Archive for August, 2007

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Off The Record is a recurring, feature here on the Drunkard that marries two of my greatest interests; music and travel. Having a locals perspective when visiting a new locale is the difference between experiencing it through the lens of a tourist and of that of a native. Off The Record gathers some of my […]

Friday, August 31st, 2007

As an absolute huge fan of Stephen Stills‘ late sixties and early seventies output (ever heard Mannasas!?) the news of a, recently unearthed, mass of previously unreleased demos from ’68 immediately piqued my curiosity. While his sometime bandmate/friend/arch-rival, Neil Young, gets most of the critical accolades these days (and rightfully so), thirty five years ago, […]

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS, channel 26 Left Of Center, can now be heard twice, every Friday – Noon EST and then an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Below is this week’s playlist. SIRIUS 013: Antony & The Johnsons – Fistful of Love ++ Devandra Banhart – Seahorse ++ T. Rex – Planet […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

One of our favorite EPs of 2006 was that of the Austin, TX based lo-fi pop outfit Yellow Fever. If you were a fan of the seminal Raincoats, it’s highly recommended that you investigate this female driven group. They just released some new jams via a 7″ entitled The Culver City EP, in a very […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

If you plan on heading to the ACL Festival in Austin, TX this year, come by the blogger curated Hot Freaks afterparty that is going down both Friday and Saturday night. Don’t cost nuthin’. Details: All doors open at 8:30pm – both days- two venues (The Mohawk & Club de Ville) side by side. The […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

While its only been part of my collection the past six weeks, the Searching for Soul compilation, released a couple of years ago by the always on-point Luv ‘N Haight imprint, has left its mark. And not just on my CD player, but influencing what I am grabbing off the shelf when looking for something […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

An Aquarium Drunkard presents John Vanderslice, live, at The Troubadour Thursday, September 6th with special guests Bowerbirds and L.A.’s own Bodies of Water. If you’re in the Dallas area, Gorilla vs. Bear will be presenting Vanderslice and the Bowerbirds September 14th at the new Dallas venue The Loft. Previously: Watch a string of acoustic tracks […]