The Mar Y Sol Festival 1972 The Mar Y Sol Festival, which took place about thirty miles outside of San Juan, Puerto Rico, seemed cursed right from the beginning. Set up to be the first rock festival to take place in Puerto Rico, five promoters attempted to start the planning stages in 1971, but productionContinue reading “Festival Fridays: The Mar Y Sol Festival”
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Festival Friday- The Strawberry Fields Festival (1970)
The story of this festival should honestly be made into a movie, kind of like Taking Woodstock, only more. I’m sure it would be just as dramatic and hilarious… Held between August 7th and 10th of 1970 at Mosport Park Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, the Strawberry Fields Festival was originally intended to be JohnContinue reading “Festival Friday- The Strawberry Fields Festival (1970)”
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.
Now Playing: Tashaki Miyaki
I’ve been totally blown away by Tashaki Miyaki’s latest album, The Dream. Fittingly titled, the album is an atmospheric, gorgeous dream-pop masterpiece that is as refreshing and lush as the spring weather that it was debuted in. Punky, howling guitar work blend seamlessly into beds of strings, keyboards and TM’s hauntingly beautiful, multilayered harmonies. This is theContinue reading “Now Playing: Tashaki Miyaki”