Archive for May, 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The poopship has been destroyed. Ween are dead: long live Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo. Though they collaborated frequently, employing the brilliant drummer Claude Coleman and, more famously, a crackerjack team of Nashville studio stars they dubbed The Shitcreek Boys, Ween was always the project, outpouring, and identity of its founding duo. Freeman and Melchiondo […]

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Fans of King Tuff’s 2008 debut, Was Dead, rejoice this week as Kyle Thomas returns with his s/t follow-up via Sub Pop. Garage-boogie-marc-bolan vibes intact, we asked Kyle to hit us with […]

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

1965 cover of Dale Hawkins‘ “La-Do-Dada” via the Hays, Kansas garage outfit The Blue Things. Sped up, the band plays it relatively straight (tempo aside) sounding more British invasion than middle America. MP3: Dale Hawkins :: La-Do-Dada MP3: The Blue Things :: La-Do-Dada

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Hi. Turquoise Wisdom (aka Zach Cowie) here with another installment of the SAD SEASONS series for Aquarium Drunkard. Here are some moody jams for a late evening in the springtime. Please also check out this Beach Boys mixtape that’s chilling in the Sound Clouds for an early taste of heavy SUMMER feelings…and for you LA readers – […]

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Based in New York City, the DJ collective Chances With Wolves is Kenan Juska, Kray, and Mikey Palms. They broadcast a weekly show on East Village Radio, an internet radio station wedged into a nook between two storefronts in downtown Manhattan. Juska recalls “the original concept for Chances With Wolves was to present overlooked, hauntingly […]

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Song for song the strongest set in McCartney’s solo career, 1971’s RAM receives the grand reissue treatment this month as part of the Paul McCartney Archive Collection. Essentially this means RAM enthusiasts can now find all of the album related ephemera in one place;  i.e. the Thrillington release, session outtakes, b-sides, the RAM documentary (Ramming), […]

Friday, May 25th, 2012

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 246: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Green Fuz – Green Fuz ++ Allah-Las – Tell Me (What’s On Your Mind) ++ The Chocolate Watchband – It’s […]