June 14th marked the return of Bill Callahan, via his latest record — the double lp, Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest. One of our favorite listens this year, we asked singer/songwriter Jerry David DeCicca to catch up with the artist on our behalf as they embarked a short west coast tour together. Their conversation, below …
Songwriter Jerry David DeCicca has never been shy when it comes to Bruce Springsteen. Whether that means discussing the artist’s work through the lens of mental health care or offering up a fine rendition of the Boss balled “If I Should Fall Behind” for Aquarium Drunkard’s Lagniappe Sessions series, DeCicca’s Springsteen fandom runs deep.
Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Jerry David DeCicca is no stranger to these parts. This, his second […]
Earlier this year, Texas songwriter Jerry David DeCicca released his second solo album, Time the Teacher . A jazzy excursion into cosmic country soul, it paired intimate words — about watermelons, rivers, and sacred spaces — with […]
Welcome to the February (just under the wire) installment of Aquarium Drunkard’s recurring Transmissions podcast, a series of interviews and audio esoterica from Aquarium Drunkard. We’ve got an introspective episode for you. First, we sit down […]
“Watermelon,” the second track on Jerry David DeCicca’s Time the Teacher, is an ode to – you guessed it – watermelons. With an almost nursery-rhyme like cadence and gentle backing vocals, it’s as simple a […]
Lagniappe (la ·gniappe) noun ‘lan-ˌyap,’ — 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. On the heels of his debut solo lp, 2014’s Understanding Land , the Lagniappe […]
On the back of Jerry David DeCicca’s Understanding Land , his first solo record after fronting folk combo The Black Swans for a decade, the songwriter describes a hike with Massachusetts naturalist Michael Metivier. While walking, Metivier […]