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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

We do our best to keep tabs on the latest Numero Group happenings, as they rarely fail to deliver. The latest news to come out of their Chicago shop is the recently launched Asterisk imprint which drops not one, but three albums on us this month. The story goes that, apparently, while the label’s resident […]

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

We just realized that many Aquarium Drunkard readers are still using the old blogspot del.icio.us tag. This has not been active since our switch, eight months ago, to aquariumdrunkard.com. Please take this moment to add our new URL to your del.icio.us reader. Again, that is: http://del.icio.us/post?url=http://www.aquariumdrunkard.com/ Oh, and if you have yet to set up […]

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

Nina Nastasia & Jim White’s collaborative LP, You Follow Me, is one that is made up of night time songs — languid folk flanked by an experimental, jazzy, backbeat. Clocking in at just a touch over 30 minutes, if you’re in the right headspace, the album is just about perfect in its execution. Nina Nastasia […]

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

“The city hasn’t changed as much as real estate agents would have you believe,” Steve Earle explains about his adopted hometown of New York City. “Specifically, my neighborhood hasn’t changed that much. I point people in the right direction so that they can take their picture like the cover of Freewheelin’ all the time.” — […]

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Giving away five pairs of tickets for tonight’s show. Leave you name and email in the comments. First come, first served. Winners emailed + tix at will-call.

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Athens, Georgia resident singer-songwriter, Jim Willingham, returns November 6th with his second LP The Captain’s Table. Recording and performing under the nom de plume Ham 1, Willingham, when not performing his duties as a schoolteacher, likes to lay down tracks with his Athens buddies…who just happen to include, but not limited to: Liz Durrett, former […]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

One of our favorite Canadian imports, Great Lake Swimmers, have just released a free 5-track Live EP. For free. It was recorded April 14th at Toronto’s Church of The redeemer….download the zipped folder below. Download: Zip File: Great Lake Swimmers :: Live 2007 (Toronto) ———- www.greatlakeswimmers.com ++ www.myspace.com/greatlakeswimmers ++ eMusic + Download Great Lake Swimmers […]

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Any discussion regarding albums and artists, who were ahead of the game, in terms of influencing upcoming musical movements, must include The Modern Lovers debut LP. This is the precursor to punk — absolutely essential listening. Recorded in 1972, and released in 1976, the album was wayyy ahead of it’s time, influencing punk, post-punk and […]

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

The year: 1992 – your host was 16 years old. The album: The Breeders POD. I can draw a line between certain albums in my formative years that connect to many of my listening habits and audio fetishes of today. A major landmark on this aural roadmap is without a doubt The Breeders 1990 debut […]