Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Enter Strange Light, a sister mix to last year’s Blue August Moon. If the latter played like a transient spirit hovering over a hazy, humid dusk, then think of this as a snowy, white dawn giving way to spring. Thick with its own mystery and magic – a tranquil blend of global folk, gospel, soul […]

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

From Del Shannon to Arthur Russell: March, A Medley. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: March – A Medley

Monday, February 16th, 2015

The bouillabaisse of sound that is Maison Dufrene —  part four. A two hour, all vinyl, serving of rock, soul and country with excursions into rustic backwoods twang, British folk and beyond. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Maison Dufrene IV – A Mixtape (zipped folder)

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Our ongoing collaboration with Zach Cowie, aka Turquoise Wisdom, returns in 2015 with a myriad of sounds ranging from Soft Machine’s Robert Wyatt to the divinity that is Alice Coltrane’s Rama Rama. Tune in and turn on Friday as Cowie guests on our SIRIUS show – channel 35 (XMU), noon EST. Turquoise Wisdom: Floating / […]

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Tune in to this all-vinyl medley of soul, funk, blues and folk intended to guide you through February on a freedom train of rhythm. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: February – A Medley

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Dig into an all-vinyl helping from one of Canada’s overlooked and underappreciated provinces. Rural rock with guitars informed by six months of winter. Prairie Lily ladies and god-fearing men. 800 pounds of country rock from a trio of CFL players. A paean to a Métis folk hero. And Howard. Welcome to Saskatchewan. Multis E Gentibus […]

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Sidle up and dig in to this all-vinyl medley of unicorn dreams, flittering romances, rusty country cuts. Start your year with this mix and maybe you’ll follow Mike Wilhelm’s lead when he bellows “Startin’ next week I’m gonna get myself together”. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: January – A Medley

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Weaving its way between vintage garage, folk, soul and pop, Solstice is the first of a series of upcoming collaborations with Portland, OR based record collectors Sam Huff and Colton Tong. At two hours, digging globally, Solstice is a mercurial, psych-tinged collection of late 60s and early 70s sounds assembled to compliment those long winter […]

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Each December, Brian Reese at Big Rock Candy Mountain deals out a month’s worth of holiday esoterica from the far corners of vintage twang, fuzz, scuzz, r&b, blues, country, garage, lounge and beyond. After the jump, Lit Up Like A Christmas Tree II: The Eggnog Is Spiked. Find part one, from 2012, here, Download and […]