24 items by Jim Miller

  • Anthem Of The Sun

    Anthem Of The Sun | ALBUM REVIEW

    On the Grateful Dead's Anthem of the Sun the studio with its production work dissolves into live performance, the carefully crafted is thrown together with the casually tossed off, and the results are spliced together. The end...

    September 28, 1968 12:00 AM ET
  • Waiting For The Sun

    Waiting For The Sun | ALBUM REVIEW

    One night recently the Mothers were performing "Plastic People Louie Louie" when Frank Zappa stumbled onto the monologue that graces "The End" ("he took a face from the ancient gallery and he walked on down the hall...

    September 28, 1968 12:00 AM ET
  • Lumpy Gravy

    Lumpy Gravy | ALBUM REVIEW

    Lumpy Gravy is the most curious album Frank Zappa has been involved in to date, and in many ways the music just doesn't make it; as it says on the cover, "a curiously inconsistent piece which started...

    June 22, 1968 12:00 AM ET
  • Axis: Bold as Love

    Axis: Bold as Love | ALBUM REVIEW

    Jimi Hendrix sounds like a junk heap (Ben Calder crushed monolithic mobiles bulldozed), very heavy and metallic loud. Rock's first burlesque dancer, superman in drag, his music is schizophrenic. Axis: Bold as Love is the refinement...

    April 6, 1968 12:00 AM ET