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ZappaCast Episode #38: Zappa And The Blues

June 19, 2018

Kick back with a cold whatever, kids…it’s time for an all-new ZAPPACAST! Frank Zappa was DEEPLY inspired by the blues, and drew from it as inspiration throughout the entirety of his career. In this episode, Scott chats with ED KOMARA (author of ZaFTIG — the Zappa Family Trust Issues Guide) about Frank’s history with the […]

Dweezil Zappa – Choice Cuts North America Tour 2018

June 6, 2018

Dweezil Zappa’s “Choice Cuts” Tour hits North America in the Fall! 10/24/18: Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room10/25/18: Melbourne, FL – Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts10/26/18: Ft. Meyers, FL – Southwest Florida Events Center10/27/18: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall10/28/18: Charlotte, NC – McGlohon Theater10/29/18: Raleigh, NC – Fletcher […]

Frank Zappa’s Classic “Burnt Weeny Sandwich” Back On The Menu!

May 10, 2018

180 Gram audiophile grade vinyl pressing available June 22 via Zappa Records/UMe. Los Angeles – May 10, 2018 – Over the last several years, the Zappa Family Trust and UMe have lovingly been restoring Frank Zappa’s iconic catalog together by reissuing his classic albums on CD, pressing long-out-of-print records back on vinyl and digitizing the […]

ZappaCast Episode #37: More Fun With Ahmet!

April 20, 2018

Well well, looks like it’s time for another ZAPPACAST! And this time around we have the long-awaited PART TWO of our conversation with Ahmet Zappa! Will the Läther album be reissued on vinyl? What is Ahmet’s #metoo story? And why is Scott such an asshole? All this and more right here, right now…on the ZAPPACAST! […]

Trout Mask Replica: coming soon via Third Man Records

April 1, 2018

Easter Morning, 1969… Frank Zappa calls up Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band and tells them the album he is producing for them is done. The Captain instructs the band to dress in their Sunday best clothes before they all go to the studio and listen to the complete finished work for the first time. […]

“Lumpy Gravy Primordial” Vinyl Pressing – Record Store Day 2018

March 6, 2018

Coming on 4/21/18 for Record Store Day! Lumpy Gravy: Primordial contains Frank Zappa’s first orchestral-only edit of the music sessions recorded at Capitol Studios during 1967. This self-described “ballet” was never officially issued until 2008 on the posthumous collection Lumpy Money.  On Record Store Day 2018 it makes it’s debut on limited edition 12” 45rpm […]

ZappaCast Episode #36: The Roxy Performances

March 2, 2018

Look who’s talking again! It’s none other than the Vaultmeister, Joe Travers! Joe took some time off from his job pounding them pagan skins for Joe Satriani to chat about the fantastic new box set, The Roxy Performances! The box features all of the shows Frank Zappa and his Mothers performed for film cameras and some […]

ZappaCast Episode #35: Ladies And Gentlemen, Ahmet Zappa!

January 2, 2018

It’s been a long time coming but we’ve done it! Ahmet Zappa, head of the Zappa Family Trust joins us for a chat about the State Of The Zappa Union, the legacy of his mother Gail and much more! Plus listener questions answered! Come on down and get on down with the ZappaCast! The musical […]

Frank Zappa’s Legendary 1973 “The Roxy Performances” Captured On Definitive Seven-CD Boxed Set

December 15, 2017

Complete collection includes all four public shows, invite-only soundcheck, rehearsal and Bolic Studios session. Digital pre-order receives instant gratification download of “RDNZL.” Available On February 2 via Zappa Records/UMe. Pre-order Now! Fourty three years ago in December 1973, Frank Zappa played a series of legendary concerts at the famed Roxy Theatre on the Sunset Strip […]

Halloween 77 Box Set Track Error

November 21, 2017

We have discovered that a track on the Halloween 77 Box Set has an error. The faulty track is “Wild Love” from Show 2, 10-28-77. We are happy to provide you with the corrected track.