Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

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 […]

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles… Sidecar Transmissions: A polyglot bouillabaisse of black sand blues, green swamp fuzz and haunted radio wave detritus. Beginning in 2012, AD’s ongoing (irregular) podcast is about to switch gears…and become a lot more regular. In the meantime, grab all the existing transmissions HERE…before they […]

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

This mix picks up where All Roads Lead To Red: A Pedal Steel Mixtape / Tribute left off, delving deeper into the sessionography of the Velvet Hammer, Orville “O.J” “Red” Rhodes. While perhaps best known as Michael Nesmith’s musical foil on the former Monkee’s 1970s country rock masterpieces, Red also played steel on countless LA […]

Monday, February 15th, 2016

From Mount Huaguo to your ears: a collection of Chinese-language pop pop songs from the 1960s and 1970s in celebration of the lunar new year. Earlier this week marked the start of the Year of the Monkey according to the ancient divinations of the Chinese zodiac calendar. Quick wit, curiosity, and ingenuity are among the […]

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Mirage: Our fourth collaboration with Portland, OR based record collectors Sam Huff and Colton Tong. Perception is all about your vantage point….man. The following collection, Mirage, is a half-blind foray into a world that is equal parts foreign and familiar, guided by the eclectic sounds of the guitar and the keys. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Mirage […]