SONG-POEM MUSIC ARCHIVES
- Phil Milstein runs this entertaining site
devoted to archiving the legacy of the long-running song-poem
industry and its participants.
- Neglected by discographies and forgotten
by most music fans, David Diehl is preserving the history of
78rpm Party Records.
- King Kini's Cocktail Lounge offers up
a variety of treats for the swanky surfer. Although the Hi-Fi
section is no longer spinning tunes, you should still check out
the excellent gallery of album art, the cocktail recipes, and
the massive Cocktail Nation links page!
- DADA'S EXOTIQUARIUM
- An incredible journey through the wide
world of exotica music with reviews, radio, and links!
- DEUCE Of CLUBS
- A gaggle of music matters, strange attractions,
and the Whipped Cream & Other Delights Art Car!
- DR. DEMENTO
- The homepage of the rec.music.dementia
newsgroup. A mind-boggling resource of info about the music featured
on the Doctor Demento show, including past newsletters, profiles
on the artists, photos, articles and contacts for adding demented
music to your personal collection!
- An online archive preserving the history
of recordings by female impersonators and drag queens. Plenty
of cover art, mp3s, trivia, and more!
- Not a tribute to the gothic statuettes,
but rather an intriguing database of neglected recordings. Scour
through lists of such recorded curiosities as Answer Records,
Death Records, Tribute/Cash-In Records, Personality Records,
Political Records, Religious Records, Xmas Records, and even
- The HIP SURGERY MUSIC GUIDE
- Exploring unusual music, fringe artists,
and way-out sounds! Chock-full of biographies, discographies,
and more links than you can handle!
- The INTERNET MUSEUM Of FLEXI / CARDBOARD / ODDITY
- ...and you thought they were only round
and black! Whether they were glued to cereal boxes, sent as postcards,
or stapled into magazines, this site's got 'em!
- JAVA'S BACHELOR PAD
- A celebration of the classic American
bachelor in words, pictures, and music.
- The KNOCK-OFF PROJECT
- Pete's amassed quite a collection of copycat
album art. Marvel at the numerous parodies, tributes, rip-offs
and peculiar coincidences in record sleeve design.
- K-TEL CLASSICS
- An unofficial and very groovy archive
of the compilation album kings!
- The LEOPARD SKIN LOUNGE
- The site for the swingingest '60s nightclub
- The LOUIE REPORT
- Eric Predoehl is keeping tabs on all aspects
of the song "Louie Louie," written by Richard Berry
and made famous by The Kingsmen, John Belushi, Black Flag, etc.
There are over 1600 versions!
- The LUNAR LOUNGE
- Get the skinny on upcoming shows at this
North London club, or peruse through the archived articles, interviews,
recommended discs, and galleries of flyers and live photos.
- MAD MARTIAN MUSEUM Of MODERN MADNESS
- The eyes have it at this site! Point your
peepers at the vast gallery of eyeball art, partake in some music
fun, or explore the curiosities up for grabs in the gift shop.
- Your musical communique! Music for grown
ups in the form of Jazz, Latin, Vocals, World, and vintage sounds!
Be sure to visit the page of cocktail recipes!
- Eclectic sundries for the kulturally shellshocked!
Articles, interviews, reviews, galleries, and lotsa links!
- An online repository concerning all things
pop culture. Some entertaining writing here and lots of quirky
looks at movies, music, tv, and celebrity in general.
- ROCKLOPEDIA FAKEBANDICA
- It's the ultimate fake band list. From
cartoons (The Archies, The Banana Splits), movies (Stillwater,
Soggy Bottom Boys), tv (Zack Attack, Partridge Family), and more
(The Meaty Cheesy Boys)!
- America's No. 1 Website? Where else are
you gonna view classic Scopitones, hear wild mp3s, browse unusual
online museums, and catch the craziest links?
IN THE KEY OF Z
- Keep up with Irwin Chusid and the latest
news involving the curious universe of outsider music.
- SPACE AGE POP MUSIC
- The Web's most comprehensive guide to
Space Age Pop, Exotica, Lounge, Cocktail, Incredibly Strange,
Easy Listening, and other Cool Music ...and the people who created
- Nice and extensive site focusing on the
surf rock scene in Italy. (Site is in Italian)
- THRIFT STORE ADVENTURES
- John Book has created an online archive
of his favorite thrift store stories and finds. There's plenty
to relate to here!
- TOM LANE'S MUSIC PAGE
- A barebones design, but there's plenty
to explore. Check out the articles, reviews and cool and strange
sounds and links here!
- VINYL CONFESSIONS
- Alan Zweig pours his thoughts into diaries
about life (or not having one) and his obsession with records
and music. He even made a film about it!
- VOICE CHASERS
- A great database of folks who do voice
work for cartoons, movies, commercials, and video games.
- Your portal for weird and wonderful music.
Good original content and a wealth of links to all things cool
- ZUBAI HOUSE PRODUCTIONS
- The Chipmunks, Raymond Scott, Les Paul,
Roger Roger, The Nutty Squirrels and more. Great pictures and
cover scans too!