Category Archives: Big Takeover

The Big Takeover Music Doc Part 3 with For Against

More talking by a fan of the Big Takeover music magazine outside for the 30th Anniversary Bell House show featuring For Against! For Against are this wonderful combination of New Order meets bubble-gum dream scapes from the meadows of Nebraska. … Continue reading

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Big Takeover Anniversary Show with Jon Auer

Here’s the second installment from the 30th Anniversary Big Takeover show documented at Bell House in Brooklyn last summer with Jon Auer from the The Posies playing solo. This one features Billy the engineer chatting it up bit. He helps … Continue reading

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The Big Takeover 30th Anniversary Show Documented

I’m going to try and keep these documentary style installments coming. Part II is already done. Here’s Part 1 of the what will be a Über trailer from a truly american shoegaze treasure as Jack puts it – The Sleepover … Continue reading

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Joe Strummer Know your Rights

Direct from Julien Temple’s movie The Future is Unwritten a great bit from Joe Strummer (RIP 1952-2002)when he’s waxing philosophic, he says “without people, you are nothing”. What I think Joe was driving at is we live in a insulated … Continue reading

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NYC's Flower reunited

This photo is from The Big Takeover’s 30th anniversary show at the Bell House in Brooklyn taking place this weekend. The opening band EDP broke-up a week prior so they did not play but was amazing to finally see Flower(ex-Versus … Continue reading

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The Big Takeover Turns 30!

Wow, Jack Rabid has been publishing The Big Takeover for 30 years! Impressive. I must be really old now. F*ck! To celebrate he’s throwing a rockandroll party at the Bell House with all these amazing bands. I don’t remember 30 … Continue reading

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