Pastor TL Barrett :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

Fifty years ago, Pastor Thomas Lee Barrett, better known as T.L., went into The Sound Market Studio in Chicago with his Youth For Christ Choir and recorded a testimony of faith. The result: “Like a Ship … (Without a Sail),”  Barrett’s signature song, and a gospel album of the same…

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Autumn Equinox :: Fall 2021 AD Spotify

Spotify | 20 tracks | mostly 70s. Step inside this house … Gene Clark – Tears of Rage ++ Crazy Horse – I Don’t Want To Talk About it ++ Sir Douglas Quintet – At The Crossroads (Alternate mix) ++ Karen Dalton – In My Own Dream ++ Matthews’ Southern…

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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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Vintage Music Experience :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

The internet is filled with millions of stories about the failure of social media algorithms. 32 million, to be exact, according to Google. So rather than repeating something you’ve heard before, I thought I’d highlight a moment when the algorithm worked to perfection.  Back in February I began to see…

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