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 Post subject: Frank in a magazine
PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 6:46 pm 
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La scena Musicale October 2013 vol 19-2

http://scena.org/pdf-files/sm19-2_en_lr.pdf

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 Post subject: Re: Frank in a magazine
PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:13 pm 
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This song is mentioned in the article:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-R65yZ2NL0

I had never heard it before.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:30 pm 
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I had the LP long time ago.

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 Post subject: re: frank in a magazine
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thanks for posting, french & english versions on the way d

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It's nice to see an article primarily about Frank's classical work. Thanks!

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Thanks guys :)

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this month, 24 fz pages from france

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 Post subject: Re: Frank in a magazine
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Frank Zappa's on the cover of the new issue of Prog, on sale today
By Jerry Ewing 21 hours ago

Plus Jon Anderson, Jordan Rudess, Big Big Train, Lonely Robot, Gong, Mostly Autumn and more...

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The new issue of Prog is on sale today. The legendary Frank Zappa graces the front cover. It's 40 years since he released both Sheik Yerbouti and Joe's Garage, two of his seminal works. We talk to Adrian Belew and Terry Bozzio who worked with Frank on those records to get a fascinating insight into Zappa's work. Plus, with the Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa hologram tour arriving in the UK this month, we talk to Dweezil and Ahmet Zappa about the new tour and just what we can expect.

Also in Prog 98...

Jon Anderson - the former Yes singer discusses his star-studded new solo album 1000 Hands.

Jordan Rudess - the Dream Theater keyboard player discusses his career in The Prog Interview.

Big Big Train - the award-winning British prog band are back with brand new album Grand Tour.

Lonely Robot - John Mitchell reaches the conclusion of his space trilogy with Under Stars.

Banco del Mutuo Soccorso - the Italian prog legends release their first new studio album for a quarter of a century.

Mostly Autumn - the British prog rockers create a wonderful new album from the memory of a former bandmate.

Gong - Back with their second post-Daevid Allen album, The Universe Also Collapses.

Queensryche - The prog metal pioneers hit form with new album The Verdict.

Louise Lemon - the Swedish singer explains the ideas behind her death gospel sound.

Giancarlo Erra - The Nosound man opts for a minimalist classical sound on his debut solo effort.

Rainburn - Introducing the latest prog metal wonders from India.

Tal Wilkenfeld - she's worked with Jeff Beck, Prince and Herbie Hancock. Now the bass wonder has recorded her first vocal solo album.

Scott Walker - a tribute to the late 60s superstar turned avant-garde explorer.

Joey Frevola - the Kyros guitarist opens up about his prog world.

Plus live and album reviews from Daniel Tomkins, Bjorn Riis, Be-Bop Deluxe, Roy Harper, Popol Vuh, Prognosis Festival, Dream Theater, Crippled Black Phoenix, Haken, Roadburn and more...

And music from Panzerpappa, GRICE, Sermon, Lazrtuth and more on the free CD.

https://www.loudersound.com/news/frank- ... sale-today


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Frank Zappa’s view on the music industry from 1987 still feels true today
Jack WhatleyAugust 25, 2019

Frank Zappa made a name for himself as one of the original agitators. A deliberate thumb to the nose of the music industry, Zappa found himself comfortable in the sweet embrace of unconventional subversion. To offer a view on the music industry, in a 1987 interview, Zappa details the trials and tribulations of being an original artist in a modern world, and it still rings true today.

“Remember the 60s? That era that a lot of people have these glorious memories of?… they really weren’t that great, those years” says Zappa in the interview. Apparently happy to play the grump, Zappa gives a frank description of the decade which gave him his break. But one good thing from that era was missing from the eighties and is even truer today.

During the ’60s music executives were a stuffy bunch. They were an old guard of stuffy shirts and ties only with an eye on the profit margin. Or as Zappa describes them “cigar-chomping old guys” ut one benefit of this was that they “looked at the product and said, ‘I don’t know. Who knows what it is? Record it, stick it out. If it sells, alright!’”

Remembering when Frank Zappa performed with Pink Floyd in 1969

Zappa declares that “we were better off with those guys, than we are with the hip, young executives,” making the calls on what gets made and what gets put out to the public. While Zappa is talking about the fast-paced movement of the record industry n the eighties, the same can be said of today’s music scene.

