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Jan 10, 2024

Frank Zappa may not have entered 1973 with high hopes for a hit record, but when Over-Nite Sensation punched through the Top 40 of Billboard’s album chart it became clear that he was appealing to growing numbers of fans and probably the newly curious. More

Aug 10, 2023

During his lifetime, no moss grew on the creative dynamo that was Frank Zappa. Though five albums (plus the Mothermania compilation) were released between 1969-1970 under the Mothers of Invention’s or Zappa’s name, Funky Nothingness presents a “lost album” that may have been pegged as a sequel to ’69’s Hot Rats within this collection of 25 rare, unreleased tracks. More

May 09, 2023

When a significant amount of tape labeled as “Mudd Club” and “Munich 80” was discovered in Frank Zappa’s vault, it was determined that these work tapes with multiple backups were likely recorded with plans to ultimately release those concerts. More