The Red Krayola (formerly The Red Crayola) was a psychedelic, avant-garde rock band from Houston, Texas, formed by art students at the University of St. Thomas (Texas) in 1966. The band was led by singer/guitarist and visual artist Mayo Thompson, along with drummer Frederick Barthelme (brother of nov
According to Gene Santoro, John Zorn's "idiosyncratic mixtures of musical genres reflect the way popular music is currently transmitted from one culture to another...eclectic is far too weak a word to describe his intensely demanding yet playful sonic assaults." John Zorn's work doesn't simply titill
Roots accessibility, stoner-funk arrangements and occasionally some very weird lyrics. Sort of the Allman Brothers meet Zappa (for whom George sang back-up and with whom he collaborated), with the odd Dixieland overlay.
Good for making your Deadhead friends feel a bit parochial.
It may seem that Joanna Newsom would make it easy for others to dismiss or codify her among other largely mocked sorts – her voice is unusual, her lyrics often entrenched in worlds of fable-like precision and peculiarities – but she utilizes her singing and song-writing abilities with