Archive for October, 2007

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Drunkard favorite Will Oldham has been tinkering around the lo-fi and alt-country scenes for the better part of two decades. Still, you almost forget his vast contributions given his multiple incarnations (Bonnie Billy, Palace Music, Palace Brothers, Palace Songs) and roving collaborations (Jason Molina, Tortoise, to name a few). But to call his musical harvest […]

Monday, October 29th, 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 […]

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

The hipster fascination with French pop is no secret. Ostensibly, it’s because Serge Gainsbourg, Sylvie Vartan, Jane Birkin, et al, were turning out good songs. But what we see when looking at the artists themselves is something deeper. The idea of “hip” has many definitions, but its most sought-after form is one immersed in the […]

Friday, October 26th, 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 21: Pavement – Grounded ++ Galaxie 500 – Ceremony (New Order cover) ++ The Velvet Underground – Venus In […]

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Team Drunkard is heading out to New Orleans, our ‘spiritual’ musical home, to check out this year’s Voodoo Fest — if you are going, be sure to shoot us a comment and tell us who you plan on seeing; oh, and obviously we wanna hear what late-late shows you’re planning on hitting up. After New […]

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

The next time you find yourself browsing your local bookstore, be sure to hit up the music section on their magazine rack. Once there, look for the latest issue of the Oxford American; it’s their 9th Annual Music Issue. It’s hard to miss; just scan for a black and white photo of Thelonious Monk, sitting […]

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Touring in support of his second solo LP, Trees Outside The Academy, An Aquarium Drunkard presents Thurston Moore, live in Los Angeles, October 30th at The Echoplex. We have five pairs of tickets to give away to A.D. readers. To get your hands on a pair, leave a comment below with your name, a valid […]