Archive for the 'The Whigs' Category

Friday, December 11th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) With three weeks left in 2009, we asked the Whigs vocalist/guitarist Parker Gispert to run down his ten favorite LPs of the decade. The Whigs have a new album (their third) due […]

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Thursday night Aquarium Drunkard presents The Whigs with the Features and Dead Trees at the Troubadour. We have several pairs of tickets to giveaway to AD readers. Interested? Leave your name and a valid email address we can reach you at below in the comments. Winners notified prior to show; tickets at will-call.

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

Aquarium Drunkard is presenting the upcoming Whigs show at Republic New Orleans August 22nd. Should be a barnburner. We have 10 pairs of tickets to give away to AD readers. Leave your name and a valid email address below for a pair. Download: MP3: The Whigs :: Violet Furs MP3: The Whigs :: Right Hand […]

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Sometimes a rock ‘n’ roller needs to howl to be heard. Last night Athens, GA’s, The Whigs ripped through tracks from their Dave Matthews-label-approved Mission Control for a devoted crowd at the Echo, abandoning any of the subtlety that marks the record in favor of throaty, earnest rock ‘n’ roll. It’s been a long, long […]

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Aquarium Drunkard is once again proud to present our favorite Athens, GA export, The Whigs, at the Echo Wednesday June 4th with very special guests L.A.’s Henry Clay People and Le Switch. We have five sets of tickets to giveaway to AD readers. To get your hands on a pair, leave your full name, a […]

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

Previously: The Whigs – Six Questions With Parker Gispert Download: MP3: The Whigs :: Right Hand on My Heart ———- Amazon: The Whigs – Mission Control www.thewhigs.com ++ www.myspace.com/thewhigs + Download The Whigs. Explore eMusic’s 25 Free MP3 trial offer. No strings. —————————————————————————————————————————–

Friday, January 4th, 2008

From the forthcoming LP Mission Control. Drops January 22nd – ATO Records. Download: MP3: The Whigs :: Right Hand On My Heart ——– Pre-order: The Whigs – Mission Control www.thewhigs.com ++ www.myspace.com/thewhigs + Download The Whigsl. Explore eMusic’s 25 Free MP3 trial offer. No strings. ————————————————————————————————————————-

Friday, November 16th, 2007

I have mixed feelings about the term garage rock. While, at times, it’s certainly the best way to describe a sound, it’s nebulous and somewhat recklessly tossed around to define the indefinable. I also feel that it can create an implied ceiling for a band or artist’s potential. Because how far can a ragtag group […]

Sunday, November 4th, 2007

November 13th, Aquarium Drunkard proudly presents The Whigs, live at Spaceland, along with Wild Sweet Orange, and L.A.’s own Le Switch. Come find out why The Whigs have been our favorite Athens, GA export the past two years running. New album drops January 2008 on ATO records. Live here in L.A.? If so, we have […]