Archive for November, 2011

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

From 1963 to 1969 the Beatles issued limited edition Christmas fan-club singles on 7 inch flexi-discs. All very relaxed and off the cuff, it’s interesting to note how the cover art changed, along with the music, as the sixties rolled along. Download and details after the jump….

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Friday night, December 2nd, Aquarium Drunkard presents Nick Waterhouse with the Allah-Las and Ana Egge at the Bootleg Theater in L.A. We have three pairs tickets for AD readers. If looking to go, leave a comment below with your name and an email in the address field (its hidden from the public) we can reach […]

Friday, November 25th, 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 221: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Talkdemonic – Revival ++ Red House Painters – Cruiser ++ Frankel – Know (Nick Drake) ++ Broadcast – Echo’s Answer […]

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

ALICE MAY BROCK, born in Brooklyn, New York, on February 28, 1941. A Pisces … Grew from a difficult child to a juvenile delinquent to a regular (irregular) person … Spent a few years in high school …. reform school … fancy school …. Moved to the Lower East Side, then to the green greener […]

Friday, November 18th, 2011

“People Get Ready” was a vessel for the zeitgeist of the Civil Rights Movement. The Impressions’ earnest, glowing harmonizer made a perfect anthem, thanks to a sing-a-long chorus and a positive, be-gospeled message: a fair shake is on it’s way because there’s a train a-comin’. A simple, powerful, beautiful song. Curtis Mayfield wrote that song […]

Friday, November 18th, 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 220: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Ramones – 53rd & 3rd ++ Mission Of Burma – New Disco ++ Guided By Voices – Captain’s Dead ++ […]

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

It had been many years, but a couple of weeks back upon (re)hearing the ‘jam’ section, i.e. the latter 3/4, of the Dead’s 1971 live interpretation of Otis Redding’s infallible R&B staple “Hard To Handle“, my reaction was something akin to ‘fucckkkk‘ or ‘holy shit!‘ Eloquent? No, but emotion rarely is in my experience. And […]