Archives for April 2011

The Patti Quatro Chat Page on Facebook, 05/02/11

Hey guys….join us on Patti Quatro’s monthly chat on Facebook. 2nd May 2011 8pm CST

Check out the details below, and see ya there!

 

Coming in 2011: Detroit Rocks Project

Coming in 2011:    Detroit Rocks Project will be a documentary on Detroit Rock City and its amazing raw energy that has spanned decades and including the Quatro Sisters and their music.

Coming in 2011: Axe Factor

Coming in 2011:   Axe Factor will present “She Rocks”–an amazing look at the history of female guitarists who dared to kick down doors and rock their music hard, including the Quatro Sisters and their musical careers.

Coming soon: The Pleasure Seekers “What A Way To Die”

Coming soon:   The Pleasure Seekers “What A Way To Die”   will be pressed soon for release in spring, on CD Baby, and major outlets.

Robin Leslie Ranney, 3/25/2011:

They were the very first all girl rock group in my eyes…Before all of them, The Runaways, the Go Go’s, the Donnas, and the Bangels.   They started it all!   They pathed the way.

 

Steve “Doc Rock”, 3/13/2011:

“To all those who are still infants of Rock-n-Roll and to those who are mature to the roots of Rock…

To all those in search of the meaning of Rock and to those sitting on their porch with memories of Detroit Rock…
The day has come and the time has arrived…
CRADLE Rock-n-Roll is once again upon us…
Classic Detroit Rock at its best is now at our fingertips…
The long awaited music of CRADLE is available at: http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/Cradle1”

 

Dennis “Machinegun” Thompson, “MC5”, 3/2011:

“The Quatro girls were the first all female band that played instruments well, and the forerunners for many bands to followl……One kick-ass band!”

 

Wheelhouse Review, 1/26/11:

“They (Cradle) came out of same scene and came up with Iggy/Stooges, Mitch Ryder, Amboy Dukes, etc. Toured with Zeppelin….their disc is available through CD Baby.     Doing well and their fan base is this crazy mix of global and all ages.   Psych meets garage meets Detroit rock.    On YouTube you can watch video where they are dressed like Glam witches.”  Was Nancy (Rogers) a big fan of Carmine Appice, Ginger Baker and the like? Reminds of a band from that era, Black Widow. The whole swinging Occult scene was happening in this track, even the rowdy seance bit. Fucking A, a Les Paul in Patti’s hands, lovely.”

“Cradle breakdown: tracks 1-5
Living Machine – Enchanting gypsy hymn that finds a killer Captain Beyond groove
Man Is A Man – Simon & Garfunkel if had darker intentions
Sally and Johnny – In the vein of Spirit and Rare Earth
See The Two – Surf guitars
Heat – psychedelic not too far removed from the Haight district
Peter Porno- interesting use of swing, doo-wop and that dirty Detroit twang. Explicit renderings to boot. Was Peter the male Cynthia Plaster Caster?
Funny Man – nasty guitar bits. imagine seedy bars and ashtrays overflowing. layered bits of ethereal charm. nice jazzy groove behind Patti’s playing
Ted- Is that our man Nugent? Anyway, its got that propulsive Amboy Dukes thing
Soothsayer – dark and gothic.   Sounds like the devil being summoned.
Last Laugh – My favorite track on the disc. Vanilla Fudge, Budgie and some decent Creem styles working here. Wicked groove. Good, drunk vibe for ruining an otherwise clean bed
Dream – Leon must’ve like this one. Nice take on the Carpenter’s version of Superstar.

Is this a 4-track recording?

 

Steve “Doc Rock” Newport, 1/16/2011:

“I was digging in my box of 1969 stuff and I discovered….my tie-dyed t-shirt has faded… my patchouli oil vial has dried up… my headband is now too tight… my incense has lost its smell… my MC5 poster is now ripped… my bell-bottoms have shrunk… my record player is fried… my blacklight bulb is burned out… my Woodstock album is all scratched… and my smoke has lost its kick….. The Only Thing That Has Survived Is The Rock-n-Roll Music Of Cradle!!”

 

Michael Glass, “Overscene”, 8/2010:

“These girls were a cross between Ozzy Osbourne and Led Zeppelin with tits”.