Feeding Back’s interviews are accessible to casual readers, but in-depth enough for obsessive fans. For the second group, this playlist offers selections from deeper in these guitarists’ catalogs.
With the Jim Carroll Band, going right to the source.
Sublime scoring work for Werner Herzog’s Grizzly Man. Short but still epic.
ZOOT HORN ROLLO (BILL HARKLEROAD)
After leaving the Magic Band, Zoot, Rockette Morton, and Ed Marimba formed Mallard.
One of Brother Wayne’s best junkie-romance raps.
With the Stooges. Not the famous Metallic K.O. version of this tune, but one with killer Skull tone.
Rother met Neu! drummer Klaus Dinger in this early, Ralf Hütter-less version of Kraftwerk. Here they are performing “Rückstoss Gondoliere” on the Beat Club circa 1971.
RP performing with frequent collaborator Jerome Schmidt and Milosh Luczynski in 2009.
A rare acoustic performance, supporting his 1990 solo album, The Wonder.
With Rocket From The Tombs, finally recording "So Cold" on their Redux.
“Lucy’s Lost Her Head Again.” Baby slide with China Burg.
Not a deep track, but a rare recent appearance with bassist Jah Wobble doing up PiL’s “No Birds.”
ROWLAND S. HOWARD
There are a million great RSH moments to choose from. This one from These Immortal Souls captures his black-eyed soul stylings well.
Just one of the hundreds of endlessly creative tapestries FF has dashed off over the years like bon mots. “Jigsaw” from The Technology of Tears.
The St. Louis Symphony hosts Branca’s Symphony No. 13 (for 100 guitars).
Also not necessarily a rare track, just a great one from Mould’s second solo album.
Ranaldo performing with guitarist Alan Licht and saxophonist Ulrich Krieger as Text of Light, reacting to a film by Stan Brakhage.
“Dogs of Lust,” off Marr’s second album with Matt Johnson in The The, Dusk. Features Johnny on harmonica as well as guitar.
With J + Friends doing a song from Sing + Chant for Amma at a Brooklyn yoga studio.
With Yoko Ono doing “Walking on Thin Ice” for Yes, I’m a Witch.
PAJO’s cover of the Misfit’s “Where Eagles Dare.”
Kim gets herself going on “Tipp City” with her Amps.
Kelley covers Pantera on the Free the West Memphis 3 CD.
A track by Speed Dealer Moms, his electronic music project with Aaron Funk (Venetian Snares).
With Damon & Naomi, covering a track by one of his own inspirations, Tim Buckley.
One of Fennesz’ many successful collaborations, “Goodnight Sweetheart” paired him with the late, lamented Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse.
“Resurrection,” originally released as half a Time-Lag split 12” with Charalambides. Reissued on the dark-trip RTZ anthology.