Music Archive - Vast site of fascinating reading about some of
America's most hidden musical treasures. From off-the-charts to total
Turntable - This technological marvel plays vinyl records using
a laser beam instead of a needle. No needle, no wear. Perfect for
record collectors, archivists and vinyl enthusiasts alike. Audiophile
sound quality, even on worn records!
- Cool pop-culture subject guide quickly finds info on Characters,
Places & Things that appeared on Network TV from the 1940s to
- Impressive overview of clothing & hair style fashion trends from
the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, plus Retro furniture, architecture, recipes
Fun Spot - Remember those old ads in the back of comic books
for X-Ray specs, life-size monsters & hand buzzers? At this
ultra cool site you'll find that plus a whole lot more pop culture
goodies & fun stuff.
Dictionary of Jive - Terms & phrases of Jive, the jargon
of hipsters, published by Cab Calloway circa 1939.
Of The Fifties - A Hepcat's Guide to 1950s Fads, Fashions, and
Of The Sixties - A Swinger's Guide to 1960s Slang, including
Groups - The Ultimate site for the Great Songs, Cool Styles,
and Fab History of the early 1960s Girl Groups. Lots of pictures
and info makes this the ginchiest in girldom!
The Punk - A guide to American Power-Pop Underground 1975-1985
Your Music - Where music lovers rate albums & write reviews.
Search by artist or album title to find out how the LP you want
Album Covers - One man's idea of record covers that should have
Country Style - A discography of Country Rock & Roll and
related records, from 1951-1964 compiled by Terry Gordon. Song samples
- Find all things retro & cool, from out of this world gifts,
décor, home furnishings, furniture, kitchenware, clocks,
bar & lounge accessories, & kitsch!
Poem Generator - Ramble a fine line and it will write a groove
Pinup Page - 1940s and 50s Pinup Girls from the golden age of
Club Velvet Cocktail Lounge - A Very Cool Site, fit for a King.
Metal Encyclopedia - Large reference site covering many genres
of metal, including UK; Thrash; Death Metal; Stoner; Progressive;
Christian; etc; past & present, famous & obscure.
The Acid Archives of Underground Sounds - The Lama "Acid Archives"
Website has merged with Ron Moore's excellent "Underground Sounds"
Flashback is a cool magazine covering overlooked 60s and 70s music
in depth, with outstanding new writing from authorities including
Richie Unterberger, Patrick Lundborg, David Wells and Aaron Milenski.
Bosstown Sound Everything you need to know about the 60s underground
music scene in Beantown, well researched by Paul 'Blowfish' Lovell.
is an open-source encyclopedia devoted to zines and independent
media. It covers the history, production, distribution and culture
of the small press.
Psychedelic Sixties - Literary tradition & social change
from the special collections department of the University of Virginia
and Beat-Flicks - A list of Must-See Movies for the Cool-Set.
Theaters - Comprehensive Site detailing Ozoners everywhere,
old & new
Age Pop Music - In-depth look at Exotica, Lounge, Cocktail,
Incredibly Strange, & Easy Listening Music... and a who's who
of the people who created it.
Archive - British & American comic books & magazines available
by expert digital reproduction. Their nostalgic vintage collections
contain hundreds of classic out-of-print titles.
Central - Dedicated to authors, bibliographies & checklists
related to science fiction; fantasy; horror; detective; westerns;
girly; pulps; illustrated & men's magazines; more. It's galactic!
Cow Bell - Add cowbell to any song! Just upload your favorite
MP3 & instruct the DJ how much cowbell you would like added
to it, or maybe even a little Christopher Walken chanting "More
Things - Read about the wild sounds from past dimension in articles
& interviews with some of the finest overlooked artists from
1920s rural blues; 1950s R&B; 1960s Beat, Garage, & the
Psychedelic era, to obscure 70 & 80s punk rock.
Fix - See the wildest comics ever conceived! The comic art of
Mort Todd, includes comic books, flip books, art prints, photo novels,
pulp novelettes, films, animation, DVDs, and more, including Sadistik,
the Diabolikal Super-Kriminal!
Archive - A-Z Archive of Burlesque Strippers includes stage
name & real names, type of dance routine, peak popularity years;
etc; plus Films with or about Burlesque, and much more.
Wonderful World Of Longmire - One of my fave sites. Be sure
to check out the (almost) Daily Comment for some truly profound
pearls of wisdom
Magic of the Clavioline - The 'In' Sound from Way Out! Interesting
site with fun clips and info about the keyboard instrument popularized
by Del Shannon, Sun Ra, The Tornadoes, Ennio Morricone, & others.
Predecessor to the Sonocon and Musitron
of Rock and Roll - Timeline of contenders for "The First
Rock & Roll Record", including origins of the term "Rock
& Roll" in lyrics, to various melodic, harmonic or rhythmic
precursors that would influence rock music as we know it.
Resources - Interesting audiophile site with information &
free tools including a large dictionary of musical terms, templates
for setting your tonearm, articles on turntables, speaker placement,
and 6 different vinyl cleaning formulas.
Heaven - Showcasing the worlds best loved musical shows including
Opera, Movie Musicals, Broadway Musicals, Off-Broadway Musicals
& London's West End
Detectives - Comprehensive encyclopedia of Private Eyes, Spies
& Detectives on TV, radio, comic books, & in the movies
Bop Royale - Fun site dedicated to the Secret Agent Soundtrack
of the 60s