Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Ahmed Gallab is Sinkane. The Sudanese-American multi-instrumentalist, who to date has released six genre bending albums of rhythmic poly-global funk, pop and electronica, returned earlier this year with Life & Livin’ It. That record, like much of his discography, roots freely; a borderless aural cross-pollination of soulful pan-African and Jamaican sounds stirred into a bouillabaisse […]

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Folk / glitter / spaceman / plastic soul / mainstream pop icon and beyond, David Bowie transcended – no matter the genre or medium. The following collage is comprised of an hour’s worth of oddities and curios spanning a half century, unwashed and somewhat slightly dazed. Unwashed And Somewhat Slightly Dazed / 1966-2016

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

While there may not be quite as many highs as from her California days, there’s still much to be gleaned from Joni Mitchell’s often overlooked post-Mingus period. Even her more forgettable albums from the 1980s offer something to behold, while the mid-1990s volley of Turbulent Indigo and Taming The Tiger have aged surprisingly well. Yet it […]

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Light a fire in this summer heat with the fourth installment Country Soul Sisters. Featuring eleven of the finest ladies of country music, the following half-hour is one of humid nights and Sunday mornings coming down. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Country Soul Sisters IV – A Mixtape

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

After a 2-year hiatus, Bomboclat! Island Soak Vol. 7 is back. Heavy on the rocksteady, twenty-three deep cuts highlighting the abundance of crooning talent and metronome-like rhythms that populated the era. Contact high approved. Download: Bomboclat! Island Soak 7 :: Jamaican Vintage (A Mixtape) **playlist after the jump

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Built on a foundation of altered/mutated bass clarinet and synthesizer, the sound of Portland’s Golden Retriever evokes vast expanses. Though the core of the project remains Matt Carlson and Jonathan Sielaff, those expanses get even wider with Rotations, the duo’s forthcoming album. Out July 28 via Thrill Jockey, it features a maximized approach, incorporating the […]

Monday, June 19th, 2017

It’s heating up out there. The seventh installment of the Bomboclat! series is in the works — look for it in two weeks. Until then, let the following choice selections from volumes 1-6 simmer . . . Download: Bomboclat! Island Soak / Volumes 1-6 Retrospective (zipped folder)