Archive for December, 2011

Friday, December 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 226: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ The Black On White Affair – Auld Lang Syne ++ Michael Kiwanuka – Tell Me A Tale ++ Bill Withers […]

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

Aquarium Drunkard presents Black Lips New Year’s Eve at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans. It’s going to be nuts. We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to AD readers via email (you can also purchase tickets here). To enter for a pair, send an email to blacklipsnye AT gmail.com with your full name and […]

Friday, December 23rd, 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 225: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ The Walkmen – Christmas Party ++ David Bowie – Boys Keep Swinging ++ Iggy Pop – Nightclubbing ++ Gary Numan […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

The Walkmen have long employed mood and atmosphere into their sound as if they were a sixth member; as such they deftly capture the bittersweet, slightly inebriated, tone of “the holidays.” The below track is their own take on the festivities, courtesy of 2004’s Christmas Party ep. MP3: The Walkmen :: Christmas Party _____________________________________________________________________________________

Monday, December 19th, 2011

(Welcome to the seventh installment of Clifton’s Corner. Every other week on the blog Clifton Weaver, aka DJ Soft Touch, shares some of his favorite spins, old and new, in the worlds of soul, r&b, funk, psych and beyond. – AD) Usually I have a theme for these “Clifton’s Corner” installments but for this one […]

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Earlier this month we caught up with YETI publisher Mike McGonigal, the man behind one of our favorite compilations of the year — the Tompkins Square release This May Be My Last Time Singing: Raw African-American Gospel on 45RPM, 1957-1982. A continuation of sorts to McGonigal’s initial collaboration with the label, 2009’s Fire In My Bones, the […]

Friday, December 16th, 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. You can find our 2011 Year In Review, here. SIRIUS 224: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Tinariwen – Tenere Taqqim Tossam ++ Crystal Stilts – Precarious Stair […]