Archive for September, 2006

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Anders Parker first graced the virtual pages of An Aquarium Drunkard back in May while Kevin, from So Much Silence, was guest posting while I was on the road for a couple of months. And a mighty fine taste it was. Since then Anders has been busy, both recording a new self-titled solo record and […]

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Irish lilt mixed with the attitude of early UK punk rock was what initially powered the The Pogues. Fronted by the (in)famous Shane MacGowan, The Pogues lifted traditional Irish music out of the gutter of past injecting it with a strong dose of piss and lager. Originally released in 1987 If I Should Fall from […]

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Originally shared this live Neil Young set – from 1971 – on the Drunkard back in March, but revisited this week while prepping for a radio show. If you were not around these parts earlier in the year then this is for you, and if you were, and did not check these out the first […]

Friday, September 29th, 2006

The Animals don’t seem to garner the attention that some of the other early British Invasion bands of the sixties continue to reap. This is a powerful shame, as Eric Burdon and the band were tops at what they did, only matched by the Stones during their early R&B days. Inter-band fallout and infighting led […]

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Since the demise of The Police in 1984, Sting’s output has been rather, er, tame — I almost used “lackluster/boring”, but that is not quite right. It is, though, the the reason the “Adult Contemporary” category was created. As a whole it’s admittedly, for the most part, pleasant, but nothing to really sink your teeth […]

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Welcome to Episode 15 of the podcast edition of The Aquarium Drunkard Show; airing live every Wednesday 2-4 p.m. at the Little Radio studios in downtown L.A. As requested, below is the tracklisting order for this week’s podcast.—–Tommy James & The Shondells – Hanky Panky + The Velvet Underground – White Light/ White Heat + […]

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

I first came across this young, tattooed folk singer with the gravelly voice early last Spring on the recommendation of a friend over beers at SXSW. After checking out a few on his tunes online, I made a mental note to re-visit William Elliott Whitmore’s music when I had more time. I made good on […]