The World of Captain Beefheart (Knitting Factory Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Box Set #3 (curated by Brian Eno) (Knitting Factory Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Chase the Devil (Knitting Factory). Review by James Mann.
With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa’s most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti’s catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory’s Chop n’ Quench, Fela’s first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.
Operators Are Standing By: The Essential Gary Lucas 1988-1996 (Knitting Factory). Review by James Mann.
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