Archive for the 'Diversions' Category

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. As the guitarist for post punk legends Mission of Burma, Roger Miller has played in some pretty crazy locales over the years, but he has never before boarded an airplane intent on […]

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. Boys and girls, the circus is coming to town…or in this case, Guided By Voices and Bobby Bare Jr. are gigging Friday night at the Fonda in Hollywood. The club is, indeed, […]

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. 2013 isn’t quite done, but it’s safe to say that the most glorious electric guitar record of the year is Chris Forsyth’s stupendous Solar Motel. The album calls to mind a dream […]

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. Below, part 2 of William Tyler’s stream of consciousness reflections concerning his late-Summer North American tour out west. Read part one, here. . . __________________________________________________________________________________ It’s been said that this is a […]

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. This week we catch up with William Tyler, who’s been touring behind his second solo lp, Impossible Truth, released earlier this year via Merge. It’s one of our favorite records of the […]

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Fans of King Tuff’s 2008 debut, Was Dead, rejoice this week as Kyle Thomas returns with his s/t follow-up via Sub Pop. Garage-boogie-marc-bolan vibes intact, we asked Kyle to hit us with […]

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. This week we catch up with Doug Paisley, whose Golden Embers ep hit shelves today via No Quarter Records. Below, Paisley discusses jazz-inflected, acoustic bluegrass picker and singer, Tony Rice. One artist […]

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. This week: Roadside Graves’ John Gleason takes on the often misunderstood world of the Bee Gees; a group whose larger catalog and career has long been overshadowed due to their role as […]

Monday, August 1st, 2011

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Considering what passes for “country music” in Nashville these days (not to mention “country radio”) it’s easy to forget there are true heirs to the old masters writing, recording and performing in […]