Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Pull tight your autumnal garb as we hitch a ride across the American and British countryside with the ladies that shaped modern folk – while lovingly preserving the beauty of tradition. Maison Dufrene V :: Crazy Lady Blues – A Mixtape Sandy Denny – Crazy Lady Blues Bridget St. John – Some Kind Of Beautiful […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Summer fade / Autumn entrance. Get mellow with the following breeze of acoustic folk and singer/songwriter hoodoo primed to banish the humidity and usher in the Fall. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: September – A Medley

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Folk standards and searching tributes to country heroes. Ramshackle family bands and haunting elementary school ensembles. Landlocked surf and off-kilter rural rock. And a devastating take on the requisite Joni song. Privately pressed and filtered through a prairie lens, it’s another trip to Saskatchewan. All covers edition. This is the third installment in our Vintage […]

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Waves and oscillations transcending era and global in scope. A companion to last year’s Blue August Moon, the following medley slides right in before the Fall. All Gates Open. Late August Light – A Mixtape (stream / download) Playlist after the jump. . .

Friday, August 7th, 2015

The return of Bomboclat!: Volume Six. A twenty-two track compilation of crate digging Jamaican vintage with just the right amount of soul and funk to move your feet and shake your seat. Download:

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Pedal steel ace Orville “Red” Rhodes (1930-1995) was one of LA’s most in-demand session players during the late 1960s and early 1970s, lending his laid-back licks to hits by James Taylor, Linda Rondstadt, and The Carpenters. But Red was more than just a sideman. He was a band leader, fronting the house band at North […]

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