Archive for April, 2008

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

(note: i’m on the cross-country road trip for six weeks doing research on a book about memphis and the delta blues trail. car jamming is recurring feature that documents random curios along the way) Yesterday morning, after leaving the Shack Up Inn, we crossed over the Mississippi river into Helena, Arkansas, the once bustling port-town […]

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

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 […]

Monday, April 28th, 2008

(note: i’m on the cross-country road trip for six weeks doing research on a book about memphis and the delta blues trail. car jamming is recurring feature that documents random curios along the way) “I would hate to have lived my whole life and never been to Po’ Monkey’s.” – myself to Mrs AD after […]

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

Will Oldham fanatics (raises hand) can expect the new Bonnie “Prince” Billy album, Lie Down in the Light, out next month via the Drag City label. While there is no firm trackist yet, it looks like the album drops stateside May 20th. Excerpt from product description (amazon.com): “Lie down in the light’ is the follow […]

Friday, April 25th, 2008

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 45: Phosphorescent – A Picture of Our Torn Up Praise ++ Sandro Perri – Everybody’s Talkin’ ++ Bon Iver […]

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

Heading to the second weekend of Jazzfest in New Orleans? If so, head to Republic Friday night, May 2nd, as Aquarium Drunkard presents George Clinton/Parliament/Funkadelic. The combination of George Clinton and ‘Fest should be insane. We have ten pairs of tickets to give away to AD readers. To land a pair, leave your full name, […]

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

Been traveling around the Mississippi Delta (presently in Greenwood, MS) for over a week now, doing juke joint research and eating all manner of fried food, soul food, crawfish, et al (speaking of, might I recommend Lusco’s restaurant in Greenwood, MS). Look for the next installment of Car Jamming soon-ish. Right now though, we’re going […]