Archive for the 'Podcast' Category

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, […]

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Welcome to the third episode of Aquarium Drunkard’s Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of inspired conversation and unexpected sounds. On this week’s episode Jason P. Woodbury speaks with Nashville-based guitarist William Tyler. As a sideman, Tyler’s guitar work has appeared on records by Lambchop, Charlie Louvin, Candi Staton, Hiss Golden Messenger, Silver Jews, Wooden Wand, […]

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Welcome to the second episode of Aquarium Drunkard’s newly rebooted Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of unique discussions and extraño sounds. On this episode, we spoke with Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest, whose new album Teens of Denial comes out this Friday via Matador Records. It’s a fantastic record, bigger and more fully realized […]

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

It’s back. Welcome to the first installment of Aquarium Drunkard’s re-tooled podcast. Picking up where the Sidecar (Transmissions) left off, consider this new program a late night broadcast exploring pop culture through an esoteric lens, focusing on music, literature, film and other dispatches from parts unknown. Beginning now, expect a new episode every other week. Our debut features […]

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 […]