Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

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…

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

African Women Sing: the fifth installment of our ongoing mixtape collaboration with Nick Barbery of the Portland, OR based, Ghost Capital. In addition to his online digs, Barbery hosts the monthly radio show Africa O-Ye! at Portland’s eclectic community FM station, KBOO. At 31 tracks, the following mix celebrates the rich and varied female driven music […]

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Swamp Pop, Cajun fiddle and zydeco – direct from the original 45rpm releases that spun in every other jukebox and radio station in South Louisiana during the 1950s/60s. All selections culled from inherited 45s, local flea market finds and bazaars. Part one can be found, here: Fais Do-Do: A Swamp Pop Honky Tonk. Fais Do-Do […]

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

We’re en route from Los Angeles to New Orleans for jazzfest. So, in the spirit of the state’s indigenous sounds, check out the voodoo that is Maison Dufrene, and then get lost in this…. Fais Do-Do: A Swamp Pop Honky Tonk