Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Calm the dog days of summer with this, the sixth installment of the Maison Dufrene collection. Weaving in and out of gnarled roots and aged forests, the following selections dig deep into Appalachia, re-imagining some old country favorites, while dusting off a few hippie treasures and rusty backwoods gems. words / p dufrene Maison Dufrene […]

Monday, July 11th, 2016

In times like these, music is exactly what we need. The songs collected here span the divides that separate country from folk and rock; organized religions from new-age cults; and sacred songs of devotion from wasted secular blues. Major label releases by well-known seekers are represented alongside recordings of Christian youth groups and outsiders’ self-financed vanity projects. […]

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Ben Watt’s a lifer — one-half of electronic duo Everything But the Girl, a producer, DJ, and author. His latest record, Fever Dream, features collaborations with MC Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger and Marissa Nadler, and finds him mining inspirations he’s cultivated over two decades, its hazy, soulful songs unfurling with ease and calm confidence. […]

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Two sons of Tommy Douglas invite you on a spring trip across Canada. From lonesome provinces to cosmic territories, and everywhere in between. A place where private press unknowns stand as tall as under-appreciated legends. Enjoy the ride. Rollin’ Up The Rim: A Vintage Canadian Mixtape Playlist after the jump . . .

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Our ongoing collaboration with Zach Cowie, aka Turquoise Wisdom, returns with How Small We Are – A Mixtape. Tune in and turn on this Friday as Cowie guests on our SIRIUS show – channel 35, noon EST. How Small We Are / A Mixtape **playlist / provenance after the jump

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Giddy on up and adjust your hi-fi for our third round-up of songs concerning life, love and loss by the Queens of Country Music. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Country Soul Sisters III – A Mixtape

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Time. It flies. One year ago this week Andy Cabic (Vetiver) dropped this mixtape for us on the heels of his latest full-length…and today he returns with his trick bag in tow. Dig in – and if you’re in Los Angeles, catch Vetiver at the Troubadour tomorrow night. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Vetiver II – A […]

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Shortly before her tragic and untimely death in January 2011, Broadcast’s Trish Keenan compiled an exploratory mix CD for a friend, and it immediately became a de facto tribute after hitting the Internet in the wake of the inimitable musician’s passing. Trish Keenan’s Mind Bending Motorway Mix is mainly comprised of underheard 60s/70s pop psych, but includes […]

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Nashville guitar journeyman William Tyler is set to release Modern Country June 3rd via Merge Records. His fourth full-length, the record is self-described as “a love letter to what we’re losing in America, to what we’ve already lost.” Tyler guests on my SIRIUS show this Friday, his set presented here as Sebastian Speaks – A […]