Aquarium Drunkard turned 17 a few months ago, and Zach Cowie (aka Turquoise Wisdom) has been a part of it for 12 of those years, beginning with the third entry in our (then new) guest selector series. A music supervisor by trade, Cowie’s mixes span myriad decades, genres, and moods, always aesthetically maintaining an empathetic through line. Now totaling a baker’s dozen, we have re-upped each individual mix beginning with the first volume from 2010.
… which brings us to this mix… in tribute to Art Dudley, here are tunes from some of my favorite mono LPs recorded using an emt 930 turntable with a Miyajima zero mono cartridge on a 12” Schick tonearm fed into a Miyajima etr-mono step up transformer and a Shindo Monbrison preamp.
A lot of friends have been reaching out for healing music. Here are some things that have felt like taking a deep breath over the past few weeks. Much love to everyone.
In my 20+ years of record digging there isn’t much I haven’t dropped a needle on, but nothing will ever be as near and dear to me as my first […]
Several months back I happened upon a survey stating that, according to Neilson, jazz now held the dubious honor of being the least listened to genre in the US. The piece […]
Our ongoing collaboration with Zach Cowie, aka Turquoise Wisdom , returns in 2015 with a myriad of sounds ranging from Soft Machine’s Robert Wyatt to the divinity that is Alice Coltrane’s Rama […]
Our compadre Zach Cowie, aka Turquoise Wisdom , returns to AD with some mellow sounds to begin 2014. Last year Cowie posted a tune every weekday from his record collection — all […]
Turquoise Wisdom here with another installment of my Sad Seasons mixtape series for AD. This time around we’re thinking about winter. ps- I have officially joined the future and started […]
Hi. Turquoise Wisdom (aka Zach Cowie) here with another installment of the SAD SEASONS series for Aquarium Drunkard. Here are some moody jams for a late evening in the springtime. Please also […]
Our guest DJ series returns this week with the third installment from our compadre Turquoise Wisdom . Wisdom (Zach Cowie) helped kick off the guest mixtape series in March of last year […]
Welcome to the third installment of an irregular series in which I highlight some of my favorite voices online and beyond. Today we catch up with DJ Turquoise Wisdom . Wisdom (Zach […]