The album cover was stark and gorgeous (in a grungy way). The tunes were abrupt, minimal, noisy, and rock—hallmarks of everything I’ve loved since. Now Distorted Pony is back together after over 15 years and playing live on Demolisten from 6-8pm today!
Garry Shider, an all-time psychedelic champion of the Parliament Funkadelic family of bands, has died. I hung out with Shider for an afternoon in 1992 and oh man did things get weird after we met.