Archive for the 'Sidecar (Transmissions)' Category

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 […]

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles… Sidecar Transmissions: A polyglot bouillabaisse of black sand blues, green swamp fuzz and haunted radio wave detritus. Beginning in 2012, AD’s ongoing (irregular) podcast is about to switch gears…and become a lot more regular. In the meantime, grab all the existing transmissions HERE…before they […]

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 […]