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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.

ZappaCast Episode #34: A Halloween Treat with Thomas Nordegg!

October 18, 2017

Salutations, ZappaCast hobgoblins!!! Yes indeedy folks, the ZappaCast celebrates ZAPPAWEEN (it’s a holiday now!) with a most special show, featuring the treat that is an interview with Zappa road crew personage extraordinaire, THOMAS NORDEGG!! Thomas sits down with Scott and the Vaultmeister (Mr. Joe Travers) for a wide-ranging interview covering his time with FZ.  Also, […]

ZappaCast Episode #33: Happy 50th, Absolutely Free!

October 7, 2017

Greetings once again, loyal ZappaCasters! In this episode we look back on the ABSOLUTELY FREE album, which celebrates its 50th birthday in 2017! Lots of groovy tunage and other audio wonderment on offer here PLUS a sneak preview of the new vinyl reissue of ABSOLUTELY FREE in stores October 6th! Come on over to the […]