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FROM NIGHTCLUB TO ARENA: FRANK ZAPPA’S SHORT-LIVED 1980 LINEUP SHOWCASED ON LATEST VAULT TREASURE, ZAPPA ’80: MUDD CLUB/MUNICH – Available March 3rd. Pre-Order Now.

January 10, 2023

FROM NIGHTCLUB TO ARENA: FRANK ZAPPA’S SHORT-LIVED 1980 LINEUP SHOWCASED ON LATEST VAULT TREASURE, ZAPPA ’80: MUDD CLUB/MUNICH  TWO FULL CONCERTS RECORDED AT INTIMATE NYC VENUE, THE MUDD CLUB, AND MASSIVE GERMAN ARENA, OLYMPIAHALLE, IN MUNICH INCLUDES NEARLY THREE HOURS OF UNRELEASED LIVE PERFORMANCES AND MARKS FIRST TIME FULL SHOWS HAVE EVER BEEN RELEASED BY […]

FRANK ZAPPA’S FAMED “ELECTRIC ORCHESTRA” CELEBRATED WITH WAKA/WAZOO BOX SET – Now Available!

December 16, 2022

FRANK ZAPPA’S FAMED “ELECTRIC ORCHESTRA” CELEBRATED WITH WAKA/WAZOO BOX SET 5-DISC MULTI-FORMAT BOX SET FEATURES UNRELEASED ALTERNATE TAKES OF NEARLY EVERY SONG FROM HIS CLASSIC JAZZ-INFLUENCED ALBUMS, WAKA/JAWAKA AND THE GRAND WAZOO, TO COMMEMORATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY INCLUDES COMPLETE, UNRELEASED “PETITE WAZOO” PERFORMANCE FROM WINTERLAND BALLROOM, 1972 AND ZAPPA-PRODUCED GEORGE DUKE DEMOS BLU-RAY AUDIO DISC PRESENTS […]

Zappacast Episode #57: The Grandest Wazoo (& Waka Jawaka, too!)

December 9, 2022

Zappacast celebrates the 50th anniversary of FZ’s “big band” period with a deep dive into the just released Waka Wazoo box set! You’ll hear from the Vaultmeister himself, Joe Travers, who assembled this comprehensive collection of recordings that show what went into the making of the classic albums, Waka Jawaka and The Grand Wazoo. Eat Those […]

Duck Foot Brewing x Frank Zappa “Why Does It Hurt When IPA?”

November 15, 2022

We’ve teamed up again with our friends at @duckfootbeer for a re-release of “Why Does It Hurt When IPA?” along with a brand new decadent dessert stout with maple syrup and fresh roasted coffee named “St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast Stout!” Pre-order and get more info at DuckFootBeer.com

ZappaCast Episode #56: Frank’s Yugoslavian Extravaganza

October 14, 2022

The Zappacast crew celebrates the new release, Zappa ’75: Zagrab/Ljubljana!  Joe “Vaultmeister” returns to take Scott Parker and Phil Surkis on a guided tour of this rare band playing in a rare location! Why did FZ fly the band to Yugoslavia in the midst of his fall tour? Why is this the only multitrack recording […]

Zappacast Episode #55: Take It Away, Jim Pons!

September 9, 2022

He was the voice of Billy the Mountain. He was the voice of Jeff Simmons’  bad conscience. Heck, he was even the voice of god! It’s safe to say that Frank Zappa trusted Jim Pons voice. Scott Parker and Phil Surkis were honored and thmorilled to chat with The Leaves/Turtles/Mothers legend, Jim Pons.  Jim did […]

Zappacast Episode #54: Joe’s Homage: An Erie Box Companion

June 10, 2022

What is it about Erie, PA? Is there something in the wooder? Scott Parker and Phil Surkis chat  with Joe Travers about his latest passion project: Zappa: Erie, a 6CD box set featuring three unbelievably fantastic shows made in and around his hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania – Edinboro College (5/8/74), Gannon University (11/12/74), and The […]

Presenting Zappa 75 Zagreb Ljubljana Out Now

September 22, 2022

THE MOTHERS PERFORMING IN YUGOSLAVIA IN 1975 2CD AND DIGITAL COLLECTION FEATURES BEST NEVER BEFORE RELEASED PERFORMANCES FROM ZAGREB AND LJUBLJANA AVAILABLE NOW VIA ZAPPA RECORDS/UMe https://zappa.lnk.to/ZagrebLjubljana In the fall of 1975,towards the tail end ofa typically productive and prolific year that included finishing production on the One Size Fits All album, a spring tour with Captain […]

The Zappa Forum Will Be Shutting Down

July 8, 2022

The Zappa Forum will be shutting down next Friday, July 15 as we plan for a new and improved home. Thank you for your understanding. We’ll see you soon!