Archive for the 'Podcast' Category

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Welcome to Aquarium Drunkard’s recurring Transmissions podcast. Today, we’re launching a new mini-series in collaboration with the folks at Mexican Summer. Last month, we sent AD’s Jason P. Woodbury to Marfa Texas to attend Mexican Summer’s Marfa Myths Festival, a four-day, multi-disciplinary celebration of art in music in West Texas, which resulted in his essay, […]

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

On last year’s Golden Sings That Have Been Sung, Chicago-based singer and guitarist Ryley Walker came into his own. It wasn’t his first great record, but it was his most realized, a work that added shades of jazz, psychedelia, and experimental rock to his soulful folk sound. Writing about the record, AD’s Chad DePasquale noted: […]

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

As a producer, Daniel Lanois has been instrumental in crafting definitive records by U2, the Neville Brothers, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Neil Young, and more. His productions have a trademark quality — swampy and percussive, psychedelic but as earthy as the dubs of his noted influence Lee “Scratch” Perry — that […]

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

With the release of the Complete Matrix Tapes last year, you might be wondering: What exactly is left in the Velvet Underground archives? On this, the seventh episode of AD’s Transmissions podcast, we invite Aquarium Drunkard’s VU expert Tyler Wilcox (Doom and Gloom From the Tomb, author of Pitchfork’s Invisible Hits column) to speculate wildly […]

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Welcome to the sixth episode of AD’s Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of in-depth conversations. In this episode, Jason P. Woodbury sits down with Jesse Jarnow, host of WFMU’s The Frow Show, to discuss his recent book, Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America. A decade-spanning look at the Grateful Dead and the culture the band […]

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Welcome to the fifth episode of AD’s re-booted Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of in-depth conversations and unexpected sounds. As we did with our last episode, we’re halving the show, speaking with two disparate, enigmatic artists. Up first, we sat down with singer/songwriter Damien Jurado. Starting off in the Seattle hardcore scene, Jurado evolved with […]

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Welcome to the fourth episode of Aquarium Drunkard’s Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of in-depth conversations and unexpected sounds.. On this week’s episode, we’re splitting our time with two unique artists. Up first is Idris Ackamoor, leader of the intergalactic combo the Pyramids, whose new album We Be All Africans is a potent mix of soul, funk, world music, […]