バイブon this from 2017: the first entry of Osaka-based (French) dj & record collector, Dckne’s three part series, digging 1970s Japanese jazz/funk/groove.
Slide into this twenty track survey of the wild Afro-Caribbean vibe that originated in Trinidad and Tobago, prior to leaping to Panama, mutating and taking root in 1950s NYC. Or: a sonic carrouseaux of boozey […]
An imaginary journey back to the lagoon where Hermeto Pascoal, O Grupo, and some butterflies made music in the river. 17 otherworldly tracks from Brazil.
Aquarium Drunkard presents Norio Sato’s (Record Shop Rare Groove, Osaka, Japan) exclusive mix ‘Music Book: An Exploration of Japanese Sounds’, for the Mr. Good Boy Record Cart.
From Nigeria and Benin to Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, the polyrhythmic percussive patterns of West Africa have always been funky. But the starting in the early 70s and continuing late into the 80s, synths began […]
On the eve of her birthday, a journey through some lesser-known songs of the inimitable Indigenous artist and activist’s Vanguard years. Nine albums of groundbreaking folk and country, with diversions into pioneering electronic rock and searching orchestral pop—always […]
A sonic meditation crafted during an exceptionally fierce 24 hour downpour in northeast Los Angeles. An imaginary hour and half instrumental score.
The array of sounds Garcia made at the Matrix is dizzying, from garage rock to jazz fusion to bluegrass to cosmic funk…and beyond. Download and enjoy.
Unearthed returns with more bootleg gold from yesteryear. The latest collection gathers together some choice live performances broadcast over the WLIR-FM airwaves from Ultrasonic Studios in Hempstead, Long Island. In the early to mid 1970s, the studio hosted intimate concerts by visionary britfolkies, New Orleans night trippers, exploratory jazz-funksters, southern rock chooglers and many more.
Yuletide sails into Jamaica each year on what the locals call the Christmas Breeze, a slightly crisper air that tends to waft through the island come December. There’s another seasonal harbinger, one that is more […]
Following two years of intense work producing 11 KPM platters, we asked Be With founder, Rob Butler, to get creative with the cream of the catalog for this exclusive Aquarium Drunkard mix.
Cut live in one take, using all vinyl at Be With’s Manchester HQ.
Welcome back to Unearthed , a series of thematic mixes that travel deep into dusty vintage zones to dig up bootleg gold. For the second time around, we’re going back four decades for a survey […]
The full moon rises and there’s a chill in the air. But why is it RED? A child’s scream in the distance? Surely, just the wind. A crow flies across your path and you stumble […]
If you keep up with the nocturnal doings of Los Angeles, you’re most likely aware of Heat Wave, the weekly pan-global party at Gold Diggers in east Hollywood, hosted by Daniel T. and Wyatt Potts. Along with […]
Welcome to the first installment of Unearthed, a series of thematic mixes that travel deep into dusty vintage zones to dig up bootleg gold. First up is Sausalito Haze, a selection of choice live-in-the-studio performances […]