Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Consider Shaft’s Old Man: a soul jazz soundtrack to an imaginary black 60s spy film that never was. Our third in a series of ongoing collaborations with Copenhagen based DJ/record collector Peer Schouten. Split into seven sections, use your ears to follow our hero through all manner of classic spy thriller motifs. And then some. Download: […]

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Hypnotic valleys and loping forests. Country funk from a Ukrainian wedding band and haunted folk from a group of high school students. Loners and the lovesick. The fried and fuzzed. Welcome to another all-vinyl dispatch from the Land of Living Skies. Prairie To Pine: A Vintage Saskatchewan Mixtape Part one, Multis E Gentibus Vires, can be […]

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

As promised, the much-anticipated return of Country Soul Sisters, celebrating the ladies that tamed the outlaws, took the reigns and subsequently changed the face of country music forever. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Country Soul Sisters II – A Mixtape

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

California rain. A totem. More freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles. This is transmission sixteen. Direct download, below. The first fifteen transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission / 16 Intro / Shall We Gather At The River Gene Clark – Tears of Rage Chris Darrow […]

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Paradigm: Our second collaboration with Portland, OR based record collectors Sam Huff and Colton Tong. In contrast to last year’s Solstice, the following two hours mines all manner of percussion, all bent on the soulful side of things with a handful of psych-laced joints throughout. Paradigm – A Mixtape, Hour One (external link, zipped folder) […]

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

This is a mix I made on my living room turntables with some morning coffee, just grabbing at recent finds and old favorites piled around. Most are 45s. No theme per se, only that these are songs I return to all the time and wanted to share. Big shout out to Chris at Groove Merchant […]

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Native American tones and folk meditations. A thirty seven minute guiding light through April. American Dreamer – A Medley

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