Archive for the 'Autumn Tone' Category

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

Did ya hear? Le Switch are bringing their rock & soul revue to Spaceland every Monday night this month (and it don’t cost nothin). Aquarium Drunkard is presenting the residency which culminates February 23rd with the release of the band’s new EP, The Devil Needs A Cough Drop (Autumn Tone). Tonight’s bill is: The Minor […]

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

This Friday, during the second hour of our SIRIUS/XM show, we will air the Aquarium Drunkard session cut in December with Le Switch, at The Ship, here in L.A. in the Eagle Rock neighborhood. This weekend the band embarks on a West Coast mini-tour, up the coast to Seattle and back, in preparation for their […]

Friday, December 26th, 2008

Our label, Autumn Tone Records, had its most, ahem, action-packed year yet with the release of three new albums, plus the digital distribution of J. Tillman’s back-catalog (and his other band Fleet Foxes produced our favorite album of 2008). Last Spring saw the release of Travel by Sea’s sophomore LP, Days of My Escape, followed […]

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

You may remember we were in Nashville in September for our showcase at the AMA festival. Le Switch was one of the bands on the bill, and before their set, the Dell Lounge folks shot and acoustic version of “I’m Not On” that will be on the band’s next EP. Those familiar with Nashville might […]

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Le Switch, a band name which is damn hard to say without affecting a bad French accent, has added another notch to a year whose belt is already full. The notches, in this case, count the bands who have released albums that, genuinely and without schmaltz, channel classic rock and pop tropes through a modern […]

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Since 2004, (Fleet Foxes) J. Tillman has quietly been releasing records, some of limited quantity, some mostly available in Europe, but for the most part, unheard. The borderline-alienating starkness and well lived-in narratives of his first two records, “I Will Return” and “Long May You Run, J. Tillman” (released in limited runs of 150) endeared […]

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Building on the bones of their 2006 debut, Shadows Rise, Travel by Sea return April 2008 with their sophomore LP Days of My Escape, the third release on Aquarium Drunkard’s Autumn Tone imprint. If I were writing a book on what I like most about music, I’d call it something literary and mildly pretentious like, […]

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Aquarium Drunkard and our label, Autumn Tone, are being featured in the upcoming issue of LA Weekly. In conjunction with the issue, LA Weekly is presenting Click Hear, live at The El Rey, rounding up artists featured in the profile. Two Autumn Tone artists will be represented: Le Switch and Travel by Sea. Come out […]

Friday, July 13th, 2007

Autumn Tone (our label) has just reissued Travel By Sea’s debut LP Shadows Rise in preparation for their next LP “Days of My Escape,” which will be released via Autumn Tone in the late summer. We are big fans of this outfit, and thrilled they are on board with us. Do check them out… No […]