Rob Zabreckys new book Strange Cures (Rothco Press) is highly recommended. A glimpse into LAs underground scene in the 80s and 90s, the Silver Lake community and of course stories about Possum Dixon and how it all started.
Music: Shine by Daniel Lanois.
Source: Rob Zabrecky
Jess Raspe and Glenn Vistica booked alternative bands for the club Rock The House in northern New Jersey (Wallington). The last band they booked was Possum Dixon. Check out this great live soundboard recording. A treat for lovers of bootleg tapes.
Rob Zabrecky – vocal, bass
Celso Chavez – guitar
Robert O´Sullivan – guitar, keys
Richard Treul – drums
She Drives (partial)
We’re All Happy
Here She Comes
Damn The Rainbow
Watch The Girl Destroy Me
Executive Slacks/Borderline (Madonna)
For Your Love (Yardbirds)
The Days Of Wine And Roses (The Dream Syndicate)
Source: The Adventure Of Jeff & Unkajeff
Promotion film from the enhanced CD New Sheets (1998). Filmed by J. Sterns and P. Dixon, camera Paul Horn and lights by Andrew Takeyuchi. The enhanced CD features pictures, music videos and a game called Magic Show.
Dirty Laundry interviewing Rob Zabrecky about his musical influences, the benefit concert for Lutefisk, his time with Possum Dixon, how Baltimore + John Waters + heat from the sun is the reason for Zabrecky becoming a magician and dont forget the story about Michael Jackson.
Nerds In The Pit was a project documenting early California art punk movement. The project was a part of the Mobilization organization, a San Francisco based company representing the works of noize, post-punk and experimental sound artists.
Nerds In The Pit part 4 (May 2003) is a 4 hour special on the L.A. art punk scene from 1989 – 1996. Part 4 includes an interview by Rob Zabrecky talking about Jabberjaw, early projects, grunge, Possum Dixon albums, the Silverlake scene, drugs and more. PD:YP do not have the complete show, only the good stuff like the interview with Zabrecky. Total running time 44 min.
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