Archive for January, 2009

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Tuesday night (2/3) Aquarium Drunkard presents Fruit Bats with special guests Sera Cahoone and Luke Top, at the Echo on Sunset. We have three pairs of tickets to give away to AD readers — to land a pair, leave your first & last name, email address, and favorite Fruit Bats LP. Winners notified by email/tickets […]

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XM, channel 26 (SIRIUS), and channel 43 (XM), can now be heard twice, every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Below is this week’s playlist. SIRIUS 81: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Here We Ho Magic – Tunnelvision ++ Ruby Suns – […]

Friday, January 30th, 2009

February 20, 2004, Pantages Theatre – Minneapolis, MN Download: MP3: M. Ward :: Fuel For Fire MP3: M. Ward :: Duet For Guitars #3 MP3: M. Ward :: Let’s Dance MP3: M. Ward :: Undertaker MP3: M. Ward :: Helicopter MP3: M. Ward :: O’Brien/O’Brien’s Nocturne MP3: M. Ward :: Vincent O’Brien MP3: M. Ward […]

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

U.K. folk and blues songwriter John Martyn has died at the age of 60, according to a statement on his official Web site. The cause of death has not yet been confirmed. (via) Download: MP3: John Martyn :: Over The Hill ——— Amazon: John Martyn – Solid Air + Download your digital music via eMusic’s […]

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

With such a varied and eclectic oeuvre it is easy to get lost in the Arthur Russell universe. The man not only dabbled in, but at times reinvented, genres as disparate at electronica, free jazz, classical, disco, folk and ambient — And sometimes did so all at the same time. Arriving on the heels of […]

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) Due to storage, or the lack thereof here in my L.A. abode, the majority of my vinyl collection resides back in the Southeast. Over the past few years I have been bringing it out west, piecemeal, to L.A., one […]

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Those of you who follow Luke Temple are most likely aware that the Austin-based label Western Vinyl is set to release Temple’s new project/band Here We Go Magic’s debut LP next month (following J. Tillman’s excellent Vacilando Territory Blues). If you keep up with my Friday SIRIUS show, you know this has been in heavy […]