Episode 700: Guest Shot – Frank Zappa’s Avant-Garde Side




October 4, 2019


  • Frank Zappa “What’s New in Baltimore?” Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention (Barking Pumpkin) 1985
  • Frank Zappa “Outside Now” Joe’s Garage (Rykodisc) 1979
  • Frank Zappa “Black Napkins” Zoot Allures (Warner Records) 1976
  • Frank Zappa “Black Napkins (Live at Royce Hall, 9/18/1975)” Orchestral Favorites (DiscReet Records) 1979
  • Frank Zappa “G-Spot Tornado” Jazz from Hell (Barking Pumpkin) 1986
  • Ensemble Modern and Frank Zappa “The Girl in the Magnesium Dress” The Yellow Shark (Barking Pumpkin) 1993
  • The Mothers of Invention “Nasal Retentive Calliope Music” We’re Only in It for the Money (Verve) 1968
  • Frank Zappa “Sofa No. 2” Zappa in New York (WEA Records) 1977


On the 700th episode of the pod, our guests bring the Frank Zappa trilogy to a close. Intern John Rossman, Nick Kline and Greg Loman discuss Zappa’s avant-garde music.

These guys produce their own music podcast, “You Should Check it Out.” Listen on the big podcast platforms or at https://anchor.fm/yscio

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