Coming your way especially for Record Store Day, Aquarium Drunkard’s own premium house blend of heady Brazilian vibes. Curated and produced by AD founder Justin Gage, Atenção! is the stuff that’s scarcely left our turntable in the last few years, a compilation of artists who seem to be working both independently and collectively, presenting a kaleidoscopic mash-up of sounds and styles rooted firmly in the present, all laced with loving doses of classic Brasiliana.
Category: Aquarium Drunkard Presents
Digging The Smithsonian Vaults
Smithsonian Folkways let us dig through their vast vaults for the latest installment of their ongoing People’s Picks series. An enigmatic maze, its hedges conjoin all manner of sound from around the globe. Selected by Justin Gage, expect: avant-garde jazz saxophonist Sonny Simmons live in Paris, an Alan Lomax field recording, the propulsive percussion of the Garifuna people, the sympathetic sitar of Shamim Ahmed, some square dance soul, “sacred” steel, Quebecois folk with a funky-drummer, and beyond….
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Dinner Party (Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin) | May 5 & 6
The return of Jazz Fest in New Orleans. On May 5th & 6th, Aquarium Drunkard presents Dinner Party – the collaboration between Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, and Terrace Martin – at One Eyed Jacks on Decatur street. Two shows per night.
Aquarium Drunkard :: SXSW 2022
We’re heading back to Austin for SXSW next month, throwing a party with Gold Diggers the night of Friday, March 18th. And, yes, that is indeed the zamrock W.I.T.C.H.
Featuring: W.I.T.C.H. | Steve Gunn | Cymande | Ada Lea | Kiwi Jr. | Marina Allen
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Cate Le Bon w/ Mega Bog | Teragram Ballroom | February 24, 2022
Thursday, February 24th, Aquarium Drunkard presents Cate Le Bon with Mega Bog at the Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles. Tickets on sale now … We are giving away five pairs of tickets to AD readers. […]
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Steve Gunn – April 1st @ Gold Diggers
No April fool’s, here. Via Gold Diggers in East Hollywood, Calif. USA, AD presents Steve Gunn in concert.
On Thursday, April 1st, Steve Gunn will premiere his first fully produced streamed concert. Presented by Aquarium Drunkard, this solo set will see Gunn debut new material alongside fan favorites. The set will stream via Noonchorus and kick off at 8 PM local time.
Jesus People Music Vol . 1 :: Record Store Day Black Friday
Behold. On November 27, Aquarium Drunkard and Org Music present Jesus People Music Vol. 1: The End is at Hand. Culled from the BlackForrestry’s AD mixtapes of obscure ’60s and ’70s Jesus People psych, rock, folk, and country, this collection is available only at record stores on Record Store Black Friday, limited 1,000 copies electric blue colored vinyl. In advance of this collection’s release, we’re presenting its liner notes, written by curators Josh Swartwood and Doug Cooper with Jason P. Woodbury.
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: PYLON – In Conversation (Livestream, October 14)
Wednesday, October 14th–live from the fabulous 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA–Aquarium Drunkard presents a conversation with Pylon’s Vanessa Briscoe Hay and Michael Lachowski, in anticipation of the forthcoming Pylon Box vinyl retrospective.
Moderated by our friend Andrew Reiger (Elf Power), the free event kicks off at 8pm Eastern. Tune in here, or view the simulcast via AD channels.
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: William Tyler (Livestream, October 3rd)
Saturday night, October 3rd, the Aquarium Drunkard livestream series continues with the unparalleled William Tyler.
Performing live from Gold Diggers in East Hollywood, tune in at 6pm pacific.
AD Presents: Justin Spins + David Paints (September 25, Livestream)
Now available to stream on-demand.
Dusting off my crate for the first time in 6 months at Gold Diggers, 6-8 pacific. Free livestream. But wait, there’s more….
Artist David Phillips is going to paint on the other side of the stage while I play records. The finished framed canvas will be auctioned off with proceeds going to NIVA (Save Our Stages).
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: The Drop Bear’s Song
At 44 tracks, the digital relief album serves up a massive helping of AD compatriots including, but not limited to, Steve Gunn, Mary Lattimore, James Toth, Sarah Louise, Maston, Bill MacKay, MV & EE, Andrew Tuttle, and loads more.
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Jeff Parker And The New Breed @ Gold Diggers March 5th
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Jeff Parker And The New Breed @ Gold Diggers March 5th. Not to be missed. Los Angeles, Calif.
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Sessa @ Zebulon, February 13
Thursday, February 13, Aquarium Drunkard presents an evening with Sessa at Zebulon . Sessa’s 2019 debut, Grandeza , was one of our favorite records of last year . High praise. With special guest Sk Kakraba . Aquarium Drunkard […]
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: A Tribute to Talk Talk / Los Angeles, 8.26
This Monday night (8.26), Aquarium Drunkard presents a tribute to the music of Talk Talk and its late founder, Mark Hollis. The evening will be a showcase of the group’s work led by Mirror Man – a group comprised of the members of Derde Verde and friends. The collective put this on several months ago downtown, and it was fantastic, demanding an encore performance. This is it. Free and open to the public. 8pm at Gold Diggers in East Hollywood.
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Fontaines D.C. / Los Angeles, September 26
Los Angeles: Aquarium Drunkard Presents Fontaines D.C. at the Teragram Ballroom, September 26. Montreal, post-punk favorites Pottery are the support. This bill will sell out, get ’em now.