Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Thirteen prime slices of hallowed gospel from the Kentucky born Stovall Sisters and The Swan Silvertones to Mississippi’s latest stars, the Como Mamas. I’ve heard some say that God is dead. Others, that he comes in the form of the dollar bills that line your wallet. I’m not sure about any of that, but I do […]

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 […]