Archive for September, 2014

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

An eclectic medley of ramblin’ folk, African rhythms and mellow tunes to usher in that October breeze. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Soulful Shade of Blue – A Medley Brook Benton – Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright Miriam Makeba – Oxgam Bob Lind – Fennario Tom Paxton – Last Thing On My Mind The Beach Boys – […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. In 2012 I wrote about a young guy living in New Orleans who had just released a set of self-recorded demos. His name was Benjamin Booker. Like his voice, they were raw, […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014

This week marks the release of Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone, the 11th studio album from Lucinda Williams. It’s a first in many ways – her first double studio album, her first on her new self-run record label, and her first to feature lyrics written by her father, poet Miller Williams. Williams spoke […]

Friday, September 26th, 2014

I don’t want to talk about the Mekons. There are plenty of hardcore devotees out there who will be more than eager to tell you everything: how the Mekons are possibly the most prolific college radio act ever, how they started as snotty-nosed art students making meta-critical punk, how they borrowed Gang of Four’s gear […]

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 358: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Ty Segall – Tall Man Skinny Lady ++ Pain Dimension – Everything Spinning ++ White Fence – Anger! Who Keeps You […]

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Ural Thomas is a soul singer from Portland who, despite having allegedly rubbed elbows with the likes of Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones and James Brown, never quite made it to the show. No one can argue with the man’s talent. Look no further than his 1967 tune “Pain is the Name of Your Game,” […]

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

We’re heading to New York, so come party with us. Aquarium Drunkard – CMJ 2014 – No Jacket Required. October 24th at Rough Trade in Brooklyn. Tickets available, here. More details next month. . . Kevin Morby ~ Twin Peaks ~ Springtime Carnivore ~ Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band ~ Ryley Walker ~ […]