Archive for the 'Damien Jurado' Category

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Welcome to the fifth episode of AD’s re-booted Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of in-depth conversations and unexpected sounds. As we did with our last episode, we’re halving the show, speaking with two disparate, enigmatic artists. Up first, we sat down with singer/songwriter Damien Jurado. Starting off in the Seattle hardcore scene, Jurado evolved with […]

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Damien Jurado’s next full-length, Visions of Us on the Land, hits March 18th via longtime label home Secretly Canadian. It’s Jurado’s 13th album, and marks the artists fourth collaboration with producer Richard Swift. As partnerships go, theirs has been – and continues to be – an increasingly fertile and spirited artistic marriage. The album also […]

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

If you have yet to check out Damien Jurado’s new LP, Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son, you need to remedy that. And while you’re at it, download Other People’s Songs – his covers collaboration with frequent running buddy and producer, Richard Swift. Jurado is presently touring behind Brothers And Sisters, touching down in Los […]

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

For most of his career, Damien Jurado’s records have been low key, sturdy things. There were stylistic outliers, sure – the crashing indie rock of 2002’s I Break Chairs and the minimal electronics of songs like “Big Decision” from 2005’s On My Way to Absence — but for a good, long stretch, Jurado albums were […]

Monday, November 25th, 2013

(Re-posting the following from 2010, as Damien Jurado and Richard Swift’s next collaboration, Jurado’s lp Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son, is out early next year.) Damien Jurado and Richard Swift – Other People’s Songs Vol. 1: A free digital download featuring the pair covering nine of their favorite songs, ranging from Bill Fay […]

Monday, November 18th, 2013

This made the rounds earlier today: “Silver Timothy” – the first taste from the forthcoming Damien Jurado LP, Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son, out next year via Secretly Canadian. Once again, Richard Swift produces. Damien Jurado :: Silver Timothy

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Saturday night (4/14) Aquarium Drunkard Presents Damien Jurado w/ Peter Wolf Crier at the Bootleg Theater in L.A. We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to AD readers (you can also purchase tickets here). To enter for a pair, leave a comment below with your favorite Jurado record and when/how you first encountered it. Winners will […]

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Damien Jurado takes on Vince Guaraldi’s yuletide classic, “Christmas Time Is Here.” Culled from 90% of your social circle’s favorite Christmas album, it’s a brave choice met with spirited results.  Jurado’s next full-length, Maraqopa — a collaboration with Richard Swift — is due out in February.  (via) MP3: Damien Jurado :: Christmas Time Is Here […]

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Last week via Tumblr Damien Jurado and Richard Swift dropped Other People’s Songs Vol. 1, a free, 9 track, digital download featuring the pair covering some of their favorite songs. The tracks range from Bill Fay and John Denver to Kraftwerk and Yes. “Other People’s Songs Vol. 1 is a collection of covers recorded on […]