UGLY THINGS - #- 64- CREATION/ ARTWOODS
This issue features a major cover story on British Mod R&B heroes the Artwoods by Mike Stax, while Pop Art paintermen the Creation are the subject of a brilliant new fact-finding mission by Peter Stanfield. Doug Sheppard reveals the true story of ‘70s hard rock mystery group Stonewall and their mega-rare private press tax scam LP, Moby Grape’s Don Stevenson shares photos and secrets from his early history, and there are interviews with pre-teen pop prodigy Mark Radice, and UK label head and A&R genius Andrew Lauder. Also: ‘60s Miami garage girls the Belles (of “Melvin” fame), Minnesota psych monsters C.A. Quintet, sublime singer-songwriter Fred Neil, a Doors/Sons of Adam love triangle, Laurie Anderson on Lou Reed, Cyril Jordan on the Yardbirds, and much more including our remarkable review sections, covering all the latest vinyl and CD reissues, and rock ‘n’ roll-related books.