Archive for June, 2016

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Last summer, we teased the release of Tucson avant-roots combo Ohioan’s Empty/Every MT, and upon its release last month, our initial hopes for the record were strongly confirmed: it’s the strongest and most developed work from songwriter O Ryne Warner (formerly of Castanets) yet. Blending diverse influences, from Malian blues to post rock to languid country rock, Warner […]

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Welcome to the fourth episode of Aquarium Drunkard’s Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of in-depth conversations and unexpected sounds.. On this week’s episode, we’re splitting our time with two unique artists. Up first is Idris Ackamoor, leader of the intergalactic combo the Pyramids, whose new album We Be All Africans is a potent mix of soul, funk, world music, […]

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Next month sees the release of Deluxe, the debut lp from Atlanta’s Omni. As we mentioned in May, Omni is comprised of former members of Deerunter / Balkans (Frankie Broyles) and Carnivores […]

Monday, June 27th, 2016

The world could use more of the fruits of this pairing. “Dog Years” from 2008, via Ghetto Cross, the sometime collaboration between Deerhunter/Atlas Sound’s Bradford Cox and Black Lips’ Cole Alexander. And while we’re at it, go revisit “Still” — you’ll thank me later. Ghetto Cross :: Dog Years

Monday, June 27th, 2016

I ripped this version of Blondie’s cover of The Shangri-Las “Out In The Streets” a few years back, via youtube, having failed to locate an ‘official’ version. Blondie freaks, feel free to learn me in the comments as to its provenance. Unlike the rendition found on the 2001 reissue of the group’s eponymous 1976 debut, […]

Friday, June 24th, 2016

“I never tried to make a commercial record…I know that sounds like a bit of a weird thing to say, because you try to sell records, but I was always trying to find a path of my own,” producer, deejay, and “mixologist” Adrian Sherwood explains via Skype, hanging out in his kitchen cooking and discussing […]

Friday, June 24th, 2016

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 437: Jean-Michel Bernard – Générique Stéphane ++ Can – I Want More ++ The Velvet Underground – I’m Waiting For The Man ++ The Soft Boys – Vegetable Man […]