Author Archives: Dave Thompson

The coolness of the 8-Track

If you think about it, the 8-Track tape is the ultimate punk rock art form. It had no respect for pretension, no time for procrastination, and it didn’t give a damn for concept or continuity.

The Rolling Stones’ Satanic psych-out

A little more than 50 years ago, The Rolling Stones went from producing sure-hit singles to bravely exploring a musical direction known as psychedelia with the strangely titled album, ‘Their Satanic Majesties Request.’