Archive for the 'Abstract Truths' Category

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 […]

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Volume five of Abstract Truths, An Evolving Jazz Compendium. If unfamiliar with the series, please first read here about the its genesis and intention. Bringing us this look at the contemporary Chicago jazz scene is Scottie McNiece, head of the essential International Anthem Recording Co. “For over 100 years, Chicago has been ground zero for […]

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Volume four of Abstract Truths, An Evolving Jazz Compendium. If unfamiliar with the series, please first read here about the its genesis and intention. For this installment we tapped bay area record collector/muso David Katznelson. Katznelson likens the genre to a “wild animal…a cuddle by a fire place; it pushes up against it and provides […]

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Volume three of Abstract Truths, An Evolving Jazz Compendium. If unfamiliar with the series, please first read here about the its genesis and intention. For this installment our friend, record collector and audio archeologist Eothen Alapatt, of Now Again Records, is behind the boards. Below, Alapatt shares some insight behind his 26 selects and beyond […]

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Volume two of Abstract Truths, An Evolving Jazz Compendium. If unfamiliar with the series, please first read here about the its genesis and intention. As promised, this installment is courtesy of dj/record collector Carlos Niño. Per his selections, Niño notes “I was thinking about Bobby Hutcherson and my Father Pablo Niño who had just transitioned […]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Several months back I happened upon a survey stating that, according to Neilson, jazz now held the dubious honor of being the least listened to genre in the US. The piece went on state that both “jazz and classical represent just 1.4% of total U.S. music consumption apiece…with classical album sales higher for 2014.” This soon led […]