenever there is anything that I think may be of interest to the folk in the crypto community I shall cross post it here.
Do me a favour and check out the new blog:
And in particular part one of my look at the remarkably entertaining new concept album by Judge Smith, based on the story of 'Orpheus in the Underworld'. It is much more fun than you might think, and completely unpretentious.....
I was a music journalist long before I
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