New Music from Old People

I write that blog title in a joking way because I’m approaching middle age myself. Who am I kidding? I’ve approached it, poked it cautiously with a long stick and it’s welcomed me into its lair. So far it hasn’t turned on me, but I’m keeping an eye on it. There’s that expression “in the…

The Freaky Album Cover Art of Gene Brownell

A chicken in a gas mask, a pigeon in a sandwich, a purple skinned model sitting on a cliff with a guy in a diving suit behind her….you’ve probably never heard of album cover photographer/designer Gene Brownell, but for a time in the 1960s and 1970s, his otherworldly work made the neighborhood record store a…