Archive for September, 2011

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can now be heard twice, every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 213: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Nirvana – Son Of A Gun (Vaselines Cover) ++ Wilco – Art of Almost ++ Talkdemonic – Revival ++ Luna […]

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Maffitt/Davies was a short lived duo who released one album via Capitol Records in 1968. Judging by the cover you’d expect psychedelic fireworks but The Rise and Fall of Honesty is really an Ameriana folk-rock record. This is another good one that never saw release in the CD era. I found a vinyl copy in […]

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Warren Zevon doing Leonard Cohen…the old masters at work. While the two auteurs approach to their craft is obviously different, Cohen and Zevon were far from diametric; working the same seam, exorcising tales of the human condition — not to mention their own demons — through song. Not surprisingly, the similarities and contrasts of Harry […]

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

In anticipation of the October 11th release of New Blood, we’re giving away the entire almost the entirety of Peter Gabriel’s discography to an Aquarium Drunkard reader. The package will be a mix of vinyl and CD. I rarely do these types of things on the blog, but the enormity of Gabriel’s work speaks for […]

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

(Welcome to the fourth installment of Clifton’s Corner. Every other week on the blog Clifton Weaver, aka DJ Soft Touch, will be sharing some of his favorite spins, old and new, in the worlds of soul, r&b, funk, psych and beyond. – AD) One of the great things about doing these ‘Clifton’s Corner’ installments is […]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

It used to be possible to think about a new Wilco record simply by noting how much enjoyment it yielded. AM, Being There, Summerteeth—these are all interesting records that are technically challenging and ambitious in their own ways, but they’re also primarily pop records, written and performed for our entertainment. That all changed with Yankee […]

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Thursday night Aquarium Drunkard presents AA Bondy at The Bootleg Theater. Couldn’t be more excited for this gig. We’re giving away three pairs to AD readers. Hit up the comments below with your name, email address and fave Bondy and/or Verbena song to enter. Winners notified Wednesday, tickets held at will-call night of show. Related: […]