Archive for October, 2008

Friday, October 31st, 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 69: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ My Morning Jacket – White Rabbit (cover) ++ Ben Weaver – […]

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

(Sevens, a feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song. From now through the November 4th election, Sevens will focus on political songs) Protest songs and politically framed ballads are almost immediately associated with Vietnam-era musicians. Or maybe it’s that those musicians are almost immediately branded as subverters of a […]

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Aquarium Drunkard caught up with DeVotchKa, last week in New Orleans, prior to their performance at this year’s Voodoo festival.  Now a decade into their career the Denver based group has grown a steady fanbase fusing elements of old-world gypsy, mariachi, brass, and American folk traditions into a bouillabaisse all their own.  Two years after […]

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Take a break from following this election and join us for a drink as we present our friends The Parson Redheads Saturday, November 1st, at Spaceland. Special guests include The Sweet Hurt, Willoughby and The Spires. We are giving away some pairs of tickets. Wanna come out? If so, hit us up in the comments […]

Monday, October 27th, 2008

AD: You have played in New Orleans for years and years, and now are playing Voodoo. I was thinking that Jazz Fest is a celebration of New Orleans/Louisiana culture and with so many bands in the Voodoo lineup of different styles-it seems Voodoo might actually present a representation of New Orleans culture and how it […]

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

Touring in support of their new release and third LP, Dear Science, TV On The Radio (along with Badu, Man Man, etc) were one of the main draws Friday here in New Orleans at Voodoo. Well, that and, of course, the cities food. Below: TVOTR consistently deliver whether they are plugged in or not, sacrificing […]

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Of the national acts performing at this year’s Voodoo Fest one of the artists whose name consistently pops up, in terms of anticipation, is that of Erykah Badu. My Morning Jacket had been faithfully covering Erykah Badu’s slow burning “Tyrone” for almost a decade when she joined them onstage in Dallas last August to belt […]