Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Josh Alan Friedman's "The Rictus of Death in America"

"In my mother’s time of need, when she was moved to a nursing home, Social Security cut her off. Finding out why and trying to correct it has opened my eyes to a dysfunctional bureaucracy of systematic torture. It has been a full-time job for nine months. Allow me to share my tale of torment, if you will..."

"The Rictus of Death in America," by Josh Alan Friedman. Read it at Black Cracker Online.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

"While Jesus is Passing By" by Rev. Raymond Branch

Rev. Branch, Omnichord and vocal.

Archival recording, date unknown


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© 2014 Rev. Raymond Branch, Wyatt Doyle; all rights reserved

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Happy Birthday Stan Ridgway!



The Last Honest Man. Happy Birthday, Stan Ridgway.

For music, merch and all things Stan, visit StanRidgway.com

Black Cracker is available here.

Photo copyright © 2013 Wyatt Doyle

Friday, April 4, 2014

Rev. Branch's Thoughts & Reflections

"When I was a little boy, I just found that people is people, and I let it go at that."

Recorded at the Heavenly Rainbow Baptist Church, April 2014.


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© 2014 Rev. Raymond Branch, Wyatt Doyle; all rights reserved

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Monday, March 31, 2014

Rev. Branch LP Sleeve Art Unveiled



Jacket design for the upcoming LP release from Rev. Raymond Branch, I've Got Heaven on My Mind.

Recorded and engineered live at the Heavenly Rainbow Baptist Church in South Los Angeles by Todd Burke (who also provides the album's cover photograph), the record will be released in conjunction with Mike McGonigal and YETI later this year.

Watch this space for details as they become available. 

Photo: Todd Burke

Sunday, March 30, 2014

"I'm Gonna Move in the Room With The Lord" by Rev. Raymond Branch

Rev. Branch, Omnichord and vocal.

Archival recording, date unknown


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© 2014 Rev. Raymond Branch, Wyatt Doyle; all rights reserved

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Monday, March 10, 2014

Comin'.

"Elf Ricochet" by Skrowaczewski / Zappa

"Elf Ricochet" by Skrowaczewski / Zappa

Nick Skrowaczewski, drums; Stanley Zappa, tenor saxophone.

Video by Zappa.



Watch on YouTube above. 
For higher quality audio and video, watch via Vimeo, below.




© 2013, 2014 Skrowaczewski / Zappa; all rights reserved

Sunday, March 9, 2014

"When the Saints Go Marching In" by Rev. Raymond Branch

Rev. Branch, Omnichord and vocal.

Archival recording, date unknown


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© 2014 Rev. Raymond Branch, Wyatt Doyle; all rights reserved