Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

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 and fall. CRACK. Your head on the pavement. Blood spills onto the ground. Vision fades. Music in the distance. Back […]

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

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 a rotating crew of guest selectors, the two go way deep, mixing funk, reggae and afro-beat with 80s […]

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

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 recorded in the 1970s at the Record Plant in Sausalito, California (where many classic LPs were created) and broadcast on […]

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Jake and Jamin Orrall are JEFF the Brotherhood. Flanked by the addition of some new hands, the group returned last week with Magick Sounds, an lp whose sonics push far beyond their previous output. As part of our guest curated mix series, we asked Jake to expand on some of the sounds gestating before and […]

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Volume Six of Abstract Truths, An Evolving Jazz Compendium. If unfamiliar with the series, please first read here per its genesis and intention. We return with Los Angeles selector Phil Cho, who can most readily be found in the real world playing around the city via his ongoing night, Floating, at the Melody Lounge in […]

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

On her debut lp You Never Were Much Of A Dancer, guitarist Gwenifer Raymond emerges as a new voice in the American Primitive lineage. Playing acoustic guitar and banjo, the Brighton-via-Cardiff musician’s compositions are steeped in blues history, but her use of familiar raw materials results in something surprising and vital. Though it may not […]

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

The summer keeps dragging on, but luckily we’ve had these extremely smooth sounds keeping us floating at Aquarium Drunkard HQ. Sail on over to our Spotify page to spin this massive (330 songs!) playlist of essential yacht, AOR, blue-eyed soul, and beyond. First access to this playlist was just one of the exclusive treats included […]