Archive for July, 2010

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

“We are the goon squad and we’re coming to town, beep beep.” From 1980. “Fashion,” one of my favorite Bowie bangers with Robert Fripp happens to be one of my favorite Bowie videos as well. Beep beep. + Download David Bowie via eMusic’s 35 free MP3 no risk trial offer ____________________________________________________________________________________

Friday, July 30th, 2010

It wasn’t so long ago Deerhunter was weighed down by inconsistent, nonsensical, live performances coupled with mountains of bad press that did nothing but urge critics to inspect and second guess their every move. Things have changed. Since the release of 2008’s Microcastle I have to search the farthest recesses of my brain, with the […]

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 26 (SIRIUS), and channel 43 (XM), can now be heard twice, every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 152: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Bob McFadden & Dor – The Mummy ++ Ty Segall – My Sunshine ++ The […]

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Kristofferson fans: I have a deluxe vinyl, first pressing of the double-LP release, Please Don’t Tell Me How The Story Ends: The Publishing Demos 1968-72, plus an autographed photo for an AD reader. Hand numbered and limited to only 2,000 copies. Double 180-gram vinyl, housed in an “old school” tip-on gatefold LP jacket. Enter below […]

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

We’re gonna stay on this 90s hangover tip for a minute. While I’m a fan of the majority of the Ween output, it’s the early lo-fi stuff through The Mollusk that I return to on the regular. Dean and Gene were clearly inspired by, and doing it for, the Boognish. That and several half dozen […]

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) The shifting landscape of commercial music has forced the industry to reconsider how to best deliver its music to an audience. It has also, inadvertently, breathed new life into songs and artists that were past their heyday. Nick Drake’s […]

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

From the clatter of the Greenwich Village 60s folk scene came a voice that was inspired, authentic, and extraordinarily deep. Fred Neil had one of those unmistakable voices, a baritone that could rumble your brain and leave cracks in your spine. Add to that the skills of one of the better blues-folk songwriters; his songs […]