Category Archives: Jon Woodstock

The Multi-Media Art of Jon Woodstock – Part 1: The Bomb Tapes

Figuring out how to start off a retrospective about the late Jon Woodstock’s creative ouvre is a monumental task. His artistic canon (much like his complex personality) had so many compelling and wildly conflicting sides: there was mystical hippy poet … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Jon Woodstock, 1974-2017

The pioneering Towson-Glen Arm artist Jon Woodstock has passed away at the age of 43. A longer post about Jon Woodstock’s important contributions is forthcoming. Please send prayers and positive energy to Jon Woodstock’s family and friends in this time … Continue reading

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TGAF1 now available in NYC, Chicago, Boston, and beyond

A limited stock of the first Towson-Glen Arm Freakouts compilation is now on sale in the New York City area and beyond In Brooklyn, NY it can be found on sale at this wild record store: Deep Cuts Record Shop … Continue reading

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Rabelaisian Hardcore: The Spectacle Of Lard Star

Something very strange happened in suburban teenage America shortly after the 1991 Christmas holiday. The jock boys who used to pick on weirdos, punks, and nerds were suddenly wearing mohawks, Black Flag t-shirts, and ripped jeans. The cheerleaders and preppy girls who … Continue reading

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The Retarded Dogs, Spastic Cracker, and the first underground concert in Glen Arm

The following blog contains excerpted liner notes written by Mike Apichella for the first Towson-Glen Arm Freakouts collection: The Retarded Dogs hold a special place in my heart and in the development of Towson-Glen Arm as they were the first … Continue reading

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‘Me and Bob Marley and The Preschoolers and The Fate Of The Entire World’ by Mike Apichella

(…continued from ‘Political Roots of the Preschoolers and Towson-Glen Arm’) During the 80’s and early 90’s the Jamaican Tourist Board ran a series of t.v. and radio ads that prominently featured a slow mo, over produced version of Bob Marley’s ‘One Love’. The … Continue reading

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TGAF2 – OUT NOW

The second volume of the Towson-Glen Arm Freakouts compilation series is out now, another volcanic eruption of mega-obscure 90’s nuggets from Baltimore County’s teen avant-garde. TGAF2 is now available as both a download from nunsliketofence.bandcamp.com , and as a cdr … Continue reading

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