FFanzeen

Oct 11

DVD Review: Fested: A Journey to Fest 7 -

DVD review of a documentary about The Fest, a punk rock festival held yearly in Florida.

Review: Johnny Winter Live at Rockpalast -

A review of a DVD release of Johnny Winter playing the Rockpalast show from Germany in 1979, where he returned to his blues roots along with some rock numbers.

Sep 21

Concert Stubs From Long Ago -

Doing some cleaning, I recently came across a stack of ticket stubs from shows and events I had seen in New York. While the shows the tickets represent is hardly inclusive to the shows I have attended. I have listed them in order of date.

Remembering Christine Nystrom -

Along with Neil Postman and Terence Moran, Christine Nystrom helped co-found the Media Ecology department at New York University during the very early 1970s. I had the fortune to spend some time with her over the last couple of decades. This is in memory of her.

Sep 19

DVD Review: David Bowie: Rare and Unseen -

Review of DVD featuring rare clips, photos and interviews with the king and queen of glam rock, David Bowie.

DVD Reviews: Two of the America’s Music Legacy Series, Part 3: Blues; Soul -

This is just two of a series of six DVDs that have been released to promote a collection of television specials from the 1980s that highlight specific genres of music, with each disc focusing on a one at a time.

DVD Reviews: Two of the America’s Music Legacy Series, Part 4: Folk, Dixieland Jazz -

This is just two of a series of six DVDs that have been released to promote a collection of television specials from the 1980s that highlight specific genres of music, with each disc focusing on a one at a time.

Bruno Arts Bank and All Citizens' Cafe, January 14, 2011 -

A picture essay of the small Saskatchewan town of Bruno, about 40 minutes east of Saskatoon. It is here that many independent artists travel stop on their travels through the province to play music to an enthusiastic group. Though the audience number is small, the reception is large.

Bruno, FFanzeen, Kerri Reid, Marcus Miller, Mindy Yan Miller, Robert Barry Francos, Saskatchewan, Susan Shantz, Tyler Brett  

Punk Primer #2: The British Second Wave -

Recently, I was asked by some friends to teach them a little about the history of punk. For this second class, I played them some records (both LPs and 45s) and CDs for a history of British punk, or the Second Wave. This is what I chose.

The Rage May Surface: An Op-Ed Piece -

This opinion piece was originally published in FFanzeen No. 3, dated Winter / Spring 1978-79, which was the first newsprint version of the ‘zine. Art Editor of the issue Alan Abramowitz discussed the then-current state of music and the cultural milieu in which it existed.