Every October, I think of Jack Kerouac’s short story, “October in the Railroad Earth.” Jack recorded it for his album with Steve Allen, Poetry For The Beat Generation; take a listen below. Want to download the mp3 track? It’s available here.
Today, October 20, is Michael McClure’s birthday. Here are a few videos to celebrate! Michael McClure, Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman, Jay Lane, & Jason Crosby From a performance at the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, California, on September 12, 2013 Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek – “Pico Boulevard” This song comes from the brilliant 2012 album, “The Piano Poems:… [read this]
In honor of Allen Ginsberg’s birthday (June 3, 1926), we’ve gathered a few videos together. We’ve got some poetry for you, a chant, and an interview or two. What are your favorite Ginsberg recordings? Please leave a comment below! Allen Ginsberg leads a chant in Chicago, 1968 ahead of the Democratic National Convention Hey, you smokers! Listen to what Allen… [read this]
In honor of Jack Kerouac’s birthday (March 12), here are some videos to enjoy. 1. Kerouac & friends in New York “Silent footage of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lucien Carr, and others in New York, Summer 1959. The location is in and around the Harmony Bar & Restaurant at E 9th St. and 3rd Ave. Others seen are Mary Frank… [read this]
News is good, and it is you we owe. Relix Magazine decided to take on our humble handheld operation and premiere our new video to the world. The world premiere of the “Wake and Shake Your Heart” video, filmed in Mexico City, mostly on my block there – Check it out at Relix