Link Wray Link Wray Future Days Recordings Ask most people about Link Wray and they’ll reference his surf-guitar/heavy-metal prototype instrumental, Rumble; it rode back in on a wave of appreciation post-Pulp Fiction but had been relegated alongside other late 50s/early 60s guitar-twanging gunslingers like Duane Eddy and Dick Dale.
Funny that I’d never heard this album, only in that I love Skip Spence, the mythology – that amazing solo album of his and so usually, when something like that comes along you work your way back through everything – and yes I’d heard of Moby Grape and heard some of their stuff, and Jefferson […]
Various Artists: Bobby Gillespie Presents Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down Ace Records/Border I’m a sucker for a great artist-driven compilation/mix-tape. They’ll tell you that you can do it yourself via Spotify or almost any other platform. And you can. But the best mixtapes are the ones your friends make you – because you get to see […]