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Aquarium Drunkard

Aquarium Drunkard

Aquarium Drunkard (www.aquariumdrunkard.com) is a music/mp3 blog, as well as a record label under the name Autumn Tone Records based in Los Angeles, California. It was founded by Justin Gage in 2005.

Format and Content

Aquarium Drunkard is presented as a blog-style website. Features are of three natures:

  • Profile and Interview: accompanied by mp3's of discussed artist.
  • Short Essay: on a wide-array of subject, often accompanied by mp3's of discussed artist(s).
  • Show Announcements: "Aquarium Drunkard Presents" shows are announced through the blog.

Satellite Radio Show

Beginning in 2007, "The Aquarium Drunkard Show" is broadcast on Sirius Satellite Radio on Channel 26/Left of Center every Friday at 12:00 EST and Saturday at 0:00 EST. The shows content is not genre-specific and ranges from indie rock to 70's soul

Autumn Tone Records

Founded in 2005, Autumn Tone Records is the label side of Aquarium Drunkard.

Releases

Artist Title Release Date Type
Daniel Hutchens Lesser 2005 LP
Travel By Sea Shadows Rise 2006 LP
Daniel Hutchens Love Songs for Losers 2006 LP
Travel By Sea Days of My Escape 2006 LP
J Tillman Cancer & Delirium 2008 LP(digital release)
J Tillman I Will Return 2008 LP(digital release)
J Tillman Long May You Run, J. Tillman 2008 LP(digital release)
Le Switch And Now... Le Switch September 30th, 2008 LP
The Henry Clay People For Cheap or For Free October 21st, 2008 LP

Additionally, Metuchen, New Jersey based band Roadside Graves signed to the label in August, 2008.

Critical Reception

Aquarium Drunkard has been listed as one of the "Best Music Blogs" by Rolling Stone.

Listed by Q Magazine as one of the "100 Best Places to Find Music Online" in 2007.

Nominated in 2008 in the category "Music Blog of the Year" by the for the Plug Awards.

Additionally, LA.com's Lisa Brenner listed Aquarium Drunkard in an article, entitled, "LA Music Blogs: A Guide To Snobbier Living.

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