Archive for the 'The AD Interview' Category

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

2016 was a good year for Damien Jurado fans. In addition to Sub Pop Records reissuing two of his sought after early albums, Rehearsals for Departure and Ghost of David, Jurado released the final album in his Maraqopa Trilogy, the hypnagogic Visions of Us on The Land. Owing to psychedelic folk and dub influences, the […]

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Over forty years in the game and Pere Ubu is still a work in progress. When Aquarium Drunkard spoke with founding member David Thomas this past week, that much was clear. “I work ten years ahead of time,” Thomas says at one point during our talk, which is why it’s surprising, on some level, to […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

A fitting title for the recently released long player from The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel features original members Chris Robinson, Neal Casal and Adam McDougall along with the recent addition of drummer Tony Leone. Since their humble beginnings in 2011 The CRB, as they are fondly referred to, […]

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

David Phillips is an American artist whose work has shown at over 50 galleries throughout the United States. You may also know him as wino-strut. Bold, conceptual, avant garde, I’ve been following his work for the better part of a decade. Multidisciplinary, Phillips medium constantly remains in flux, at any given time, working with canvas, […]

Monday, October 31st, 2016

R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck isn’t especially geared toward nostalgia. Since the pioneering alternative group disbanded in 2011, Buck has operated at a prolific clip. He’s released a string of vinyl-only solo albums on the venerable Mississippi Records label, played with the Baseball Project, and worked with Joseph Arthur. Recently, his band Filthy Friends — featuring Corin Tucker […]

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

David Crosby punctuates many of his sentences with an incredulous chuckle. It’s a knowing sound, the kind someone makes when they can’t quite believe their luck. In Crosby’s case, it carries a recognition of how improbable it is for him to be able to speak on the phone about anything, let alone a new record. […]

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

In his review of Nathan Bowles’ latest LP Whole and Cloven for Aquarium Drunkard, writer Tyler Wilcox asks: “Is banjo futurism a thing? Probably not, but if it was Nathan Bowles would be leading the charge.” Wilcox makes an excellent point. Like his previous solo records have demonstrated — in addition his work with the […]