Archive for September, 2009

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

I’ll forever be indebted to British R&B bands like the Rolling Stones, the Pretty Things and the Downliner’s Sect for not only changing my life with their incredible music, but for also infecting me with an incurable obsession with American roots music. Noticing that their early albums were almost entirely comprised of cover songs sent […]

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

As I mentioned last month, AD is again presenting shows in New Orleans on the regular. Up next: Blitzen Trapper and Wye Oak at One Eyed Jacks, Sunday night, October 4th. We are giving away several pairs of tickets to NOLA based AD readers.  Hit us up in the comments with your name and email […]

Monday, September 28th, 2009

I don’t envy bands who reunite and record new material, especially if they’re not a band that had a huge following in the first place. North Carolina’s Polvo crafted a sharp indie legacy on two big name indie-labels (Merge and then Touch and Go) across the early-to-late 90s, even hitting a creative high-water mark with […]

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Earlier in the year, by way of coincidence, I found myself on a bit of an Australian music kick after wearing out the Drones latest ATP Records release Havilah. Through this, as often happens with the Internet, I ran across Queensland, Australia’s The Middle East (who, it should be noted, could not sound more unlike […]

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

(Below, via his home in Athens, GA, Daniel Hutchens shares his thoughts on the life and work of Jim Carroll…) A while back I wrote a Diversions feature for Aquarium Drunkard about my “ten most influential albums.” I found out ten wasn’t nearly enough. I had to leave off so many albums essential to my […]