Archive for March, 2018

Friday, March 30th, 2018

As a young man in Baltimore, Mark Renner created music that coupled the energy of punk and new wave with a sense of romantic longing. Recently, Brooklyn-based label RVNG Intl released Few Traces, a wide-angle selection of Renner’s early work recorded between 1982-1990. The material varies in tone, evoking the thrum of Joy Division at […]

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Holger Czukay was a genius of rhythm of the highest possible order, on par with Fela Kuti, James Brown, Steve Reich, and pretty much anyone else to ever braid together a few pulses. The founding member of Can has long been celebrated for his bass playing, which can be as melodic as Paul McCartney’s and […]

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can now be heard every Wednesday at 7pm PST with an encore broadcasts on-demand via the SIRIUS/XM app. SIRIUS 516: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ The Superimposers  (w/ Andrew Gold) – The Beach (AD edit) ++ Cornelius – Fantasma ++ Panda Bear – You […]

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Welcome to the March installment of Aquarium Drunkard’s recurring Transmissions podcast, a series of interviews and audio esoterica. This month, we’re centering in on a sense of place. First, we sit down with author and musician Ryan H. Walsh to discuss his new book, Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968. In ’68, Boston was […]

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Detroit’s Bonny Doon won’t kill you with kindness, nor will they burn much rubber on their musical journey. The foursome’s second full-length, Longwave, continues in the vein of forebears such as Berman/Malkmus coupled with the breathing atmospheric aesthetic of their fellow Woodsist labelmates. Part confessional, part confrontational, Longwave stretches out like days long on thought […]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can now be heard every Wednesday at 7pm PST with an encore broadcasts on-demand via the SIRIUS/XM app. SIRIUS 515: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Yo La Tengo – Esportes Casual ++ Rikki Ililonga Fire High ++ Blur – Moroccan Peoples Revolutionary Bowls Club […]

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

The spring equinox is upon us — track one to the stratosphere in a silent way. Via Sleeping Beauty, 1979. Sun Ra :: Springtime Again