Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

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

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

California rain. A totem. More freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles. This is transmission sixteen. Direct download, below. The first fifteen transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission / 16 Intro / Shall We Gather At The River Gene Clark – Tears of Rage Chris Darrow […]

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Paradigm: Our second collaboration with Portland, OR based record collectors Sam Huff and Colton Tong. In contrast to last year’s Solstice, the following two hours mines all manner of percussion, all bent on the soulful side of things with a handful of psych-laced joints throughout. Paradigm – A Mixtape, Hour One (external link, zipped folder) […]