Royal Arctic Institute :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

Hovering somewhere in the middle distance between ambient country, noir jazz, and post-rock bliss, New York instrumental group Royal Arctic Institute returns with From Coma to Catharsis. Recorded in collaboration with James McNew of Yo La Tengo, the new album sounds, to quote AD’s Tyler Wilcox, something like “Tortoise covering Santo & Johnny.” John Leon of RAI joins us to discuss.