December 16, 2020

Aquarium Drunkard :: 2020 Year In Review

Every year Aquarium Drunkard’s year-end list is the biggest source of music for me. The list is always a careful mix of heavy hitting indie, obscure textures, and exciting deep cuts and reissues. This year’s list appears to be no exception. As usual, I assembled a “long form” Spotify playlist, containing every track from every album in the list, to go along with the “official” abbreviated playlist: Also, as usual, there’s a small set of albums that aren’t included because they are not available on Spotify: Read more

June 26, 2007

Willy Porter

A while back Kerri and I, along with her sister Margaret and Margaret’s seafaring boy friend Dan saw a guy named Willy Porter at the Regattabar in Cambridge. He was very good and one of the tracks (from that night!) that I really liked is the unreleased “Bradley Wilson”:

May 18, 2007

Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird makes some excellent music. And this rendition of Why, recorded live on March 21, 2007, is particularly great: