Archive for June, 2008

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Here is some bad haiku in regards to the new Golden Animals LP Free Your Mind…. Like Jim Morrison Bareback in the desert sky Delaney Bonnie Download: MP3: Golden Animals :: The Steady Roller MP3: Golden Animals :: Try On Me ———– Purchase: Golden Animals – Free Your Mind And Win A Pony www.myspace.com/goldenanimals ++ […]

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Hayden has come a long way from his introduction to the U.S. as the heir to the folky mope-rock throne over a decade ago. His new album, In Field & Town, is instrumentally his most fully realized to date. He sat down earlier this month with Aquarium Drunkard prior to his show at Local 506 […]

Monday, June 30th, 2008

This is part II of II of Marty Garner’s AD Interview with The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn. You can find part I HERE…. Craig Finn is a normal dude. He may be “gettin’ a lot of double takes when he’s comin’ around the corners,” (as he sings on the title track of the Hold Steady’s […]

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

This, the reissue of Bubble And Scrape, is the sound of inevitability. Like various ’90s indie rock contemporaries before them, the Sebadoh reissues continue to gradually creep out; complete with a healthy dose of extras (15 tracks), which, by now, are practically a reissue prerequisite. Listening with fresh ears – 15 years after its release […]

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

It’s hot outside — L.A. has been in the in the midst of an early summer heat wave, and with much of the city air condition-less we could certainly use some music to match it. Enter Merge Records with their recently released 3 disc Big Dipper anthology, Supercluster chronicling the band’s early days, and wisely […]

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Listening to Sigur Rós has always required stepping out of the real world of traffic jams, smog, headaches, and Salinger novels. The grand, idyllic nature of the Icelanders’ music has always required a suspension of disbelief, a willingness to enter their world, where all of the most precious moments from this side of the looking […]

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Craig Finn is a normal dude. He may be “gettin’ a lot of double takes when he’s comin’ around the corners,” (as he sings on the title track of the Hold Steady’s excellent new record, Stay Positive) but at his core, Craig Finn is a genuinely, refreshingly normal dude. That may explain the enduring and […]