Beyond Jazz: Kerouac and Music

The links between the Beat Generation and music seem obvious, and many of them have been pretty thoroughly explored. Ginsberg…

3 years ago

Unheard Ginsberg Recordings Newly Released

Released just a few days ago, The Complete Songs Of Innocence And Experience by Allen Ginsberg is a multi-CD (or download, if…

4 years ago

The Beats and the Beatles: two sides of the same coin

“If two things are two sides of the same coin, they are very closely related although they seem different” -…

6 years ago

Setting Kerouac to Music: An Interview with Kubilay Uner

This article originally appeared in Beatdom #14 - the MOVIE issue.   Kubilay Uner is the composer for the 2013…

7 years ago

From Albion to Shangri-La

From Albion to Shangri-La consists of collected excerpts from Peter Doherty’s journals, circa 2008 to 2013, with an added selection…

7 years ago

Mark Murphy/ Bop for Kerouac

“I want to be considered a jazz poet . . .” i Don’t miss Mark Murphy’s 1981 recording “Bop for…

7 years ago

Beatdom #7 on Kindle

One of our most successful issues of Beatdom was the 7th, released way back in 2010. This was the music-themed…

8 years ago

Summer Bop 2013

“All I can say is, if you know Jimmy Heath, you know Bop.” — Dizzy Gillespiei (more…)

8 years ago

Dick in Dixie: Hank Williams III

They say that I'm ill-mannered, that I'm gonna self-destruct, But if you know what I'm thinkin' you'll know that pop…

9 years ago

A Few Words From Patti Smith On Writing and Beats

On May 15, Patti Smith told us about her new record, Banga, and some of the source for the title…

9 years ago

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