Archive for September, 2018

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

The following began as a set I compiled on CD-R for personal listening on – as the title suggests –  Sundays. Over time I shared it with a few friends who then shared it with theirs. And now…technology. Below is the streaming version, save a few tracks unavailable by the digital gods. 36 tracks, four […]

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Just over a year ago, The Beths were a little-known pop-rock band with a promising EP to their name and a full-length album stuck in the sort of slo-mo creative process that often encumbers musicians with real lives and rent payments and day jobs. Over several months, the Auckland, New Zealand quartet chipped away at […]

Friday, September 28th, 2018

We’re back. The weather is beginning to turn. We’re almost there. Welcome to the September edition of the Transmissions podcast. On this episode, we sit down with three legends of independent music: psychedelic singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock, Giant Sand leader Howe Gelb, and Steve Wynn of the Dream Syndicate. Since emerging in the ‘80s, they’ve amassed […]

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

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 Anna St. Louis’s debut lp, If Only There Was A River. Like her first outing, the 2017 First Songs cassette, the album is being released via […]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can now be heard every Wednesday at 7pm PST with encore broadcasts on-demand via the SIRIUS/XM app. Mary Lattimore’s Aquarium Drunkard session airing during the second hour of tonight’s show can be found HERE. SIRIUS 537: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Omni – Sunset […]

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Japan has a long and fascinating history with psychedelic music, and its breadth of style is something increasingly reflected in the work of bands like Kikagaku Moyo, who are set to release their latest full length, the stunning Masana Temples, on October 5th, We caught up with drummer Go Kurosawa via email ahead of their […]

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

More Blood, More Tracks – The Bootleg Series Vol. 14, the latest slab of previously unreleased Bob Dylan recordings, lands in early November. The six-disc collection features the complete New York City recording sessions for Blood On The Tracks, giving listeners a fly-on-the-wall look at the creation of one of Dylan’s bona fide masterpieces. In […]