Archive for the 'Autumn Tone' Category

Monday, July 27th, 2009

If you somehow couldn’t tell, Roadside Graves new LP, My Son’s Home, is our favorite roots-based album of 2009. Period. Clocking in at an hour, in the span of 18 tracks, the record is a testament to the art of storytelling in the long-player format; something we are seeing less and less of in the […]

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Those who have been around a minute may recall that in 2007 Frankel’s debut LP, Lullaby For The Passerby, ranked as one of my absolute favorite albums of the year.  It remains so today.  Frankel is the songwriting/recording vehicle of Michael Orendy who hangs his hat in the hills of L.A.’s Silver Lake neighborhood.  A […]

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

Listening to the Roadside Graves forthcoming LP, My Son’s Home, you might draw associations to dusty, cross-country road trips and grainy, lo-fi photography. Paying homage to nearly every piece of Music Americana—folk, alt.country, rock and more—the record indeed sounds like it could’ve been recorded nearly everywhere at once, despite the band’s New York-via-New Jersey roots. […]

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Los Angeles: huge, sprawling, and eclectic, has been likened to microcosm of the country as whole — truly a melting pot of various cultures, ethnicities, tastes and influences.  So is her music.  With various scenes and sub-scenes, rarely has there been a defining “sound” that marks the overall zeitgeist of what is happening in the […]

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

This Friday, during the second hour of our SIRIUS/XM show, we will air the Aquarium Drunkard session cut last week with The Henry Clay People, at The Ship, here in L.A. in the Eagle Rock neighborhood. Tonight in San Diego the band embark on a six week national tour, up the coast — across the […]

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 […]