Archive for May, 2015

Friday, May 29th, 2015

B-side to Sweet Breeze’s 1972 “Slow Change-Up” 7″, via Willpower Records. Sweet Breeze :: Good Thing

Friday, May 29th, 2015

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 390: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Fats Domino – Lady Madonna ++ Blossom Dearie – That’s Just The Way I Want To Be ++ Mulatu Astatqe – Yekermo […]

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

As promised, the much-anticipated return of Country Soul Sisters, celebrating the ladies that tamed the outlaws, took the reigns and subsequently changed the face of country music forever. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Country Soul Sisters II – A Mixtape

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

I don’t know about you, but some of the most moving and mindblowing music I heard last year was Lament For Epirus, a collection of late 1920s recordings by the Greek violinist Alexis Zoumbas. Beautifully remastered from ancient 78s by collector Christopher King, Zoumbas’ deeply emotional playing sent me down the rabbit hole in search […]

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Late last year, you may have caught our coverage of Barbara Dane’s “When I was a Young Girl,” a somber cut off her 1962 album Anthology of American Folk Songs. With its nod to Harry Smith, that album was a time capsule (recorded in 1959), freezing in time the pre-Dylan coffeehouse songbook. Although folk was […]

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

While previous Daniel Bachman records have been great, River feels like the American Primitive guitarist’s first masterpiece. One might’ve expected that for his first LP on the adventurous Three Lobed label, Bachman might indulge some of his more experimental, psych-ier leanings (as heard on this freshly reissued platter from a few years back). Instead, he’s […]

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Peru Bravo: a new 15 track compilation of funk, soul and psych caught in the grip of Peruvian General Juan Velasco Alvarado‘s unflinching military dictatorship between 1968-75. An underground aural tale of a culture in flux. Compiled by Martin Morales, Duncan Ballantyne (Ex-Soundway) & Andrés Tapia del Rio (Repsychled Records). The Mad’s :: Aouh Aouh […]