Captain Beefheart’s Doc At The Radar Station Revisited

Source: The Quietus.

Troutmask Replica, Lick My Decals Off Baby and Clear Spot all have compelling reasons to be considered Captain Beefheart’s best record, but for Sean Kitching it’s Don Van Vliet’s penultimate album, Doc At The Radar Station that best encapsulates his singular artistic vision. As the album turns 40 this month, former manager Gary Lucas and band member, Eric Drew Feldman, recall working with the man John Peel viewed as the real genius of popular music