Archive for April, 2017

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

This Thursday night, May 4th, Aquarium Drunkard presents Kikagaku Moyo at Rough Trade in Brooklyn, along with special guests Mountain Movers and Jason Spacin’ Killinger. Tickets: HERE. Do not miss this band live. You’ll thank us later. Related: Kikagaku Moyo :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

Friday, April 28th, 2017

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 478: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Dorothy Ashby – Soul Vibrations ++ Pharoah Sanders – Love Is Everywhere (excerpt)  ++ Eddie Gale – The Rain ++ Steve […]

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The music of brothers Matt and Bubba Kadane has always played with the concept of time: stretching, elongating, and suspending it. The quality defined Bedhead, the Dallas indie rock band they formed at the start of the ‘90s, and it’s continued to develop over the intervening years. On Snow, their fourth album as the New […]

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Welcome to Aquarium Drunkard’s recurring Transmissions podcast. Today, we continue our mini-series in collaboration with the folks at Mexican Summer. Last month, AD’s Jason P. Woodbury headed out to Marfa Texas to attend Mexican Summer’s Marfa Myths Festival, a four-day, multi-disciplinary celebration of art and music in West Texas, which resulted in his essay, “There’s […]

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Absolute homegrown ephemera gold courtesy of a 1972 Germany documentary which finds Neil Young in a honey slide haze on his fabled Broken Arrow Ranch, work-shopping “Out on the Weekend” (endearingly amused by his own lyrics), and hanging with Elliot Roberts, the fellas, the dogs, and the cows. The clip also finds Young musing on the […]

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

On her self-titled debut, English electronic producer Kelly Lee Owens carefully weaves lyrical threads through her avant-pop club songs. Owens came from an indie rock background, but years working in record stores opened her up to the sounds of drum and bass, Krautrock, minimalism, and dream pop, all of which factor into the palette of […]

Monday, April 24th, 2017

As we mentioned last month, New West Records is in the midst of a massive reissue campaign of the late Vic Chesnutt’s discography, beginning with his 1990 debut (the Michael Stipe produced Little), on through 2005’s Ghetto Bells — his final LP for the label prior to moving to Constellation Records in 2007. Which brings […]