Archive for August, 2010

Tuesday, August 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.) Earlier this month Nashville troubadour Bobby Bare Jr. lit out for the territories on tour in support of his first full-length record in four years, A Storm A Tree My Mother’s Head […]

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Frankie Rose recently cut this cover for Aquarium Drunkard as a teaser for our upcoming girl-groups mixtape, Where The Boys Aren’t. Penned by Leiber and Stoller, Frankie & The Outs inject garage haze into the track first covered by Dee Dee Warwick for Jubilee Records back in 1963. Rose and co. kick off their upcoming […]

Monday, August 30th, 2010

September 5th and 8th, Aquarium Drunkard presents The Gories at Spaceland (9/5) the Echo (9/8). We’re giving away several pairs of tickets for each show. To enter: leave a comment below with you name, the date of show, and an email address we can reach you at. Winners chosen at random and will be notified […]

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

For an outfit whose very name professed a preference for anonymity, there’s a surprising amount of information available nowadays about this bunch of rockin’ Chicano chavales; check out their Wikipedia page for the full Monty. Question Mark himself has gone to considerable lengths to conceal his identity over the years, and why not? It’s one […]

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

AD is giving away a copy of  Light In The Attic Records vinyl reissue of Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin’s Je T’aime… Moi, Non Plus. You know you want one. Like the Kristofferson giveaway last month, I will choose the winner at random. Also, the first two winners I chose last time never replied to […]

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Speaking of the King, rockabilly mama Janis Martin was touted as “the female Elvis” while coming up in the late ’50s recording with Chet Atkins, Bob Moore and Floyd Cramer. In addition to the Bear Family collection it looks like there is another (fairly) new compilation out entitled Cracker Jack. Wanda Jackson/Sparkle Moore fans take […]

Friday, August 27th, 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. New Mondo Boys mix can be found here…. SIRIUS 156: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Sweet Tea – If I Were A […]