In recurring August fashion we offer the latest in a series of exploratory, atmospheric mixtapes. True to its seasonal home, like its predecessors, The Palm Trees Fall into the Sea exudes a humid, tropical ambiance. Below, dig into a thirty track experiment in openness across the spatial and temporal – and hopefully the spiritual. The […]
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Ethereal jazz and slow grooves throughout, this is Vox Scapo. Set it to cruise control and take in a free and easy summer soundscape as August begins to wane. Our fifth collaboration with Portland, OR based record collectors Sam Huff and Colton Tong. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Vox Scapo – A Mixtape (zipped folder) Tracklisting after […]
Enter The Now Generation. A gauzy 18 track ride through Portland record collectors Sam Huff and Meghan Wright’s current crate. It is as it must be….man. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: The Now Generation / A Mixtape (zipped folder) Tracklisting after the jump . . .
Daniel T. returns with Douala By Night, a grab bag of pan-African records presently lining his crate and beyond. His last AD import, Skateland, a deeply funky 16-track 70s roller skating compilation, is still alive and available, here. Douala By Night – A Mixtape
(From 2012. The Jet Lag programme, hosted by Yoon Nam, ceased airing last year after an inspired decade-long run on Atlanta’s 88.5 fm.) Over the past couple of years I’ve been irregularly highlighting some of my favorite voices online (and beyond), inviting them to guest DJ my show on SIRIUS XMU. For those of you […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
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 . . .