Essays and rock & roll. Looking and listening. Nostalgia versus skepticism. Sound and sense.
Friday, March 25, 2016
Meet You at Candy Ass?
In advance of the Fleshtones' 40th anniversary this year, I'll be combing through the Sweat: The Story of The Fleshtones, America's Garage Band archives for some little-seen nuggets. Anne Tek—then married to Keith Streng—unearthed this gem in the early 1990s, a matchbook and postcard from Candy Ass, a pizza bar in the French Alps that was named after the Fleshtones' instrumental sleaze anthem from 1991's Powerstance!