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Three Brand New Releases “Meat Light,” “Chicago ’78” and “Little Dots” Out Now!

November 15, 2016

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ZappaCast Episode #30: A Halloween chat with the Vaultmeister

October 30, 2016

“Happy Halloween, everybody!” — FZ  And yes indeed, it is our 30TH EPISODE, and it’s HALLOWEEN, and it’s SPECIAL…why? Because we are celebrating with the VAULTMEISTER himself, Mr. JOE TRAVERS! Joe answers questions galore (some from you, loyal ZappaCast listeners) and generally proves himself to be the truly wonderful human that he is!! Add in […]

ZappaCast Episode #29: THE LOST EPISODE – Meet Matthew Galaher!

September 27, 2016

Guess who’s back? Back again?… OK, enough of all this break nonsense…the ZappaCast RETURNETH! After a summer spent deep in research and book writing, we are back (baby) with THE LOST EPISODE…taped several months ago, and chock full of OLD NEWS! Well, maybe just a little…  This episode we meet the one and only MATTHEW […]

ZAPPAtite – Frank Zappa’s Tastiest Tracks – Out Now

September 1, 2016

In his trailblazing and incredibly prolific career, artist, composer and all-around musical pioneer Frank Zappa released more than 60 albums in his lifetime, as a solo artist and with his bands the Mothers of Invention and the Mothers. Coupled with more than 40 posthumous releases since his death in 1993 at 52, figuring out where […]

Property from the Estate of Frank and Gail Zappa Auction

September 1, 2016

Be sure to check out the online catalog for Property from the Estate of Frank and Gail Zappa as part of the Icons & Idols: Rock n’ Roll auction, starting Friday, November 4th and Saturday, November 5th; and the continuing online-only auction ending November 13th at 5:00pm. The career of the legendary Frank Zappa (1940-1993) […]

“Eat That Question” – Coming to DVD and Digital HD September 27

June 24, 2016

EAT THAT QUESTION is coming to DVD and Digital HD on September 27, and is available to pre-order now.  Shattering conventions – musical, social, political – was the life's work of Frank Zappa, the iconoclastic musical genius, rock legend and intellectual firebrand of the late 20th century whose work is equally revered by hardcore rockers and serious musical scholars. Zappa, […]

Musics by Frank Zappa/Orchestra En Regalia

June 14, 2016

The Zappa Family Trust and Columbia Artist Management are proud to present Musics by Frank Zappa – Orchestra En Regalia on Saturday June 18 at Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinium, Prague, as part of the PROMS Prague 12th Annual International Music Festival. The performance will feature Joe Travers (Drums), Scott Thunes (Bass), Jamie Kime (Guitar) and Ian Underwood (Piano) with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, and Sarah […]

Road Tapes, Venue #3

June 8, 2016

OUT NOW! Road Tapes, Venue #3 features two complete shows from Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN. The July '70 Mothers line-up featured Flo & Eddie, George Duke, Ian Underwood, Aynsley Dunbar & Jeff Simmons. FZ's vast Vault does not contain many full shows from this time period, so that alone makes this release a […]

“Frank Zappa For President” – July 15

June 8, 2016

Frank Zappa for President will be released on CD July 15 by Zappa Records/UMe. This album features previously unreleased material from the Zappa Vault. Frank Zappa for President? You betcha! We know at various times he wanted to run for office. In the spirit of the dramatic 2016 presidential election adventures comes a release that gives […]

The Lumpy Money Project/Object

June 8, 2016

Previously only available through the Zappa website, Lumpy Money has been reissued by Zappa Records/Universal Music. Part of a Zappa Family Trust Project/Object Audio Documentary series,  Lumpy Money celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Frank Zappa's Masterworks Lumpy Gravy & We're Only In It For The Money.   Lumpy Money contains unique and rare versions of both legendary albums […]