New Orleans, this Friday night Aquarium Drunakrd presents a double bill of labelmates Roadside Graves and Futurebirds at One Eyed Jacks on Toulouse St. in the quarter. If you read the blog of the regular then you’re well aware of my affection for both. Roadside are kicking off their North American tour and Futurebirds are […]
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Saturday night, at Pianos in NYC, Aquarium Drunkard presents Roadside Graves EP release show. The band released You Won’t Be Happy With Me, on Autumn Tone, last month right after SXSW, so if you’re in the city come out and hear the new tunes live.
(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing. Today we catch up Roadside Graves’ John Gleason whose EP You Won’t Be Happy With Me came out last week.) A few months back I was driving to work and heard Shearwater’s […]
When a piano silhouette sparkles through the first moments of “Demons,” you might think you’d reached for the wrong CD. The uptempo percussion sequence that immediately follows would only embolden this belief–that is, until John Gleason’s familiar rasp comes brimming into focus. And, as with its opener, so it goes throughout much of the Roadside […]
Last month Roadside Graves debuted “Liv Tyler,” the first single off their forthcoming EP, You Won’t Be Happy With Me (out March 23rd). The band now has a video for the track, shot by Travis Huggett, in and around their hometown of Metuchen, NJ (see below). I described the direction of new EP to a […]
This Tuesday Autumn Tone (AD’s label) is digitally reissuing Roadside Graves debut LP, If Shacking Up Is All You Want To Do, with an additional six bonus tracks. This comes out exactly one month before the band’s upcoming EP, You Won’t Be Happy With Me —due out March 23rd. Below, Graves’ primary vocalist, John Gleason, […]
(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Earlier this year I asked Roadside Graves‘ John Gleason and Jeremy Benson to wax a bit about one of their favorite songwriters, Roger Miller, as the Graves music is nothing if not […]