Creem Magazine - Rock n Roll Over
Creem - my favourite magazine of all time, without exception (except for maybe my own) is making something of a comeback. I can't quite figure out what the website is up to out there but in associated news, Scott Crawford is making a documentary about the iconic mag - I don't use the word lightly - and has a kickstarter fund set up here to help out with those annoying things like legal fees and production costs.
Here's the trailer:
If you know what I'm talking about, consider throwing a fistful of coin into the arena - if you don't know what I'm talking about but are a Music Lover With Taste, throw in a fistful anyway. Without Creem, the landscape would not be the one we look back at with love and affection.
One of the great things about Creem was they did whatever took their fancy, any time they chose:
And looking back, that's exactly how you build a legacy that people talk about decades after your luck has well and truly run out. Just for the sake of nostalgia, here's a shot of my hero Lester Bangs with some youngster who looks like Bruce Springsteen:
Even loading up these images makes me smile and my heart sing...
And that's pretty much all you need to know. Get it on.