Archive for October, 2017

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

If you’re someone that’s into records, especially soul records, you’ve probably heard of Carolina Soul. The Durham, NC  based vinyl retailer has developed a cult following around its semi-weekly eBay auctions. Email blasts with subject lines like, “1,140+ Stellar Soul LPs” or “1,100+ Stupendous Jazz LPs,” lead to multi-day bidding wars over often extremely rare […]

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Softly. Home recorded via reel-to-reel in Germany between 1970 and 1973, Sibylle Baier’s Colour Green gently aches. Unearthed some 30+ years later by Orange Twin records in 2006, the album’s fourteen tracks hover somewhere between melancholy and hope. Austere and lo-fi, it’s an intimate portrait; one comprised solely of Baier’s vocal paired with classical nylon-string […]

Friday, October 27th, 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 499: Aquarium Drunkard Halloween Intro 2017 ++ Eartha Kitt – I Want To Be Evil (AD Halloween Version) ++ The Munsters – Munster Creep ++ Bob McFadden & Dor […]

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Woodsmoke, buffalo check and the crunch of broken pine needles underfoot — the tiny death that is Autumn. And not unlike its spiritual cousin, our Indian Summer mix, Way Out Weather is best played at night with the windows down. Proceed . . . Autumn: Way Out Weather (A Medley)

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

There is something of the recently deceased Harry Dean Stanton to Scott McCaughey. Just as Stanton was to pictures for decades, McCaughey is that cool, mysterious guy in music that shows up in seemingly every conceivably happening circumstance and you’re always happy to see him. As frontman for the indispensably great Young Fresh Fellows and […]

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Performing for the first time in the United States, Aquarium Drunkard and Black Editions present an evening with Kazuki Tomokawa at The Bootleg Theater / Los Angeles, Saturday – November 4th. Bill Orcutt and Itasca support, along with Aquarium Drunkard dj’s manning the decks. Tickets available, here. We’re giving away several pairs of tickets to […]

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Self-described California conscious country, Mapache are made up of local good guys Sam Blasucci and Clay Finch — think a blazed up Everly Brothers. The acoustic duo’s self-titled debut long-player was released last week via the Santa Cruz based Spiritual Pajamas label. Produced by Dan Horne, the lp faithfully radiates the intimate warmth of their […]