An unprecedented project in the rock field: a five-CD box set of unreleased material by a cult artist that never had anything close to a chart hit. Of course Captain Beefheart is the ultimate cult artist, and one with a following so rabid (if limited) that the compilation has a wider audience than many would anticipate. Despite the impressive chronological span and variety of demos, live performances, backing tracks, and outtakes, be cautioned that this is not a best-of or ad hoc career overview. A good deal of the tracks (some of which have long been available on bootleg) are of slightly substandard or low fidelity, and Beefheart's most significant work is ultimately contained on his numerous official releases.
Swedish band Three Seasons was formed back in 2009, and through 6 years and three albums they have managed to work their way to becoming quite the popular band in a relatively short amount of time. "Grow" is their third studio album, and was released in the late spring of 2014 through Swedish label Transubstans Records. Those familiar with this band from previous occasions, or those familiar with their label, will have a pretty good idea about what to expect from this production. The band's label are known for signing bands exploring a more vintage oriented kind of rock, and Three Seasons hasn't been an exception in that department. This is a band with a deep affection for the rock and hard rock of the 1970's, and they document their talents quite nicely indeed also on this occasion.