Archive for the 'Vic Chesnutt' Category

Monday, April 24th, 2017

As we mentioned last month, New West Records is in the midst of a massive reissue campaign of the late Vic Chesnutt’s discography, beginning with his 1990 debut (the Michael Stipe produced Little), on through 2005’s Ghetto Bells — his final LP for the label prior to moving to Constellation Records in 2007. Which brings […]

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for fans of Vic Chesnutt as New West Records is slowly re-releasing, in gorgeous expanded color vinyl editions, most of his albums originally released on the now defunct Texas Hotel label. Both Little and Drunk have been already been re-released, with Is The Actor Happy? scheduled […]

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Vic Chesnutt left us five years ago in December of 2009. We’re still listening. Vic Chesnutt w/ Liz Durrett :: Somewhere

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

This is the strangest rock club I’ve ever played in, you know? I was wondering where the graffiti with dicks on the wall was. Well, now I know where they are, because I left a few on the wall in there. So the next band here will feel more at home. And now we play. […]

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Dedicated to their friend and collaborator Vic Chesnutt, Elf Power’s self-titled tenth LP is one of maturity and grace. A decade and a half into their career, the group’s lo-fi leaning pop […]

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

The opening line of Vic Chesnutt’s About to Choke is about as apt a self description as one could ask for from a writer: “A funny pilgrim on a crazy crusade.” And whether this was meant to be referential to Chesnutt’s life on the whole or merely his then recent plunge into the upper echelons […]

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Vic was our Keats, our Nina Simone. There will never be another like him. – Guy Picciotto, Fugazi It’s funny the things we tend to remember, or I should say, the things I tend to remember. The minutiae. The first time I heard the name Vic Chesnutt was in the Fall of 1995; I was […]