Aquarium Drunkard is an eclectic audio blog featuring daily music reviews, interviews, features, mp3 samples and sessions. Originating in 2005, digging globally, the Drunkard bridges contemporary sounds with vintage garage, psych, folk, country, soul, funk, r&b and beyond.
Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Hand Habits , the working sobriquet of Meg Duffy, first entered our sphere in [...]
The artists that tend to intrigue and hold our attention are rarely one dimensional. They build worlds. They create myths. Often they savvy the importance of both—for themselves as well as their audience. Tim Presley [...]
Our quarterly Bandcamping roundup is back for 2019. As a digital institution it’s hard to beat Bandcamp. It’s ridiculously easy to use, it puts money directly into artists’ (and labels’) pockets and there’s a seemingly endless [...]
Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Sawmill, Vol 1 is a collection of traditional songs and a few [...]
ECM is a record label that has managed to survive for half a century without making a single concession to mainstream tastes. If Stanley Kubrick’s landmark film 2001: A Space Odyssey was, according to film critic [...]
The Cosmic Range’s second LP finds the Toronto-based collective exploring all sorts of zones: dense Bitches Brew-worthy jams, soothing astral travels, freeform freakouts, Afrobeat groovers. Miles Davis called this stuff “New Directions in Jazz” back in [...]
Following the sudden disbandment of Ultimate Painting , Jack Cooper returns with a new, three-song EP under the name Modern Nature. Joined by keyboardist Will Young, drummer Aaron Neveu (Woods), cellist Ruper Gillett, and saxophonist Jeff Tobias [...]
For the latest edition of Unearthed (AD’s ongoing series of rarity-themed mixtapes), take a trip down to 3138 Fillmore Avenue in San Francisco. There, you’ll find the Matrix, a tiny club that existed from 1965-1972. [...]
If you've been around a minute, you'll remember the original iteration of the AD Transmissions podcast, a format we phased into our present (more "traditional") model in 2016. But this? It's a return to the sound collage framework. And the only way to hear it is to support AD on Patreon. Not only will it grant you access to these tunes, but your support will help us keep bringing you AD's vibe via the weird world web.