Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Our east coast compatriots, NYC’s Chances With Wolves return with their second serving for Aquarium Drunkard: Hotel Motel – A Mixtape. As always, it’s a heady/essential brew. The CWW squad is in L.A. this week launching the inaugural issue of their new zine at Family Books (tonight) on Fairfax — with a DJ set immediately […]

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Once again, we touch down in Portland, OR with the fourth installment of our Ghost Capital series. Helmed by Nick Barbery with an ear bent toward the obscure, esoteric and out-of-print, Ghost Capital digs globally mining the secret shafts of psych, folk, blues and beyond. Twenty-four track download, notes, and playlist after the jump…

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Extra width / Winter weight. Country gospel soul. Est. 1975. Direct download, below. Subscribe to future transmissions via iTunes and/or through the RSS, here. The first ten transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission / 11 Clover – Mr. Moon Daniel Moore – May, 16, 1975 Goose Creek Symphony – A Satisfied Mind […]

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Astral blues. More freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles. Green swamp fuzz from the 1970s. Direct download, below. Subscribe to future transmissions via iTunes and/or through the RSS, here. The first nine transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission / 10 Intro (Bob Brown “I’m Bolieve” […]

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Turquoise Wisdom here with another installment of my Sad Seasons mixtape series for AD. This time around we’re thinking about winter. ps- I have officially joined the future and started a ‘lil website to regularly post jams from my record collection, that’s here: playitasitlathes.com — and I’m also now here: @turquoisewisdom and soundcloud. Onward! zc/tw Download: […]

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Each December, Brian Reese at Big Rock Candy Mountain deals out a month’s worth of holiday esoterica from the far corners of vintage twang, fuzz, scuzz, r&b, blues, country, garage, lounge and beyond. Keeping it loose, he trims his tree with Red Simpson and Mae West, then tops it off with The Sonics, Hank Snow […]

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

More freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles. Direct download, below; subscribe to future transmissions via iTunes and/or through the RSS, here. The first eight transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. Imagery courtesy of d norsen. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission / 9 Johnny Thunder – I’m Alive The Kinks – […]

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

More freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles. Seven tracks, five countries, twenty-eight minutes. For Terry Callier, RIP. Direct download, below; subscribe to future transmissions via iTunes and/or through the RSS, here. The first seven transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. Imagery courtesy of d norsen. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Over the past couple of years I’ve been irregularly highlighting some of my favorite voices online (and beyond), inviting them to guest DJ my show on SIRIUS XMU. For those of you sans satellite radio we’ve been turning these sets into mixtapes, with sounds ranging from the blown-out psych bootcut of DJ Turquoise Wisdom, to […]