Archive for March, 2010

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

The mystery that surrounded Dum Dum Girls is no longer an issue as Dee Dee Penny, who the U.S. Census bureau know as Kristin Gundred, and her three black-clad beauties have recently made their way onto stages across the U.S. and the U.K. Complete with drummer Frankie Rose (ex-Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts), a Silvertone-branded arsenal of […]

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. Today we catch up Roadside Graves’ John Gleason whose EP You Won’t Be Happy With Me came out last week.) A few months back I was driving to work and heard Shearwater’s […]

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Our erratic SXSW coverage continues….below, a chat with Austin Fisher of the Brooklyn based Suckers. A relatively new outfit, whose debut LP, Wild Smile, is set to drop June 8th on French Kiss Records, Suckers are presently gearing up for a two-month national tour with Local Natives. Words/MP3 after the jump…

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

We don’t, but if we did, it might very well look something like this nine-plus minute visual mixtape. Dig. + Download DRM free tunes via eMusic’s 35 free MP3 no risk trial offer ____________________________________________________________________________________

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Sometime last Fall, when the leaves were barely hanging on to the branches of the trees back East, my old friend Jeff Thrope (who now helms the excellent blog Cold Splinters out of Brooklyn) hipped me to Family Band’s Miller Path LP using brevity: he simply stated I needed this music in my life. Indeed.  […]

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Aquarium Drunkard caught up with Lissie, the best pipes at SXSW, before her set at Mess With Texas in the midst of her whirlwind week in Austin. The following discussion veers from Throat Coat tea to Hulu faves…with a little music talk thrown in for the hell of it. Lissie is set to embark on […]

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Barn-folk-revival. A ‘real’ genre? Well no, but that’s what comes to mind whenever Melanie’s “Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)” pops up on an old mixtape of the same name. Aided by The Edwin Hawkins Singers, “Lay Down” adds a muscular oomph to Melanie’s gruff trademark purr. Highly recc’d. MP3: Melanie & The Edwin Hawkins […]