Archive for the 'Diversions' Category

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) The screen grab you’re looking at above is from the neo-classic 1987 vampire/western film Near Dark. And yes, that is indeed Bill Paxton, in all his pre Big Love glory, portraying Severin—a […]

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) I know it’s impossible to keep up with everything posted on Aquarium Drunkard, but I implore you to not miss this installment of Diversions. Why? Because the guys behind the UK’s Wolf […]

Monday, December 14th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) With three weeks left in 2009, we asked Brian King of the Vancouver based, two-piece, Japandroids to run down his ten favorite LPs of the year. Don’t sleep on the duo’s stellar […]

Friday, December 11th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) With three weeks left in 2009, we asked the Whigs vocalist/guitarist Parker Gispert to run down his ten favorite LPs of the decade. The Whigs have a new album (their third) due […]

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) As I mentioned last month, one of the best new things I caught in Austin during FFF Fest was the Twin Tigers gig Saturday night at the Mohawk. In the span of […]

Friday, November 27th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Earlier this year I asked Roadside Graves‘ John Gleason and Jeremy Benson to wax a bit about one of their favorite songwriters, Roger Miller, as the Graves music is nothing if not […]

Friday, November 20th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Bear In Heaven just released Beast Rest Forth Mouth their sophomore LP and second release via our friends at the Hometapes label. Before their show at Lit Lounge, last month during CMJ, […]

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Last month Of Montreal multi-instrumentalist Jamey Huggins released his solo debut A Parallax I via OM’s long-time label home, Polyvinyl Records. Recorded under the nom de tune James Husband, the recording spans […]

Monday, November 16th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) The Grateful Dead are misunderstood — I’ve said as much on here multiple times in the past. They also created someĀ  of the finest American rock & roll of the twentieth century. […]