Myriam Gendron :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

There are some people, like me, who consider Myriam Gendron’s Not So Deep as a Well to be one of the finest albums of the 2010s. It’s been seven long years since the Montreal artist released her luminous collection of Dorothy Parker poems set to music, but the wait has…

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Spiritualized :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

In the late 1980s, after a split with his Spacemen 3 partner, Peter Kember, Jason Pierce set out to make a new kind of music, less guitar-driven, more orchestral, founded on hauntingly simple melodies, but blown out with lush arrangements, blistering noise and free-wheeling instrumental improvisation. Spiritualized drew on pop,…

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Whitney K :: Cowboy City Rockers

Following the gentle cacophony of low-key album opener, “Good Morning”, Whitney K’s Two Years formally announces itself with a Velvets chug on “Trans-Canada Oil Boom Blues” — but hold on, hoss, it’s a few tracks deeper in that we find the heart of the album, “Cowboy City Rockers”. Recounting tales…

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