Archive for June, 2007

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

Seattle garage rock outfit, The Blakes, are now on board with the ever increasingly cool Light In The Attic Records. As mokb recently mentioned, this is a band KEXP has been touting for some time now, and for good reason. This wider distro is great for both the band, and those of us who live […]

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Welcome to Episode 34 of the podcast edition of The Aquarium Drunkard Show; airing live every Wednesday 2-4 p.m. PST at the Little Radio studios in downtown L.A. As requested, below is the tracklisting order for this week’s podcast. In this podcast episode I am joined by my recent guest, Frankel, who performed four acoustic […]

Friday, June 29th, 2007

When it comes to classic and essential Rolling Stones albums, 1981’s Tattoo You (while not bad) doesn’t immediately spring to mind, but it was without a doubt the best Stones album of the ’80s. Comprised of almost entirely ’70s sessions outtakes, the LP contains a few must-have tracks, including the Goats Head Soup outtake “Waiting […]

Friday, June 29th, 2007

(Sir) Paul McCartney played a ‘secret’ show here in L.A. on Wednesday at Amoeba on Sunset. Secret is a bit of a misnomer as the sidewalks were jammed with people waiting in line for wristbands days in advance. This in-store was of course part of the promotional blitz supporting Macca’s new album Memory Almost Full […]

Friday, June 29th, 2007

A big thank you to Matt Picasso for originally sharing these unreleased, live Malkmus tracks (and then later re-hooking me up after I promptly lost them.) The sound quality on these is fantastic. The following nine tracks are culled from The Jicks January 20th gig in Portland during this past winter’s tour. I was at […]

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Never one to shy away from Drive-By Truckers related news, here is a heads up for all you DBT fans that have yet to check out this new PASTE magazine feature published online a few days ago. Sounds like good news for Cooley fans; also of note is the mention of the Truckers working with […]

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Listening to At Dawn for the first time, five or so years ago, was a memorable occasion…seeing the band live for first time was even more so. Once my curiosity was piqued I began to scrounge around online looking for other MMJ recordings besides their debut The Tennessee Fire. In my search I discovered that […]