In truth, there are a lot more opportunities to control their output, like Zappa was famed to have done, but it comes at a price. Bands and artists can get their music on to a range of streaming sites without any help from a label, but to actually get seen, heard and paid, they still need the help of the industry. Those decisions, as to who gets the support, who gets the tour, who gets the merch deal, still lives in the hands of those “hip” execs.

It may have been over 30 years ago but this deliberate and detailed thumb to the nose of the music industry still feels as relevant today as it did in 1987. Frank Zappa was always ahead of the curve and he is again here.

Watch the classic interview as Frank Zappa takes on the music industry.
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https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/frank-zapp ... stry-1987/

There's some far out stuff in the magazine


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Frank Zappa’s terrible week: A flare gun, a fire, and a trip to the hospital
Jack WhatleyOctober 29, 2019

https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/frank-zappa-montreux-casino-rainbow-theatre/

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December 1971 would likely not have been a month full of presents memories for the late Frank Zappa. It was during this month that he experienced two incredibly dangerous incidents at his shows. Within the space of a week, Zappa had been nearly caught in the middle of a massive blaze and also been pushed off the stage to find himself in critical condition in hospital.

The fire which engulfed Montreux Casino during the middle of his set would thankfully not produce any casualties, despite its mammoth size. While ‘The Rainbow Theatre Incident’, just six days later, would see Zappa dramatically hospitalised after being pushed into the orchestra pit by an audience member.

Let’s start at the beginning, as we know from Julie Andrews, it’s a very good place to start. Frank Zappa was an agitator extraordinaire. His music was deliberately provocative and emotive, he relished the idea of freaking out the neighbourhood and encouraged it wherever he could. He was a serial supporter of all things subversive he was the jester in the court of rock and roll and his live shows followed suit. But on December 4th in 1971 at the Montreux Casino, Geneva, Switzerland things took a decidedly serious turn.

When Frank Zappa and The Mothers took to the stage they began to perform their irreverent and intellectual music. Playful and poised the set was magical until the moment a deranged fan fired a flare gun at the band. The venue’s heating system then exploded, starting a fire which would sadly leave several fans injured, the band’s equipment destroyed, and the venue in smouldering ruins.

Tough the injuries suffered by fans were tragic, it could have been so much worse. There were several reasons that the fire did not cause any loss of life—the show started in the afternoon, there were no chairs in the auditorium, and Ansley Dunbar’s drums had a malfunction during the set which caused many of the crowd to leave.

It was a hellish situation which saw the loss of an incredible building, the loss of equipment, and the injury to some members of the crowd. It also saw the birth of one of the most famous songs ever written, Deep Purple’s ‘Smoke on the Water’.

“We all came out to Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline / To make records with a mobile – We didn’t have much time / Frank Zappa & the Mothers were at the best place around / But some stupid with a flare gun burned the place to the ground / Smoke on the water, a fire in the sky…”

Six days later and Frank Zappa was facing another catastrophe and yet another fan was to blame.

The band were performing, with rented instruments, at The Rainbow Theatre in London and were in the middle of their second encore when a crazed fan by the name of Trevor Charles Howell took to the stage set on causing havoc. The attack followed a somewhat sarcastic performance of The Beatles song ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ and saw Howell lose his mind.

He stormed the stage and pushed Zappa to the concrete floor of the orchestra pit below, falling many feet to his apparent death. “The band thought I was dead,” Zappa would reveal in his 1989 autobiography The Real Frank Zappa Book. “My head was over on my shoulder, and my neck was bent like it was broken. I had a gash in my chin, a hole in the back of my head, a broken rib, and a fractured leg. One arm was paralysed.”

Howell tried to flee the scene but was stopped by the crowd as he tried to get away. He was duly passed over to Zappa’s roadies who held him in what we can only assume was a polite manner until the authorities took him away. Howell later admitted that he became jealous of Zappa after his girlfriend said she had become infatuated with the star. The attack would leave Zappa in a wheelchair for many months before he eventually made an almost full recovery.

The incident would compound what truly must’ve been one of the worst weeks in Frank Zappa’s illustrious and creative life.


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