Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

66 minutes and 4 seconds. Monster Rally – Volume II: A new collection of danceable funk, afro-soul, incredibly smooth hip hop, rainy dub, and multi-ethnic garage rock. Our second collaboration with Monster Rally, whose new LP – Return To Paradise – is out this week via Gold Robot Records. MP3: Aquarium Drunkard Presents :: Monster […]

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

We’re back with Bay area crate digger, dj and musician, Derek See – the man behind the long-running ode to the 45 RPM record, Derek’s Daily 45. Psychedelia, garage, freakbeat, acid rock – call it what you will; it’s the music of young people in an era of chemical experimentation and social exploration. Most of the […]

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Trick or treat. Another 32 vintage spookers from the grey haas spanning 1958-1977. Download/tracklisting after the jump. For more undead, last year’s Halloween mixtape is still available, here, as well as volume seven, volume six and volume five.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Earlier this month Cold Splinters shared Indian Summer, a transitional/seasonal mix I put together for their ongoing Trail Mix series. As I’ve noted here in the past, if you like to get outside, Cold Splinters, helmed by Jeff Thrope, is both an essential and inspiring read. Thrope’s also one of the few people who truly […]

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Soul, freakbeat, garage, r&b, rock & roll…all are the focus of Bay area crate digger, dj and musician Derek See, the man behind the long-running ode to the 45 RPM record, Derek’s Daily 45. See joined me last Friday on the SIRIUS XMU show. We turned his two hour set of vintage, rare, sixties soul […]

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

It’s summertime. Look for Volume 4 of our annual Bomboclat! series soon. Until then, settle down with the previous three installments — all of which have been re-upped and are once again available for download. ~ Bomboclat! Island Soak 3 :: A Vintage Rocksteady Mixtape ~ Bomboclat! Island Soak 2 :: A Vintage Rocksteady Mixtape […]

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Chuck Berry On The Rocks: A choice selection of sixties garage rock. Our long-time-coming collaboration with Gothenburg, Sweden DJ/record collector Peer Schouten. Download/tracklisting after the jump…

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Astral blues. More freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles. Haunted radio wave detritus. This is transmission twelve. Direct download, below. Subscribe to future transmissions via iTunes and/or through the RSS, here. The first eleven transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission / 12 Intro Bedlam’s Offspring […]

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Old Gold: Sonoran Country, Garage Blues, Pop, Soul, and Avant-garde from Arizona, 1951-1971 Border hawks and radical sheriffs may unjustly define Arizona’s national profile, but there are powerful vibrations still at play in the dry air of the Sonoran Desert – echoes of old Hoozdo Hahoodzo — bouncing off the rocks, through the canyons and […]