Archive for the 'Diversions' Category

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

(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 The Deadly Syndrome whose sophomore LP, Nolens Volens, was self-released by the band last month. After the jump, Deadly Syndrome’s William Etling and Jesse Hoy reflect […]

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. Today we catch up Roadside Graves’ John Gleason whose EP You Won’t Be Happy With Me came out last week.) A few months back I was driving to work and heard Shearwater’s […]

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Being that Galaxie 500 were (for me) a key gateway band into a number of underground artists from the 60s/70s/80s, I was especially interested in this weeks Diversions entry: Dean Wareham on […]

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 […]