Archive for the 'Great Lake Swimmers' Category

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Saturday, April 4th, Aquarium Drunkard presents an evening with Great Lake Swimmers and Travel by Sea at club Spaceland in Los Angeles.  Great Lake Swimmers are presently touring behind their new LP Lost Channels — Travel by Sea is in the studio working on the follow-up to 2008’s Days of My Escape.  Kate Maki supports. […]

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Off The Record is a recurring feature here on the Drunkard that marries two of my greatest interests; music and travel. Having a locals perspective when visiting a new locale is the difference between experiencing it through the lens of a tourist and of that of a native. Off The Record gathers some of my […]

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Not unlike Mark Kozelek’s reinterpretation of the Modest Mouse canon on his 2005 Sun Kil Moon LP, Tiny Cities, here Great Lake Swimmers’ Tony Dekker takes on the unlikely muse of Neil Diamond for the soundtrack to filmmaker Greg Kohs’ documentary Song Sungs Blue. And it works. Whereas there is an obvious thread between the […]

Friday, October 12th, 2007

Tomorrow night Great Lake Swimmers take the stage at Spaceland — we’ll be in attendance. I recently had an opportunity to catch up with Great Lake Swimmers principle songwriter, and founder, Tony Dekker, on assignment for The Arizona Republic. Below is an excerpt from the interview; click here for the full text. Also: Last month […]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

One of our favorite Canadian imports, Great Lake Swimmers, have just released a free 5-track Live EP. For free. It was recorded April 14th at Toronto’s Church of The redeemer….download the zipped folder below. Download: Zip File: Great Lake Swimmers :: Live 2007 (Toronto) ———- ++ ++ eMusic + Download Great Lake Swimmers […]