The Smudge – Wrong Longings

(photo by Lulu Rader) “Some people are worth the right gold. Some people search after the wrong gold.” - The Smudge The Smudge is the musical persona of enigmatic multidisciplinary artist Bucko Crooks.  Where does the persona end and the person begin? And what does it matter to you? The Smudge boasts 82 releases on the artist’s b…

Bill Nelson – The Futurist Looks Back

  The recording career of Bill Nelson can be traced to 1968 at Holyground studios in Yorkshire, England. Since that time Bill has put forth well over one hundred releases - from a solo artist to Be Bop Deluxe, then Red Noise and back to a solo act, as well as countless collaborations with artists like Harold Budd and the group Channel Light…