Tropical Fuck Storm :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

Tropical Fuck Storm emerged out of the remnants of the furiously articulate, punk rock outfit, Drones. If anything, an even more unhinged vehicle for the scathing rants of frontman Gareth Liddiard, Tropical Fuck Storm has grown, over three albums, into a messy, hyperverbal, supremely danceable monolith. Up until COVID, the…

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New Chance :: Real Time

“I could enter the world on a wave,” sings Victoria Cheong on Real Time, her latest full-length as avant-garde electronic searcher New Chance. On the album, released last month via We Are Time, the Toronto vocalist and producer is surfing the crest of her own sonic waters, crafting hypnotic, self-echoed…

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Richard Thompson :: Transmissions

Our guest this week is guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson. One of the founding fathers of British folk rock, he’s the author of a new book, Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice (1967-1975). It chronicles the early days of his band, Fairport Convention, the launch of his solo career, run-ins…

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Bad Brains :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

Bad Brains emerged from the D.C. punk underground in the late 1970s, an all-black band in a mostly white hardcore scene, playing faster and harder than anyone else. Though best known for furious songs like “Pay to Cum” and “Banned in D.C.,” the band was omnivorous, musically, taking the technical…

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