Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

In the United Kingdom of the early 70s, the rock scene wasn’t all about the pillaging of the blues and progressive rock excess. Outside of the hustle and bustle of London, musicians cooped themselves in cottages on the country side attempting to emulate what was coming from the west coast of America at the time. […]

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Fade out of the humidity and into this. Looming ominously, the following one hundred and thirty eight minutes are a product of their time: rising sea levels, sweltering temperatures, dense fog and waves of radiation. Governed equally by the spiritual and the secular, by science and superstition, magic and economy: Mammane’s organ, Odetta’s baritone, Patsy’s […]

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Ease back. The following is a journey through the rich musical culture of the American South – from Louisiana jazz and gospel to R&B, folk and blues forging a path from Mississippi to North Carolina. I’m Gonna Live Anyhow Until I Die :: A Medley Percy Mayfield – Louisiana Mahalia Jackson – Abraham, Martin and […]

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Happy birthday, America. Ease back as some of country’s finest gals lay down upbeat barn-stompers, heartbreaking tearjerkers and twangy classics. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Country Soul Sisters – A Mixtape

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Black sand blues. More freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles. This is transmission fourteen. Direct download, below. The first thirteen transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission / 14 Intro / Strung Out The Soul Inc. – Love Me When I’m Down Jerry And Jeff – […]

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

The bouillabaisse of sound that is Maison Dufrene – Part II. An all-vinyl serving of vintage soul, country and British/American folk. Part one, still fresh, HERE… Download/tracklisting after the jump…

Monday, June 16th, 2014

“Hey, buddy. I saw you leaning on my car.” Hey kids, Richard Swift just sent this over – a new 54 minute mix sourced from his personal 45 collection, laid down at National Freedom Studios in Cottage Grove, OR. Dig in, spot the individual tracks, and be sure to check out the man’s archives, HERE. […]

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Range and Basin: another set of songs from the Grand Canyon State, or spiritually rooted there, a follow up to our Old Gold: Sonoran Country, Garage Blues, Pop, Soul and Avant-Garde from Arizona 1951-1971 mix from last year. Sunbaked soul, psych, country, garage, and folk, some culled from the archives of historian John “Johnny D” […]

Monday, May 26th, 2014

The following mix draws from New Orleans Rhythm & Blues to Texan Outlaw Country — stirring up a soulful gumbo of outtakes, b-sides and early recordings.  And of course, Hag’s Bakersfield. In The Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad) – A Medley Playlist after the jump…