It’s Psychedelic Baby Magazine: David Bixby interview about ‘Ode to Quetzalcoatl’ and ‘Harbinger’

“I performed songs every Tuesday night at group meetings. These meetings grew to 300 people. I was asked many times to record an album. I selected twelve songs out of thirty I had written. Each song supported the next song in theme.  The Quetzalcoatl story of a Christ like man walking the America’s captivated myContinue reading “It’s Psychedelic Baby Magazine: David Bixby interview about ‘Ode to Quetzalcoatl’ and ‘Harbinger’”

The Rapidian: Second Coming: The Story of David Bixby – Part 3

David Bixby was himself a ghost of a figure, that is until a reporter from Los Angeles tracked him down in 2006. Now the real life Bixby sits in front of a crowd, most of whom weren’t even born when he wrote the songs they love. Everyone is wondering how this is going to turnContinue reading “The Rapidian: Second Coming: The Story of David Bixby – Part 3”

The Rapidian: Second Coming: The Story of David Bixby – Part 2

On his way home from a concert late one snowy, winter night Bixby’s car died and, unable to restart it, he began to walk home.  He remembers, “I was ready to just sit down in a snowbank and just go to sleep, just give it up; I was pretty depressed. And I experienced a person,Continue reading “The Rapidian: Second Coming: The Story of David Bixby – Part 2”

The Rapidian: Second Coming: The Story of David Bixby – Part 1

“Bixby has been tracked down by the community that gushed over his long-lost record on Internet forums and in record-collecting books. Ode to Quetzalcoatl and another even more rare record called Second Coming by the band Harbinger (basically Bixby backed by a few others) have been re-pressed by the record label Guerssen from Spain. Big Pink Music from Korea is looking to repressContinue reading “The Rapidian: Second Coming: The Story of David Bixby – Part 1”

PopMatters : Dave Bixby: Ode to Quetzalcoatl / Harbinger: Second Coming Review

“For collectors of the downer/loner folk movement of the late ’60s, mostly recorded by regional artists on private press labels, the solo debut from Michigan garage rocker-turned-born-again Xian Dave Bixby is their “Butcher Cover”, going for upwards of $2,000 on eBay. Carefully remastered from a mint-condition vinyl pressing, as no master tapes exist of thisContinue reading “PopMatters : Dave Bixby: Ode to Quetzalcoatl / Harbinger: Second Coming Review”

Brainwashed Magazine : Dave Bixby, “Ode to Quetzalcoatl” Review

“The strength of the album is its ability to immerse the audience in the dark mood that Bixby surely was undergoing at the time. Painfully honest and relentlessly sad, it remains as alluring as watching a building get smashed to the ground; there is, of course, beauty in destruction. Each track is at once gentleContinue reading “Brainwashed Magazine : Dave Bixby, “Ode to Quetzalcoatl” Review”