Archive for November, 2014

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Thursday night, December 4th, Aquarium Drunkard Presents: An Evening With Laura Marling at Community in Los Angeles. DJ sets by Turquoise Wisdom. We will be recording an Aquarium Drunkard session. Limited space available. RSVP at marlingadq at gmail.com. Confirmation replies with additional information will be sent to selected entrants.

Friday, November 28th, 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 366: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Bill Callahan – Diamond Dancer ++ Songs: Ohia – Farewell Transmission ++ Magnolia Electric Co. – The Night Shift Lullaby ++ Phosphorescent […]

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving — The Band’s Genuine Bootleg Series 4: Crossing The Great Divide. “3 CD The Band bootleg released in 1997, not to be confused with the official Across the Great Divide box set. This is the third release in The Genuine Bootleg Series, for some reason sub-titled Take 4. The two first bootleg boxes, […]

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Tradition runs rampant around Thanksgiving: generations of old recipes, football, Alice’s Restaurant, The Last Waltz, and, of course, a parade of balloons shutting down NYC. What else do you need? If you thought you were covered in the Thanksgiving tradition department, we did too…until a few years ago, when someone blew the dust off a […]

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

As a term, “new age music” is slippery, an attempt to group a wide swath of sounds, encompassing strands of ambient, electronic music, jazz, worship, and world music into a definable, classifiable genre. Three new reissues and collections document the many wild threads that existed in the field before new age music codified as a […]

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

It makes perfect sense to stumble upon “When I Was A Young Girl,” now, as the nights grow longer and colder and the leaves pile up around the thick trunks of bare Oak trees. Barbara Dane’s voice—“Bessie Smith in Stereo,” one critic described it—is the solemn sort that owes to a childhood lived in Detroit […]

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Our east coast compatriots, NYC’s Chances With Wolves return with their third serving for Aquarium Drunkard: High Places / A Mixtape. As always, it’s a heady/essential brew. “we wanted this one to sound like a daydream on an empty beach in Autumn, but somewhere along the way it became something else; it’s like the songs […]