The Record Crates United Mixtape #26: An Interview with Christopher C. King

Tonight we have the great pleasure and honor of featuring famed musicologist, archivist and grammy-winning producer Christopher C. King. King is a passionate and prolific 78 collector who has produced numerous collections of old time country, blues and international music, including Tompkins Square’s Imaginational Anthem Volume 6 and albums by a wide range of legendary artistsContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape #26: An Interview with Christopher C. King”

The Record Crates United Holiday Mixtape

Tune in tonight at Dunebuggyradio.com at 8pm EST for a break from the holiday norm. Songs of the season from the likes of Psychic Ills, Rowan : Morrison, Yo La Tengo and many others are in store for you. Come in from the cold and hang out for a while.

Fat Knuckle Freddy – Alfred Hitchcock Plays Guitar

With a title like Alfred Hitchcock Plays Guitar, how could you not give it a listen? The Portland, Maine dwelling Fat Knuckle Freddy plays in the style of the bluesier end of the American primitive guitar spectrum. By utilizing his mastery of slide and precise fingerpicking, Freddy creates arid, dusty atmospheres with his instrument inContinue reading “Fat Knuckle Freddy – Alfred Hitchcock Plays Guitar”

RIP Dr. John (1941-2019)

Dr. John was a living embodiment of a vast collection of American music traditions and sort of became a genre all to himself. It’s truly a surprise that he was really just one man, as he lived a life that was grand, colorful and as theatrical as any Mardi Gras parade. Please join me inContinue reading “RIP Dr. John (1941-2019)”

Festival Friday: The 1968 Newport Folk Festival

The 1968 Newport Folk Festival The Newport Folk Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, isn’t obscure by any means; in fact, it’s a rather historic and culturally relevant event that still continues (very successfully) today. In terms of the individual yearly events, the ones you mainly hear most about include the 1965 festival where Dylan notoriouslyContinue reading “Festival Friday: The 1968 Newport Folk Festival”

Now Playing: Bo Diddley

Is there anything more rocking than this video of Bo Diddley blasting through “Hey! Bo Diddley” on stage in 1973? Drop what you’re doing and absorb this awe-inspiring clip from the underrated Let the Good Times Roll documentary.

Record Crates United Online Mixtape Vol.2

It’s that time again when you can finally put a sound to the words that I’ve been writing. It’s my second mix of songs via 8tracks.com that are related to the last batch of posts (since the last mix anyway). The full tracklisting: 1. Somewhere Between- Six Organs of Admittance 2. Dead Flowers- Six OrgansContinue reading “Record Crates United Online Mixtape Vol.2”

Elizabeth Cotten – Live!

Elizabeth Cotten Live! (1983) Arhoolie Records LP/CD This album has held a special place in my heart for sometime now. Elizabeth Cotton was a fairly legendary folk and blues musician who left a large wake of influence behind her all through her long life. She picked up guitar and banjo and began writing her ownContinue reading “Elizabeth Cotten – Live!”